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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 Lewis Brisbois Supports Annual CLM Conference

    Lewis Brisbois is proud to support the CLM Annual Conference, held March 29 to March 31 in Nashville, Tennessee, where Partner Jennifer Oxman is honored as a finalist for the CLM Professional of the Year Award and Partners Connie M. Anderson and Gordon J. Calhoun will be presenters.

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  • March 21, 2017 Gordon Calhoun to Speak at CLM Conference

    San Francisco Partner Gordon J. Calhoun will speak on March 30 at the CLM Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of a panel titled “Evolving Claims Management Best Practices Through Predictive Modeling.”

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  • March 21, 2017 Connie Anderson to Speak at CLM Conference

    Los Angeles Partner Connie M. Anderson will speak on March 30 at the CLM Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of a panel titled “A Defendant with Many Hats — Defending Claims Against Professionals Who Occupy Multiple Roles." 

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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 16, 2017 Greg Worden to Speak at Insurance Law Seminar

    Seattle Partner Gregory S. Worden will speak about his recent Washington Supreme Court victory at the Washington Defense Trial Lawyer’s Insurance Law Seminar on March 31.

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  • March 15, 2017 Sean Hoar to Speak at Cyber and Data Risk Conference

    Data Privacy & Cyber Security Practice Chair Sean Hoar is scheduled to participate in a panel titled “The Changing Landscape of Cyber Liability Litigation: Data Misuse, Ransomware, Class Action Following Spokeo, and More” at the 15th Advanced Forum on Cyber and Data Risk Insurance in Chicago on March 31.

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  • March 15, 2017 Ken Feldman to Discuss Success on Legal Panel

    Los Angeles Partner Kenneth C. Feldman, Chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Legal Malpractice Defense Practice, will speak on March 28 as part of a panel titled “The Five P’s For Success: A View from the Bench and the Bar.”

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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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  • February 10, 2017 Florence McClain Interviewed by Law360

    San Francisco Partner Florence McClain was recently interviewed by Law360 for an article titled “Stakes High for J&J at Start of Latest Baby Powder Trial.”

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  • February 10, 2017 Jim Hailey Elected to Southeast Louisiana CLM Position

    New Orleans Partner James W. Hailey III has been elected to again serve as the continuing education and social coordinator for Claims Litigation Management’s Southeast Louisiana Chapter.

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  • February 08, 2017 Brandon Meyer Published by Law360

    San Francisco Partner Brandon Meyer recently had an article titled “A Politically Feasible Approach to H-1B Reform” published in Law360.

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  • February 08, 2017 Ken Walton Quoted by Law360

    Boston Partner Kenneth B. Walton was recently quoted by Law360 in an article titled “Avandia MDL Settlement Administrator Sues Atty for $2.5M.”

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  • February 07, 2017 Alan Kaminsky Wins New York’s Oldest Case, Longest Trial

    Lewis Brisbois Partner Alan Kaminsky on Tuesday obtained a defense verdict for his client in what is believed to be the oldest active case in New York, less than two years after winning a directed verdict for his client in the longest jury trial in Manhattan Supreme Court.

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  • February 06, 2017 Greg Worden Secures Wash. Supreme Court Opinion

    Seattle Partner Gregory S. Worden recently convinced the Washington Supreme Court to affirm a trial court order of summary judgment dismissing State Farm from a lawsuit where the plaintiff sought underinsured motorist contract damages and extracontractual damages after a car accident.

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  • February 03, 2017 Richard Wolf Published by Claims Journal

    Los Angeles Partner Richard Barnett Wolf recently had an article titled “California Insurance Commissioner’s Authority to Regulate Insurers’ Homeowners RC Estimates” published in the Claims Journal.

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