Representative Matters

  • Represents clients in real property disputes, including disputes involving purchase and sale contracts, commercial lease disputes, and disputes involving access easements and encroachments.
  • Represents clients in business and other civil disputes, including claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortuous interference with business relationships or contracts, fraud/misrepresentation, unfair competition, and related claims.
  • Prevailed at trial and subsequently on appeal in a novel easement dispute involving issues of first impression under California law: http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/D062829.PDF
  • Obtained dismissal of all class allegations and related unfair business practices claims asserted against wholesaler for price discrimination.
  • Obtained reversal on appeal of trial court’s ruling on anti-SLAPP motion, resulting in dismissal of all claims asserted against client and a mandatory award of attorneys’ fees. http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/B252975.PDF
  • Represented insurance carriers in complex, multi-party coverage disputes, including long-tail environmental and asbestos matters.
  • Defended attorneys and title insurers in professional negligence actions.
  • Represented relators in novel False Claims Act case that obtained $76.25 million in recoveries.