Bird Marella Wins Affirmance of Summary Judgment on Behalf of Quarles & Brady

Principal Mark Drooks, along with associates Douglas Fretty and Fanxi Wang, secured an affirmance of summary judgment from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Quarles & Brady LLP in a professional liability case. The case arose out of a loan transaction in which Quarles & Brady represented ...

Ariel Neuman Selected as a “Rising Star” by Law360

Principal Ariel Neuman has been named a 2019 “Rising Star” by Law360. The annual list recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age. Law360 reviewed more than 1,300 submissions, with 175 lawyers spanning over 39 practice areas earning the “Rising Stars” distinction. Neuman is one of only five ...

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 ...