Civil Matters

Representing both plaintiffs and defendants, his cases typically involve issues such as breach of contract, fraud, employment and non-compete agreements, securities issues, licensing, and intellectual property, among others. He also conducts private mediations, helping litigants resolve their disputes efficiently and quickly. For a summary of representative cases Mr. Behm has handled during his career, please see below

Representative Civil Matters

  • Represented plaintiffs and defendants in multiple cases with allegations of breach of contract and fraud, each involving millions of dollars.
  • Represented physicians accused of Medicare fraud by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
  • Brought derivative action on behalf of members of LLC alleging multi-million dollar fraud by the managing partner.  
  • Obtained dismissal of securities fraud allegations against a defendant in a federal multidistrict class action. 
  • Represented a major utility in a three-year federal lawsuit involving allegations of breach of contract and securities fraud, concerning a failed $1.8 billion merger.  
  • Defended a “Fortune 100” corporation during a 14-week federal civil trial involving alleged breaches of contract and fiduciary duties.
  • Represented an Internet publisher of state, national, and international legal codes and regulations against allegations of copyright infringement.
  • Represented plaintiffs in a product liability claim against aircraft manufacturers.  
  • On behalf of the Resolution Trust Corporation, served as lead plaintiff’s attorney in a $1 billion civil RICO lawsuit concerning a failed savings and loan association in Arizona. Supervised more than 20 attorneys from three law firms. 
  • Conducted numerous confidential internal investigations for corporate clients.
  • Represented claimants in a forfeiture action in which the federal government sought to seize an aircraft.