Robert R. Marcus

Legal Assistant
Karrie Kelley
P: 704.338.6014
Representative Experience
  • Representative Matters
    • Represented a closely held corporation in action brought by minority shareholder for appraisal remedy under Georgia’s dissenting shareholder statute after minority shareholder objected to merger consideration being paid pro rata on a per share basis. Tomco2 Systems Company f/k/a Tomco2 Equipment Company v. The Bonnie L. Hiniely Revocable Trust, et al. (GA Bus. Ct. Div., 2018-2019)

      Represented Gwen Stefani in claims arising from alleged “crowd rush” caused at stadium during concert. Lisa Keri Stricklin v. Gwen Stefani and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (W.D.N.C., 2017-2019)

      Represented the family of Jeffrey Williams in obtaining a $12.1 million recovery for his death due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Estate of Jeffrey Lee Williams v. Best Western Int’l and Jeannie Williams v. Best Western Int’l (N.C. Super., Judge Bridges, (2015-2018)

      Represented international apparel company in lawsuit against competitor alleging infringement of HUE trademark. Kayser-Roth Corporation v. Goodhew, LLC (M.D.N.C., 2015-2016)

      Represented the City of St. Petersburg, Florida, in obtaining a jury verdict of $10.4 million arising out of investment losses suffered after Lehman Brothers collapsed during the financial crisis of 2008. City of St. Petersburg, Florida v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (M.D. Fla. and 11th Circuit, 2011- 2013)

      Represented life insurance company in claims for class certification in first motion to dismiss argued under SLUSA after the landmark Supreme Court decision in Chadbourne & Parke v. Troice. Reittinger, et al. v. The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (M.D.N.C. 2013)

      Represented company in defense of challenging to the enforceability of a liquidated damages provision in a mortgage loan commitment. Ladco Properties XVII, LLC v. Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Company (S.D. Iowa, 8th Circ., 2006-2008)

      Represented insurer in coverage dispute related to alleged losses tied to collapse of Enron Corp. and WorldCom. Bank of America v. Swiss Re International (N.C. Business Ct., 2005-2007)

  • Appellate Decisions
    • Ladco Properties XVII v. Jefferson-Pilot, 531 F.3d 718 (2008)

      Romig v. Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance, 351 N.C. 349 (2000)

      Romig v. Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance, 132 N.C.App. 682 (1999)