We have represented numerous produce suppliers and dealers in disputes under the federal Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (“PACA”) and other such laws. These disputes commonly involve breach of trust and other tort claims against individuals affiliated with the defaulting business.
Additionally, these disputes often involve applications for temporary restraining orders, filed at the inception of the case and without notice to the debtors, to enjoin the debtors’ assets. Such applications are rarely granted in the normal course, but we have never had such an application denied, and the resulting TROs normally lead to quick and efficient resolutions.
Reversal of Sanctions AwardJudgment AppealAfter the NJ Chancery Division entered a sanctions award against our client in a lawsuit in which he represented himself, the firm persuaded the NJ Appellate Division not only to vacate the award, but to dismiss the sanctions demand. Kielczewski v. Reed , 2022 N.J. Super. ...
SettledFederal Anti-Trust Civil ComplaintA six-figure settlement of a federal civil complaint against a corporate supermarket owner stating eight-figure antitrust and tortious interference claims which were originally dismissed on motion and partially reinstated on appeal (March 2019)
DismissedState Civil ComplaintAn outright dismissal of a state civil complaint against a corporate CEO stating tortious interference and abuse of process claims involving eight-figure losses (June 2018)