Eric Macey and Julie Johnston-Ahlen obtained a 4.3 million dollar jury verdict in federal court on behalf of their clients, a Chinese manufacturer and distributor of seasonal merchandise.
The clients, Sunny Handicraft (H.K.) Ltd. and Bin Teh Handicraft (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., sued their manufacturer's representative for breach of contract, fraud and defamation. The manufacturer's representative filed counterclaims for breach of contract, tortious interference, and defamation. After a seven day trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Novack and Macey's clients on all claims and against the manufacturer's representative on all its claims.