Steve Hogan and Damien Holcomb’s Complex Probate Matter Affirmed on Appeal

February 2, 2015

In a complex probate matter, Steve Hogan and Damien Holcomb successfully obtained affirmance on appeal by beneficiary from orders (1) denying petition to remove client/trustee following trial, (2) finding client/trustee did not breach fiduciary duty, (3) awarding attorney and trustee fees paid from trust, (4) approving interim accounts over beneficiary’s objections, and (5) awarding a […]

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Wayne Arnold and Shawn Ogle’s $5 million Injunction Bond Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

January 12, 2015

Wayne Arnold and Shawn Ogle successfully represented our national retailer client in a month-long trial and on appeal against a real estate developer over a $5 million injunction bond for a prospective real estate development.  On appeal, the opposing developer argued the trial court incorrectly interpreted the language of the injunction and incorrectly awarded costs. […]

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Kurt Schmalz & Shawn Ogle Obtain Nearly $400,000 in Attorneys’ Fees for Client

November 17, 2014

Kurt Schmalz and Shawn Ogle successfully defended firm’s client from over $2.1 million in claims brought by the opposing side following a Los Angeles Superior Court bench trial in early 2014.  In addition, the court ordered the losing side to pay $392,000 in attorney’s fees and costs arising from the litigation to our client.

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Lawrence Imel & Bruce Lurie Obtain Dismissal for Deutsche Bank

April 28, 2014

Lawrence Imel and Bruce Lurie successfully defended Deutsche Bank, AG against claims of fraud, negligent representation, and omission regarding investments. Plaintiffs had sought $363 million in compensatory and punitive damages. Judge Josephine L. Staton of the United States District Court, Central District of California granted Deutsche Bank’s motion to dismiss based on arguments that the plaintiffs […]

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Kurt Schmalz was lead attorney in California Supreme Court arguing in a precedent-setting case involving fair hearing rights for physicians in medical peer review hearings

June 6, 2013

Kurt L. Schmalz was lead attorney in the California Supreme Court arguing for a physician in a precedent-setting case involving fair hearing issues in hospital peer review hearings. Schmalz also represented the physician at the superior court mandamus proceeding and on appeal in the Court of Appeal in El-Attar v. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, 56 […]

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