Exclusive Sell Side Counsel, General Counsel

Exclusive sell side counsel to largest pain management practice in the Bay Area in its sale to private equity-backed consolidator.


Sale Transaction


~$15,000,000 to $20,000,000 with earn-outs


Business / Corporate

Tags: 2012, General Counsel, Medical Offices, Mergers and Acquisitions, Transactions

Promissory Notes & Deeds of Trust

Promissory notes and deeds of trust for two investment properties in Long Beach.


Real Estate Loans


Approximately $2,400,000 million


Real Estate

Tags: 2012, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Transactions

Silicon Valley, Fraud in the Inducement

Represented Silicon Valley web production manager alleging that fraud in the inducement caused him to leave his long term employer to join new Company, where he was fired 10 weeks later.


Settled low 5 figures


6 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Employment, Fraud, Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Age Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Unfair Competition

Represented Silicon Valley professional alleging age discrimination in selection for layoff.


Settled mid 5 figures


4 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Age Discrimination, Employment, Settled without Litigation, Silicon Valley, Unfair Competition, Wrongful Termination

Age Discrimination, Severance Negotiation

Advised North American President of a large publicly-traded Company in negotiating his separation and severance.  Potential claims included age discrimination.


Settled low 7 figures


3 months


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 7 Figure Settlements, Age Discrimination, Employment, Separation Agreement, Settled without Litigation

Pregnancy Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

Represented account coordinator in FEHA mediation, alleging pregnancy and disability discrimination, after her employer terminated her while she was out on disability leave from pregnancy complications.


Settled low to mid 5 figures and plaintiff was reinstated


1 month


Settled without litigation via mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2012, 5 Figure Settlements, Disability Discrimination, Employment, Pregnancy Discrimination, Settled without Litigation, Wrongful Termination

Seller Carryback Note extension

Extension of an installment note.


Loan


$360,000


Real Estate

Tags: 2011, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Transactions

Wage & Hour Class Action

Coordinated defense, including selection and oversight of defense counsel, of multiple cases filed against our client on a "class action" basis alleging violations of wage and hour, meal and rest breaks and other claims.


Settled low to mid six figures; pennies on the dollar of plaintiff's demand.


About a year and a half


Settled during litigation via 3rd party mediation


Defendant


Employment

Tags: 2011, Class Action, Defense, Employment Litigation, Wage & Hour

Contracts, General Counsel, Medical Office Laws

Reviewed and advised physician regarding potential revenue sharing agreement with other physicians sharing the office space.


Advisory


Business / Corporate

Tags: 2011, Contracts, Corporate Law, General Counsel, Medical Offices, Transactions

Commercial Unlawful Detainer, Breach of Contract

Represented Landlord in commercial unlawful detainer action against tenant who had vacated the Premises prior to end of lease term.  Obtained a settlement backed by a confession of judgment.


Settled mid 5 figures, back by confession of judgment


6 months


Settled during litigation (arbitration)


Plaintiff


Real Estate

Tags: 2011, Breach of Contract, Commercial Unlawful Detainer, Landlord and Tenant, Real Estate Litigation