Brinkley v. Public Storage, Inc. 167 Cal. App. 4th 1278 (2008) — Made new law regarding California requirements for meal and rest breaks, as well as wage statements.
Lee Myles Associates Corp. v. Paul Rubke Enterprises, Inc., 557 F.Supp.2d 1134 (S.D.Cal. 2008) – Achieved dismissal of action for alleged breach of licensing agreement, trademark infringement and unfair competition, making new law regarding the disgorgement of profits under California’s Unfair Competition Law
Pike v. Public Storage Companies, Inc. ARB No. 00-072, ALJ No. 1998-STA-35 (ARB Aug. 10, 1999) – Successfully defended claim brought under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.
Citibank v. Crowell, Weedon & Co., 4 Cal. App. 4th 844 (1992) – Represented broker-dealer in dispute regarding stolen bearer bonds.
Represented casino in defeating certification of class action involving thousands of class members. Developed unique defense strategy that was later adopted by other casinos.
Successfully defended national retail store operator in wage and hour class action litigation.
Represented national law firm in obtaining summary judgment on significant employment discrimination claims.
Successfully defended Fortune 500 client in $30+ million software patent infringement claim.
Represented nationally known franchisor in defeating action brought by a majority of the franchisees in a “bet-the-company” case seeking dissolution of the franchise agreements.
Created and coordinated the implementation of numerous reductions in force and plant closings for national companies.
Obtained highly favorable settlement for a nationally known retailor following the destruction of its corporate headquarters due to construction defects.
Obtained restitution in NASD securities fraud action on behalf of internationally renowned actors.
Successfully represented marina operator in development dispute and environmental contamination action involving the Sacramento Delta.
Obtained $10+ million judgment on behalf of a bank in connection with loan dispute.