Dan Stujenske's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration. He has represented companies and individuals in a variety of industries, including real estate, finance, pharmaceuticals, retail and consumer products, and reinsurance. Dan has handled a wide range of disputes, including breach of contract litigation and arbitration, insurance coverage litigation, company-threatening class actions, and false advertising litigation between competitors. He also counsels clients on contractual and advertising matters in non-litigation and pre-litigation contexts.
Representative matters on which Dan has worked include:
- Counsel for Toll Brothers in first-party insurance coverage litigation, culminating in a steps-of-the-courthouse settlement.
- Counsel for Melrose Industries and GKN Aerospace companies in complex commercial litigation with a large aerospace customer.
- Counsel for boutique investment bank Park Lane and broker-dealer Stonehaven, LLC in a FINRA arbitration.
- Counsel for Pfizer in federal litigation against a competitor regarding advertising for Children’s and Infants’ Advil.
- Counsel for Best Buy, Inc. in obtaining an appellate reversal of class certification in securities litigation and subsequently winning summary judgment dismissing the case.
- Counsel for Bayer and its predecessors in multiple proceedings before the National Advertising Division and the National Advertising Review Board relating to over-the-counter allergy medications.
- Counsel for United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. in appellate proceedings and a jury trial seeking recovery under reinsurance contracts.
- Pro bono counsel for two individuals released from immigration detention, including successfully arguing an appeal that resulted in a landmark decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirming the constitutional right of people held in immigration detention to discharge planning for mental health illnesses.
Before joining Kibler Fowler & Cave LLP, Dan was a litigator at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett for 12 years.