Los Angeles Business Journal Special Feature – July 18, 2022: Leaders of Influence: Litigators and Trial Attorneys
We are proud to announce that Miller Barondess partners Dan Miller and Jason Tokoro have been honored among the most influential litigators and trial attorneys in the region by Los Angeles Business Journal. The special feature highlights the top attorneys who go to the proverbial mat to fight for their clients before judges and juries. These are the trusted advisors you want in your corner in court.
Dan Miller is an accomplished trial lawyer and founding partner of Miller Barondess, LLP. He has successfully litigated cases all over the country including New York, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Florida, Nevada and South Carolina. Miller is sought out to handle complex business matters with a broad legal impact. He 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 San Diego Police Department on the eve of trial.
Jason Tokoro is an accomplished trial lawyer who represents clients in complex litigation in the entertainment, sports, real estate, and financial industries. He is outside counsel for the County of Los Angeles and its Board of Supervisors. Tokoro won a summary judgment on behalf of the County in a FLSA class action lawsuit relating to the State’s IHSS program, in which the plaintiffs sought nearly $50 million. Tokoro also represents the County in litigation regarding photographs taken following the tragic helicopter crash that killed nine individuals, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter. 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 statewide precedents.