Represent production company in a content ownership dispute arising from a producer agreement adapting national best-selling novel and major motion picture to a Broadway musical resulting in favorable settlement.
Counsel private equity firms in the analysis of litigation exposure and risk resulting from corporate change in ownership and restructuring.
Second chaired a trial and obtained a defense verdict on behalf of LA Fitness in a high exposure products-premises liability action brought by a member who allegedly incurred second and third degrees in the men’s sauna. Wassilian v. LA Fitness International, 2012 WL 5178462 (Cal.Super.), 42 Trials Digest 15th (Los Angeles Sup.2012) (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national health fitness facility based upon the release of liability and waiver provision contained in the membership agreement in a case involving alleged sexual molestation of a minor member by another member on the premises. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented a Fortune 500 polymer manufacturing company from the pleading stage to settlement in a high exposure products liability subrogation suit for the alleged defective design and manufacturing of plastic plumbing components. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented a national pizza and food distribution company in the dismissal of a breach of contract, breach of lease, and franchise agreement action. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP) Obtained summary adjudication on behalf of a national automotive lift company in a complex wrongful death matter. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented Guatemalan minor persecuted by guerilla and paramilitary forces in an asylum application action before the San Francisco Immigration Court. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)