Lead counsel in trade secrets matter involving cutting edge semiconductor technology. Won summary judgment for defendant, and then prevailed in a subsequent attorneys fees proceeding against the plaintiff and won a substantial award for the defendant.
Won two class actions alleging that leading maker of sparkling water falsely advertised its products as "natural" when they were synthetic. Both class action resulted in dismissals with no compensation for the plaintiffs or plaintiffs' law firms, and one plaintiff's law firm issued a written retraction of the allegations.
Favorably settled consumer class action on behalf of maker and seller of homeopathic products.
Won summary judgment in class action alleging violations of Labor Code Section 2810; settled favorably after appeal.
Obtained finding of no liability on behalf of large industrial manufacturer as part of a four-person trial team in state court bench trial lasting more than six months where plaintiff sought a joint and several award of damages exceeding $150 million for alleged groundwater contamination
Unraveled a complex land fraud scheme on behalf of German bank leading to a large settlement from the defendants
Represented large snack food company in litigation alleging the genetically modified ingredients and certain additives were not "all natural"
Settled putative class action on a favorable, non-class basis on behalf of game console and game manufacturer after motion to dismiss filed.
Class actions consumer class actions false advertising unfair competition consumer products consumer fraud product liability videogames and solar panels.
Defeated 97% of plaintiff’s damage claims as part of a three-person trial team in federal jury trial alleging breach of contract to pay finder’s fee.
Won motion to dismiss in securities fraud lawsuit after successfully asserting preemption and removing matter to federal court.