Mr. Gaston currently represents Jewish Holocaust survivors of World War II in claims against the Republic of Hungary and the Hungarian State railway.  This case is ongoing.

Other representative clients and cases have included:

  • Representing the last remaining U.S. manufacturer of matchbooks in claims for import relief against unfairly subsidized and dumped matchbooks from India;
  • Representing a major California S&L in claims against the government arising from federally mandated regulatory changes that deprived it of the benefit of the bargain with the government to take on the assets of a failing S&L;
  • Representing victims of terrorism and their families against state sponsors of terrorism such as Iran and Libya;
  • Representing a group of real estate appraisers in Lanham Act claims against an internet-based service they were induced to use based on misleading representations;
  • Representing a small privately-owned bank in regulatory proceedings against two of their principal officers and executives;
  • Representing a former manufacturer of asbestos products in claims for third party indemnity against the federal government, which specified the use of asbestos on Navy ships;
  • Representing a NYSE listed company in claims against its former law firm for legal malpractice arising from ignoring an applicable statute of limitations;
  • Representing a group of Chinese plaintiffs who suffered injury as a result of ingestion of contaminated infant formula manufactured by a company with a NASDAQ listing and United States office headquarters.


Some Reported Cases

Dube v. Pittsburgh Corning, 870 F.2d 790 (First Circuit 1989)

Huggins Realty Inc. v. FNC Inc., 634 F.3d 787 (5th Cir. 2011)

Blais v. Islamic Republic of Iran, 459 F. Supp. 2d 40 (D.D.C. 2006)

Holland v. Islamic Republic of Iran, 496 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2005)