2016 Highlights: Q1 & Q2

The firm aggressively defended a placement agency against allegations of race and gender harassment in a case filed in Los Angeles, and through those efforts resolved the case for a nominal nuisance settlement.

On behalf of a Silicon Valley financial services company, the firm sued the client’s former key employee for breach of his duty of loyalty, obtained a temporary restraining order prohibiting him from stealing the client’s customers or using its confidential information to compete against the client, and then, after discovery, secured a similar preliminary injunction against the former employee.

In two cases filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, the firm secured a settlement worth nearly seven figures on behalf of a major investor in a music technology company based on claims dealing with an investor rights agreement and convertible promissory notes.

The firm obtained a complete dismissal (by demurrer) of all discrimination and related claims alleged by a former vendor in the now-closed Long Beach courthouse against the operator of the new courthouse.

The firm resolved significant claims by a former employee for past due wages, and claims from other creditors, made against a dissolving manufacturing company.

The firm assisted out-of-state counsel in defending an out-of-country accounting firm against alleged violations of United States securities laws.