Matters

Appellate – Complex Business Litigation

Drafted multiple opposition briefs on appeal and in response to petition for writ of supersedeas, defending a default judgment obtained by the client.  Assisted in preparation of and presentation of oral argument to the Court of Appeal.  Obtained affirmance in favor of client, which had significant positive ramifications for client’s commercial dealings worldwide.

Appellate – Personal Injury / Medical Malpractice

Associated in as appellate counsel after client suffered adverse ruling on summary judgment.  Drafted opening and reply briefs, as well as supplemental brief requested by the Court of Appeal.  Argued the matter to the Court of Appeal.  Obtained reversal of the trial court’s ruling, in a published opinion.

Appellate – Real Estate Litigation

District court erroneously restricted scope of claims to be presented in arbitration proceedings.  Drafted principal briefs on appeal, and assisted in preparation for oral argument to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Obtained partial reversal of district court decision in favor of client.