Shopping Center Refinance

Advised owner on ~$5,250,000 shopping center refinance.

Real Estate Finance



Real Estate

Tags: 2016, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance

Breach of Contract and Fraud

DEFENDED multi-million dollar privately owned computer dealer and its owners who were threatened with business and personal bankruptcy by its "partner", one of the largest software companies on the planet.


10 months

Pre-litigation private mediation



Tags: 2015, Breach of Contract, Business Litigation, Fraud, Mediation

Renegotiation of Commercial Leases

Represented client in renegotiation of its commercial leases valued at over $1,000,000.


Over $1,000,000 in rents


Real Estate

Tags: 2014, Leases, Real Estate

Mental Disability Discrimination

Represented Complainant, on five days notice, at EEOC Mediation against former employer, a very large privately held software company.

Settled at near 6 figures

Five days!

EEOC Mediation


Employment Law

Tags: 2014, Mediation, Mental Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Landlord Unlawfully Withheld Commercial Security Deposit

Represented Plaintiff in litigation against Landlord.

In the end, Landlord paid the entire security deposit, PLUS interest at 10% per year, PLUS a statutory penalty and PLUS all attorneys' fees and costs - nearly double what was owed.

2 months after filing

Attorney to Attorney negotiation during litigation


Real Estate

Tags: 2013, Landlord and Tenant, Real Estate Litigation

Japan House Los Angeles: General Counsel for WLC International, Inc.

Represent Japan-based Welcome Co., Ltd., in formation of U.S. based subsidiary to operate at Japan House Los Angeles, a global initiative of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to promote Japanese culture, art, food, technology, fashion and more ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Entity Formation



Tags: 2017, Entity Formation, General Counsel, Transactions

Sale of Pioneer Magnetics's power supply business

Represented and advised the Board of Directors of Pioneer Magnetics, Inc. a Santa Monica, California based company that specializes in the design, engineering, development, testing and manufacture of state-of-the-art switching power supplies for commercial telecommunications and Defense platforms, in an asset sale to UST-Aldetec.

M&A Asset Sale

Not disclosed



Tags: 2017, General Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions, Transactions

Race Discrimination, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Retaliation at Large National Financial Services Firm

Represented Plaintiff, a Sales Consultant of Puerto Rican background, who was fired despite consistently receiving "Solid" ratings.

Settled low six figures

16 monhts

Settled via 3rd party mediation during litigation



Tags: 2017, Employment Litigation, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Retaliation (FEHA), Whistleblower Retaliation

Repurchase of large medical practice from private equity owners

Represented our clients in the re-purchase of their medical practice approximately 5 years after they sold it to a private equity consortium. Transaction was concluded on very favorable terms, after clients employment contracts had expired.


Not disclosed



Tags: 2017, Business, General Counsel, Medical Offices, Mergers and Acquisitions, Transactions

Office Construction and Sale Project In El Segundo

Represented Seller who built and delivered 2 free-standing shell office buildings to serve as Buyer's new corporate headquarters. TGSFT for both buildings is approximately 22,607. Seller also built and delivered a companion parking structure totaling approximately 345 parking spaces.

Office Construction and Sale



Real Estate

Tags: 2017, Purchases and Sales, Real Estate, Transactions