Bird Marella Wins on Behalf of Pro Bono Asylum Clients

In a pro bono matter with the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (LACLJ), Bird Marella protected an immigrant survivor of domestic violence from family separation by winning termination of her children’s removal proceedings, and ultimately obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for the children to stay in the United ...

Bird Marella Wins Approval of $92 Million Settlement for TikTok Users

On July 28, 2022, U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee granted final approval of a $92 million settlement for users of TikTok in one of the country’s largest and most high-profile class actions. A nationwide group of plaintiffs alleged that TikTok violated consumer protection and data privacy laws.   In ...

Bird Marella Defeats SEC’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Rare Occurrence

Bird Marella attorneys Ron Nessim and Michael Landman represent Hasan Sario, a Turkish national, who has been charged civilly with securities fraud by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Southern District of New York (SDNY). The firm also represents the client in a parallel criminal case in the ...

Bird Marella Elevates Ashley Bowman to Counsel

Bird Marella is proud to announce the elevation of Ashley D. Bowman to Counsel, effective July 1, 2022. Ms. Bowman, who joined the firm as an associate in 2015, practices white collar criminal defense and civil litigation. Upon joining Bird Marella, she quickly won early, pre-trial dismissals and completed an appellate ...

“Legal Visionaries” Ariel Neuman and Timothy Yoo Featured in L.A. Times Business of Law Magazine

Bird Marella principals Ariel Neuman and Timothy B. Yoo were selected for the second annual listing of “Legal Visionaries” by the L.A. Times Business of Law Magazine. The magazine recognizes the top attorneys in Southern California.  Mr. Neuman’s selection celebrates his prominence in a number of high-profile matters, including his successful work for the Los Angeles Angels MLB team, his trial victory ...

Bird Marella Wins Dismissal of Appeal for Public Land Management Agency, MRCA

Representing the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), Bird Marella attorney and certified appellate specialist Tom Freeman won dismissal of an appeal brought by Malibu residents who sought to bar the public from MRCA property and public trails in the Santa Monica Mountains. In the first phase of a bifurcated ...

Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk Named to Law360’s Rising Star List for White Collar

Bird Marella Principal Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk has been named a Law360 White Collar Rising Star for 2022.   The elite Rising Stars list features the “top legal talent under 40” whose career accomplishments transcend their age. Out of nearly 1,350 submissions, Ms. Van Dyk was selected as one of only ...