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2017 Highlights: Q1 & Q2

The firm represented a defense contractor employee whose security clearance had been revoked at a hearing before the United States Department of Defense’s Office of Hearings and Appeals. The firm successfully moved to compel arbitration of Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims a
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2016 Highlights: Q3 & Q4

The firm represented a local fashion company in a dispute with a former sales executive who misappropriated confidential information. On behalf of a national staffing company, the firm defeated multiple motions by one of the nation’s largest banks for temporary restraining orders and
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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 th
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2015 Highlights: Q3 & Q4

The San Mateo County Superior Court has issued very favorable decisions in the two breach of fiduciary duty cases the firm took to trial. The Court found in favor of the firm’s clients in each case, ruled that the defendants had breached their fiduciary duties (one under Delaware law,
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2015 Highlights: Q1 & Q2

The firm is defending a Fortune 500 technology company against separate claims alleging national origin discrimination and disability discrimination. The firm obtained a large pre-litigation settlement in a case dealing with the separation of a co-owner of a financial services firm. T
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2014 Highlights: Q3 & Q4

The firm obtained a very favorable, pre-litigation settlement of pregnancy discrimination claims alleged against a major technology company. The firm separately advised and counseled several physicians and medical groups regarding their intra-firm relationships and agreements. A softw
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2014 Highlights: Q1 & Q2

After a hard-fought binding arbitration in a dispute over the purchase of a business, the firm obtained a substantial six-figure award of damages and prevailing-party attorneys’ fees. Through motion practice, the firm obtained the dismissals, with prejudice, of individual defendants a
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2013 Highlights: Q4

The firm obtained a finding by the Los Angeles County Superior Court that the California Institute of Technology (also known as Caltech) used a “tainted and unfair” administrative process in investigating and adjudicating allegations of research misconduct against our clie
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2013 Highlights: Q3

The firm took to trial a case on behalf of a client who claimed that the defendants had fraudulently conveyed assets amongst themselves to evade our client as a creditor. After the first day of testimony, the defendants decided to settle. After obtaining insurance coverage for our cli
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