Ramadas Speaks at Judge Matz Retirement Event

Bird Marella Attorney Sandhya Ramadas spoke at the recent Federal Bar Association retirement event for Judge Matz.  Ramadas was a former clerk for the Judge.  Copy of speech here – page 8.

Rhow Successfully Defends Hospital

In his second jury win within 45 days, Bird Marella Partner Ekwan E. Rhow  successfully defended a community hospital against charges of neglect and elder abuse.

Rhow and Kornberg Win $3MM+ Jury Verdict

Ekwan E. Rhow and Jessica C. Kornberg win $3MM+ jury verdict awarding compensatory and punitive damages in claim for theft of trade secrets and breach of fiduciary duty.

Vora Represents Embattled San Gabriel Councilman

Nilay U. Vora, through the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, represented San Gabriel Councilman-Elect Chin Ho Liao in his successful bid to be seated on the City Council – Los Angeles Times (April 27, 2013).

Kamin Speaks to Fox on FCPA

Mitch Kamin spoke to the Twentieth Century Fox Legal Department on the topic “The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:  Recent Developments and the Entertainment Industry.” (April 25, 2013)

Kornberg on the Fast Track

The Firm congratulates Jessica Kornberg on being named to The Recorder’s “2013 Lawyers on the Fast Track”.

Drooks & Chen Author Judicial Discretion Advised

“Judicial Discretion Advised:  A Critique of California’s Per Se Disqualification Rule in Concurrent Representation Cases”, by Mark T. Drooks and Jessica S. Chen (2013). To download  the article in PDF format click here.

Won Directed Defense Verdict for Developer in $10M Damage Claim Suit

Won Directed Defense Verdict for Developer in $10M Damage Claim Suit: We defended an Orange County real estate developer against tort and contract claims and alleged damages of $10 million relating to a $50 million development. We obtained a directed verdict after the close of the plaintiff’s case-in-chief.