Practice:

Litigation

Jordan E. Stern is a Partner at Becker Glynn and a member of the firm’s litigation practice group. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts, arbitration and mediation.

Mr. Stern also regularly provides strategic advice and counseling to companies in advance of litigation, both to maximize the strength of his clients’ legal position in any later proceedings, and to avoid ineffective or excessively risky litigation.

RELATED PRACTICES

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Representation of publicly-traded company, as tenant, in multi-prong commercial lease dispute with Manhattan landlord and sublessee over compliance with lease terms and related matters.
  • Represent a foreign creditor in extensive proceedings to domesticate in New York and collect upon an $80 million judgment issued by the Swiss courts.
  • Represent a foreign commercial food service provider in arbitration proceedings to enforce invoices and contract with a domestic customer.
  • Defense of foreign investors against fraudulent conveyance and related claims in federal court, arising out of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
  • Defense of a publicly-traded company in multiple putative class action litigations alleging violations of applicable wage and hour laws.
  • Representation of clients, as employers, in numerous litigations and administrative hearings concerning wage and hour disputes, civil rights claims, and similar matters.
  • Defense of various investors against claw back claims arising out of the failed leveraged buyout of The Tribune Company.
  • Representation of a foreign manufacturer in a state court products liability and contractual indemnification dispute.
  • Representation of a plaintiff in a Delaware state court action alleging breach of fiduciary duty to creditors by the directors and officers of an insolvent entity.
  • Representation of a European claimant in international arbitration concerning an oil supply contract.
  • Extensive work representing foreign and domestic clients in efforts to enforce rights against domestic debtors.
  • Defense of a domestic entity in derivative and direct litigation brought by a putative shareholder, alleging breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.
  • Representation of a publicly-traded company in a state court contract dispute arising out of a failed multi-million dollar computer software project.