Fraud

Roach & Newton, L.L.P. represents clients in complex business fraud litigation involving deception, theft, misrepresentation of facts and unfair trade practices.

Selected Representations:

  • Represented a publicly traded company against common law and statutory allegations of fraud arising from an alleged scheme to manipulate stock prices. The first trial ended in a hung jury and mistrial, but the jury found for client on all issues in the second trial.
  • Served as lead counsel for a major retail consumer chain in a consumer class action arising from allegations of fraud, Magnusson-Moss violations and misrepresentations in the sale of extended warranties. Roach & Newton obtained dismissal of all individual and class allegations prior to trial.
  • Represented an international wood products company against claims of fraud by members of the company’s management. We were able to obtain a summary judgment in favor of the client on all claims of fraud.
  • Represented an international paper company in a breach of contract suit over the delivery of paper products. The jury found against the plaintiff in its claim and for the client on the client’s counter claim.