CLIENTS

DEPOSITION AND TRIAL CASES

Jenner & Block LLP
Attorneys:  Susan Kohlman, Alison Stein
2919 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10022
“Waverly Kaffaga and the Estate of John Steinbeck v. Thomas Steinbeck, Gail Steinbeck and the Palladin Group”

For the Plaintiff; Economic damages based on Breach of Contract, Slander of Title and Intentional Interference

United States District Court, Central District of California, Western Division
Testified August 31, 2017

Jackson Walker LLP
Attorneys:  Chip Babcock, Nancy Hamilton, Carl Butzer, James McFall
2323 Ross Avenue, Ste. 600
Dallas, TX  75201
“Ro*Co Films International v. Oprah Winfrey Network”

For the Defendant: Alleged economic damages based on Breach of Contract and Unjust Enrichment

JAMS Arbitration
Deposed September 23, 2016
Testified December 15, 2016

Gerard Fox Law P.C.
Attorneys:  Gerard Fox, Belinda Vega
1880 Century Park East, Suite 1410
Los Angeles, CA  90069
“Martin Lawrence v. Paramount Pictures and MTV Films”

For the Plaintiff: Standards and Practices in the entertainment industry.

JAMS Arbitration
Testified May 11, 2017

Kennedy Law
Attorney:  Stephen A. Kennedy
1445 Ross Avenue, Ste. 4950
Dallas, TX  75202
“Certain TV Programs, Literary Works for TV Production and Episode Guides Pertaining To Same”

For the Plaintiff; Economic damages based on Copyright Infringement and Unjust Enrichment

United States International Trade Commission
Deposed December 19, 2013, Case Settled

Edmond, Lindsay & Hoffler LLP
Tricia Hoffler/Keith Edmonds
344 Woodward Ave., S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312
“Williams v. MTV Networks et al”

For the Plaintiff; Standards and Practices with regard to the Appropriation of Name, Likeness or Identity.

State Court of Fulton County, State of Georgia
Deposed September 11, 2013, Case Settled

Rincon Venture Law Group
Attorney:  Andrew Kent, Esq
2815 Townsgate Rd, Ste. 215
Westlake Village, CA  91361
“Ryder v. Lightstorm Entertainment, 20th Century Fox et al”

For the Plaintiff; Economic damages due to Breach of Contract, Copyright Infringement
Deposed June 17, 2013

Jordan Susman, Esq.
Of Counsel, Freedman + Taitelman, LLP
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA  90067
“Por Vida v. Harrison & Robertson”

For the Defendant; Economic damages due to Breach of Contract.
Deposed, May 6, 2013, Testified October 23, 2013

The Law Firm of Rosenberg & Giger
Attorney: Matthew Giger
488 Madison Ave, 10th Fl.
New York, NY  10022
“Wildheart vs. Higher Ground LLP”

For the Plaintiff; Economic Damages based on Breach of Contract and Partnership Dispute.
Deposed, October 10, 2011, Case settled

The Law Firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Attorney: Eric Swann
2555 Grand Bl.
Kansas City, MO  64108
“Marshall vs. Hofffman-LaRoche”

Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division: Atlantic County

For the Defendant; Economic Damages based on Product Liability
Deposed July, 28 2010; Opposing Expert Impeached;

The Law Firm of Haynes & Boone
Attorney: Jason Bloom
2323 Victory Ave., Suite 700
Dallas TX  75219
“Baisden vs. IRP, Image Entertainment et al”

For the Defendant; Economic Damages and Standards and Practices due to Copyright Infringement.

US District Court Southern District of Texas Houston Division
Deposed April 2010, Testified February 25, 2011

Slaughter & Reagan
Attorney:  Michel Brody
625 E. Santa Clara Street, Suite 101
Ventura, CA  93001
“Murphy v. Hayun”

For the Defendant; Economic Damages  due to Use of Likeness,

Deposed December 10, 2010

Bowles & Verna, LLP
Attorney: Michael Verna
Economic Damages for the Plaintiff
2121 N California Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
“Liburn v. Civic Helicopters”

For the Plaintiff; Economic damages due toWrongful Death,
Deposed and Testified, January 2010 US District Court, Northern San Diego County

 

SAMPLING OF CASES THAT HAVE SETTLED

Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLC
Attorneys:  Shannon Mader
2029 Century Park East, Suite 4000
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3026
“Third Party Defendant Desert Palace, Inc. DBA Caesars Palace v. Spiegelworld Absinthe LLC et al”

For the Defendant: Economic damages based on Breach of Contract and Unjust Enrichment

District Court, Clark County, Navada
Case settled

Law Offices of Gerard Fox
Attorneys: Marina Borogard/Gerard Fox
1880 Century Park East, Suite 815
Los Angeles, CA 90067
“Harra v. Leshner, Fontana and Louis et and Related Cross Actions”

For the Defendant/Cross Complainant; Economic Damages due to Partnership Dispute/Breach of Contract

Graves & King LLP
Attorney: Szu-Pei Lee
500 N. Brand Bl.
Glendal, CA 91203
“Adrienne Frantz Bailey, et al. v. Jason A. Diamond”

For the Defendant; Economic Damages due to Personal Injury

Bowles & Verna, LLP
Attorney: Michael Verna
2121 N California Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
“Operation Heroes v. Procter & Gamble”

For the Plaintiff;Economic Damages due to Breach of Contract,

The Law Firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Rory Hernandez
“Hoffman vs. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center”

For the Defendant;Economic Damages due to Wrongful Death.
Case Settled

Law Brandemeyer+Packer LLP
Attorney: David Armanini and Charles Law
245 S. Los Robles Avenue, Ste. 600
Pasadena, CA 91101
“Sarris v. ShowFX”

– Personal Injury/Economic Damages for the Defendant

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP
Attorney: Karen Liao
801 South Figueroa St., 15th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
“Wilder v. Gold’s Gym”

– Personal Injury/Economic Damages for the Defendant

Rapp & Krock Attorneys at Law
Attorney: Terri Morgan
3050 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 1425
Houston, Texas 77056
“Johnson et al v. Vendetta Filmworks et al”

Copyright Infringement, Economic Damages for the Plaintiff

Boivin Desbiens Senécal Chalifour, s.e.n.c.
Attorney:  Natalie Chalifour
2000-2000, Avenue McGill College
Montréal QC H3A 3H3 Canada
“Legrand v. ArtPlus”

Breach of Contract, Economic Damages for Defendant/Cross Counter Plaintiff

The Entertainment Law Group
Attorney: Alan Clarke
3355 Lenox Road, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA  30326
“Franklin White v. Ice Cube/Cube Vision Entertainment”

Copyright Infringement for the Plaintiff

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester, LLP
Attorney:  Dennis Kass
801 South Figueroa Street,
15th Floor
Los Angeles, California  90017
“John v. Guitterez”

Economic Damages for the Defendant

Southern California Gas  Company
Attorney:  Cranston Williams
555 West 5th St., Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA   90013
“Robertson v. Southern California Gas”

Economic Damages for the Defendant

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Attorney:  Nicole A. Diller
One Market, Spear Street Tower |
San Francisco, CA 94105-1126
“Directors Guild of America v. Nu Image/Millenium Films”

Residual Payment Issues for the Defendant

Early Maslach & Van Dueck
Attorney:  Christopher Thomas
3780 Kilroy Way, Suite 540
Long Beach, CA, 90806
“Reeve v. Valerio”

Economic Damages for the Defendant

Randy Godin Esq.
Attorney: Randy Godin
8383 Wilshire Bl., Ste. 830
Beverly Hills, CA  90211
“Everbeck v. Anonymous Content”

Economic Damages for the Defendant

Barry Newman, Esq
Attorney:  Barry Newman
701 Weat Adams St., Suite 2
Jacksonville, FL  32204
“Hester v. Valve”

Use of Likeness, Economic Damages for the Plaintiff

Anker, Reed, Hymes, Schreiber, & Cohen
Attorney: Rob Cohen
21333 Oxnard Street, First Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
“Booker v. University of California”

Economic Damages for the Plaintiff

Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, LLP
Attorney: J. Craig Williams, Esq.
3 Park Plaza, 17th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614 USA
“J2F v. Sarrow”

Economic Damages for the Defendant

Joshua Furman Law Corporation
Attorney: Joshua Furman
“High Integrity v. Entertainment Studios”
Economic Damages for the Plaintiff

Arbitration 11/23/10, Case settled

Abraham, Fruchter & Twersky LLP
Ximena R. Skovron
“Harold Kleiman vs. RHI Entertainment, Inc, Robert A. Halmi Jr. and William J. Aliber”

Consultant

The Law Firm of Morris, Polich & Purdy

Raina Roessle
“Corbin vs. Tansey et al.”

Personal Injury, Loss of Wages for the Defendant
Case Settled

ALS Film
Rebeccah Rush
“Film Appraisal for 501c Filing”

August 2009

Traverse Legal, PLC

Attorney: Mark Clark
“Dave Davis vs. ABC Television, Inc.
”
Copyright Infringement

July 2009-September 2009 – Case never moved forward

Schuman, Rallo, Rosenberg
Attorney: Tiffany Ly
“Todd Calvert vs. Terra Firma Enterprises”

June-October 2009 – Case Settled

The Law Firm of Dummit, Buchholz & Trapp
Attorney: Kevin Tanaka
“Hoffman vs. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center”

Wrongful Death, Economic Damages for the Defendant
Case Settled

Greg Bunch, Esq. 
Law & Brandmeyer
“Hoffman vs. Dr. Colleen Fluharty, Emcare, California EM-1 Medical Services, Premier Emergency Physicians of California Medical Group”

Wrongful Death, Economic Damages for the Defendant

Case Settled

The Law Firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Rory Hernandez
“Hoffman vs. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center”

Wrongful Death, Economic Damages for the Defendant

Case Settled

Hanger, Steinberg, Shapiro & Ash, A Law Corporation
Paul Ash, Benson Chan
“Haviland vs Cullinan”

Personal Injury, Loss of Wages, for the Defendant
Case Settled

The Law Firm of Hosp, Gilbert, Bergsten & Hough
Joseph Hough
“Millican vs. Harper”

Personal Injury, for the Defendant
Case Settled

The Law Firm of Procter, McCarthy & Slaughter, LLP
Karen Harmeling, Jeffrey Halfen, Gabriele Mezger-Lashly
“Hartman vs. Marks”
And “Solomon vs. Heavenly Properties”

Personal Injury, Loss of Wages for the Defendant

Case Settled

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