Year

2013
The Firm obtained a judgment for $46.7 million following a two-month jury trial where the Firm represented California affiliates of Taiwanese-based Pou Chen Corporation.  Pou Chen Corporation is one of the world’s largest companies with over 400,000 employees and facilities located in Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States.  Through its various operations,...
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We recently won summary judgment defending a large Bank against a borrower who sued for breach of contract and fraud involving $4.5 million in loans for a condominium project.  When the Bank refused to extend the loans on terms dictated by the borrower, the borrower sued the Bank claiming that he was defrauded and that...
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The Firm represented real estate developer SunCal in a multi-billion dollar dispute arising from the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers.  The Firm was litigation counsel for the entities that owned 20 major real estate projects caught in the recession whose constituencies were several hundred million dollars of unsecured creditors.  Lehman agreed to fund, then stiffed, the...
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The Firm recently defended East West Bank against a sophisticated commercial real estate developer seeking more than $50 million in damages.  The borrower received a multi-million dollar construction loan from the Bank to develop the infrastructure of his property.  When the project failed midway through construction, the borrower sued the Bank, alleging, among other things,...
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We obtained summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles and the individual Board of Supervisors in a high-profile taxpayer lawsuit that received extensive media coverage.  The lawsuit alleged that the County’s top elected officials wasted millions of taxpayer dollars and violated the Brown Act in connection with the County’s budgeting process.  The plaintiff’s complaint...
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The Firm successfully represented East West Bank in a lender liability case where the Bank faced significant exposure.  In the midst of the most recent recession, East West Bank was seeking to raise capital and was out on a road show, while at the same time it was being sued for upwards of $20 million...
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The Firm represented real estate developer SunCal in a breach of contract case involving the sale of 628 acres of land.  We were faced with the difficult task of representing a real estate developer in Riverside County right in the middle of the recession, and we were asking for millions of dollars in lost profits. ...
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March 6, 2013 By Lawdragon News LOS ANGELES– Ajendra Singh, a former Patron Tequila executive, won in the Court of Appeal last week and will now proceed to trial on his $45 million breach of contract and fraud claim against Patron Tequila and its owner, John Paul DeJoria. As alleged in the complaint, following the death of Patron’s...
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