Bird Marella Wins Bail for Marine Corps Veteran in Extradition Case

Principals Ekwan Rhow and Naeun Rim, along with associate Christopher Lee, obtained the release on bail of a pro bono client charged in an international extradition case. The client, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, had been detained pending extradition to the Kingdom of Spain based on allegations related to an incident at the North Korean ...

Ariel Neuman and Naomi Solomon Provide Analysis of Walmart FCPA Investigation

Principal Ariel Neuman and associate Naomi Solomon authored the Daily Journal article, “How Walmart Pulled off an FCPA Win,” analyzing the retailer’s recently concluded seven-year Foreign Corrupt Practice Act investigation. The article provides an in-depth look into Walmart’s mishandling of its anti-corruption efforts prior to the investigation and details the ...

Judge A. Howard Matz (Ret.) Admitted As Fellow in College of Commercial Arbitrators

Former United States District Judge and Founding Principal (now Senior Counsel) A. Howard Matz has been inducted into the College of Commercial Arbitrators. The College is an invitation-only national organization of commercial arbitrators that promotes the highest standards of conduct, professionalism and ethical practices for arbitrators who serve the public ...

Neuman, Van Dyk, and Yoo Named to 2019 Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List

For the second consecutive year, principals Ariel Neuman, Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk, and Timothy Yoo have been named to the 40 & Under Hot List by Benchmark Litigation. The exclusive list recognizes litigation attorneys, age 40 or younger, who are regarded as the nation’s most accomplished legal partners. Honorees are ...

Six Bird Marella Attorneys Named to 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Bird Marella is proud to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Rising Stars list. Those recognized include: Julia Cherlow: Business Litigation Tristan Favro: Securities Litigation* Gopi Panchapakesan: Business Litigation Naeun Rim: White Collar Criminal Defense* Ray Seilie: Business Litigation* Fanxi Wang: ...