Media and intellectual property
Mergers and acquisitions
Corporate employment matters
Corporate asset recovery
Trial and grand jury representation
Complex financial crimes
Securities and commodities fraud
Health care/false claims
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations
International Emergency Economic Powers Act investigations
Prosecutorial and accounting backgrounds
Small, mid-cap and not-for-profits
Business units of large-cap corporations
Complex Commercial and Fraud Litigation
We devote a significant portion of our practice to litigation on behalf
of both institutional plaintiffs and defendants in the federal and state
courts and before arbitration panels. Gage Spencer & Fleming
believes successful representation in such complicated cases requires
thorough familiarity and experience in a number of key areas. We
understand the intricacies of securities, merger and acquisition,
antitrust, media and intellectual property, and corporate employment
matters. Representative plaintiffs have included:
- A Fortune 500 multinational media company, in both the
prosecution and defense of multiple actions brought over a span of more
than a decade for claims involving fraud, breach of contract,
preliminary agreements to agree, breach of fiduciary duty, and alter ego
claims, among many others.
One of the world's 10 largest hedge funds, in a sizable commercial
dispute with a major bank over the liquidation of trading positions.
- A leading consumer products company, in the prosecution of a
competitor for tortious interference with contract and business
- A national sports league, in multiple disputes over the years,
primarily focused on claims involving licensing and contract issues.
- A multinational beverage company, in connection with claims of
racketeering, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty arising from various
- A major financial services and communications corporation, in an
action arising from the theft of corporate information relating to a
- A bankruptcy court-approved liquidating trust, formed out of the
failure of a renowned insurance holding company, in an action against a
Big Four accounting firm for audit and actuarial fraud.
- An executrix of a major artist's estate, in an action for RICO, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and related claims proceedings.