Showing results for '2017'

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


Owner


Business

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


Seller


Business

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


Plaintiff


Employment

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.


Acquisition


Not disclosed


Buyer


Business

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


$12,500,000


Developer/Seller


Real Estate

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

Female President, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Orientation, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, et. al.

Represented accomplished female President of aerospace industry Company, in bringing her claims that alleged the Company fired her because of her gender and sexual orientation and in violation of other laws.


Mid 6 figures


16 month


Settled during litigation via 3rd party mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2017, Age Discrimination, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Minority Shareholder, Retaliation, Retaliation (FEHA), Sex Discrimination, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Shareholder Rights, Unfair Competition, Wrongful Termination

Race Discrimination, Failure to Pay Bonus at Large National Financial Services Firm

Represented plaintiff, a Director of Wealth Management, of Iraqi background with a long track record of success in the industry was fired just two years after being hired by the Company.


Settled low six figures


10 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation, pre-litigation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2017, Failure to Pay Bonus, Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Settled without Litigation

General Counsel, Real Estate

Provide ongoing legal advice, lease review, lease management and litigation support as needed for owner of multi-million dollar mixed-use development.


General Counsel


Real Estate

Tags: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, General Counsel, Real Estate, Transactions