Defense of a publicly traded nutritional product company in a civil RICO and unfair business practices class action.
Representing online social gaming company in class action brought under Washington’s Recovery of Money Lost at Gambling Act (RMLGA).
Representing several skilled nursing facilities in a series of class actions alleging understaffing in violation of state and federal regulations.
Representing apparel company in its pursuit of over $60 million in contractual and fraudulent transfer claims against a major clothing brand and former customer.
Represented large Taiwanese conglomerate and other lead defendants in a 34-defendant civil RICO and alter ego action. Plaintiff sought over $80 million in trebled RICO damages. After winning critical motions on the eve of trial, the case was successfully resolved for a nominal amount.
First-chaired an arbitration involving complex breach of contract claims asserted against client (an apparel company), securing significant offsets.
Represented major pipeline and renewable energy company in various matters involving state and local government authorities, successfully securing pre-litigation resolutions.
Represented a publicly traded company through final arbitration hearing in a multi-million dollar accounting malpractice case.
Obtained final approval of a class action settlement on behalf of a publicly-traded nutritional product company, defeating objections made by several class members.
Won mistrial less than three weeks into a three-month federal prosecution concerning former Backpage.com executives in a case involving litigation of significant First Amendment and Communications Decency Act issues, the resolution of which is likely to have a considerable effect on websites, social media platforms, and publishing companies in the future.
Represented publicly traded e-commerce company and successfully secured early dismissals in multiple cases.
Successfully resolved complex breach of contract claim brought by payment processor client in connection with a joint development agreement.
Represented shareholder against a Canadian biomedical company in a plaintiff-side securities fraud case. Pursued international arbitration arising from a joint development agreement on behalf of global biomedical company, successfully resolving case for a confidential amount.
Successfully defeated a motion to compel arbitration on behalf of Labor Commissioner of the State of California.
Successfully settled several cases involving complex vendor and customer disputes on behalf of a global supplier of consumer products.
Successfully settled a case brought by the government under the Federal Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act for less than one-sixth of the damages initially demanded by the government.
Resolved action brought against a big-box retailer by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, in which the government alleged the retailer sold products in violation of air quality standards.
Defeated class certification on behalf of large retail bookseller in a wage and hour class action.
Successfully represented several families (pro bono) living in dilapidated housing on skid row in Los Angeles and procured a $750,000 settlement on behalf of the tenants in a partnership with the Inner City Law Center.