EVW Attorneys Martin Garbus And Joseph Johnson Win Arbitration Brought Against Filmmaker

  • In March 2014, Eaton & Van Winkle attorneys Martin Garbus and Joseph Johnson were successful in representing an award-winning documentary filmmaker that was sued for $20,000,000 in the Federal Court in Miami, Florida for defamation for the contents of her film “The Queen of Versailles.”

    After a five year struggle in the Federal Court, the filmmakers won a dismissal of the lawsuit and a an award of 650,000 for their counsel fees, after an Arbitrator found the plaintiffs testimony incredible.