Paul Chan Speaks with “LA This Week” on Combating Anti-Asian Discrimination with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

Managing Principal Paul Chan was interviewed by “LA This Week,” Channel 35’s Emmy award-winning weekly television news program, to discuss the rise of anti-Asian discrimination and harassment since the COVID-19 pandemic began. As the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (AJ-LA), Paul shares the efforts and services of ...

ACLU of Southern California Honors Bird Marella with 2021 Humanitarian Award

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California has awarded Bird Marella with the 2021 Humanitarian Award, in recognition of its pro bono partnership on two COVID-19 class action lawsuits against the administrators at Terminal Island and Lompoc federal prisons. Filed on behalf of several prisoners, the lawsuits detailed how insufficient measures ...

Bird Marella Files for TRO Against United States’ Search and Seizure of Safety Deposit Boxes Belonging to Hundreds of Customers

Bird Marella attorneys Benjamin Gluck and Ashley Bowman have filed for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against the United States for the unlawful search and seizure of their client’s property in violation of the client’s Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights.   During the week of March 22, 2021, government agents executed a search warrant at U.S. ...

Bird Marella Wins Dismissal Without Leave to Amend of FCA Claims Against Wireless Provider

Principals Paul Chan, Benjamin Gluck, and Julia Cherlow achieved a significant victory for mobile virtual network provider TruConnect, the fourth largest and fastest growing wireless Lifeline company in the United States, in a federal False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.   The relators’ allegations threatened close to a half-billion dollars in ...

Julia Cherlow to Speak at 2021 NALSC Virtual Annual Conference

Principal Julia Cherlow will be a panelist at the 2021 National Association of Legal Search Consultants Annual Conference on April 8, 2021. Cherlow will participate in the panel discussion “Perspectives from the Candidate Side” at 11:50 a.m. PT, joined by Neel Chatterjee of Goodwin Procter LLP and Joshua Pond of Crowell & Moring LLP. The ...

Bird Marella Strongly Condemns Violence Against AAPI Community

Bird Marella strongly condemns the recent instances of violence and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The rise of targeted attacks, especially on the most vulnerable members of our communities, is painful and completely unacceptable. These hateful actions must not only be addressed but eradicated through ...

Bird Marella Nominated for Six Benchmark Litigation Awards

Bird Marella has received six nominations for the 2021 US Benchmark Litigation Awards. Firm Nominations Los Angeles Firm of the Year California Trial Firm of the Year California Securities Firm of the Year California White-Collar Crime Firm of the Year Attorney Nominations California White-Collar Crime Litigator of the Year (Gary ...