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Brian  W. Hine


Syracuse University College of Law – Juris Doctor – 2009.  Syracuse Science and Technology Law Reporter 2008-09; The Labor Lawyer 2007-09; MacKenzie Hughes Moot Court Competition Champion and Best Final Round Advocate 2009; Jessup International Law Moot Court Team 2008-2009; Intern for Honorable Eileen Bransten, J.S.C., New York State Supreme Court, New York County, 2007; Syracuse University Family Law Clinic 2008-2009; Class President 2006-2008.

University of Maryland, College Park – Bachelor of Arts – Economics and History with citation in International Studies – 2006.


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
New York State Courts
Brian W. Hine
Tel: 212-300-7390 | 516-900-7660
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  • Brian W. Hine Representative Matters

    • In re Application of Mauricio Mota For An Order To Take Discovery For Use In Foreign Proceedings Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782, No. 19-mc-573 (KPF) (S.D.N.Y.), No. 19-mc-369 (UNA) (D. Del.) – represented Brazilian client seeking discovery of documents located in the United States from several U.S. corporations and financial institutions relating to foreign litigation concerning the alleged expropriation of billions of dollars of public funds by large Brazilian-based meat producer, JBS, and its controlling shareholders.
    • North Shore Window & Door, Inc. v. Andersen Corporation and Fenetres MQ Inc., 19-cv-6194 (ENV)(ST) (E.D.N.Y.) – represent plaintiff distributor in cross-border lawsuit against multi-national luxury window manufacturers (from the U.S. and Canada) concerning the enforcement of a multi-state exclusive distributorship agreement and claims under various state franchisee protection statutes.
    • In the Matter of Axon Enterprise, Inc. and Safariland, LLC, No. 9389 (F.T.C.) – served as conflicts counsel for manufacturer of body-worn cameras and law enforcement technology in connection with third-party discovery (including third-party depositions) and trial work in litigation before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
    • In re the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, No. 17-BK-3283 (LTS) (D.P.R.) – served as conflicts counsel representing a bondholder group in Promesa Title III litigations concerning claims relating to the validity of multi-billion dollar bonds issued by the Employees Retirement System of the Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
    • In re Interest Rate Swaps Antitrust Litigation, No. 16 MD 2704 (PAE) (S.D.N.Y.) – represented eleven international financial institutions as conflicts counsel for third-party discovery, coordinating with several major law firms, in multi-billion dollar antitrust litigation involving claims of an alleged conspiracy to prevent competition in the trading of interest rate swaps.
    • Piroozian v. Homapour, Index Nos. 602091/2018, 608279/2018, 611064/2018, 617286/2018 (Sup. Ct. Nassau County (Commercial Division)) – represented individual member of limited liability company in multiple related cases and appeals asserting claims for, inter alia, LLC dissolution, specific performance and breaches of fiduciary duties against the managing member with respect to commercial warehouse valued at over $20 million.
    • Rubin v. Hodes, Index No. 611503/2018 (Sup. Ct. Nassau County (Commercial Division)) – defended three companies, CEO and COO against claims of common law and securities fraud, breaches of promissory notes and related claims asserted by former investor/lender.
    • Secured Capital Partners, LLC v. Wansdown Properties Corp., N.V., Index No. 150780/2018 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. County) – successfully defended foreign owner of historic $20 million Manhattan townhouse against improperly asserted lis pendens and claims of specific performance of sale contract, securing dismissal of entire case, vacatur of lis pendens, and award of attorneys’ fees.
    • Spa Week Media Group, Ltd. v. Patel, Index No. 656471/2018 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. County) –  investigated and prosecuted fraud, breach of contract and equitable claims on behalf of health/beauty industry clients with respect to nationwide sale and redemption of gift cards by numerous out-of-state companies and individuals.
    • National Securities Inc. v. Schiavello, et al., No. 17-02804 (FINRA) (represent registered representative in FINRA arbitration involving contract, tort and failure-to-supervise claims for securities trading losses with respect sixteen client investment accounts, in alleged violation of state and federal securities laws).
    • Hernandez v. K-W 650 Associates, LLC, Index No. 703835/2020 (Sup. Ct. Queens County) – successfully defended building sponsor sued in personal injury action alleging, among other things, violations of New York Labor Law §§ 200, 240, and 241.
    • American Institute of Architects – New York Chapter, et al. v. Ibex Construction Company LLC, et al., Index No. 653025/2017 (Sup. Ct. New York County) – represented not-for-profit corporation and non-profit organization in prosecuting breach of sponsorship/advertising contract and fraudulent inducement claims against a construction company and its principal.
    • Deerfield Millwork, Inc. v. Senbahar, Index No. 610730/2016 (Sup. Ct. Suffolk County) and Senbahar v. Deerfield Millwork, Inc., Index No. 610007/2016 (Sup. Ct. Suffolk County (Commercial Division)) – successfully defended residential property owner from improper mechanic’s lien placed on luxury home delaying the completion of the home’s construction, as well as prosecute a lien foreclosure and breach of contract action.   
    • New York City School Construction Authority, et al. v. 200 Chambers Street Condominium, et al., Index No. 452652/2015 (Sup. Ct. New York County) – defended structural engineering company against allegations of strict liability and negligence relating to the formation of sink holes on an adjacent property.
    • Board of Managers of One Grand Army Plaza v. Seventeen Development, LLC, Index No. 21575/2011 (Sup. Ct. Kings County) – represented façade engineering and curtain wall design company in multi-million dollar specific performance, breach of contract, and fraud action surrounding the construction and sale of residential condominium units.
    • Korom v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., Index No. 707140/2015 (Sup. Ct. New York County) – successfully defended nationwide company, specializing in the engineering, design and manufacture of security and access control products, in a personal injury lawsuit involving alleged significant injuries to include, but not limited to, traumatic brain injury.
    • American Automobile Insurance Co., as subrogee of Robert De Niro v. Metro Security Systems, Inc., Index No. 155681/2014 (Sup. Ct. New York County) – defended fire alarm monitoring company in subrogation action involving a fire to multi-million dollar co-op apartment and personal items of actor Robert De Niro.