Commercial Litigation And Employment Law Disputes
Breach Of Contract — Unfair Competition — Intellectual Property
in West Los Angeles represents clients in business and operational disputes including breach of contract, commercial collections and secured transactions. Attorneys of the firm have brought and defended claims and lawsuits alleging unfair competition, trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty and interference with contracts.
Employment Litigation For Employer Business Owners
Business owners look to the firm for representation in employment disputes such as wage and hour and discrimination claims and lawsuits, both individually brought and litigated as class-action suits.
Representation Of Banks And Other Financial Institutions In Commercial Litigation
Commercial entities represented by have included financial institutions. Several representative cases handled by attorney on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs have included:
- Defense at trial of a national lending institution in a lender liability action brought by a client seeking $10 million in compensatory damages. In addition to being cleared of liability, the client recovered a judgment of more than one million dollars through a related cross-action.
- Successful representation of a financial instruction seeking relief after collateral, an apartment building, was destroyed in violation of applicable law. A Court of Appeal ruled in favor of this plaintiff.
- Successful defense of a chief executive officer and shareholder in an adversary proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court seeking $23,000,000 in damages. The plaintiff had alleged claims of improper dividends and compensation, self-dealing and fraud.
Close Collaboration With Clients
Clients have included commercial property owners, manufacturers, material suppliers, retailers and a wide variety of other commercial enterprises and their owners or managers. Regardless of the type of commercial entity represented — whether plaintiff or defendant —the firm’s partners stay in continuous, in-depth communication with each client. Clear channels of dialog and trust are essential to effective advocacy of a business, employer or financial institution. Lawyers of partner with commercial clients through all stages of litigation with transparency and integrity. Costs, potential benefits, strategies and optional outcomes are all on the table at all times.