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Nicole Van Dyk Discusses Defending Compounding Pharmacy Enforcement Actions

Bird Marella Principal Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk recently spoke on a panel at American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section's 2018 Midyear Meeting in Vancouver. Ms. Van Dyk discussed the Department of Justice enforcement initiatives against compounding pharmacies and shared insights into the nature of these investigations and prosecutions ...

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Bird Marella Secures Complete Dismissal in Long-Term Care Elder Abuse Matter

Bird Marella attorneys Benjamin Gluck and Kimberley Miller recently secured a complete dismissal of all charges in a criminal complaint filed against a Director of Nursing and two other mandated reporters at a California long-term care facility who were charged with failure to report ...

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Ekwan Rhow Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

Ekwan E. Rhow, a Bird Marella Principal, was recently inducted as a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers – one of the greatest honors for trial lawyers practicing in North America. Terry W. Bird, a Founding Principal of Bird Marella and a Fellow since 1995, welcomed ...

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Victory in Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Defamation Jury Trial

After an eight-day jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Bird Marella lawyers Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett have secured a complete defense verdict in a hotly-contested breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress trial. Plaintiff, the former president and ...

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Ariel Neuman Interviewed by Corporate Crime Reporter on the Crackdown on the EB-5 Visa Program

Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman was interviewed by Corporate Crime Reporter regarding the SEC and DOJ's focus on the EB-5 visa program, including his experience representing an immigration lawyer targeted by the SEC for the lawyer's work on behalf of EB-5 investors. To read the full article, please

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Three Bird Marella Attorneys Honored as Top 100: 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers

Bird Marella congratulates three principals on their most recent selection as a "Top 100" attorney. They are three of only nine white collar criminal defense attorneys in Southern California honored with this distinction: Terry Bird and Gary Lincenberg (both 5 time honorees) and

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14 Bird Marella Attorneys Honored as 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers

Bird Marella congratulates Thomas Reichert and Ariel Neuman as Southern California Super Lawyers. In total, 14 Bird Marella attorneys were selected as Super Lawyers for 2018: Terry W. Bird – Criminal Defense: White Collar, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation (Top 100) Sharon Ben-Shahar Mayer – Business Litigation, Criminal ...

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Ekwan Rhow and Paul Chan Named Among the 2018 Most Influential Minority Attorneys by Los Angeles Business Journal

Bird Marella principal Ekwan Rhow and managing principal Paul Chan have been named among the 2018 "Most Influential Minority Attorneys" by Los Angeles Business Journal. Mr. Rhow and Mr. Chan are two of only fifty recipients selected for this honor, and no firm had more ...

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Ariel Neuman Interviewed by KNX-AM

Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman was recently interviewed by Heather Jordan of KNX-AM on criminal groups that avoid detection and target international trade companies for money laundering. To listen to the segment, please click below:

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Bird Marella Again Ranked in “Best Law Firms” and Best Lawyers in America®

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has ranked Bird Marella among the 2018 “Best Law Firms” in Los Angeles with a Tier 1 ranking in the practice areas of White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Trust & Estates. The firm also achieved a Tier 3 ranking in Environmental Law. The U.S. ...

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