Los Angeles Business Journal Special Feature – December 20, 2021: Thriving in Their 40’s
We are proud to announce that Miller Barondess partners Dan Miller and Jason Tokoro have been named among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence: Thriving in Their 40’s. The Special Feature highlights the Top 100 Los Angeles professionals in the 40s age demographic who continue to demonstrate success inside business and throughout their communities.
An accomplished trial lawyer and a founding partner of Miller Barondess, LLP, Dan Miller has successfully litigated cases all over the country including New York, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Florida, Nevada and South Carolina. He is sought out to handle complex business matters with a broad legal impact. He has represented investment banks, two of the largest publicly traded banks in California, and a prominent private equity firm and venture capital company. In sports and entertainment, Miller represented an NFL head coach in arbitration in front of commissioner Roger Goodell, witnesses in confidential NBA internal investigations, NBA players in litigation, and a leading NBA sports agent. He litigated several cases on behalf of a leading artist management company and represented talent including Sean Connery and Rod Stewart. He recently secured a $3 million settlement in an excessive force police shooting case against the San Diego Police Department on the eve of trial.
Jason Tokoro is an accomplished trial lawyer with a record of success. He represents clients in complex litigation in the entertainment, sports, real estate, and financial industries. Tokoro serves as outside counsel for the County of Los Angeles and its Board of Supervisors. In a ruling recognized as a Daily Journal Top Defense Verdict 2020, Tokoro won summary judgment on behalf of the County in a FLSA class action lawsuit relating to the State’s IHSS program, in which plaintiffs sought nearly $50 million. Tokoro is committed to helping the community during the pandemic. Over the past year, he has successfully represented LA County against numerous lawsuits challenging the enforcement of emergency health orders, such as contract-tracing, stay-at-home orders, and orders restricting activities to reduce the spread of the virus. These victories have ensured protection of County residents and set precedents that are followed statewide.