Success Stories

Success Stories List

Litigation

  • Represented software company in unfair competition and false advertising class action. Obtained dismissal of proposed class action after court ruled plaintiff failed to adequately allege that anti-virus software erroneously reported computer errors and mislead consumers.
  • Represented software company in two unfair competition and false advertising class actions. Obtained dismissal of California Consumer Legal Remedies Act claim, a matter of first impression for the court.
  • Represented large insurance company against a proposed class action in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Prevailed on motion to dismiss entire case (with prejudice) within months after commencement of action.
  • Represented New York-based investment fund that held a promissory note secured by a high-end retail building near Union Square in San Francisco in both San Francisco Superior Court and later in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Obtained a recovery for client of approximately $65,000,000.
  • Represented publicly-traded company regarding the enforceability of contractual arbitration clauses under the Federal Arbitration Act in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Successfully enforced the arbitration agreement in a published decision.
  • Represented publicly-traded company in defamation and market manipulation action against stock analysts and hedge fund. The company prevailed on an anti-SLAPP motion at the trial court and appellate level. The case settled, resulting in both a retraction and a monetary settlement.
  • Represented lender in breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract action against a national title company in the Alameda County Superior Court. Obtained a multi-million dollar judgment after trial.
  • Represented investors in NYSE arbitration against national stock brokerage arising out of broker’s unauthorized and unsuitable trades. Obtained multi-million dollar award of all requested damages after arbitration.
  • Represented Fortune 10 corporation in multi-million dollar liability action against it in the Orange County Superior Court. Obtained summary judgment.
  • Represented financial institution in multi-million dollar breach of contract action against it in the San Francisco County Superior Court. Obtained summary judgment.
  • Represented manufacturer in UCL/CLRA action in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Prevailed on motion to dismiss UCL claims (with prejudice) within months after commencement of action.
  • Represented international bank in multi-million dollar lawsuit against it in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California arising out its acquisition of an options trading firm. Obtained summary judgment.
  • Represented technology company in UCL/CLRA action in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs dismissed the case for a token settlement of less than $5,000 following our filing of dispositive motions.
  • Represented former CEO of Fortune 500 company in dispute with corporate employer over termination and incentive compensation. Obtained advantageous settlement following negotiations resulting from single demand letter.
  • Represented homeowners in defect nondisclosure dispute with sellers and their design professionals. Settled the dispute prior to the filing of a lawsuit for over $1,000,000.