Represented Best Buy in multidistrict litigation over alleged price-fixing in the market for cathode ray tubes in televisions. The claims resulted in confidential settlements with several large electronics manufacturers, including LG, Panasonic, and Toshiba.
Obtained order dismissing of putative class action complaint alleging violations of Unfair Competition Law (California Business & Professions Code §§17200, et seq.) and Consumers Legal Remedies Act (California Civil Code §§1750, et seq.) arising out of retailer's alleged advertisement of reduced price gift cards.
Obtained order decertifying class for retailer accused of illegally requesting and recording customer ZIP codes under Song Beverly Credit Card Act (California Civil Code Section 1747.08).
Obtained judgment in favor of property owner and nonprofit organization in nuisance action involving alleged noise and sanitation ordinance violations. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented numerous homeowners in litigation (through multi-phase trial) of complex inverse condemnation claim involving multi-property slope failure, resulting in a multimillion dollar award in favor of clients. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented homeowner in inverse condemnation action through trial against Caltrans, resulting in very favorable settlement on behalf of client. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Represented group of 140+ homeowners in inverse condemnation and nuisance action against multiple public entities involving destruction of homes and personal property by mud flow, resulting in multimillion dollar settlement in favor of clients. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)
Prosecuted “taxpayer waste” action through trial (second chair) against City of Los Angeles to close or improve conditions of elephant exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)