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 ...

Gary Lincenberg Named to Daily Journal’s Top White Collar Lawyers in California

Principal Gary Lincenberg has been recognized as one of the Top White Collar Lawyers by the Daily Journal. The special supplement showcases 28 of the most prominent and accomplished white collar defenders in the state of California.   In his feature, Lincenberg discusses his recent cases, his involvement in the ...

Benjamin Gluck and Shoshana Bannett Obtain Vacation of Multimillion-Dollar Arbitration Award

Principal Benjamin Gluck and counsel Shoshana Bannett successfully secured an order vacating a $20 million arbitration award on behalf of their client, a merchant services provider, in Los Angeles Superior Court. Following the arbitration decision, and after multiple attorneys advised that there was no hope in challenging the arbitrator’s award, the ...

Governor Newsom Appoints Principal Hernán Vera as Superior Court Judge

Principal Hernán D. Vera has been appointed to the Los Angeles County Superior Court bench. On November 13, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of 19 California Superior Court judges, with Vera among the ten appointed for Los Angeles County.  “It is an immense honor to have this opportunity to serve the people of California, and to join ...