Charles D. Gabriel Accomplishments
Secured a $98 Million Class Action settlement that was the largest settlement and final judgment in Georgia in 2013-14.
Won Jury Verdicts totaling $350,000.00 for Punitive Damages in addition to significant award for compensatory damages and attorney fees in employee embezzlement and fraud action;
Won $2.3 Million judgment for Securities Fraud against selling agent in addition to confidential settlement against employing securities broker;
Won judgment for full compensatory damages and attorney fees plus $10,000.00 punitive damages in fraud action by CPA client against his employer accounting corporation
Successfully negotiated dismissal with prejudice of a Federal Civil RICO action against a technology company client while prosecuting affirmative claims for injunctive relief.
Successfully negotiated full recovery, including attorney fees and litigation expenses, in action for unfair business practices and fraud by contractor
Successfully negotiated client counterclaim and settlement of associated actions brought by client against 3rd parties preserving corporate acquisition and saving international corporate client approximately $2.3 Million in payments.
Successfully negotiated resolution of cross actions in two states alleging breach of contract minimizing payment obligations and effecting the enforcement of restrictive covenants against sales representative on behalf of regional corporate client
Successfully negotiated the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the preservation of trade secrets through equity action brought against former sales executive and former product design manager
Successfully negotiated settlement on behalf of national electronics firm after seeking injunctive relief and damages for trade secrets violations and breach of fiduciary duty by former manager
Successfully assisted out-of state corporation’s board of directors and counsel in establishing CEO malfeasance and misappropriation of assets leading to CEO’s negotiated resignation in lieu of termination for cause
Successfully shepherded seriously injured young woman client through mediation with co-counsel resulting in significant confidential settlement for injuries sustained in a watercraft incident
Successfully negotiated full recovery including most attorney fees and costs of litigation on behalf of local businessman defrauded by strip center developer
Successfully represented numerous business clients before Georgia Department of Labor and State Office of Administrative Hearings (OSAH)
Successfully represented numerous local law enforcement officers before relevant civil service board and Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST)