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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • Shareholder Breakup: Fair Share Obtained in Buyout

    In the middle of a lengthy litigation regarding the breakup of surgeons in their practice, one of the doctors discharged his lawyer and hired Quadrino Schwartz. Our client's former partners claimed that…
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  • Commercial Real Estate Settlement:  The Case That Could Not Be Settled

    After battling for years -- with each side calling the police on the other -- we were retained in a hotly contested dispute between partners who owned a commercial building together. Numerous financial…
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  • LLC Buyout Litigation:  Favorable Settlement

    We were hired to obtain a fair buyout of our client's share in an LLC and a related corporation in which he had a one third interest. His former partners were refusing to place any value on either interest.…
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  • Summary Judgment and Successful Appeal in $500,000 Debt Guarantee Case

    Mr. Schlossberg obtained summary judgment on an action to enforce a guarantee on a $500,000 debt owed to a distributor of petroleum products. The guarantor tries to argue that the debt was forgiven due…
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  • Toxic Waste:  Product Liability

    We protected our client, a manufacturer of measuring equipment, from being a part of a large lawsuit when others were to blame for a toxic spill. When an oil delivery company overfilled an oil tank at…
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  • Partnership Litigation:  Recusal of Judge

    We protected our client when his ex-partner's best friend was the only judge in the county. All politics are local, and sometimes politics gets in the way of fairness. We were called in to handle a partnership…
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  • Obtained Dismissal of Breach of Contract Suit Against a School District

    Brad Schlossberg successfully defended a school district on an appeal in an action by an employee claiming breach of contract. The Appellate Division upheld the lower court finding that the employee could…
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  • Seizure of Assets—TRO Dissolved

    We proved to a federal judge that her order to freeze our client's assets was wrong, and succeeded in having her immediately vacate the order. Our client was sued by a group of nationally known insurance…
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  • Court Awarded Surety Full Reimbursement of $150,000 from the Defaulting Contractor

    Brad Schlossberg obtained summary judgment on behalf of a performance bond surety against a contractor whose bid to complete a project was accepted by the surety. When the contractor for the replacement…
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  • Obtained Stays Preventing Gasoline Distributor/Franchisors from Evicting the Tenant/Franchisees

    In two separate cases, Brad Schlossberg obtained a stay of an attempt by a gasoline distributor/ franchisor to evict a tenant/franchisee from a gasoline station when the distributor/franchisor…
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  • Real Estate Litigation:  Motion to Dismiss Granted

    We prevented a harassment lawsuit from being used to halt a successful real estate sale. A real estate developer purchased an old house in an exclusive neighborhood with the intention of knocking it down…
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  • Tax Litigation

    We stopped a town from imposing an unlawful tax on our client, a townhouse community. A large townhouse community on Long Island discovered that the town was charging it thousands of dollars for refuse…
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