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David S Rich

David Rich’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • JLM Chems., Inc. v. Summit Resource Group, Inc., No. 08-CV-10296, 2009 WL 1108662 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 24, 2009).

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Apr 24, 2009
    Outcome:
    David S. Rich successfully moved to dismiss the complaint for lack of personal jurisdiction.
    Description:
    A worldwide chemical distribution company’s action against an out-of-state distribution company and its president for breach of a six-figure contract for the sale of goods, fraud, and conspiracy.
  • Barron Partners, LP v. Lab123, Inc., No. 07-CV-11135, 2009 WL 129043 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 20, 2009).

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Jan 20, 2009
    Outcome:
    Mr. Rich, on the hedge fund's behalf, successfully moved to dismiss, for failure to state a claim, the sellers' fraud and negligent misrepresentation counterclaims.
    Description:
    A hedge fund's securities fraud action alleging that the seller entities deceitfully induced it to invest in a new public company.
  • Barron Partners, LP v. Lab123, Inc., No. 07-CV-11135, 2008 WL 2902187 (S.D.N.Y. July 25, 2008).

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Jul 25, 2008
    Outcome:
    Mr. Rich, on the hedge fund's behalf, successfully opposed the seller entities' motion to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim.
    Description:
    A hedge fund's securities fraud action alleging that the seller entities deceitfully induced it to invest in a new public company.
  • U.S. ex rel. John Glover v. Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, No. 05-CV-6522 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 5, 2008) (oral opinion).

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Dec 05, 2008
    Outcome:
    Mr. Rich and a colleague successfully opposed the defendant agency's summary judgment motion.
    Description:
    A qui tam and retaliatory discharge action under the federal False Claims Act by a terminated executive of a federally funded social service agency.
  • Pastore v. Witco Corporation Severance Plan, 196 Fed.Appx. 18, 2006 WL 2335161 (2d Cir. 2006).

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Aug 10, 2006
    Outcome:
    The Second Circuit vacated in most respects the District Court’s order and remanded for further proceedings, vindicating Mr. Rich’s contention that the plan administrator acted arbitrarily and capriciously in denying benefits to the participant.
    Description:
    In an ERISA action to recover severance benefits, Mr. Rich appealed from the District Court’s order granting summary judgment dismissing a participant’s complaint.