DEFENSE VERDICT: Retained as trial counsel for the defense a week before a civil bench trial over allegations of wrongful investments of a $40,000,000 trust. The case was tried in the historic Anacapa Courthouse in Santa Barbara. After a three-week trial, the court issued a complete defense verdict.
DEFENSE VERDICT: Represented MassMutual as part of trial team in a rare successful defense of a class action in a jury trial. This case was ranked as one of the top defense verdicts in California for 2018 by California’s leading legal publication, the Daily Journal, and one of the top defense verdicts in the United States by the only dedicated courtroom broadcasting network, Courtroom View Network.
DEFENSE DISMISSAL: Represented company sued by Ringo Starr in intellectual property action. After successfully litigating the action against summary judgment, and as the trial approached, Mr. Starr dropped his lawsuit. Read about the dismissal in the BBC and watch Stephen Colbert’s entertaining coverage.