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Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. Mississippi Transportation Commission, 317 So. 3d 937 (Miss. 2021) In this dispute about a highway construction project’s fuel reimbursement formula, the trial court denied our motion for partial summary judgment on liability. Reversing on interlocutory appeal, the Mississippi Supreme Court concluded that the defendant state agency was liable to our client as a matter of law. Skyhawke Technologies, LLC v. GolfzonDeca, Inc., No. 19-1692-GW-PLA, 2021 WL 2644049 (C.D. Cal. May 17, 2021) Our client was brought into a long-running dispute involving significant antitrust, unfair competition, and false advertising claims. Agreeing the complaint failed to state plausible claims against our client, the court granted our motion to dismiss. Perkins v. Hall, No. 1:18-cv-00389-RHWR, (S.D. Miss. Jan. 22, 2022) In this action pursuant to section 1983, an incarcerated person brought constitutional claims against our clients, his medical providers. We obtained summary judgment on all claims. A primary brief drafter for a repeat products liability defendant. Briefing includes successful summary judgment, transfer, and discovery motions. Represented products liability defendant in multi-district litigation as a member of depositions and briefing teams. Obtained settlement for a general contractor in a contract dispute following briefing in the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.