Getting Results For Clients In Litigation And Other Legal Disputes
Over the course of my career, I have represented clients from a broad range of industries in litigation and legal disputes of all kinds. Listed below is a small sample of some of the results I have gotten for my clients.
Representative Real Estate And Business Litigation Cases
- Defended real estate investor from claims for fraud, slander of title, and quiet title. Appellate court opinion affirming judgment may be found at www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/nonpub/D076507M.pdf
- Obtained reversal of trial court’s award of attorney’s fees in matter of first impression. Appellate court opinion affirming judgment may be found at www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/archive/G055312.pdf.
- Obtained dismissal of breach of contract action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in federal district court.
- Defended former employee against claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and alleged violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
- Recovered elderly man’s family home from attorney asserting ownership through adverse possession. Appellate court opinion affirming judgment may be found here.
Representative Consumer Finance Cases
- Obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s claims for purported violations of the federal Truth in Lending Act, Homeowners Equity Protection Act, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. A copy of the District Court’s opinion may be found here.
- Successfully compelled a putative class action plaintiff to arbitrate individual claims for alleged violations of the California Invasion of Privacy Act, Penal Code, § 632, et seq. and obtained dismissal of putative class action claims.
- Obtained dismissal of a borrower’s claims for breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and negligent misrepresentation against a loan servicer.
- Obtained dismissal of bank in a depositor’s action for damages stemming from an availability of funds dispute.
Representative Trusts and Estates Litigation Cases
- Obtained favorable settlement in lawsuit against trustee alleging breach of trust and to surcharge trustee.
- Defended trustee against trust contest, petition for removal, and surcharge of trustee.
- Represented trustees in real property disputes.