How They Won It: Greenberg Traurig’s $50M Counterpunch

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 5:43 PM EST) -- When nonprofit investment manager Commonfund sued real estate developer Newport Capital Advisors LLC to kill a contract dispute, it did not foresee a counterattack by litigators from Greenberg Traurig LLP that exposed Commonfund’s seamy side and scored a whopping $50 million jury verdict.

The Greenberg litigators, Wayne Gross and Alan Greenberg, had to not only persuade a jury that the nonprofit backer was in fact an avaricious schemer but that a wealthy developer also deserved millions of dollars because it was tossed from a project shortly...
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