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  • April 20, 2017 Calif. Team Wins Appeal in Firefighting Accident Suit

    Sacramento Partner Joseph Salazar Jr., San Diego Appellate Partner Jeffry A. Miller, and San Diego Appellate Associate Jonna D. Lothyan recently obtained a published opinion affirming a judgment following an order granting nonsuit in litigation stemming from an accident at a firefighting base camp.

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  • April 17, 2017 Jeff Ranen Named ‘Top 40 Under 40’ by Daily Journal

    Los Angeles Partner Jeffrey S. Ranen has been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the leading lawyers in California under the age of 40.

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  • April 14, 2017 Gordon Calhoun to Present at eDiscovery CLE

    San Francisco Partner Gordon J. Calhoun will present a CLE titled “Analytics and eDiscovery: Employing Analytics for Better, More Efficient, and Cost-Effective eDiscovery” as part of a meetup on April 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. Pacific at the Omni San Francisco.

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  • April 13, 2017 Gordon Calhoun to Speak on eDiscovery Panel

    San Francisco Partner Gordon J. Calhoun will participate in a panel titled “Data, Discovery, and Decisions: Extending Discovery from Collection to Creation” at 1:45 p.m. on April 25 as part of The Master’s Conference, held all day at the Bently Reserve in San Francisco.

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  • April 11, 2017 Justin Zimmerman Named to Development Board

    Madison County Associate Justin Zimmerman was recently appointed to the Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners.

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  • April 10, 2017 Fort Wright Office Wins Defense Verdict in Negligence Suit

    Fort Wright Partner Judd Uhl and Associate Benjamin Hoffman recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a fitness center accused of negligence, consumer fraud, and the illegal practice of medicine.

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  • April 06, 2017 Richard Wolf Published in Claims Journal

    Los Angeles Partner Richard Wolf recently had an article titled “What Qualifies as an Insured Collapse?” published in the Claims Journal.

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  • April 05, 2017 Calif. Team Prevails in Another Asbestos Appeal

    San Francisco Partner Florence McClain; San Diego Appellate Partners Ernest Slome, Jeffry Miller, and Lann McIntyre; and San Diego Appellate Associate Brittany Bartold recently prevailed in an appeal from the judgment entered following a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant in an asbestos suit.

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  • April 04, 2017 Sean Healy, Amy Levine Win Arbitration Defense Verdict

    Phoenix Partner Sean Healy and Associate Amy Levine recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an insurance broker that a public adjuster accused of intentional interference with a contract and intentional interference with a business expectancy.

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  • April 03, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Beats PTAB Review Request

    Chicago Partner Maxwell J. Petersen and Denver Partner Thomas A. Dougherty recently convinced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board not to institute a post-grant review of a patent covering the design of a pocket key organizer.

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  • March 31, 2017 Bill Helfand Quoted by Law360

    Houston Partner William S. Helfand was recently quoted in a Law360 articled titled “Class Seeks Certification in Bank Autodialing Suit.”

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  • March 30, 2017 Calif. Team Prevails in Asbestos Appeal

    San Francisco Partner Helen M. Luetto, San Diego Appellate Partners Ernest Slome and Jeff Miller, and San Diego Appellate Associates Brittany Bartold and Arezoo Jamshidi recently prevailed in an appeal from the judgment entered following a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant in an asbestos suit.

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  • March 28, 2017 Jeff Liptrot Wins R.I. Supreme Court Insurance Victory

    Providence Partner Jeffrey Liptrot recently won the complete reversal of a lower court’s decision before the Rhode Island Supreme Court in a coverage dispute between competing insurers. The case of first impression is the first reported decision in Rhode Island for Lewis Brisbois.

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  • March 24, 2017 Calif. Team Beat Animal Cruelty Appeal

    San Francisco Partners Reuben Jacobson and Kimberlei Evans, as well as San Diego Appellate Partner Jeffry Miller and Associate Jonna Lothyan, recently persuaded the Ninth Circuit to affirm a motion to dismiss a woman’s complaint alleging that an illegal search and seizure of her home led to her conviction for animal cruelty.

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  • March 23, 2017 Sean Higgins Beats Rehearing Attempt in Med Mal Appeal

    Houston Partner Sean Higgins recently persuaded a Texas appeals court not to rehear a panel’s reversal of a $1.87 million jury verdict against a neurosurgeon in a wrongful death medical malpractice suit.

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  • March 22, 2017 Brad Fischer, Perry Goodman Obtain Insurance Coverage Win

    Fort Lauderdale Partner Bradley S. Fischer and Associate Perry R. Goodman recently won summary judgment in a Florida federal court insurance coverage dispute that could have wide-ranging implications.

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  • March 21, 2017 Jenn Oxman Named CLM Award Finalist

    Lewis Brisbois is proud to support the CLM Annual Conference, held March 29 to March 31 in Nashville, Tennessee, where Partner Jennifer Oxman will be honored as a finalist for the CLM Professional of the Year Award.

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  • March 20, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Wins Defense Verdict in Personal Injury Suit

    New York Partner Alecia Walters-Hinds recently obtained a defense verdict in a personal injury suit brought against a New York building by a woman who tripped and fell over a low hanging chain between two metal posts that were used to prevent vehicles from driving on an emergency pathway on the building’s property.

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  • March 17, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Wins $1.25M in Fraud Trial

    Los Angeles Partner Craig Holden recently secured more than a million dollars after an eight-day jury trial in a suit that we brought on behalf of an apparel maker against its former warehouse logistics company for fraud and breach of contract.

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  • March 13, 2017 Don Forgey Named Alumni Mentor of the Year

    Los Angeles Partner Donald G. Forgey has been named the Alumni Mentor of the Year by Southwestern Law School. He was honored with the award at the annual reception for the Alumni Resource Network at Southwestern. 

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  • March 08, 2017 Alan Rupe, Jessica Skladzien Get Kansas Supreme Court Victory

    Kansas Partners Alan L. Rupe and Jessica Skladzien recently convinced the Kansas Supreme Court to find that the state of Kansas has failed to meet its constitutional obligation to properly fund education in Kansas. To comply with this momentous ruling, the state is required to immediately increase education funding by an estimated $800 million per year.

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  • March 03, 2017 William Archer Named to Law360 Advisory Board

    Los Angeles Partner William Archer has been named to Law360’s 2017 Media and Entertainment Editorial Advisory Board for the third consecutive year.

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  • March 02, 2017 Sean Healy, Amy Levine Beat Music Contract Dispute

    Phoenix Partner Sean Healy and Associate Amy Levine recently obtained the dismissal with prejudice of a lawsuit accusing the board of directors for a California choir organization upon which "Glee" was premised of intentional interference with various musical contracts.

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  • February 22, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Team Prevails in Ninth Circuit

    Lewis Brisbois recently prevailed in a Ninth Circuit appeal challenging several rulings limiting recovery in a product liability suit over beads from a toy.

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