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Representative Matters

Every matter matters. We treat every client with the expectation that we're building a long-term relationship while providing goal-oriented, sophisticated legal representation.

Below is a sampling of Kirsch & Niehaus's representative matters.

  • Obtained dismissal of all counts against Ja Rule in nationwide class actions arising out of the infamous Fyre Festival.

  • Represented major national debt collector in multitude of FDCPA actions throughout federal district courts in New York.

  • Represented former employee of Apollo Global Management in $300 million unfair competition and breach of fiduciary duty arbitration.

  • Served as Special Litigation Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Dreier LLP in connection with $500 million Ponzi scheme.

  • Represented mid-sized airline in special proceeding to obtain shareholder information under New York Blue Sky laws.

  • Represented departing partner before New York Court of Appeals in connection with issue of first impression under New York Partnership Law.

  • Represented company principal in first enforcement proceeding by New York Department of Financial Services under the Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Represented founder of Edison Schools and Avenues World School in various litigations and arbitrations.

  • Represented boutique private equity firm in suit against fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez.

  • Represented investment bank in suit to recover payments due under multi-tier waterfall schedule.

  • Represented securities firm in arbitrations regarding Venezuelan oil obligation securities.

  • Represented manufacturer of parody “Together Bag” against claims of trademark infringement by Hermes.

  • Represented plaintiff shareholder in multi-million dollar derivative action in the cannabis industry involving breaches of fiduciary and contractual duty in both New York State Court – Commercial Division and AAA Arbitration.

  • Represented boutique private equity firm in New York State Supreme Court in action involving fraud and breach of contract in connection with sale of business.

  • Represented major provider of real-time Asian financial market data and information in breach of software development and licensing contract and intellectual property infringement.

  • Represented Fortune 500 consumer health company in federal courts nationwide prosecuting various trademark and trade dress infringement of famous Coppertone® brand.

  • Represented Israeli not-for-profit organization in JAMS arbitration against documentary filmmakers and infomercial producers for breach of contract and fraud.

  • Represented private debt lender to recover on loan and guarantee against defaulting technology investment venture.

  • Represented Clear Channel Outdoor in federal court bench trial for injunctive relief and damages for breach of advertising contract.

  • Represented technology developer and licensor for hedge fund management products and services prosecuting theft of trade secrets and unfair competition

  • Represented major real estate brokerage and key individuals in breach of non-solicitation agreement, unfair competition and breach of contract.

  • Represented Fortune 500 Company against key employee and directly competitive Fortune 100 Company for technology trade secret theft.

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