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2018 4th Quarter

Significant Accomplishments by NAMWOLF PAC Firms

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Description

Dawn Ingley of Patrick Law Group has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification and is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. 

Firm Name

Patrick Law Group, LLC

www.patricklawgroup.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Defense Verdict

Accomplishment Description

Obtained defense verdict in South Carolina for retail client in product liability matter in which Plaintiff alleged that Defendant sold a tainted food product.

Firm Name

Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC

www.glelawfirm.com

 

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Defense Verdict

Accomplishment Description

Obtained defense verdict in South Carolina state court for retail client in false arrest matter in which Plaintiff alleged permanent emotional and reputational damages following arrest for a returned check.

Firm Name

Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC

www.glelawfirm.com

 

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Summary Judgment

Accomplishment Description

Obtained summary judgment in South Carolina federal district court in favor of retail client in premises liability matter in which Plaintiff alleged permanent physical impairment and damages of several hundred thousand dollars.

Firm Name

Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC

www.glelawfirm.com

 

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Partial Dismissal

Accomplishment Description

Successfully moved at the initial pleadings phase to dismiss certain claims against retail client in false arrest matter arising from alleged shoplifting incident.

Firm Name

Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC

www.glelawfirm.com

 

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

H-1B Work Authorization

Accomplishment Description

Successfully argued and obtained work authorization for a Financial Analyst in H-1B classification, a category under heavy attack by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The Service was claiming that Financial Analyst positions are too diverse in the nature of the educational backgrounds possible, to be a specialty occupation as required under the H-1B category. We were able to draw on industry practices to demonstrate otherwise.

Firm Name

Younossi Law

www.younossi.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

MBS Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as Co-Legal Advisor to Ginnie Mae in connection with the issuance of $199,708,119 of Ginnie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily REMIC Pass-Through Securities and MX Securities.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

MBS Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as Co-Legal Advisor to Ginnie Mae in connection with the issuance of $262,967,825 of Ginnie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily REMIC Pass-Through Securities and MX Securities.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

MBS Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as Co-Legal Advisor to Ginnie Mae in connection with the issuance of $176,017,125 Ginnie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily REMIC Pass-Through Securities and MX Securities.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

CLO Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as Lead Counsel on Refinance of specified classes of a CLO.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

CLO Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as Lead Counsel in the closing of a Warehouse in connection with upcoming CLO deal.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

CLO Deal

Accomplishment Description

Served as sole Counsel to myCIO Wealth Advisors in forming dedicated feeder funds designed to pool assets for a larger underlying hedge fund.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Fund Formation

Accomplishment Description

Served as co-counsel to Crescent Capital Group LP in formation and capital raise for a $1.6 billion private equity fund focused on U.S. middle market direct lending.

Firm Name

BurgherGray, LLP

www.burghergray.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Trial Victory

Accomplishment Description

Amended Motion for Final Summary Judgment was granted in our favor in a slip and fall incident where ROIG Lawyers defended one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation.

Firm Name

ROIG Lawyers

www.roiglawyers.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Trial Victory

Accomplishment Description

Motion for Summary Judgment was granted and Final Judgment was entered on behalf of Defendant where ROIG Lawyers defended large insurance carrier against plaintiff seeking damages in a breach of contact cause of action.

Firm Name

ROIG Lawyers

www.roiglawyers.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Trial Victory

Accomplishment Description

Won defense verdict in USDC, Northern District of California, for a Fortune 50 company in a disability discrimination case. Plaintiff claimed failure to reasonably accommodate, failure to engage in the interactive process in good faith, disability harassment, and wrongful termination. Plaintiff sought back pay, future pay until the age of her retirement, and damages for emotional distress. Susan Kumagai and Gary Lafayette tried the case.

Firm Name

Lafayette & Kumagai LLP

www.lkclaw.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Trial Victory

Accomplishment Description

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a Fortune 100 company, in a negligence respondeat superior case.

Firm Name

Lafayette & Kumagai LLP

www.lkclaw.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Trial Victory

Accomplishment Description

Achieved defense verdict in $9 million whistleblower case. Plaintiff raised issues of patient safety and subsequent retaliation and did not return to work after FMLA leave. Defense counsel discovered Plaintiff working at another hospital in violation of employer’s dual employment policy. Manuel Sanchez and Heather D. Erickson tried the case.

Firm Name

Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP

www.sanchezdh.com

Practice Area Committee

Accomplishment Type

Summary Judgment Granted; Affirmed on Appeal; Review by WA Supreme Court denied; Attorney’s Fees Awarded multiple times

Accomplishment Description

Putative class action alleging violation of Washington State Consumer Protection Act, against a health care data company. The Firm obtained summary judgment dismissing the Complaint in its entirety. Plaintiff appealed. The WA Court of Appeal, Division One, affirmed the trial court’s decision in its entirety and agreed that WA lacked personal jurisdiction over the NY based defendant, affirming the dismissal of the CPA claim and awarding attorneys’ fees from the inception of the case, as well as fees and costs incurred for the appeal, to the Firm’s client. On 11/28/2018, the WA Supreme Court denied Plaintiff’s petition for review and awarded attorneys’ fees incurred in opposing the petition for review. Siobhan E. Moran, Esq. and Andrew P. Karamouzis, Esq. served as lead counsel on behalf of the Firm.

Firm Name

Moran • Karamouzis  LLP

www.mka-law.com

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