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Nicole S. Healy - Representative Experience

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  • Adversary Proceeding, Easements,
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, Oakland Division
  • Real estate developer, business condo association
  • Real Estate
  • Represented property developer and business condominium owners’ association in connection with claims brought by Trustee of bankruptcy estate and bank in connection with allegations that defendants interfered with bankruptcy estate with respect to easements for access and utilities.   

  • Case settled following two rounds of mediation

  • Interference with contract and with prospective business advantage
  • Contra Costa County Superior Court
  • Defendant grease recycling company and executive
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Represented company that recycled restaurant grease in dispute with competitor over alleged interference with customer contracts. 

  • Case settled

  • Securities law violations, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract
  • Placer County Superior Court
  • Defendant non-public biotechnology company, directors and executive
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Plaintiff alleged that he loaned $100,000 to a privately-held company and that the loan was converted to equity against his intent and without his knowledge.  His investment eventually lost its value and some time later, the company filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.  The case involved complex securities law issues.  Following our submission of a detailed factual and legal analysis in a settlement communication to plaintiff’s counsel the parties settled the case. 

  • Case settled

  • Federal and state securities law violations, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of contract
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Defendant non-public company and executive
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Plaintiffs alleged they had invested $150,000 in a privately-held company and claimed that company officer had made misrepresentations to induce their investment and then later made additional misrepresentations in connection with a supposed settlement that plaintiffs allege was breached.  Case involved complicated legal issues concerning whether the investment was a security.   

  • Case settled

  • Breach of contract
  • Marin County Superior Court
  • California-based manufacturer
  • Business and Commercial LitigationConstruction
  • Represented California-based manufacturer (who was not a party to the lawsuit) in dispute over installation of client’s product in transportation district’s facility; general contractor had sued project owner for payments due, and our client, who was also owed substantial amount, voluntarily agreed to engage in mediation.  

  • Case settled

  • Breach of contract; cross-claims for intentional interference with contract, and intentional interference with prospect
  • San Mateo County Superior Court
  • California-based manufacturer
  • Business and Commercial LitigationConstruction
  • Represented California-based manufacturer in dispute over proposal to install client’s product in city’s transportation facility; city did not accept our client’s product as a substitute for the specified product and general contractor sued our client for the difference between its product and specified product supplied by its competitor; our client cross-claimed against the city for intentional interference with contract, and intentional interference with prospective economic advantage. 

  • Case settled

  • dispute over development of customized software
  • Wisconsin
  • Defendant software developer
  • Business and Commercial LitigationContract/UCC
  • The parties entered into two contracts for the implementation of human resources software.  The plaintiff was very satisfied with the first  project which required little customization.  The second agreement involved a highly customized software program that required complex design, development, and integration.  The plaintiff was dissatisfied and sued for, among other things, breach of contract and misrepresentation.    

  • The case settled at mediation.