The matters reported below provide a sample of our work for both business transactions and commercial litigation. However, please note that results may vary, depending on the facts and circumstances of each matter.
We have appeared in various federal and state trial courts and appellate courts. Clients regularly turn to our Firm with their most difficult high-stakes cases. In fact, many complex or high-stakes cases are referred to us by other lawyers and law firms. Through victories at trial and on appeal, favorable settlements, and effective use of alternative dispute resolution, success in challenging litigation has become the hallmark of the Firm.
Jury Gets it Right. Don't Cheat or Lie. - Our clients were awarded almost $4 Million on February 15, 2007 by a jury in the Los Angeles Superior Court. The Persons sued for breach of a 5 year employment agreement, fraud, concealment, conspiracy, and severe emotional distress. Read Press Release, Daily Journal Article
Jury Gets it Right. Don't Take What is not Yours! In March 2005, we obtained a damages award of $4.1 Million for our client’s $600,000 investment in a real estate partnership, a nearly seven-fold increase in value. Read More
$2 Million for Defective Engines. We were successful in obtaining a judgment in excess of $2 million dollars, after a thirty-day jury trial, from an engine manufacturer due to its failure to honor its warranty and for defects in the engine design and manufacture.
$500,000 for Fraud. We were successful in obtaining a judgment in excess of $500,000 in favor of an investor who was defrauded by a dishonest businessman.
$4.5 Million. We represented a plaintiff in a real estate partnership who received a 12-0 jury verdict of $4 Million plus $500,000 punitive damages.
Defense Verdict Where Potential Exposure Was $20 Million. After a 30-day jury trial, we were successful in obtaining a verdict in favor of the defense in a case where the plaintiff was seeking $20 million on a claim for breach of a covenant not to compete.
We have also obtained millions of dollars in other favorable verdicts, arbitrations, and settlements on behalf of our clients.
California Mart. We represented the general partner of California Mart, the world's largest apparel showroom, in obtaining $245 million in refinancing.
Purchase/Sale of Food Supplement Company. We represented a major manufacturer/distributor of food supplements in the $40 million sale of its assets to one of the nation's leaders in the industry.
Purchase/Sale of Beauty Products Company. We represented the shareholders of a major manufacturer/distributor of beauty products in the $20 million sale of their stock.
Purchase/Sale of Aerospace Company. We represented a local aerospace company in the $11 million sale of its business to another aerospace company
Purchase/Sale of Water Company. We represented a water company in the sale of its $30 million business.
Travel Corporation of America, Inc. ("TRAVCOA"). We represented the sellers of TRAVCOA, a leader in the travel industry that operates worldwide specialty tours.