Category Archives: Business & Complex Litigation

Medical Practice And Hospital Litigation Win

We took over a complex dispute between a regional hospital system and a thriving surgical practice that had entered into a series of complex contracts regarding relationships between the various entities involved. Mr. Quadrino & William O’Mahony were the QS team on the case, representing the surgeon and his various […]

Unfair Competition: Fending Off The Competitor’s Legal Action

We defeated an attempt by a competing restaurant franchise to use legal tactics to obtain proprietary information. A prominent chain of restaurants believed our client, a competing restaurant chain, had stolen its restaurant concept, including its recipes, design and layout. In an unusual tactic, the complaining company asked the court […]

Fraud & Civil Rico: Trial Victory

Hired on the eve of trial, we succeeded in getting all fraud and racketeering charges dismissed against an international franchisor and its CEO. A nationally known Washington DC attorney, who is a crusader for franchisees, targeted our client, a leader in its particular segment of an industry. The case was […]

Investment Banking Litigation: Dispute Regarding Fees For Private Placement Of Debt Securities

Partner Richard Quadrino was hired to defend a company engaged in a national business that invests in municipal tax liens. The client was sued by a Wall Street investment bank over fees allegedly due for raising funds for the client in various credit markets. The Wall Street investment bank had […]

Summary Judgment Obtained In Multiple Dram Shop Act Cases

Four corporate entities owned by our client, a bar and restaurant, were the subjects of four separate lawsuits regarding serving alcohol at an establishment (Dram Shop Act) arising when a patron got into his car and ran down a crowd of people outside of the establishment. We reviewed the client’s […]

Obtained Summary Judgment For Client Surety – Absolute Liability For Indemnification

Quadrino Schwartz attorney Brad Schlossberg obtained summary judgment on behalf of a client surety for indemnification pursuant to a surety agreement. The defendant entered into several contracts with the Town of Schaghticoke to construct water transmission and distribution main lines along New York State Route 40. One of the requirements […]

Fraud & Breach Of Contract: Business Breakup

We completely removed our client from a complex, lengthy trial when a former partner destroyed evidence that made a fair trial impossible. Our client, a CPA and a lawyer, was sued for fraud and theft in connection with a failed business relationship. During the lawsuit, it was learned that the […]

Oil Spill Case – Won Insurer Reimbursement For Client Property Owners And Tenants

Quadrino Schwartz attorney Brad Schlossberg obtained summary judgment against an insurer for the defense costs of an expensive year-long case brought by the State of New York against several owners of real property and their gasoline station tenants for the costs of remediation of a gasoline spill. The source of […]

Fraud Case Against An Attorney: Verdict Dismissing The Case

An attorney sought Quadrino Schwartz to conduct a trial against him in which he was accused of engaging in a fraudulent real estate scheme. From the beginning, he had handled the case himself, but when it came to the trial, he wanted Richard Quadrino. There were several experts, mortgage brokers, […]

Damages Obtained For Franchisor

After obtaining summary judgment for an international franchisor client, we took the damages phase to trial. Partner Richard Quadrino conducted the trial. The Defendant raised numerous legal issues that he contended precluded an award of damages. Quadrino successfully fought back on the legal issues, effectively cross examined the Defendant, discredited […]