Partnership dispute with allegations of fraud, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, theft, and money laundering.
Mandamus action requiring the City of Long Beach to reconsider its award of a cannabis license. Additionally, each side sued the other for fraud, breach of contract, and declaratory relief.
Suit for breach of contract for commission on construction project and cross complaint for unfair competition and fraud.
Suit alleging violation of electronic communication privacy act, violation of Penal Code 502(c)(1)(2)(6)(7) and invasion of privacy.
Suit over assignment of rights to pharmaceutical services in purchase of skilled nursing facility.
Suit by pharmaceutical tenant over CAM and insurance charges levied on shopping center lease.
Alleged breach of contract for purchase of large amount of textiles, involving alter ego allegations and bankruptcy of one defendant.
Complaint for breach of contract to produce comestible greens and cross complaint for fraud.
Subcontractor sued contractor for non payment on contract to install residential flooring that was allegedly defective.
Suit by bank against former employees for theft of trade secrets.
Alleged breach of contract for rendition of professional services in NBA contract.
Suit by tenant for health problems due to mold exposure.
Alleged fraud in commercial property purchase agreement, lease of the property, and assignment agreement.
Suit over commercial lease for property used as an art/photo studio and rights of tenants to live there.
Alleged breach of multi-million dollar loan agreement.
Suit for alleged accountant malpractice.
Class action where non-English speaking automobile purchasers were not provided with translation of documents.
Alleged fraud in inducing investments into the stock market.
Suit to enforce oral contract to sell one half of half of successful health food chain to plaintiff in return for consulting work.
Suit over terms of franchise agreement with national fast food chain.
Breach of contract over manufacture of and payment for manufacturing jukeboxes.
Suit by estate of decedent to enforce terms of contract that allegedly contained fraudulent representations made by decedent.
Action between seller and buyer of well-known and very profitable dry cleaning establishment for breach of contract and valuation of future lost profits.
Lawsuit by alleged joint venture for breach of contract and fraud against well-known celebrity. Allegations included failure to pursue production by celebrity with major worldwide retailer of a line of clothing licensing celebrity’s name.
Entertainment Law action for fraud and contract dispute with independent action film project involving multi-layered investment partners relating to full range of production from concept, financing, development, to ultimate distribution.
Specific Performance lawsuit by buyer of unique, famous and historical restaurant. Seller rescinded sale when buyer’s tender of payment was late due to time zone difference.
Entertainment Lawsuit for fraud by purchaser of film library consisting of thousands of movies. Ownership and determination of profit sharing of many hundreds of 1970’s movies where documentation of various rights to the movies was questionable or untraceable.
Numerous real estate leasing disputes between well-known high profile developer of destination malls involving iconic major national brand lessees.
First Amendment challenge to city’s denial of permit to conduct strip club business in an inappropriate area of community and neighborhood.
Dispute between joint venture partners involving the city of Los Angeles and the Community Redevelopment Agency in development of a multi-million dollar low income housing project. Numerous and layered aspects of disputes involved funding, statute of limitations, enforceability of developer’s note, and allegations of tax evasion.
Lawsuit against international fugitive hedge fund manager for fraud and misrepresentation in sales of securities. Defendant’s agents were found not liable for any fraud or misrepresentation. Punitive damages of $2 million were awarded against Defendant by the jury. Defendant was apprehended more than a year after the jury verdict.
Lawsuit by buyer for fraud against sellers of 12 acre Malibu property for residential development. Thereafter, the California Coastal Commission accused buyer of attempt to defraud the Commission by failing to provide geological report buyer claimed had not been provided to him.
Individual claim against insurer for coverage for major damage to large RV. Vehicle was “loaned” to 3rd party who proceeded to cause a single vehicle accident by driving RV off a bridge.
Alleged breach of confidentiality agreement and settlement by state beauty contest winner who had sued defendants for defamation then settled at mediation.
Dispute over insurance coverage for policy holders’ failure to disclose lack of safety precautions before fire destroyed his single family residence.