Joshua N. Paul represents clients in a wide variety of matters involving, among other things, commercial real estate and complex financial products. He represents hedge funds, private equity funds, insurers, public and private companies, and charitable organizations in matters in state and federal court, and in arbitration.
- Bridgeton Holdings in successfully securing a complete dismissal of a case pending in the Southern District of New York. The court granted Kasowitz’s motion to dismiss nine of the 12 originally asserted claims against Bridgeton, and subsequently granted Kasowitz’s motion for summary judgment dismissing the remaining claims against Bridgeton for breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment.
- InterContinental Hotels Group and its affiliates in an attempt to terminate the license agreement for the Crown Plaza Times Square in Manhattan.
- A group of term lenders in litigation ensuing from the GM bankruptcy.
- A private equity firm in SEC and Department of Labor investigations.
- Loreley Financing in analyzing and bringing claims against major investment banks and other financial institutions concerning billions of dollars of collateralized debt obligations and other structured finance products.
- A real estate developer in an LLC member dispute alleging breach of fiduciary duties against one of the world’s largest private equity funds.
- MBIA, one of the world’s largest monoline insurers, in litigation brought by 18 of the world’s largest banks seeking to overturn MBIA’s 2009 corporate restructuring which, with the approval of the New York Department of Insurance, established a separate company for MBIA’s municipal bond insurance business. In March 2013, after a several week trial, the New York Supreme Court ruled in favor of MBIA, upholding MBIA’s restructuring.
- A billion-dollar hedge fund in contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims against major national banks arising from a portfolio credit default swap wrapped by a credit-linked note structure.