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In The News: UPDATE - Chemical Co.'s Contract Trial Win More Than Doubled To $75M

Offit Kurman Attorney Stephen Forte Featured in Law360

As Published in | By Daniel Siegal

Offit Kurman Attorneys Stephen Forte, recently obtained a $75M verdict for a client in Greensboro, North Carolina. The final judgment entered in the case more than doubles the $35M amount awarded in the initial verdictin October.

Mr. Forte's client, Shangyu Sunfit Chemical Company Ltd., is a Chinese manufacturer of a chemical used inagricultural fertilizer. The company was involved in a dispute in which Sunfit contracted to distribute product in the U.S. using a North Carolina company as its North American distributor. That company and its principals, however, used the proceeds of sales of Sunfit’s products to create a competing business. In the end, the jury sided entirely with Sunfit.

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Stephen Forte focuses his practice in the areas of business, financial services and real estate litigation in the federal, state and appellate courts in New York and Connecticut, as well as other jurisdictions, including the New Jersey federal courts.

Stephen’s business litigation practice includes representing clients in actions involving business torts, corporate disputes, employment matters, breach of contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, trade secrets, and trademark infringement.







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