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HSM Currently Representing the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates

HSM is currently representing the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed Bin Zayed, in a case brought against him and others accused of allegedly conspiring to hack into the phone of an Al Jazeera journalist.  The case is in Miami federal court and motions to dismiss are pending that have raised a variety of interesting legal issues, including diplomatic immunity and the impropriety of serving the Crown Prince through a Twitter account.

HSM currently representing the City of North Miami Beach

HSM is currently representing the City of North Miami Beach in a bid protest that was filed against the City by the incumbent trolley operator when that contract was given to a competitor.  After a 13 hour evidentiary hearing, Judge Beovides denied the bid protester’s motion for preliminary injunction and the winning bidder began operating the trolleys the next day.

Michelle Gomer – Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

HSM filed a medical malpractice lawsuit on behalf of Michelle Gomer, a mother of three whose concerns about a lump on her breast were repeatedly ignored by doctors at Doctor Today, LLC. Due to the negligence of the doctors and nurses at Doctor Today, Ms. Gomer eventually was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.  After she entered hospice, HSM, along with co-counsel, settled her case for policy limits and she passed away 12 hours later knowing her children would have some financial security.

What GCs Want From Outside Counsel As Virus Rages On

By Michele Gorman  As some general counsel curb outside counsel work or seek alternative fee arrangements, law firms are trying to accommodate those needs in order to keep valuable clients amid shrinking demand, while empathizing with companies experiencing coronavirus-related cash flow issues. Ben Gross’ legal department at retailer rue21 has limited its outside counsel use […]

What To Know As Alphabet Hits ‘Search’ On A New CLO

By Michele Gorman Law360 (January 23, 2020, 5:25 PM EST) — Google parent company Alphabet is on the hunt for a new top lawyer after its embattled chief legal officer said recently that he would step down at the end of the month. Legal industry experts say there are lessons other businesses can learn as […]