Ekwan Rhow and Jen Won Speak at US-Korea Law Day

Bird Marella Principal Ekwan Rhow spoke at the US-Korea Law Day held at Kia Motors America’s campus on April 28, 2018. Ekwan’s panel discussed recent trends in the Korean legal market and business generation in Korea. Ekwan shared his experience building Bird Marella’s Korea practice and lessons learned in working ...

Naeun Rim Discusses Significant Legal Developments in White Collar Crime

Bird Marella Of Counsel Naeun Rim recently spoke on a panel entitled “Significant Legal Developments in the Western Region” at the American Bar Association’s 32nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime. Ms. Rim discussed case trends in the Central District of California and California Courts in the Southern California ...

Victory on Summary Judgment in Embezzlement Dispute

Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan and Fanxi Wang have successfully defeated a motion for summary judgment filed against their client, an international real estate investment company. The case arises out of the embezzlement of potentially hundreds of millions of dollars by the company’s former CEO and his ex-wife. The company ...

Ariel Neuman Comments on Cryptocurrency Regulations

Bird Marella Principal Ariel Neuman was interviewed by Corporate Counsel at Law.com on what types of enforcement actions can be expected in the cryptocurrency sector in the near future. Mr. Neuman comments, “Regulatory enforcement won’t be slowing in the near future. In fact, it will only be a matter of time until the U.S. ...

Gary Lincenberg Discusses Environmental Crimes Enforcement

Bird Marella Principal Gary Lincenberg recently spoke on a panel at the American Bar Association’s 32nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime. Mr. Lincenberg discussed the environmental crime caseload inherited by the new Administration, examined how it is being handled, how courts have been reacting and may react in ...

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 such as the ...

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 alleged elder abuse.  Based on Benjamin ...

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 Ekwan ...

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 minority owner of a closely-held technology ...