Ruled LR123 unconstitutional, which would have required the state to automatically refund half of any projected budget surplus.
Established that the Montana Consumer Protection Act applies against banking abuses.
Successfully defended I-164, the initiative banning excessive interest charged by pay-day lenders.
Required insurers to pay on-going medical costs of injured people when liability is clear.
The tobacco case. Largest settlement ever in Montana.
Largest pre-trial settlement against the state of Montana.
The fen Phen case. Montanas first and only medical monitoring class action.
Represented New York Times seeking public access to FBI documents in the Unabomber case.
Largest Unfair Insurance Claims Settlement Practices verdict in Montana.
Established that the United States government has a non-delegable duty to provide a safe workplace.
Established that the right to a clean and healthful environment is a fundamental right for all Montanans.
Defined environmental review required by local governments in land use decisions.
Established that state agencies must take a hard look at environmental impacts of their actions.
Recognized the publics right to know about government employee wrongdoing.
$7,650,000 settlement of class action for overtime pay on behalf of Highway Patrol officers.
Established that the maximum hiring age requirement for firefighters was unconstitutional.
Established the broad protections of the Montana reporters shield privilege.
Largest individual employment arbitration award obtained by a Montana lawyer ($1.8 million).
Class action resulting in the first and largest Cy Pres Award in Montana.