Internal Business Disputes

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Results for Internal Business Disputes

Manufacturer and Licensee – Sports Team Fan Products – Co-Owner Dispute – Defend Against Preliminary Injunction

Defended manufacturer and licensee of sports team fan products against co-owner claim for preliminary injunction. Secure confidential settlement and preserve rights to continue business.

Corporation Ownership and Governance Disputes.

In a dispute among founders of a corporation, assert rights of co-founders as owners, officers, and shareholders, not merely independent contractors, for recovery of equity interests; defend against claims of trademark infringement and self-dealing.

Corporation Breakup.

Represented various co-shareholders of family-owned corporation in an involuntary dissolution and negotiated sale proceeding.

Partnership Disputes—Breakup.

Represent partner of partnership in the negotiated sale and disposition of partnership assets, including manufactured home parks, to allow disengagement of former partners.

Corporations; Alleged Mismanagement And Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Insiders.

In a multigenerational family-owned business, represent insiders and managing shareholders against claims of self-dealing and mismanagement; negotiation of recapitalization and resolution of disputes in an out-of-court mediation and settlement.

Corporation—Shareholder Inspection.

Represent corporation in claims of shareholders for inspection of records

Limited Liability Company—Dissolution And Liquidation.

Assert claims of member of limited liability company  (LLC) against LLC manager and co-members arising out of failure to distribute tax and property rights to the minority member;  enforce terms of the LLC’s Operating Agreement

Corporation—Indemnification Claims.

Assist corporate directors in obtaining indemnification and advance of attorney’s fees when defending claims asserted by minority shareholders

Property Valuation Disputes; Buy-out of Minority Member of LLC.

Represent minority member of limited liability company (LLC) in dispute over valuation of real estate asset (a commercial office building) held by the LLC; obtain appraisal; negotiate exit and buy-out of minority member.

Enforcing Rights of Copyright Holders

Representing commercial artists, the firm pursued claims against a publisher for alleged unauthorized use of artworks under expired licenses. The case was originally brought in the United States District Court, for the Central District of California. The parties agreed to use a forensic accountant to report on the potential scope of alleged unauthorized usage and net profits. A mutually acceptable settlement was reached after a mediation and extensive negotiations.

Corporate Shareholder/Officer vs. Corporate Shareholder/Officer (Orange County Superior Court)

In a dispute following a corporate freeze out of one shareholder by another, at trial the Firm defeated the complaint and won a court judgment on the client’s cross-complaint for the full amount of damages sought.

 

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LITIGATION

We represent clients in both state and federal courts for trial and appellate matters.

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ARBITRATION

The Firm has experience enforcing and defending claims in arbitration.

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Business Transactions

We handle key business transactions for companies doing business in Southern California.

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CLIENTS AND INDUSTRIES

Our list of current and former clients includes corporations with $1Billion+ in annual revenues

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