Jack is a litigator and trial lawyer, having tried cases in state and federal courts and in private arbitration. Jack has represented publicly-traded companies, government entities, the nation’s largest trade association, securities broker-dealers, and many local business and individuals in a wide array of cases. Jack’s practice emphasizes trade secrets, unfair competition, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, and securities.
Jack became Of Counsel to the firm in January 2018. Jack was previously a partner with Cable Langenbach Kinerk & Bauer, LLP. Jack has been named a Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics magazine.
Move, Inc., et al. v. Zillow, Inc., et al. – Represented Move, Inc. and the National Association of Realtors® in a suit for trade secret misappropriation when the chief strategy officer and a vice president suddenly left Move and joined rival Zillow. Obtained a preliminary injunction substantially limiting former strategy officer for six months. The case ultimately settled on the day trial was set to begin, with Zillow paying Move and the NAR $130 million.
Private arbitration, Permanent Court for Arbitration at the Hague – Represented an international holding company and its subsidiary in a private international arbitration involving claims of breach of a license and distribution agreement. The case was tried to a panel of three arbitrators, who awarded our client millions of dollars.
Private arbitration, American Arbitration Association. International Center for Dispute Resolution – Represented an industrial equipment design firm who brought claims of breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition against an international manufacturing conglomerate. The case ultimately settled for millions of dollars.
Hossain v. Key Investment Services, LLC – Represented a registered securities representative in a challenge to his former firm’s modification of his U5 employment record. The case was tried to a panel of three arbitrators who ordered a modification of the U5 disclosure and awarded attorney fees to the registered representative.