A Business And Real Estate Litigation Firm Serving California

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.