Represented film producers and investors in breach of contract and fraud suit against major national bank; favorable settlement achieved for clients
Represented well known rock band in breach of contract, intellectual property and corporate shareholder dispute; favorable settlement achieved for clients
Represented major national Internet service provider in DMCA copyright infringement lawsuit. Matter involved extensive discovery and motion practice; favorable settlement achieved for client
Represented client plaintiff in invasion of privacy “sex tape” lawsuit. Matter involved extensive discovery and motion practice. Achieved favorable settlement three days prior to trial
Represented major post production company in defending wrongful termination lawsuit. Achieved favorable settlement for client prior to trial
Represented film producer in IFTA Arbitration against sales agent, earning favorable award at hearing
Represented business partners in pre-ICO cannabis dispensary breach of partnership agreement
Represented multiple entities in a contractual dispute over whether multiple transfers in excess of $20,000,000 were loans or investments. Settled on first day of trial for significantly less than demanded
Represented estate and European entity in contractual dispute regarding the validity of a transfer of multi-million dollar real estate in Orange County
Represented private real estate company in lawsuit against City of Los Angeles alleging breach of FEMA loan involving allegations of usurious interest collection
Represented partners and investors against competing partners and investors in Beverly Hills restaurant lawsuit
Represented partner against other partner relative to Santa Monica arts center involving dissolution, accounting, corporate waste, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud
Represented investor in lawsuit involving Hollywood nightclub relative to issuance of shares and management
Represented a well-known national franchise against a local contractor relative to breach of contract
The firm provides extensive and comprehensive outside general counsel services to individuals and businesses ranging from business formations and partnership agreement, investment financing, employment and intellectual property matters
Represented film production company in equity investment finance offers for slate of films
Represented international restaurant group in equity investment finance offering for multiple restaurants, including preparation and counseling on offering materials and counseling on federal securities issues
Represented well known physician in equity investment finance offering for start-up business and corresponding intellectual property portfolio protection
Represented well known film screenwriter in various writing, producing and directing agreements
Represented national restaurant group in complex asset purchase deal involving multiple parties and resolution of corollary lawsuits and bankruptcy filings
Represented Internet marketing company in corporate restructuring, vendor agreements and breach of contract disputes
Represented international fitness franchise in intellectual property, financing and business disputes
Represented California cannabis cultivation group in multiple real estate investment transactions and local and state license applications
Represented international hospitality group in worldwide branding activities including international trademark portfolio securement
Represented international apparel company in licensing deals and investment financing transactions
Represented international handbag manufacturer in trademark infringement claims
Represented Southern CA non-profit hospital in trademark portfolio securement and protection as well as multiple contests and sweepstakes campaigns
Real Estate Litigation
Recovery of Interest paid to City of Los Angeles by Developer: Obtained refund of $287,500 in interest for client due to alleged breach of loan agreement.
Represented Estate against competing claims for real property in Newport Beach.
Obtained recovery for buyer against real estate agency with regard to inadequate disclosures prior to sale.
Obtained recovery for landlord against City of Long Beach under inverse condemnation due to flooding caused by City pipes.