The firm successfully defended LaFace Records and So So Def Productions in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other claims relating to pre-1972 musical sound recordings. Representation resulted in dismissal of suit and award of defendants' attorneys' fees.

Fantasy, Inc. v. LaFace Records
, 43 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1700 (N.D. Cal. 1997); Fantasy, Inc. v. LaFace Records, 43 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1959 (N.D. Cal. 1997); Fantasy v. LaFace Records, 49 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1148 (E.D. Cal. 1998).

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Public-private partnership for private development of a large U.S. public school system
Represented one of the 25 largest U.S. public school systems in a public-private partnership for the private development of public schools. more
Environmental litigation involving migration of off-site contamination
The firm served as lead counsel for a retail building material supplies and distribution company, in an environmental litigation case more
Mutual to stock conversion and IPO of American Financial Holdings Inc.
Represented American Savings Bank in its mutual-to-stock conversion and the related $267.3 million initial public offering by its newly formed more
Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University et al. v. Smack Apparel Co.
Represented four major universities and The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) in a trade dress infringement case. In an attempt to avoid the more