Top 50 Commercial Litigation Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 50 Commercial Litigation Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 commercial litigation verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried in one of the Nation's state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$752,000,000.00
Attorneys:Morgan Chu, Alan J. Heinrich, Maclain Wells, Elizabeth C. Tuan of Irell & Manella LLP; Sarah A. Geers, Andrea W. Jeffries of Jones Day
Case:Juno Therapeutics Inc. et al. v. Kite Pharma Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
2
Amount:$222,216,159.00
Attorneys:Lewis E. Hudnell, III of Hudnell Law Group P.C.; Jonathan T. Suder, Corby R. Vowell, Dave R. Gunter of Friedman Suder & Cooke PC
Case:Opticurrent L.L.C. v. Power Integrations Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
3
Amount:$200,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason G. Sheasby, Lisa S. Glasser, Tony Rowles, Andrew J. Strabone, Benjamin Manzin-Monnin of Irell & Manella LLP
Case:USAA v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
4
Amount:$176,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alistair B. Dawson, Alex B. Roberts, Garrett S. Brawley of Beck Redden LLP
Case:Hewlett-Packard Co. v. Quanta Storage Inc., et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Conspiracy, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Price Fixing
State:Texas
5
Amount:$155,190,264.00
Attorneys:Rodger D. Smith II, Michael J. Flynn of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Bradford J. Badke, Sona De, Ching-Lee Fukuda, Julie L. Hsia, Sue Wang, Saurabh Prabhakar, Gwen Hochman Stewart, Caroline Bercier of Sidley Austin LLP
Case:Bayer Healthcare LLC v. Baxalta Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State:Delaware
6
Amount:$135,107,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph J. Gleason of Gleason Law LLC; Jeffery J. Oven of Crowley Fleck PLLP
Case:Frontline Processing Corp. v. Global Payments Direct Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Georgia
7
Amount:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Liza M. Walsh, Eleonore Ofosu-Antwi, Hector D. Ruiz of Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP
Case:Eagle View Tech. Inc. v. Xactware Solutions Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:New Jersey
8
Amount:$91,300,000.00
Attorneys:Jack B. Blumenfeld, Anthony D. Raucci, Jeremy A. Tigan of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; David M. Elihu, Joseph M. Paunovich, Amardeep L. Thakur of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP; Matthew K. Blackburn of Diamond McCarthy LLP
Case:Liqwd Inc., et al. v. L’Oreal USA Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
9
Amount:$89,712,069.00
Attorneys:Kelly E. Farnan, Christine D. Haynes of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.; Dominick A. Conde, Christopher P. Borello, Damien N. Dombrowski, Michael S. Scerbo, Steven C. Kline, Zachary L. Garrett of Venable LLP
Case:Vectura Limited v. GlaxoSmithKline L.L.C., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
10
Amount:$70,200,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond L. Thomas of Ray Thomas, PC; Michael A. McGurk of Walsh, McGurk, Cordova & Nixon, PLLC; Preston E. Henrichson of Henrichson Law PLLC
Case:Sustainable Products Services, LLC v. Scrap Metal Services, LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Tortious Interference, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
11
Amount:$62,448,750.00
Attorneys:Glenn D. Pomerantz, Kelly M. Klaus, Rose L. Ehler, Juliana M. Yee, Stephanie Goldfarb Herrera, Rowley J. Rice of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Case:Disney Enterprises Inc. v. VidAngel Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
12
Amount:$62,235,171.00
Attorneys:Joshua C. Thomas, W. Ray Whitman, James H. Nye of Baker & Hostetler LLP
Case:Apache Corp. v. Castex Offshore Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
13
Amount:$57,200,000.00
Attorneys:Guy M. Bowman; Daniel W. Galvin of Office of the Attorney General; David R. Goodnight, Karl F. Oles, Rachel D. Groshong, Jill D. Bowman of Stoel Rives LLP
Case:WSDOT v. Seattle Tunnel Partners
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Washington
14
Amount:$49,303,982.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Fitzgerald, Keith M. Cochran, Joseph L. McGeady of Fitzgerald Knaier LLP; Patrick Shields, Matthew S. Warren, Erika H. Warren, Amy Bailey of Warren Lex LLP
Case:ViaSat Inc. v. Acacia Communications Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Commercial Litigation
State:California
15
Amount:$45,730,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Stolper of The Stolper Group; David I. Greenberger of Bailey Duquette P.C.
Case:Beach v. Touradji Capital Mgmt, LP
Type:Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Commercial Litigation, Unpaid Bonuses
State:New York
16
Amount:$43,000,000.00
Attorneys:Martin J. Black, Kevin M. Flannery, Robert W. Ashbrook, Justin F. Boyce, Ryan Banks, Joseph M. Abraham, Timothy Dewberry, Alexandra O. Fellowes of Dechert LLP; Claire Abernathy Henry, T. John Ward Jr., Andrea L. Fair of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
Case:Intellectual Ventures L.L.C. v. T Mobile USA Inc., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
17
Amount:$40,590,990.00
Attorneys:Helio De La Torre, Lindsey Thurswell Lehr of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel P.A.
Case:Brickellhouse Condo. Assoc. Inc. v. Brickellhouse Holding LLC
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Warranty, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida
18
Amount:$35,490,133.00
Attorneys:Carla M. Jones, David J. Baldwin of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; David B. Goodwin, Christine S. Haskett, Nicholas M. Lampros, Rebecca A. Jacobs of Covington & Burling, LLP
Case:Noranda Aluminum Holding Co. v. XL Ins. America Inc. et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
19
Amount:$31,000,000.00
Attorneys:William 'Bill' E. Devitt, Randall E. Kay, Kelly V. O'Donnell of Jones Day; David A. Nelson, Michelle A. Clark, Scott L. Watson of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP; Evan R. Chesler of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Case:Qualcomm Inc. v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:California
20
Amount:$30,950,000.00
Attorneys:Saul H. Perloff, Katharyn A. Grant, Marc B. Collier, Robert L. Rouder of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP; Carmine R. Zarlenga, Michael L. Lindinger of Mayer Brown LLP
Case:Boltex Manufacturing Co., L.P. et al v. Ulma Piping USA Corp. et al.
Type:False Advertising, Unfair Competition, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
21
Amount:$26,524,954.00
Attorneys:Derrick S. Boyd, Allen L. Williamson, Jesse King, J. Brison Bursey of Boyd Powers Williamson; Brian S. Stagner of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Case:XIP L.L.C. v. McGraw, et al.
Type:Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Competition, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose, Commercial Disparagement
State:Texas
22
Amount:$24,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph B. Fiorenzo, Stephen M. Klein of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Case:Comprehensive Neurosurgical P.C. v. Valley Hospital
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
State:New Jersey
23
Amount:$23,322,449.00
Attorneys:James Q. McDermott, Jessica M. Wan of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP
Case:Huy Fong Foods Inc. v. Underwood Ranches LP
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
State:California
24
Amount:$21,315,616.00
Attorneys:Martin F. Gaynor III, Harry L. Manion III, Jacob J. Struck, Nicholas D. Stellakis of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP; Christopher Weld of Todd & Weld LLP
Case:Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co. LLC v. Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Massachusetts
25
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua L. Hedrick, Megan E. Servage, Joel B. Bailey of Hedrick Kring, PLLC
Case:Preston Place Condominium Assoc. v. Ramey King Ins. Assoc., Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Professional Malpractice, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Broker Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Fire Damage
State:Texas
26
Amount:$19,508,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher B. Spuches, Jason A. Martorella of Agentis Law; Mark Evan Stein of Mark Stein Law; Javier J. Rodriguez of CKR Law
Case:Kipu Systems LLC v. Zencharts LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida
27
Amount:$18,015,053.00
Attorneys:Kara E. F. Cenar, Courtney A. Adair, John E. Petite of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale
Case:GC2 Inc. v. International Game Tech. PLC, et al.
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Illinois
28
Amount:$18,000,000.00
Attorneys:Leonard A. Hirsch, John A. Tancabel of Diamond McCarthy LLP; John S. Adams, John T. “Trey” Cox III, David Coale, A. Shonn Brown of Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann, LLP; Brandon N. McCarthy, Ryan J. Meyer, Cheyenne J. Rogers Pate, Joseph M. Cox of Bracewell LLP
Case:Power v. Power
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State:Texas
29
Amount:$15,060,000.00
Attorneys:Thor Y. Urness, Heather H. Wright of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Case:EPAC Tech. v. HarperCollins Christian Publ'g
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraudulent Concealment, Unfair Competition, Commercial Litigation
State:Tennessee
30
Amount:$14,980,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas W. Hanna of Graebe Hanna & Sullivan PLLC; Jared I. Levinthal of Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC
Case:SED Holdings LLC v. 3 Star Properties, LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
31
Amount:$12,705,469.00
Attorneys:Richard C. Leonard, Steven A. Schuman of Leonard, Dicker & Schreiber LLP
Case:Ross v. Fox
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort, Elder Financial Abuse, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
State:California
32
Amount:$11,213,924.00
Attorneys:Tanya Dugas, John W. Raley, Robert M. Bowick of Raley & Bowick LLP
Case:Oilfield Specialties L.L.C. v. Warrior Energy Serv. Corp.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
33
Amount:$10,607,484.00
Attorneys:Monica G. Bohuslav of The Marye Law Firm P.C.; Patrick J. Carew of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Case:MSW Corpus Christi Landfill, Ltd. v. Gulley Hurst, LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
34
Amount:$9,598,260.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Sayre, Glen H. Waldman of Waldman Barnett, P.L.; Mikhael E. Keifitz of The Law Offices of Mikhael E. Keifitz
Case:The Recon Group Inc. v. Freeman Hammond LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Defamation, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida
35
Amount:$9,471,743.00
Attorneys:Timothy E. Grochocinski, Aaron R. Purser of Innovalaw P.C.
Case:Rehco, LLC v. Spin Master, Ltd.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Illinois
36
Amount:$9,200,000.00
Attorneys:Darin Klemchuk, Mandi Phillips of Klemchuk LLP; Gary R. Sorden, Timothy J. Craddock of Cole Schotz P.C.
Case:DynaStudy, Inc. v. Houston Independent School District
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
37
Amount:$8,740,155.00
Attorneys:Alexander F. Stuart of Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook; Lawrence E. Biegel of Biegel Law Firm
Case:Borjon Auto Center King City, Inc. v. Sentry Select Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Fire Damage
State:California
38
Amount:$8,463,833.00
Attorneys:Sagi Schwartzberg, Michael J. Luther of Schwartzberg Luther, APC
Case:Lopez v. National General Assurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Arson, Fire Damage
State:California
39
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Todd S. Payne of Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP; Eileen L. Parsons, Jeremy L. Kahn of Ver Ploeg & Marino, P.A.; Paul R. Genender, Amanda Pennington Prugh, Cameron M. Bonk, Edward Soto of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Case:Sheridan Healthcorp Inc. v. Aetna Health Inc., et al.
Type:Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida
40
Amount:$7,844,253.00
Attorneys:Timothy J. Harris, Stephen P. Soskin of Charlston, Revich & Wollitz LLP
Case:Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Triton Subs, Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Indemnity, Property Damage, Subrogation, Commercial Litigation
State:California
41
Amount:$7,348,517.00
Attorneys:Edward R. Moor of Moor Law Office
Case:Advanced Iron Works, inc. v. Contegra Constr. Co., LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Defamation, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Replevin, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Trespass, Slander
State:Illinois
42
Amount:$7,259,102.00
Attorneys:Scott C. Faciane, Katy L. Hart, Christopher A. Espinosa of The Faciane Law Firm, LP; Scotty MacLean of MacLean Law Firm, P.C.
Case:CTMI L.L.C. v. RPC Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
43
Amount:$6,661,441.00
Attorneys:Jack B. Blumenfeld, Karen Ann Jacobs, Stephen J. Kraftschik of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Mark Supko, Kathryn L. Clune, Vincent J. Galluzzo of Crowell & Moring
Case:Siemens Mobility Inc. v. Westinghouse Air Brake Techs. Co., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
44
Amount:$6,405,547.00
Attorneys:Alex J. Remick, Joseph Kaneda, Charles R. Fenton of Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt LLP
Case:Grande South Homeowners v. Starline Windows Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Class Action, Commercial Litigation
State:California
45
Amount:$6,300,025.00
Attorneys:Thomas B. Dixon of Dixon Law Offices, P.L.C. ; Richard A. Dillenburg of Law offices of Richard A. Dillenburg, P.C.
Case:Truck Ins. Exchange v. Sales Force Won, Ltd., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Broker Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Arizona
46
Amount:$6,130,767.00
Attorneys:Andrew F. Kim, Rebecca J. Riley of Kim Riley Law
Case:Brees v. Moradi
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
State:California
47
Amount:$6,037,542.00
Attorneys:Brent N. Coverdale, Andrew J. Lewis, Paula L. Brown of Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin PC
Case:All Star Awards & Ad Specialties Inc. v. HALO Branded Solutions Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Tortious Interference, Unfair Competition, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Missouri
48
Amount:$5,886,452.00
Attorneys:David A. Lowe, Lawrence D. Graham of Lowe Graham Jones PLLC
Case:Eko Brands LLC v. Adrian Rivera Maynez Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:Washington
49
Amount:$5,856,676.00
Attorneys:Craig N. Killen of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Jeffrey D. Harty, Allison E. Kerndt, David T. Bower of Nyemaster Goode P.C.
Case:Whirlpool Properties, Inc., et al. v. Filter Fast, L.L.C.
Type:False Advertising, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:North Carolina
50
Amount:$5,556,888.00
Attorneys:Timothy R. Hightower, Alexandra Mutchler of Hightower Capellan
Case:North American Interpipe Inc. v. Texas Black Iron Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Fraudulent Concealment, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
State:Texas

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