Joshua E. Hollander is a litigation partner in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation, including a broad range of matters involving contract disputes, fraud and business torts, software and intellectual property, securities, and real estate. Josh has represented corporate and individual clients in all phases of litigation, from pre-complaint investigations through trial and appeal, in state and federal court, arbitration, and other forums of dispute resolution, on both the plaintiff and defense side.
In the technology sector, Josh actively represents companies and public entities in the recovery of damages arising out of failed and problematic implementations of enterprise resource planning (ERP) business software, in addition to other software matters such as licensing disputes and theft of trade secrets.
- FinancialApps, a developer of financial services software, in its suit against Envestnet, a $3 billion wealth management software provider, and its subsidiary Yodlee, a consumer financial data aggregator, alleging theft of FinApps’ valuable proprietary information and trade secrets to unlawfully develop software products that compete with FinApps.
- National Grid in an action against a software vendor stemming from a $1 billion implementation of SAP software.
- W.C. Bradley in an action alleging fraud and breach of contract stemming from an implementation of SAP software.
- Avnet in an action alleging fraud and other claims against Deloitte Consulting stemming from an implementation of SAP software. The case settled on favorable terms.
- Levi Strauss & Co. in an action against Deloitte Consulting stemming from an implementation of SAP’s apparel and footwear software.
- An investment management firm in an action against Citisoft stemming from an implementation of Charles River Development software.
- A leading health care provider in a dispute with a software developer stemming from an implementation of insurance claims processing software.
Commercial and Securities Litigation
- An industrial conglomerate in a jury trial pursuing securities fraud claims for insider trading and market manipulation against a major investment bank.
- International financial institutions seeking to recover more than $3.5 billion procured in breach of lending agreements involving variable funding notes.
- A European bank in an action against the servicer of securitized notes, for failure to properly monitor the underlying collateral.
- The owner of a NYC office and retail building in connection with claims stemming from an incomplete construction project.
- Members of a partnership defending against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and other related claims.
- Companies and executives in connection with federal investigations brought by the Department of Justice, Department of Labor, and Securities and Exchange Commission.