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We believe our substantial trial experience allows us to more accurately assess the value of cases and obtain better results, whether by verdict or settlement. Our focus is not only on outstanding results, but obtaining them efficiently and cost-effectively. Our rates are substantially below those of comparable Los Angeles firms.


  • A unanimous defense verdict after a three-week jury trial in downtown Los Angeles Superior Court in an insurance bad faith case seeking $45 million in compensatory damages (and punitive damages), followed by a costs award for the defense of $540,000;
  • A defense verdict in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco in a product liability action involving an amputation while using a table saw;
  • An $8.4 million verdict (and $1.1 million attorneys’ fee award) for plaintiffs after a jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in a fraud action arising from the purchase of a business;
  • A defense judgment after grants of summary judgment and a bench trial in Orange County Superior Court of an unfair competition action seeking $10 million in compensatory damages (and punitive damages), followed by a costs and attorneys’ fee award of over $500,000;
  • A defense verdict after a seven-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Sacramento in a product liability action involving a ladder accident;
  • A $3.3 million plaintiff’s verdict after a two-week jury trial in the U.S. District Court in San Diego in a trade secret/breach of contract case;
  • A $1.6 million plaintiff’s verdict after a three-week jury trial in Orange County Superior Court in a breach of contract case;
  • A defense judgment in a court trial in downtown Los Angeles Superior Court in an action seeking imposition of a $2.3 million mechanic’s lien;
  • A defense judgment based on a grant of summary judgment in the Orange County Superior Court in favor of the prior owner of an industrial site in an action by the Orange County Water District seeking $100 million in damages for claimed groundwater contamination;
  • A defense verdict after a one-week jury trial in Fresno County Superior Court in a product liability action arising out of an electrical fire in a restaurant;
  • A hung jury after an eight-week jury trial in the Civil Central West Division of the Los Angeles County Superior Court in a personal injury and property damage action brought by over fifty plaintiffs seeking over $10 million in damages arising from a factory explosion and fire;
  • A defense verdict after a four-day trial in downtown Los Angeles Superior Court in a breach of contract action, followed by an attorneys’ fee award of $62,000;
  • A $750,000 verdict after a three-week jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Guam in a wrongful death action by the family of a deceased helicopter pilot;
  • The California Supreme Court decision in Emerson Electric Co. v. Superior Court (1997) 16 Cal.4th 1101, changing California law to authorize questions at deposition seeking non-verbal responses and re-enactments (and orders to compel such responses).
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