Representative Matters

  • Obtained the dismissal of sanctions in favor of an employer based on employees' spoliation of electronically stored information
  • Successfully prosecuted whistleblower and retaliation claims on behalf of the departed CFO of a private software company
  • Obtained the dismissal of a nationwide class action against a national insurance carrier in federal court on behalf of non-MD providers alleging that defendants had a uniform practice of under-reimbursing out-of-network providers
  • Secured an attorneys' fee award in the amount of $500,000 against the plaintiff and his attorney after winning summary judgment in an ERISA matter
  • Secured an attorneys' fee award in the amount of $185,000 in a state action on behalf of a national insurance brokerage group arising out of a threatened trade secret and breach of contract claim by another broker
  • Represented a noted sports agent in connection with trade secret and unfair competition issues arising from the departure of another agent
  • Successfully litigated a UCC matter on behalf of an international equipment and parts manufacturer over secured transaction relating to allegedly defective alternative energy equipment threatening to cause an imminent environmental hazard
  • Prevailed on SLAPP motions in two negligent referral cases involving the representation of a major communications company
  • Successfully defended through an appeal of a Fortune 1000 company in an unfair competition claim arising from the California energy crisis
  • Defended various high-profile employers, including a leading Los Angeles hospital, in federal and state class actions and all types of employment litigation, collective bargaining, union avoidance, and labor arbitration
  • Successfully represented several executives from large public companies in shareholder derivative actions, SEC matters, and other governmental investigations