At the trial court level and also on appeal, the firm represented Cardiff Equities, Inc. and prevailed on its writ petition. The appeal involved various issues of first impression regarding contractual arbitration and may be found at Cardiff Equities, Inc. v. O’Neel (2008) 166 Cal. App. 4th 1541.
The firm represented Neptune Management Corporation in connection with its acquisitions of: Neptune Memorial Reef, LLC, which operates the largest man-made memorial reef in the world; American DataSource, Inc., a trust administrator operating in the preneed funeral industry; and Alameda Cremations, Inc., a cremation services company.
The firm represented the BG Capital Group in connection with its acquisitions of: Tamarack North Ltd., a construction company specializing in high-end, custom homes; and M&M Engineering, Ltd., an industrial mechanical contracting company specializing in the offshore oil industry.
The firm successfully represented DoveBid, Inc., one of the leading global providers of capital asset auction and valuation services, in a breach of contract case against an international semiconductor manufacturer. The case was settled at mediation with the client receiving a substantial settlement.
The firm successfully represented STAT Freight Systems, Inc. in prosecuting a defamation action against its Arizona competitor, RK Express, Inc. As part of the settlement of that action, RK Express will pay STAT Freight approximately $375,000 and will draft retraction letters to be sent to the STAT customers who previously received the defamatory letters.
The firm represented the shareholders of Electronic Security Devices, Inc. in connection with the sale of their company to an affiliate of Assa Abloy.
The firm represented GoIndustry DoveBid, Inc. in successfully defending against an approximately $2,000,000 lawsuit filed in federal court. The firm obtained a dismissal of that entire action.
The firm represented certain victims of a Ponzi (securities fraud) scheme and obtained a judgment in excess of $2,500,000.