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Bird Marella Issues Notice of Filing (NY)

New York – Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C. today issued the following notice of filing: Today executive producers Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Charles Eglee of the television series The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Talking Dead filed suit in the Supreme ...

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Bird Marella Issues Notice of Filing (CA)

Los Angeles – Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C. today issued the following notice of filing: Today the creator and four producers of the television series The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Talking Dead filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against AMC Film ...

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Bird Marella Qui Tam Win – Peremptory Writ of Mandate achieved for Major California Law Firm

Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan, Tom Freeman, and Marc Masters scored a win for one of the largest law firms in California. The Client, which had previously served as general counsel to a California public agency (Central Basin ...

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Dorothy Wolpert named to “Top 250 Women in Litigation”

Congratulations to Founding Principal Dorothy Wolpert on her selection to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the US for 2017. In this past year, Dorothy has focused her practice on copyright infringement, legal malpractice, probate matters, post-acquisition disputes, and entertainment cases.

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Terry Bird Honored by Voice for the Animals Foundation

Bird Marella Founding Principal Terry Bird was honored on May 6, 2017 at UCLA Royce Hall by the Voice for the Animals Foundation and presented with the “Lily Award” in appreciation of the firm’s pro-bono work with VFTA to have “Billy” the elephant removed from the Los Angeles ...

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Paul Chan and Gopi Panchapakesan Analyze New ‘Domestic Injury’ Rule Under Civil RICO

Bird Marella Managing Principal Paul Chan and Associate Gopi Panchapakesan authored an expert analysis for Law 360, "The Far-Reaching New 'Domestic Injury' Rule Under Civil RICO." The article delves into the Supreme Court's pronouncement in 2016 that private RICO plaintiffs must allege and prove a domestic injury, and considers ...

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Julian Burns Wins Fair Shake Award

Bird Marella associate Julian Burns was honored last night at the Western Center on Law & Poverty's "Fair Shake" fundraiser. She was one of two attorneys selected to receive the annual "Fair Shake" award for her work fighting housing discrimination in the Costa Mesa Motor Inn case where she won a ...

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Six Bird Marella Attorneys Selected by Super Lawyers as 2017 Rising Stars

Bird Marella attorneys Ariel Neuman, David Chao, Nicole Van Dyk, Kimberly Miller, Doug Fretty, and Timothy Yoo have been selected by Super Lawyers as 2017 Rising Stars. This is the third consecutive year that both Ariel (white-collar litigation) and David (civil litigation) have been ...

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2017 Chambers and Partners USA Rankings

We are proud to announce our 2017 Chambers & Partners USA rankings. Chambers is a primary arbiter of achievement in the legal profession, and this year Bird Marella maintained its status as a top litigation firm nationwide with a Band 2 ranking in “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations,” ...

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Bird Marella wins Pro Bono case on Behalf of Low-Income Motel Residents

Bird Marella attorneys Julian Burns and Jeremy Matz alongside co-counsel won a permanent writ of mandate against a motel owner’s Costa Mesa luxury housing project on Thursday. Back in early 2016, Julian and the Western Center on Law & Poverty began representing several impoverished long-term residents of ...

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