How They Won It: Greenberg Sticks It To Chinese Drywall Co.
Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Taking on the daunting challenge of establishing jurisdiction against a China-based manufacturer producing and selling allegedly faulty drywall for American homes, attorneys from Greenberg Traurig LLP obtained critical evidence and crafted a novel argument that convinced federal and state judges to hold the company accountable in the U.S.
Led by global operating shareholder Hilarie Bass, the Greenberg Traurig team successfully argued that Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. dominated the conduct of its subsidiaries, showing that the entities had enough business dealings to warrant jurisdiction and obtaining a groundbreaking ruling from Florida Circuit Court Judge Joseph P. Farina on Aug. 31. The judge...
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