- Represented a natural gas utility a complex multi-state litigation involving regulatory and contractual disputes.
- Represented a global financial services firm in a number of successful broker recruitment litigations, including matters involving FINRA arbitration.
- Represented a large banking institution in a dispute involving claims of unsuitability and violations of state securities laws.
- Represented individual defendants in a matter involving the interplay of federal law, state law and the FDIC.
- Represented a national financial services firm in dismissing a number of untimely claims improperly asserted by the plaintiff; also obtained attorney fees and cost in form of sanctions against the plaintiff
- Assisted in representation of a major bank in an action centered on certain interest rate swap transactions.
- Assisted in representation of a national bank against a Bermuda insurance company.
- Assisted in representation of an international bank in the Enron Corporation Security Litigation.
- A senior member of the team of litigators that represented a hedge fund in the bankruptcy of a major auto parts manufacturer
Adrian P. Castro
Adrian P. Castro is a member of the firm’s litigation team and has assisted clients in litigating and resolving disputes arising in a number of different areas, including broker-dealer law, complex commercial litigation, regulated utilities, securities and banking, real estate, mortgage and title, labor and employment, bankruptcy, and insurance. Adrian also counsels and advises clients on labor and employment matters, including restrictive covenants, non-compete agreements, severance agreements, employee handbooks and manuals, workplace investigations, and independent contractor status.
Prior to joining Fairfield and Woods, Adrian worked in the New York office of a large, international law firm where he represented and counseled clients on numerous matters, including violations of federal security statutes, labor and employment issues, breach of contract, fraud, antitrust violations, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and violations of state and federal RICO statutes. Adrian also has experience working in-house, which provides him with unique insight into matters relevant to business customers such as lender relationships, sensitive employment issues, public scrutiny, sensitivity to legal fees, and alternative fee arrangements.
During law school, Adrian worked as a research editor for the Hofstra Law Review and was vice president of the Latin American Law Student Association. Adrian graduated sixth in his class and received numerous awards for academic achievement, including the Barbara and Maurice Deane Full Academic Scholarship.
- Colorado Bar Association
- Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
- Denver Hispanic Bar Association
- Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- New York City Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association