Complex Law & Multi-District

The following is a partial list of civil cases in which Mr. Binns served as lead or co-lead counsel:

SECURITIES FRAUD

 C.I. Realty Investors v. Huang, C.A. No. 78-343 (appeal No. 79-1672)(E.D. Pa. 1978); Richardson v. Hamilton International Corp., 62 F.R.D. 413 (E.D. Pa. 1974) 469 F.2d 1382, 333 F. Supp. 1049; Pollack et al. v. Sun Company, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 78-1594 (E.D. Pa. 1978); Sley v. Jamaica Water & Utilities, Inc., C.A. Nos. 70-2974 and 75-1171 (E.D. Pa. 1975); Walck v. American Stock Exchange, Inc. & New York Stock Exchange, Inc., C.A. No. 77-140 (E.D. Pa. 1977); Tenaglia v. Cohen & Psychiatric Hospitals of America Inc., C.A. No. 83-1814 (E.D. Pa. 1983); In re: McKesson HBOC, Inc. Securities Litigation, C.A. 99-CV-20743 (N.D. Ca. 1999); Maio et al. v. Aetna, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 99-1969; Andrews et al. v. American Telephone and Telegraph Co. et al. , C.A. No. 191-175 (S.D. Ga. 1992); Sikes et al. v. Teleline, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 692-147 (S.D. Ga. 1992); Harper et al. v. American Telephone and Telegraph Co. et al., C.A. No. 192-134 (S.D. Ga. 1992) ; Foodarama Supermarkets et al. v. Allianz Insurance Company Group et al., C.C.P. of Philadelphia County No. 98-001138; SEC v. Smeraski et al. , C.A. C-01-3651 MJJ (N.D. Ca. 1999); Merrill Lynch Fundamental Growth Fund, Inc. et al. v. McKesson HBOC, Inc. et al. (Superior Court of San Francisco County CGC-02-4-5792)

INSURANCE

Bird v. Penn Central, 313 F. Supp. 320 (E.D. Pa., Oct 13, 1969) (No. Civ. 38724); 334 F. Supp. 255 (E.D. Pa. 1971); 341 F. Supp. 291 (E.D. Pa., April 21, 1972) (No. Civ. A. 71-358); 351 F. Supp. 700 (E.D. Pa. 1972) 61 F.R.D. 43 (E.D. Pa., Nov 08, 1973) (No. Civ. 71-358);Grode v. The Mutual Fire Marine & Inland Insurance Co., No. 3483 C.D. 1986, Commw. Ct. Pa.;Foster v. Mutual Fire, Marine and Inland Ins. Co., 154 Pa. Commw. 356, 623 A.2d 928 (Pa. Commw., Mar 24, 1993) (No. 3483 C.D. 1966 (ET);Travelers Insurance Company et al. v. General Refractories Company, 1986 WL 6217, *1 (E.D. Pa.);Burns v. Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co., C.A. No. 90-3856 (E.D. Pa. 1990);Smith v. Industrial Valley Title Ins. Co., 957 F2d 90, 60 USLW 2547 (3d Cir. (Pa.), Feb 24, 1992); General Refractories v. Amer. Mut. Liability Ins. , 678 F. Supp. 104 (E.D. Pa. 1987), (declaratory judgment);General Refractories Co., v. Travelers Insurance Co., C.A. No. 88-2250 (E.D. Pa. 1988); Hill et al. v. Underwriters at Lloyds London et al., (C.A. 71-508)(E.D. Pa. 1971);Maleski v. Evanston Insurance Co., 154 Pa. Commw. 356, 623 A.2d 928 (1993), 535 Pa. 516, 636 A.2d 627 (1994);Richardson et al. v. Anglo-American Insurance Company, (USDC E.D. Pa. 1995);Anglo-American Insurance Company et al. v. Emil J. Molin et al., 670 A.2d 194 (Pa. Commw. 1995);Anglo-American Insurance Company v. Richardson et al., 673 A.2d 986 (Pa. Commw. 1996);Jan Gouza et al. v. Imperial Casualty and Indemnity Insurance Co. et al., (C.C.P., Phila. County), December Term 1994, No. 2602 and (C.C.P., Phila. County), December Term 1995, No. 2368

ANTITRUST

Bogosian v. Gulf Oil Corp., 561 F.2d 434 (3d Cir. 1977);Omega Auto Systems, Inc. v. Westinghouse Electric Corp., C.A. 76-88 (E.D. Pa. 1976);Philadelphia Eagles v. First Pennsylvania Bank et al., C.A. No 78-1499 (E.D. Pa. 1978);Superior Beverage Co. v. Schweppes (U.S.A.) Ltd., 1988 WL 46601 (E.D. Pa. May 3, 1988) (No. Civ. A. 87-3641)

CIVIL RIGHTS

Hudson v. Blue Valley Foods, Inc., Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, NEB 1-05/06-2-36602-R, (discrimination); Woland et al. v. Caplan et al., (C.A. 74-995) (E.D. P.A. 1974); Hodge v. Paoli Memorial Hospital, 433 F. Supp. 281 (E.D. Pa. 1977), 576 F.2d 563 (3rd Cir. 1978); Kirch v. Superior Court of the State of Delaware, C.A. No. 80-589 (D. Del. 1980); Perna v. United States et al. , U.S.C.A. No. 01-3051 (3d Cir. 2002)

CONTRACTS

Castle Cheese, Inc. v. Sadler and Kantner Group, Inc.,Court of Common Pleas of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, No. 10363-06 (breach of contract, tortious Interference, civil conspiracy); Blue Valley Foods, Inc. v. Durrett Cheese Sales, Inc., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, No. 4:05-cv-00106, (breach of contract); Russell v. Tecce, 451 F. Supp. 585 (E.D. Pa. 1978), aff’d, 591 F.2d 1336 (3rd Cir.1979) (fraudulent transfer);D.F.S. Const. Co. v. First Pennsylvania Bank, N.A. & Harte Biltmore Ltd., 729 F.2d 1446 (3rd Cir. (Pa.), Feb 03, 1984);General Machine Corp. v. Phillips Industr., C.A. No. 81-5187 (E.D. Pa. 1981);DeAngelis v. Baker et al., 241 Pa. Super. 591, 360 A.2d 630 (1976);Petronelli v. Collins & Eastwood, C.A. No. 91-10999T (D. Mass. 1991);Continental Bank v. Voight, (C.A. No. 80-1476)(U.S. D.C. E.D. Pa. 1980);Reliance Steel Products Co. v. Kentucky Electric Steel Co., (No. 79-2555) (E.D. Pa. 1979);William L. Day et al. v. Underwriters at Lloyds of London, (CA. No. 71-619) (E.D. Pa. 1971);Kushner Promotions v. Momentum Promotions et al., Index No. 92-30878 (S.D.N.Y. 1992);Crabtree v. Academy Life Insurance, Co., 878 F. Supp. 727 (E.D. Pa. 1995); C.A. No. 96-1265 (3d Cir. Dec. 30, 1996);Fraser et al. v. USA Cycling Development Foundation et al., C.A. 02-09173 (E. D. PA. 2003);Royal-T, Inc., et al v. Guilty Boxing, Inc. et al., CV-S-03-0374-JCM-LRL (D.Nev. 2003);Marley v. Roberts et al., (USDC, S.D.N.Y.), Docket No. 93 CIV 8846; EAST END Company Real Estate, Inc., et al. v. Mark Bojanowski, (C.C.P., Phila. County), May Term 2002, No. 0765; EAST END Company Real Estate, Inc., et al. v. Mark Bojanowski (C.C.P., Phila. County), May Term 2002, No. 0765

TRADE SECRETS

Rohm & Haas Co. v. Costle, Administrator EPA, C.A. No. 78-6 (E.D. Pa. 1978); Rohm and Haas Co. v. U.S.E.P.A., 651 F.2d 176, 18 ERC 2128, 11 Envrtl. L. Rep. 20, 857 (3rd Cir. Pa., May 26, 1981) (No. 81-1757); Castle v. Cohen, 840 F.2d 173 (3d Cir. (Pa), Feb 11, 1988) (No. 87-1662, 87-1669, 87-1677)

LIBEL

Municipal Publications, Inc. v. Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, 507 Pa. 194, 489 A.2d 1286 (Pa. Mar 27, 1985) (No. 124 E.D. 1984, J-14-1985);Curran v. Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., 497 Pa. 163, 439 A. 2d 652, 7 Media L. Rep. 2513 (Pa. Dec 22, 1981) (No. 244 Jan. Term 1979);Zinman v. Buckley Broadcasting Corporation, C.A. No. 71-2483 (E.D. Pa. 1971);Stallone et al v. Fagan et al., (USDC, E.D. Pa.), Docket No. 94-CV-4021;

LABOR

Taylor and Anderson Towing and Lighterage Co. v. Seafarers Intern. of North America, Atlantic, Gulf, Lakes, and Inland Waters Dist., 1986 WL 1543 (E.D. Pa., Jan 31, 1986) (No. Civ. A. 85.4SO2) (labor); Building Service Emp. Itern. Union, Local 252 v. Schlesinger, 440 Pa. 448 269 A.2d 894, 75 L.R.R.M. (BNA) 2493, 64 Lab. CAS. p 11, 223 (Pa. Oct 09, 1970) (labor);Gelman v. Philadelphia Port Corp., 119 Pa. Commw. 15, 546 A.2d 723 (Pa. Commw. Aug 19, 1988) (No. 228 C.D. 1988) (labor); Thomas v. Philadelphia Fed’n of Teachers, 62 Pa. Commw. 286, 436 A.2d 1228, l Ed. Law Rep. 316 (Pa. Commw., Oct 29, 1981) (No. 2484 C.D. 1981, 537 C.D. 1981); Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Local No.3 AFT, AFL-CIO v. Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia, 437 A. 2d 770 (Pa. Commw., Oct 12, 1981) (No. 1989 C.D. 1981); Stein v. Philadelphia Fed’n of Teachers Local 3 AFT, AFL-CIO, 76 Pa. Commwealth 381, 464 A.2d 606, 13 Ed. Law Rep. 344 (Pa. Commw., Aug 17, 1983) (No. 120 C.D. 1982); School Dist. of Philadelphia v. Twer, 489 Pa. 429, 447, A.2d 222, 5 Ed. Law Rep. 490 (Pa., Mar 11, 1982) (No. 361); Odgers v. Unemployment Compensation Bd. of Review, 514 Pa. 378, 525 A.2d 359 (1987) 32 Ed. Law Rep. 630 (Pa. Apr 04, 1986) (No. 773 E.D. 1985); Pennsylvania Association of Retarded Children v. Commonwealth, 343. F. Supp. 259 (E.D. Pa. 1972); Philadelphia Fed’n of Teachers v. Richman, 308 Pa. Super. 634, 454 A. 2d 176 (Pa. Super., Dec 23, 1982) (No. 2025, 2026).

FRAUD

Andrews et al. v. American Telephone and Telegraph Co. et al., C.A. No. 191-175 (S.D. Ga. 1992); Sikes et al. v. Teleline, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 692-147 (S.D. Ga. 1992); Harper et al. v. American Telephone and Telegraph Co. et al., C.A. No. 192-134 (S.D. Ga. 1992); Sonny Gale v. Sylvester Stallone et al., (USDC, S.D.NY), Docket No. 91 CIV. 3467; SEC v. Smeraski et al., C.A. C-01-3651 MJJ (N.D. Ca. 1999); Merrill Lynch Fundamental Growth Fund, Inc. et al. v. McKesson HBOC, Inc. et al. (Superior Court of San Francisco County CGC-02-4-5792); Tapp Investment Company, Inc., et al. v. STAR Stream Corp., et al. , (C.C.P., Phila. County), February Term 2004, No. 001209

MALPRACTICE

DiDomenico et al. v. Reminick Aarons & Co., Hudson County, New Jersey Superior Court, 1992 Docket No. L-000400-93; Norris v. Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, (C. C. P. Chester County) Docket No. 93-08323; Jan Gouza et al. v. Imperial Casualty and Indemnity Insurance Co. et al., (C.C.P., Phila. County), December Term 1994, No. 2602 and (C.C.P., Phila. County), December Term 1995, No. 2368

MISCELLANEOUS

New Jersey Sports Productions, Inc. d/b/a Main Events v. Panos Eliades, et al., Case No. 06-CV-1509, (U.S. Dist. Ct. S.D.N.Y.),(interpleader); Dines English, LLC. v. Don King Productions, Inc., Case No. 05-5352 (U.S.D.C.D.NJ), (JAB); Tankanow v. Rivera, et al., Worcester Superior Court of Massachusettes, Civil Action No. 06-0775A; Unilever v. Chianti Cheese of NJ, Chianti Cheese Co. v. Chianti Cheese of NJ, Kroger v. Chianti Cheese of NJ, Chianti Cheese of NJ/St. Paul Travellers Co. v. AMS Filling Systems, Inc., O’Neal v. Blue Valley foods, Inc.,   Queeny/Corinthos, Consol. , C.A. Nos. 75-273, 75-364, 75-1285, 75-2110 (E.D. Pa. 1975) (admiralty);  Sauquoit Fibers Co. v. Permatwist Co. & Leesona Corp., C.A. No. 75-1066 (E.D. Pa. 1975) (patent);  Russell v. Tecce, 451 F. Supp. 585 (E.D. Pa. 1978), aff’d, 591 F.2d 1336 (3rd Cir.1979) (fraudulent transfer); D.F.S. Const. Co. v. First Pennsylvania Bank, N.A. & Harte Biltmore Ltd., 729 F.2d 1446 (3rd Cir. (Pa.), Feb 03, 1984) (construction contract); Rohm & Haas Co. v. Costle, Administrator EPA, C.A. No. 78-6 (E.D. Pa. 1978) (trade secret); Rohm and Haas Co. v. U.S.E.P.A., 651 F.2d 176, 18 ERC 2128, 11 Envrtl. L. Rep. 20, 857 (3rd Cir. Pa., May 26, 1981) (No. 81-1757) (trade secret); In re Jones, 505 Pa. 50, 476 A.2d 1287 (1984) (political); Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board v. Herman Brothers, Inc., 92 Pa. Commw. 196; 498 A.2d 1017 (1985) (licensing); Signorino v. Barron et al., 348 Pa. Super. 638, 501 A2d. 296 (1984) (harassment); World Cup 90 Italy v. Mundicorp & International Sports Consultants, Inc., C.A. No. 90-1043 (E.D. Pa. 1990) (Lanham Act); Mourraille, Inc. v. Skopbank, C.A. Nos. 91-391 and 91-395 (D.V.I. 1991) (limited partnership dispute) Brener v. Hill, Wallack et al., Mercer County, New Jersey Superior Court, 1991 Docket No. L 11425 (law firm break-up); B. Ray Thompson, Jr. et al. v. Glenmede Trust Company et al., 2003 WL 1848011 (C.A. No. 92-cv-5233) (E.D. Pa. 1992) (breach of fiduciary duty); Huegel v. Delaware River Port Authority et al., New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division, 1993 Docket No. C-0050-93 (bid rigging); Shingles & Cappelli v. Union Pacific Railroad, C.A. No. 97-6848 (M.D. CA 1997) (tortious interference); Black v. Wells Fargo Guard., (ATL-L-001500-94 NJ Supp. Ct. 1994) (age discrimination); Estate Of Nikola Skrbich, (C.C.P., of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Orphans’ Court Division, No. 264 of 1996) (will contest); Mike Tyson v. Don King et al., (USDC, S.D.NY.), Docket No.98 CIV. 1628 (breach of fiduciary duty); Emerita T. Gueson, M.D. v. Richard L. Huber et al., C.A. No. 98-1903 (E.D. Pa. 1998) (RICO and Title VII); BrokerageAmerica, LLC v. Burlington Capital Markets, Inc., C.A. No. 600024/2003 (Sup. Ct. New York Cty.) (injunction); X-tra, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, C.C.P. of Philadelphia County No. 030700517 (extension of liquor license); Tapp Investment Company, Inc., et al. v. STAR Stream Corp., et al., (C.C.P., Phila. County), February Term 2004, No. 001209 (breach of fiduciary duty).