Gary Lincenberg Comments on Hadid Bel-Air Mansion Suit

Principal Gary Lincenberg was quoted in Vanity Fair and The Daily Mail regarding the ongoing civil lawsuit against real estate developer Mohamed Hadid. Lincenberg, Ariel Neuman, Shoshana Bannett, and Jimmy Threatt are representing the neighbors of Hadid who are suing the developer over his illegally constructed Bel-Air mansion, which poses significant public danger to ...

Bird Marella Prevails at Trial for KST Data Inc. in Breach of Contract Suit

Attorneys Gary Lincenberg, Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk, Ashley Bowman and Jonathan Jackson prevailed in a federal bench trial, winning a multimillion-dollar judgment against Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation for client, KST Data, Inc., in a breach of contract and implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing suit. The dispute arose after Northrop refused to pay KST ...

Five Bird Marella Attorneys Selected by Super Lawyers as 2020 Rising Stars

Bird Marella attorneys Gopi Panchapakesan, Naeun Rim, Julia Cherlow, Ray Seilie, and Fanxi Wang have been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list for 2020. This marks the third consecutive year of selection for Panchapakesan and Wang, and the second consecutive year for Rim, Cherlow, and Seilie. ...

We Stand United in the Fight Against Racism and Inequality

Bird Marella’s lawyers have long worked to promote civil rights, social justice and equal treatment before the law. The tragic events of the last week have once again demonstrated that racial injustice and systemic racism, especially against the Black community, remain a scourge on our society. As a firm, we ...

Timothy B. Yoo Discusses Korean Pop Culture’s Thriving Impact on Global Business Landscape

Principal Timothy B. Yoo authored the Bloomberg Law article, “K-Pop to Parasite—Navigating South Korean Business Culture.” The article details the rise of Korean entertainment as it reaches global phenomena, inevitably shaping the way content providers conduct international business. Yoo, who successfully defended CJ Entertainment & Media in a 2016 copyright infringement ...

Bird Marella Wins Appeal of Defense Judgment in Trade Secrets Action

Principal Ekwan Rhow and counsel Grace Kang prevailed in their defense of a trade secret action in the Central District of California and Ninth Circuit. The action involved claims of misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair competition between competitor electronics companies. The Bird Marella defense team ...

Bird Marella Joins Los Angeles COVID-19 Pro Bono Initiative

Bird Marella is proud to announce the firm has joined “LA Represents,” a pro bono initiative dedicated to providing free and accessible legal counsel for Los Angeles residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Announced by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer on May 5, ...

Our Response to COVID-19

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, our attorneys and staff continue to work remotely while we monitor official guidance from federal, state and local authorities. The firm has implemented measures to ensure our work and services are uninterrupted. Despite the unique circumstances created by the pandemic, we have maintained ...