Brian M. Daucher specializes in business litigation with emphasis on contract, healthcare, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Daucher has represented clients in a wide range of industries including healthcare, technology, consumer products, fiduciary and banking services, food and alcohol, and energy.
Successfully invalidated hospice cap regulation, won suspension and replacement of regulation, and set aside of cap repayment demands in excess of $75 million.
Won $8 million arbitration award against Avaya for termination of longstanding reseller.
Won $6.4 million jury verdict against Cisco Systems for breach of deal registration and wrongful termination of reseller, including judicial invalidation of key Cisco reseller agreement clauses.
Won $16 million jury verdict against commercial institution for fraud.
Defeated $66 million earn-out claim by seller brought against major sports clothing and equipment manufacturer.
Defeated claim of constructive trust over undeveloped land valued in excess of $20 million.
Defeated trustee petition to confirm extraordinary compensation of $45 million to trustee and affiliates.
J.D., Duke University, 1994
A.B., Dartmouth College, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court
Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, D.C., and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
President, Orange County Bar Foundation
Orange County Bar Association Judiciary Committee (2006-2011, Chair (2011))
Vice President, Dartmouth Lawyers Association
Board Member, Intervention Center for Early Childhood