Rezvani Volin & Rotbert P.C. is pleased to announce a significant jury verdict in favor of our clients. Following a 5-day jury trial in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the jury returned a verdict against the plaintiff and in favor of our clients (defendants in the action) on every count of the counterclaims that RVR pursued at trial on behalf of our clients. The jury awarded our clients over $267,000 in compensatory damages arising from plaintiff’s fraud, promissory fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty, and $250,000 in punitive damages. McNamara v. Picken, et al., Case No. 11-cv-01051-ESH-JMF (D.D.C.). The jury’s award is in addition to an award of nearly $10,000 against plaintiff, which RVR secured for our clients as a sanction for plaintiff’s discovery failures.