Achievements

Michael Anthony Valenti

Practice Area:Business

Outcome:Clients were pleased with results in cases listed

Description:Successfully defending a national religious organization based in Louisville against claims of sexual harassment which resulted in a verdict of zero damages against the religious organization following a jury trial. Successfully defending a developer of medical software against claims alleging defective software design and inadequate support during a jury trial which resulted in a verdict of zero damages against the software developer. Successfully representing companies and executives in preliminary injunction hearings involving the enforcement of covenants not to compete. Representing companies in connection with claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition under the Lanham Act. Briefing and arguing cases before federal and state appellate courts resulting in published opinions. Successfully representing a physician in a breach of contract case that led to a jury trial in excess of $400,000 was rendered in the physician's favor on his breach of contract claims against the medical professional service corporation by which he was formerly employed, on the grounds that the physician was not paid the proper amounts due and owing him under the contract upon termination. Successfully representing a widow who received a financial settlement as the result of the death of her husband in a coal mining accident in a securities arbitration involving claims that her money was placed in unsuitable investments. Successfully representing the former Chairman and CEO of a health care company for claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and the wrongful conversion of his stock. Successfully representing a regional drywall company in a breach of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty case, which involved a jury trial in federal court and resulted in a verdict of over $800,000 in favor of the client. Negotiating a settlement on behalf of a surgeon who was sued under a physician recruitment agreement for a claim in excess of $1 million. Representing numerous energy companies and individuals in proceedings brought by or before the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions regarding claims arising from the offering of oil and gas investments. Representing patent holders in enforcing their rights under patents.