Bird Marella Defeats Petition for Writ of Mandate Filed by Delaware Defendants, Upholding California Trial Court’s Refusal to Enforce Delaware Forum Selection Clauses

Principal Ekwan Rhow and associate Kate Shin successfully opposed a writ petition filed in the California Court of Appeal, protecting their client’s right to pursue his claims in California notwithstanding the Delaware forum selection clauses contained in the multiple agreements between the parties. Both at the trial court and appellate ...

Naeun Rim to Join CLE Webinar Panel Discussing In-House and Outside Counsel Collaboration in Internal Investigations

Principal Naeun Rim will be a panelist in the upcoming webinar presentation, “Internal Investigations: Optimizing In-House and Outside Counsel Collaboration to Best Protect Your Company,” co-hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Bird Marella. Rim will be joined by Aaron Lewis, Partner at Covington & Burling LLP; Kimberley Miller, Corporate Counsel for Investigations ...

15 Bird Marella Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers

Bird Marella is honored to recognize the attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list:  Sharon Ben-Shahar Mayer Terry W. Bird Joel E. Boxer Paul S. Chan Mark T. Drooks Thomas R. Freeman Benjamin N. Gluck  (Top 100) Gary S. Lincenberg Vincent J. Marella Ronald ...

Darren Patrick Discusses Data Privacy Law ​in Radio Interview

Associate Darren Patrick was featured on the KUCI 88.9 radio show, Privacy Piracy, to discuss his November 2020 Daily Journal article, “Here Comes a Wave of Data Privacy Litigation.” Patrick expands on how recent privacy legislation has begun to affect California consumers and businesses that operate in the state and the impact Proposition 24 will have on the California Consumer ...

Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and Gopi K. Panchapakesan to Present Webinar on Recent Trends in Data Privacy Law

Principals Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and Gopi K. Panchapakesan will be featured panelists in the upcoming webinar presentation, “Recent Trends in Data Privacy Law,” co-hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Bird Marella. Van Dyk and Panchapakesan will be joined by Shopify’s Associate General Counsel and Data Privacy Officer, Vivek Narayanadas, and Northrop Grumman’s Corporate Counsel, Kimberley ...

Bird Marella Elevates Three Attorneys for 2021

Bird Marella is proud to announce the elevations of Julia B. Cherlow to principal, Marc E. Masters to senior counsel, and Ray S. Seilie to counsel, effective January 1, 2021. Since joining the firm as an associate in 2018, Julia Cherlow has brought extensive litigation experience in a wide array ...

Julia Cherlow Authors ABA Article on Best Practices for Young Attorneys in the Courtroom

Associate Julia B. Cherlow authored the article, “May It Please the Court: Best Practices for a Young Attorney Taking the Podium” for the American Bar Association. Cherlow outlines ​strategies for young attorneys arguing their first motion independently in court and provides recommendations on preparation, courtroom etiquette, and interacting with the judge. Click ...