Successfully Represented the New Hampshire winner of the January 2018 Powerball
Lottery worth $560 million in her lawsuit to remain anonymous.
Record-Breaking $275 Million Defamation Verdict in September 2018
Successfully obtained a record-breaking
$275 million jury verdict on behalf of three businessmen in a New Hampshire defamation lawsuit. The
historic judgment involved one of the nation's largest mortgage brokers.
Successfully sued the FBI for the Death of John McIntyre
In a first of its kind case successfully sued the FBI for the murder of
John McIntyre. The suit brought under the Federal Torts Claim act claimed
that former FBI Agent John Connolly leaked McIntyre's cooperation
to gangster Whitey Bulger, resulting in McIntyre's execution. After
trial, the federal district court for the District of Massachusetts awarded
the McIntyre Estate $3.1 million which was affirmed on appeal by the First
Circuit. McIntyre v. United States 545 F.3d. (1st. Cir 2008).
Defended All-Pro Quarterback Jim Kelly in Defamation Action
Successfully defended at trial All-Pro Quarterback Jim Kelly in a defamation
action brought by his former agent. After a two week trial the jury returned
a defense verdict. The jury’s defense verdict was upheld on appeal
by the First Circuit. Faigin v. Kelly, 184 F. 3d 67 (1st Cir 1999).
Defended Civil Action author Jonathan Harr in Defamation Action
Successfully defended author Jonathan Harr in action brought by John Riley.
The federal district court dismissed most of the charges on summary judgment.
The court’s ruling was upheld on appeal and the entire case dismissed.
Riley v. Harr, 292 F.3d 282 (1st Cir. 2002).
Not Guilty Verdict - Vehicular Homicide Case Involving Truck Driver
Successfully defended a truck driver on four counts of vehicular homicide
with jury acquittals on all counts following trial. State claimed that
driver of the truck was criminally responsible for driving at an excessive
speed in a well-marked construction site, resulting in the deaths of four
individuals. The jury disagreed and returned not guilty verdicts on all counts.
Acquittal after trial for Real-Estate Developer on Bank Fraud Charges
Successfully defended a real-estate developer on Bank Fraud charges in
the Federal District Court for Massachusetts, with the jury returning
not guilty verdicts on all 284 counts of the indictment.
Acquittal After Trial - Assault Against a Police Officer.
Successfully defended Dartmouth College student charged with assault on
a police officer. Acquittal after trial.
Defended NH Attorney in Malpractice Claim
Successfully defended NH attorney in malpractice claim with the court granting
motion for summary judgment.
No Criminal Charges - Defended Large NH Business in Federal Criminal Investigation
Successfully defended large NH business in federal criminal investigation
involving computer and business fraud; after extensive investigation,
no criminal charges were filed.
Defended Individual Importer of Pharmaceuticals in Federal Case
Successfully defended individual importer of pharmaceuticals indicted in
the federal district court for the District of New Hampshire for trafficking
and importing counterfeit goods. After Shaheen & Gordon's retention,
all charges against the individual were dismissed.
Defended Provider of Domain Name Registration
Successfully defended one the nation's largest providers of domain
name registration services in a suit alleging violations of the Anti-Cybersquatting
Consumer Protection Act and the Lanham Act, with federal district court
granting summary judgment.
No Criminal Charges Against Broker
Successfully defended broker in internal revenue service investigation.
After extensive investigation, no criminal charges were brought and a
civil settlement reached.
No Charges Filed in Federal Investigation
Successfully defended real estate developer in federal criminal investigation
alleging violations of the federal banking laws. After investigation,
no charges were filed.
No Charges Filed Against CEO of Publicly Traded Company
Successfully defended CEO of a publicly traded company in a criminal investigation,
alleging violations of state securities laws; after an extensive investigation,
no criminal charges were filed.