Here are some of the cases in which Strauss Law has represented clients. Find out what we can do for you:

Business Ownership Disputes:

  • Representing investors and lenders in dispute with fashion designer regarding value of investments and payment of notes, as well as other business torts.   Active litigation in the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division, New York County.
  • Representing member of defunct limited liability company in litigation regarding claims to limited liability company property.  Case currently pending in New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County.
  • Representing investor in life sciences company regarding value of shares upon merger of company.  Negotiations ongoing.
  • Represented a family owned musical instrument distributor in dispute regarding distribution rights and investment agreements.  Settlement after a three week jury trial and mixed verdict in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Served as co-counsel.
  • Represented seller of a engineering firm in dispute regarding payment of remaining portion monies due under and asset purchase agreement in light of indemnity obligations.  Resolved matter on favorable terms short of litigation.
  • Represented absent founder of a internet retailer in dispute regarding value of shares. Negotiated by-out of shares on favorable terms.

Commercial and General Litigation Matters: 

  • Representing energy trading risk management consultant in breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, and business tort dispute with a major Canadian utility, its auditor, and a governmental regulator.  Case currently on appeal in the United States Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit. 
  • Representing purchasers of real estate in a dispute with seller regarding latent defects and breach of contract rider.  On going litigation in New York State Supreme Court, Kings County.
  • Representing former named partner in a law firm regarding partner's guaranty of law firm debt.  Prevailed in summary judgment motion.  Case is ongoing in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • Representing marketing agent in case against developer for non-payment of fees incurred in connection with New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development "Homeworks" project.  Matter currently on appeal in the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department.
  • Represented owner of defunct website in litigation claiming non-payment of fees to website developers.  Case was discontinued after robust defense.
  • Represented real estate limited liability company in attorney malpractice matter against lawyers who represented limited liability company in loan refinancing. Reached a high dollar value settlement after prevailing on summary judgment motion.
  • Represented member of limited liability company in action against major national bank who employed a mortgage broker involved in fraud.   Reached favorable settlement after prevailing in key motion practice.
  • Represented home construction contractor in dispute with insurance carrier.  Case settled on favorable terms.
  • Represented technology staffing firm in non-payment dispute with contractors. Case settled on favorable terms.  
  • Represented foreign event promoter in contract dispute with allegedly unpaid performers. Case was discontinued after robust defense.
  • Represented a commercial real estate broker in a dispute regarding unpaid commissions with a national law firm.  Reached a very favorable settlement after prevailing in key motion practice.

Employment Law Matters: 

  • Filed hostile work environment and gender discrimination claim against well known New York City cafe.  Matter ongoing.
  • Negotiated a generous severance package for an employee who was terminated due to disputes with supervisor.  Obtained a negotiated settlement several times greater than pre-retention offer.
  • Successfully resolved a pregnancy discrimination matter. Client obtained all compensable damages after employer took an initial no-pay position.
  • Obtained very favorable settlements in multiple gender discrimination matters after filing administrative proceedings.