Overview


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Results


  • Celanese Corporation, a leading producer of chemicals and fibers, with securing a complete defense verdict from a Texas jury. After several weeks of trial, Celanese prevailed on multiple claims for breach of contract and fraud allegations seeking approximately $4 billion in damages. This victory also secured Celanese’s rights under a critical long-term supply agreement for its most important chemical feedstock.
  • Diageo North America, Inc., a global leader in beverage alcohol with iconic brands in spirits, beer and wine, in a distributor dispute that was one of the largest cases of its kind. Plaintiff, Major Brands, Inc., alleged that Diageo had wrongfully terminated Major Brands as Diageo’s distributor in Missouri. After successfully defeating Major Brands’ motion for preliminary injunction, the case was then set for trial on the merits of multiple claims, including novel issues implicated in laws unique to the alcohol industry, with Major Brands seeking in excess of $200 million in damages. The case settled during a lengthy jury trial.
  • Bionol Clearfield LLC, an ethanol plant developer, with obtaining a $230 million arbitration award in its attempt to seek damages from Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. for failure to make payments under an ethanol „off take“ agreement. The panel issued a lengthy written opinion adopting all of McDermott’s legal theories on liability and damages under the Uniform Commercial Code.

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People


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David S. Rosenbloom

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Steven S. Scholes

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