Representative Victories

  • February 2013
    Los Angeles Superior Court
    Vincent Davitt, Shaunt Arevian, and Anita Jain obtained summary adjudication of California Constitutional debt limitation claims on behalf of Fortune 500 Global bank, Dexia Credit Local, against the City of Bell relating to $35 million in bonds issued by the City.
  • December 2011 / January 2013
    Los Angeles Superior Court
    Vincent Davitt and Anita Jain obtained summary judgment on behalf of a lender in two separate lien foreclosure actions, one involving a lien worth more than $2 million, relating to the development of the Hermosa Beach Pavilion. In both cases, the liens were invalidated.
  • December 2010
    California Court of Appeal
    Robert Meylan and Shaunt Arevian secured an affirmance in full on behalf of the heirs of the late musician, Eva Cassidy, in an appeal stemming from disputed licensing and film rights. The opinion was published and available at Blix Street Records, Inc. v. Cassidy, 191 Cal.App.4th 39, 119 Cal.Rptr.3d 574 (2010).
  • December 2009
    Metropolitan News-Enterprise
    Robert Meylan secured an affirmance in full of an anti-SLAPP ruling in favor of our client on an issue of first impression whether the filing of a foreign lawsuit is protected activity. The opinion was published and available at Guessous v. Chrome Hearts, LLC, 179 Cal.App.4th 1177 (2009).
  • January 2005
    Los Angeles Daily Journal
    Robert Meylan's hard-fought victory over Mattel in Mattel Inc. v. Realtoy International Ltd. is listed as one of the top ten defense verdicts of 2004.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Business Litigation
  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Securities Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation

Representative Clients

  • Aurora World
  • Citrix Systems
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London
  • Dexia Credit Local
  • Fidelity National Financial
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance
  • IXL Learning
  • Language Line Services
  • Preferred Bank
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