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SocGen Owes $792M Over Castro-Seized Bank, Heirs Say

Heirs of a bank that was seized by Fidel Castro’s government in 1960 — and then used as Cuba’s national bank — claimed in Florida federal court Wednesday that Société Générale SA ignored U.S. embargoes, profiting by doing business with the bank, and should pay back $792 million in damages.

Richard Lightsey and Jessica Cook

David Rosendorf represents South Carolina utility customers who had filed a proposed class action in connection with an abandoned nuclear reactor project in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, which was contracted to complete the project.

City of Coral Gables 2018

Cori Lopez-Castro represents the City of Coral Gables in many of its high-profile matters, including representing the City in defending its ordinance banning polystyrene.

Melanie Damian, as Receiver of Onix Capital, LLC

Cori Lopez Castro and David Rosendorf represent Melanie Damian, as Receiver for Onix Capital, LLC (Onix) and a number of Relief Defendants (“Receivership Entities”). The SEC  initiated this action against the Receivership Entities alleging that Onix and others violated the anti-fraud provisions of the federal securities laws by fraudulently raising millions of dollars from investors based on material misrepresentations.

MCM Bodily Injury victims

Cori Lopez-Castro and David Rosendorf represent the individuals who were injured or are the personal representatives or family members of individuals injured or killed (collectively, the Plaintiffs) as a result of the collapse of the pedestrian bridge which had been constructed to link the Florida International University campus to the City of Sweetwater (FIU Bridge).