Intervened on behalf of bankruptcy estate to pursue claims for breach of fiduciary duties against former directors and officers of Adaptive Broadband Corporation, a publicly-traded technology company. Achieved favorable settlement for company in mediation with directors and officers and insurer.
Represented wine exporter in breach of contract and conversion case against Napa Valley winemaker. Obtained writ of possession in Napa County Superior Court, followed by binding arbitration award, including punitive damages and attorney fees and costs, in JAMS arbitration proceeding before Hon. Robert B. Yonts, Jr. (Ret.).
Represented former shareholders of Appriva Medical, Inc., a start-up medical device company, in suit against the company’s acquiror for breach of contract and fraud arising out of defendant’s failure to develop plaintiff’s potentially life-saving stroke prevention device. $250 million jury verdict after nine-day trial in Delaware.
In the United States, parties to legal proceedings bear their own attorney’s fees. Generally, a court may award attorney’s fees only where a statute or an agreement amongst the parties provides for an award of attorney’s fees. Continue reading “Court of Appeal Again Rejects CPUC Intervenor Compensation Award to TURN and CforAT”
In January the Court of Appeal (First District, Division One) issued its decision in Goncharov v. Uber Technologies, Inc 19 Cal. App. 4th 1157,2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 72 (January 29, 2018). The Court affirmed the dismissal of a class action by several taxicab companies against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”). The plaintiffs claimed that Uber had unfairly Continue reading “PU Code Section 1759 Shields Uber From Class Action By Taxi Owners”