Lead counsel for investigation commissioned by Houston Independent School District superintendent into drop-out reporting scandal at district high school.
Representing clients across
the county and beyond
Our attorneys have litigated or represented clients in states across the country, as well as internationally in Taiwan, Japan, Switzerland, and Canada.
Plaintiff’s counsel for the family of a man who was killed when a reckless truck driver rear-ended his vehicle. After successfully obtaining a court ruling that the insurance company was liable to the family, the case was settled for a confidential amount that fairly compensated the family.
Counsel for an academic institution facing employment-related claims. After a thorough investigation and administrative proceedings, the claims were found to be without merit.
Defense counsel for a nonprofit medical provider for U.S Armed Forces sued for medical malpractice. After key discovery and depositions, the U.S. district court granted partial summary judgment in favor of ARP, which led to a favorable mediated settlement on remaining employment-related claims.
Plaintiff’s counsel for drug manufacturing and research trade association challenging the legality of a Medicaid demonstration project administered by the State of Maine under the Social Security Act. After a U.S. district court judge ruled against PhRMA, Mr. Monthy assisted now Chief Justice John Roberts in appealing to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals reversed the district court and remanded the case for entry of judgment in favor of the plaintiff.
Defense counsel for Nan Ya Plastics Corp., a major Taiwanese corporation, in a theft of trade secrets case filed in Houston, Texas. After aggressively challenging the plaintiff’s claims for more than $400 million in damages, we successfully negotiated a settlement that was significantly less than Nan Ya’s remaining defense costs. The negotiated terms were so favorable that the remaining defendant, Formosa Plastics Corporation, retained our firm as co-counsel to represent them at trial.
Counsel for interested third party in publicized litigation brought by the Insurance Commissioner for the State of Maryland regarding the application by nonprofit health insurer CareFirst, Inc. to convert to a for-profit corporation and merge with WellPoint Health Networks. After extensive public meetings and hearings with expert and party testimony, the Insurance Commissioner denied CareFirst’s application, prompting the Maryland General Assembly to introduce notable legislation imposing duties on nonprofit health insurers.
Plaintiff’s counsel for elderly plaintiff injured by a malfunctioning elevator in an apartment building. After a jury trial, Ms. Branch was awarded compensatory damages against the apartment complex.
Counsel for national accounting firm under federal criminal investigation related to labor union expense accounting. Although individual union leaders and accountants pleaded guilty to alleged crimes, no corporate liability was found or pursued.
Counsel working with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to monitor compliance with a Memorandum of Understanding designed to desegregate public schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland.