Todd & Weld attorneys, led by David H. Rich, obtained three of the Top Ten verdicts in Massachusetts in 2015, as reported in the Jan. 25, 2016 issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
The firm, in cases involving contractual disputes and defamation, secured on behalf of clients the eighth through tenth largest verdicts last year. The publication ranked verdicts without including pre- and post-judgment interest.
$4.62 million (David Rich)
Hospital failed to "buy into" venture with doctor (Advanced Healthcare Management Services, LLC, et al. v. VHS Acquisition Subsidiary Number 9 Inc., et al.).
$2.9 million (David Rich and Carole Cooke)
Businessman defamed attorney (Van Liew v. Eliopoulos).
$2.53 million (David Rich and Julie Green)
Fitness company owed investment bank fees for brokering sale of assets (America's Growth Capital, LLC v. PFIP, LLC d/b/a Planet Fitness).
Mr. Rich, a partner at the firm, focuses his trial practice on complex business and commercial litigation, first amendment law, and employment law.