Naeun Rim to Speak at Korean American Bar Association CLE Program

On September 17, principal Naeun Rim will be a speaker at the KABA CLE program, “Out of the Public Sector: From Private Practice to the Bench.” Rim will join fellow panelists Vicki Chou of Hueston Hennigan, Ann Kim of Hogan Lovells, and the Honorable Dorothy C. Kim to discuss how ...

Paul Chan and Gopi Panchapakesan Analyze Recent Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Arbitration

Managing Principal Paul Chan and associate Gopi Panchapakesan co-authored the article, “The Changing Scope of Arbitrability and Appealability.” Published by the National Law Journal, the article highlights the Supreme Court’s decisions in Henry Schein v. Archer & White Sales and Lamps Plus v. Varela. Chan and Panchapakesan comment on what those decisions ...

14 Bird Marella Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America®

Bird Marella is proud to announce that 14 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized and selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. In addition, principals Joel Boxer and Paul Chan were honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” award for their ...

Paul Chan Presents Webinar on Economic Espionage Cases Involving China

On August 6, Managing Principal Paul Chan presented a webinar titled, “The Rise in Economic Espionage Cases Involving China.” Hosted by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), the webinar focused on the economic impact of intellectual property thefts involving China, the legal limitations when litigating such matters, and the unique ...

Bird Marella Wins Bail for Marine Corps Veteran in Internationally Publicized 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 a high-profile internationally-publicized extradition case. The client, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, had been detained pending extradition to Spain based on allegations relating to an incident at the North Korean embassy in ...

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 Practices 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 a Fellow of the 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 (CCA). The CCA is an invitation-only national organization of commercial arbitrators, promoting the highest standards of conduct, professionalism and ethical practices for arbitrators who serve the public ...