Representative Cases

 

Business Disputes
  • Represented individual guarantors of note in contract dispute with lender
  • Represented client in commercial landlord-tenant dispute
  • Represented lender in multiple actions brought by homeowners
  • Represented supplier of product used in home construction in construction litigation disputes
  • Represented lender in breach of commercial contract dispute involving breach of alleged handshake agreement; won motion in limine eliminating more than $300 million in speculative consequential damages
Appeals
  • Drafted appeals to Arizona Supreme Court and Court of Appeals relating to denial of class certification
  • Draft appellate and reply brief to Fifth Circuit in nationwide class action involving determination of whether ticket distribution practice constituted a lottery
  • Drafted appeal to Arizona Court of Appeals on behalf of commercial tenant contesting judgment against landlord
  • Drafted appeal to Colorado Court of Appeals on behalf of guarantor challenging trial court’s adoption of receiver’s recommendation
  • Drafted appeal to Ninth Circuit on behalf of resident alien facing removal from country
  • Drafted appeal to Arizona Court of Appeals in legal malpractice action
Professional liability
  • Represented client in malpractice dispute against former attorneys
  • Represented member of State Bar in ethics inquiry
  • Represented insurance agent in dispute brought by former insurance company for breach of non-compete
Class Actions
  • Represented a class of plaintiffs against a large trucking company alleging breach of contract in payment terms, and drafted appellate briefs and class action certification motion; successfully obtained reversal of trial court decision denying class certification

  • Represented a putative class of plaintiffs against a car manufacturer for allegedly defective passenger-side airbags, and drafted complaint and responses to motions to dismiss

  • Represented putative class of plaintiffs against a car manufacturer for allegedly rapidly accelerating vehicles, and worked directly with each putative class member on discovery issues
Employment
  • Represented employee in action by employer for breach of non-compete, and participated in preliminary injunction hearing
  • Represented employer in appeal to Ninth Circuit in age-discrimination and national origin discrimination case
  • Represented large employer in dispute brought by plaintiffs for break-time pay violations
Real estate disputes
  • Represent title insurer with Arizona-based title litigation
  • Represent homeowners, guarantors, and lenders facing foreclosure and loan disputes