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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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A. Howard Matz Inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers

Earlier this year, Bird Marella Senior Counsel Judge A. Howard Matz (Ret.) was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers. The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of fellows who represent the best of the trial bar in ...

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Bird Marella Obtains Summary Judgment for AmLaw 200 Firm in Opinion Letter Dispute

Three weeks before trial was scheduled to begin in a closely-watched legal malpractice action, Bird Marella attorneys Mark Drooks and Douglas Fretty obtained summary judgment for their client, an AmLaw 200 firm, resulting in a complete defense judgment. The case arose out of a loan transaction in which the law ...

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Jeremy Matz Featured in The Hollywood Reporter on 1MDB

A legal brief signed by Bird Marella Principal Jeremy Matz recently was quoted in an article by The Hollywood Reporter on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad forfeiture cases. The 1MDB forefeiture cases is the largest civil forfeiture litigation that has ever been brought by the United States Department of Justice's Kleptocracy Asset ...

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Motion for Summary Judgment Granted in Corporate Governance Dispute

Bird Marella attorneys Paul S. Chan and David H. Chao successfully obtained summary judgment of all claims against their clients in a long-standing corporate governance dispute concerning multiple high-end real estate development companies (the "Development Companies.") The clients – the minority owners and developers of the Development Companies – were sued ...

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