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In re Tesla Motors Inc. Stockholder Litigation

Rick Van Zijl’s trial testimony cited extensively in Delaware Court of Chancery ruling in favor of Elon Musk.


Bankruptcy Valuation of a Start-Up Company

Defense counsel for a start-up firm retained Cornerstone Research and David Smith of the University of Virginia to analyze the potential implications of forced changes to the firm’s capital structure.


Aéropostale Inc. et al.

The court denied Aéropostale’s motion for equitable subordination, and Sycamore and its affiliate were the prevailing parties in the litigation.


Unsecured Creditors of Iridium v. Motorola, Inc.

In litigation arising from the high-profile bankruptcy of Iridium, a global provider of satellite telecommunications services, plaintiffs alleged that the more than $2 billion that Iridium paid Motorola to design,…


Damages Resulting from Investments in CDOs

Cornerstone Research was retained by counsel representing a brokerage firm that was accused of selling risky, unsuitable collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) to an asset management firm that subsequently declared bankruptcy.


Air Communications & Satellite, Inc. v. EchoStar Satellite Corp.

In 2007, Echostar Communications Corp. (the Parent) decided to spin off some of its satellite assets to Echostar Corp. and change its name to DISH Network Corp (DISH).


In re Domin-8 Enterprise Solutions Inc.

Cornerstone Research and Professor David Stowell of Northwestern University were retained by counsel for RealPage and performed valuation analyses related to a competitive acquisition of the assets of Domin-8, a…


Bond Default

In the largest municipal bond default case ever litigated, Cornerstone Research staff supported and coordinated the work of five experts on a variety of liability and damages issues.


Worlds of Wonder Securities Litigation

Plaintiffs filed a class action alleging Section 11 and Rule 10b-5 violations.


Auditor Liability Following Client Bankruptcy

Counsel for a large auditing firm retained Cornerstone Research in an action arising from the bankruptcy of one of the auditor’s clients.


Turnaround Specialist Compensation

Bondholders of a bankrupt company retained Cornerstone Research in a case involving the compensation paid to a “turnaround” specialist who assumed the role of CEO at the company.


Evaluating Separateness of Parent and Subsidiary

A Fortune 500 company’s subsidiary was sued for allegedly contaminating the groundwater near one of its factory locations, thus causing property values to fall in nearby residential areas.

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