Showing results for 'Breach of Contract'

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.


Confidential


10 months


Pre-litigation private mediation


Defendants


Corporate

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

Post M&A Litigation: Breach of Contract, Breach of Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Misrepresentation

Represented Acquiring Company in breach of warranty and representation suit against Seller


Settled low six figures


14 months


Attorney to attorney negotiation during litigation


Plaintiff


Business

Tags: 2016, 6 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Breach of Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Business Litigation, Misrepresentation

Fraud in Sale of Insurance Policies

Represented customers of major national insurance carrier in claims for rescission of policies alleged to have been fraudulently marketed and sold by parties not licensed to sell those products.


Full recovery of six-figure premium payment and rescission of policies at issue


5 months


Attorney to Attorney (in house counsel) negotiation


Plaintiff


Contracts

Tags: 2015, Breach of Contract, Fraud

Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Bonus, Fraud

Represented former CEO of private equity backed company in claims alleging breach of contract, failure to pay bonus and fraud.


Settled high 5 figures


8 months


Settled without litigation via mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2014, Breach of Contract, Employment, Failure to Pay Bonus, Fraud

Fraud, Promissory Estoppel, Misrepresentation

Represented highly compensated marketing director who alleged she was serially lied to in recruiting process by a "headhunter" causing her damage. Client was left in seeming "no man's land" -- no claims against prior employer, no unemployment benefits because she voluntarily resigned in expectation of new start date and no contract claims against prospective new employer because no contract was ever signed.


Settled mid to high 5 figures


13 months


Settled during litigation through mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2013, 5 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Employment, Employment Litigation, Misrepresentation, Promissory Estoppel

Breach of Contract, Failure to Pay Wages

DEFENDED renewable energy company against former employee suing for breach of contract and failure to pay wages. Case involved a very complex, precise MBO plan (aka incentive compensation, bonus plan) that incorporated sophisticated industry specific tax concepts.


Settled mid to high 5 figures


8 months


Settled with litigation through Arbitration


Defendant


Employment

Tags: 2013, 5 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Defense, Employment Litigation, Failure to Pay Bonus, Failure to Pay Commissions

Partition, Fraud, Breach of Contract

DEFENDED community real estate non-profit organization when they were sued for partition, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.  Brought counter-claims.  Case covered approximately 10 properties and a decades long business relationship.


Client paid $0 of the 7-figure demand


13 months


Settled during litigation through mediation


Defendant


Real Estate


We successfully used Demurrers to obtain dismissals of the fraud and breach of oral contract claims early in the case as well as unjust enrichment and intentional interference with prospective economic interference that Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant attempted to add by amendment. During litigation, we filed a "Motion for a Prejudgment Writ of Attachment" on our client's behalf.

Tags: 2012, Breach of Contract, Fraud, Partition, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation

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

Commercial Unlawful Detainer

Represented Landlord in commercial unlawful detainer action against commercial tenant operating a national chain franchise sandwich shop.  Obtained 6 figure default judgment.


Judgment, low 6 figures


9 months


Obtained judgment against tenant


Landlord


Real Estate

Tags: 2011, Breach of Contract, Commercial Unlawful Detainer, Judgment, Real Estate Litigation

Silicon Valley, Fraud, Breach of Contract - Failure to Pay Bonus, Retaliation

Represented Plaintiff, a white male investment banker, who had been fired from public company employer that sought to deny his guaranteed bonus.


Settled low 6 figures


5 months


Settled without litigation via mediation


Plaintiff


Employment

Tags: 2006, 6 Figure Settlements, Breach of Contract, Employment, Failure to Pay Bonus, Fraud, Mediation, Retaliation (FEHA), Settled without Litigation, Silicon Valley, Wrongful Termination