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Jones Day

3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 800Irvine, CA 92612-4408
Phones: (949) 851-3939
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Since opening in 1985, the Irvine Office has grown to more than 50 lawyers. Jones Day Orange County lawyers provide legal advice and services to the Firm's local, national, and international clients in a broad range of areas including trial practice, corporate and securities, employment counseling, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, tax, and health care.

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Since opening in 1985, the Irvine Office has grown to more than 50 lawyers. Jones Day Orange County lawyers provide legal advice and services to the Firm's local, national, and international clients in a broad range of areas including trial practice, corporate and securities, employment counseling, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, tax, and health care.

We combine Jones Day's international platform with our profound knowledge of the Southern California market and industries to provide superior representation for clients with complex challenges. As integral members of Jones Day's global transactional practices, our Irvine based corporate lawyers advise clients on all facets of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, private and public equity and debt offerings, lending, restructuring, corporate governance, proxy contests, executive compensation, tax, and securities law compliance. Our Irvine trial lawyers represent clients in civil lawsuits, arbitrations, governmental investigations, and criminal matters. Our intellectual property attorneys provide both advice and dispute services to clients who require assistance with respect to patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Our employment attorneys counsel clients and represent them in litigation. Our health care attorneys advise and represent clients in disputes with both governmental and private entities. Our clients range from large, established publicly-traded corporations to emerging start-ups. Because Jones Day is One Firm Worldwide, our Irvine clients reap the benefit of our global reach, management structure, and integrated technologies, which permit us to respond seamlessly to their needs, unhampered by geographic boundaries.

We are as committed to our Orange County community as we are to our clients. We offer summer internship positions to local high school students from low to moderate income families through the Project SELF program; teach local middle school students the fundamentals of the Bill of Rights in conjunction with the Federal Bar Association; and coach and judge local high school mock trial teams sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation. Our Irvine lawyers serve in leadership and volunteer positions for numerous public service organizations.

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Practice Areas
Airlines & AviationBiotechnologyBusiness and Tort Litigation (USA)Capital MarketsClass Action & Multidistrict LitigationConstructionConsumer Financial Products & ServicesCorporate Criminal InvestigationsCorporate GovernanceDiagnosticse-DiscoveryEnergyFederal Circuit & IP AppealsFinancial ServicesHealth CareHealth Care Compliance Counseling & Regulatory AdviceHealth Care Litigation & Government Investigations DefenseIntellectual PropertyInternational Litigation & ArbitrationITC Section 337Labor & EmploymentLatin AmericaLife SciencesM&A TransactionsMedical DevicesMergers & AcquisitionsNoncompetition, Confidentiality, Trade Secret & Employee RaidingPatent LitigationPatent Prosecution & IP CounselingPharmaceuticalsReal EstateSEC Investigations & ProceedingsSecurities Fraud Class ActionsSecurities Litigation & SEC EnforcementShareholder Derivative ActionsTaxTrademarks, Unfair Competition & CopyrightsVenture Capital & Private InvestmentAntitrust & Competition LawBanking & FinanceBusiness Restructuring & ReorganizationEmployee Benefits & Executive CompensationEnvironmental, Health & SafetyFinancial Institutions Litigation & RegulationGlobal DisputesGovernment RegulationInsurance RecoveryIssues & AppealsM&APrivate EquityProjects & Infrastructure
Published Works
CMS Publishes Long-Awaited 60-Day Repayment Proposed Rule for Identified Overpayments, 2012CFPB and FTC Agree to Coordinate Enforcement and Regulatory Efforts, 2012California Construction Law: Important Changes Ahead, 2012Reasonable Royalty Patent Infringement Damages After Lucent v. Gateway and Uniloc v. Microsoft: Reports of the Dearth of Patent Infringement Damages Are Greatly Exaggerated, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), 2011Amending the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Who Is a “Foreign Official”?, Financial Fraud Law Report, 2011California: Single Sales Factor and Market-Based Sourcing, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2011Delaware Court of Chancery Awards $1.263 Billion in Damages for Controlling Stockholder Transaction Found to be Unfair, 20112011 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update, 2011CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood: The Supreme Court Revisits Binding Arbitration Clauses in the Consumer Finance Context, 2011Potentially Disruptive California Sales Tax Decision (Updated to Reflect Recent Developments), Jones Day State Tax Return, 2011Health Care Compliance and Enforcement Update, 2011CFPB Releases Investigation and Adjudication Rules—September 26, 2011 Comment Deadline, 2011Irvine Office, 2011SEC's Final Whistleblower Rules Provide Important Incentives for Effective Corporate Compliance Programs, 2011CFPB Announces Examination Process for Large Banks Begins July 21, 2011CFPB's Non-Bank Supervision Authority: Is Your Company a "Larger Participant"?, 2011Potentially Disruptive California Sales Tax Decision, 2011Supreme Court Clarifies What It Means To "Make" a Statement for Rule 10b-5 Liability, 2011CFPB Identifies Preliminary List of Transferred Rules, 2011Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split on Proof of Loss Causation at the Class Certification Stage, 2011Daubert Scrutiny of Expert Evidence in Class Certification Proceedings, Practice Perspectives: Product Liability & Tort Litigation, 2011Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media in the Workplace—Is The NLRB Your "Friend"?, 2011Galleon Verdict Announced: Insider Trading Remains a Top Enforcement Priority Among Regulatory Authorities, 2011Federal Reserve Board Proposal for "Ability to Repay" Regulation Opens Comment Period Through July 22, 2011, 2011Does Dodd-Frank Provide the Seeds to Unravel Concepcion in Consumer Financing Transactions?, 2011Supreme Court to Consider Circuit Split on Proof of Loss Causation at the Class Certification Stage, 2011OCC Reaches Settlement with Bank Mortgage Servicers, 2011Cost-Benefit Consideration in Regulating Debt Protection Products, 2011U.S. Supreme Court Rules That a Drug’s Adverse Event Reports May be Material to Investors Even Though not "Statistically Significant", 2011SEC Proposes Rules for New Whistleblower Program, 2010R&D – Lifeblood Of The Life Sciences Industry, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 18, No. 6, 2010Farewell Fete, Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010)., 2010ALERT: The Scope of California Kin Care Leave Rights Narrowed - At Least in Some Instances, 2010Antitrust Alert: California Challenges Minimum Resale Price Maintenance as Per Se Illegal, 2010Antitrust Alert: Federal Court Provides New Guidance on Secret Payments Under California Unfair Practices Act, 2010ALERT: California Supreme Court Rules that Attorneys’ Fees May Be Denied in Low-Recovery FEHA Cases, 2010Antitrust Alert: California Supreme Court Expands Class Actions under Unfair Competition Law, 2009The Megan's Law Web Site: California Employers Beware, 2009Brinker, Brinkley, and Beyond: Surveying California's Wage-Hour Field of Battle, 2009Irvine Community Involvement, 2009California Expands Medical Privacy Laws with New Standards, Oversight, and Administrative Penalties, 2008The House Doesn’t Always Win in Vegas: California FTB’s Statutory Immunity Denied in Nevada Court, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2008California Expands Security Breach Notification Law to Include Medical and Health Insurance Information, 2008California's Global Warming Solutions Act: Creating a Haze of Uncertainty for Business, 2008Union Access to Private Property: California Supreme Court Rules Shopping Malls Cannot Prohibit Union Protesters from Urging Boycott of Stores, 2008ALERT: California Supreme Court Rejects the Narrow-Restraint Exception and Invalidates Noncompete Agreement, 2008ALERT: California Appellate Court Holds that Meal Periods Must be Made Available to Employees; California Labor Commissioner Follows Suit, 2008California Court Vacates $56.7 Million UUT Assessment Against Non-Utility, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2008Floodgates Reopen: Injunction Halting California's Unclaimed Property Program Lifted, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2007California Court Creates Class-Arbitration Waiver Test, New York Law Journal, Arbitration, 2007Changes to California Rules Relating to Equity Compensation Plans, 2007Don't Fall Into an Employment Tax Liability Trap: A Survey of California Law, California Labor & Employment Law Review, 2007In An Unprecedented Move, Federal Court Shuts Down California's Unclaimed Property Program, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2007California Law on Judicial Estoppel, 2007Court Finds California LLC Fee Unconstitutional.... Again, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006California Liability Claims Impact Unclaimed Property, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006Go Crazy Folks...But Not Too Crazy: California Court Ponders Remedy For Macy's Victory Over San Francisco, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006The California Supreme Court Addresses UDITPA "Gross Receipts" and Alternative Apportionment in Microsoft and General Motors, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006California Supreme Court Buttresses “At Will” Defense to Employment Claims, 2006California Statute of Limitations Extended By Final Federal Determination, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006California Appellate Court Finds Return of Principal on Short-Term Investments Is “Gross Receipts,” But Excludes From the Taxpayer’s Sales Factor, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2006California Refund Opportunities for LLCs, Jones Day State Tax Return, 20062006 California Employment Law Legislative Update, 2006Enough Already -- California FTB Launches Yet Another Tax Initiative -- "California Tax Shelter Resolution Initiative" 2006, State Tax Return Newsletter, 2006California's Arbitrator Conflict of Interest Disclosure Standards not Preempted by Federal Arbitration Act and Arbitration Award Vacated for Non-Compliance, ABA Hot Tip, 2005California High Court Weighs in on Class Action Waivers, New York Law Journal, 2005If At First You Don't Succeed…Extend The Amnesty Period: California Use Tax Amnesty Extended Through 2007, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2005The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County) Report, Volume VII, No. 2, 2005Dot.Com's Return Policy Creates Nexus: California Appellate Court Affirms SBE's Decision In Borders Online, 2005California Franchise Tax Board Defines Personal Services For Purposes of Apportionment, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2005California Appellate Court Holds That The Franchise Tax Board May Exclude Returned Principal From Taxpayers’ Gross Receipts, Jones Day State Tax Return, 2005Title Company's Policy Of Transferring Dormant Funds To Income Results in Damage Award In California False Claims Action, Jones Day State Tax Return, 20052005 California Employment Law Legislative Update, 2005California Offers Amnesty — Don’t Do Me Any Favors!, 2005California Offers Amnesty — Don’t Do Me Any Favors! Jones Day State Tax Return, 2005California Compliance: A new state law says pharma companies must establish internal compliance programs, Pharmaceutical Executive, January 2005), 2005California Tinkers with its “Sue Your Boss” Law, 2004The California Supreme Court Declines to Hold Back the Tide of Overtime Class Actions, 20042004 California Employment Law Legislative Update, 2004California Senate Bill 2 (2003), 2004Does California Make a Good Neighbor for State Farm? Or are California Courts Misapplying the Supreme Court's Punitive Damages Analysis?, 2004California First State to Require Online Privacy Policies, 2004California's New Aggressive Anti-Spam Law -- A Trap for Corporate Marketing Departments?, 2003California Raises the Bar on Data Security and Privacy, 2003California Employment Agreements in Jeopardy: Mandatory Arbitration Agreement Presumed Unconscionable, 2003Labor & Employment: 2003 California Employment Law Amendments, 2003California's New Plant Shutdown/Mass Layoff Law, 20022002 Amendments to California Employment Laws, 2002
Representative Cases
32nd District Agricultural Association obtains successful jury verdict and favorable settlement in restrictive covenant action arising from sale of Pacific Amphitheatre , (2009) Abbott acquires Facet Biotech for $722 million , (2010) Abbott Labs acquires Advanced Medical Optics for $2.8 billion , (2009) Abbott launches patent infringement action against Anchen , (2009) Abbott seeks infringement charges against Geneva concerning HYTRIN® antihypertensive drug patent , (2009) Abbott wins summary judgment in patent infringement action to prevent FDA approval of generic version of Depakote® , (2009) ACI and MidOcean obtain dismissal of wage and hour class action brought on behalf of current and former Sales Consultants for Jenny CraigAdvantage Sales & Marketing completes sale to Apax PartnersAlacer Corporation defends derivative claims of self-dealing and corporate waste , (2010) Albertson's defends against putative class action of denial of unemployment benefits to 4,500 striking employeesAllergan acquires Serica Technologies from venture capital companies , (2010) Allergan and Quintiles enter Co-Promotion Agreement to promote SANCTURA XR®, a urology anticholinergic productAlvarado Hospital arbitrates dispute with health plan over billing audits and compliance with California law , (2009) Applied Medical resolves international distributorship litigation , (2011) Applied Medical Resources defends against trade secret theft claims and prevails in malicious prosecution trial , (2009) Applied Medical Resources successfully pursues breach of licensing claims against Scion , (2009) Applied Medical wins in Ninth CircuitArch Wireless prevails in putative class action relating to national paging system outage , (2009) Audit committee of an NYSE-listed Chinese software company involved in internal investigations , (2012) Avco Financial Services successfully defends tort and contract action brought by former executive , (2009) Biolase defends against patent infringement, trademark infringement and unfair competition claims related to hand-held dental lasers , (2010) BioMarin acquires LEAD Therapeutics , (2010) Boston Market obtains favorable class-wide settlement in wage and hour action involving 6,200 non-exempt restaurant workers in California , (2009) Boston Market obtains favorable settlement in putative class action alleging wage and hour pursues tort/unfair business practices claims against Visa , (2009) California Grocers Association wins judgment finding LA city ordinance in violation of federal and state equal protection clauses , (2010) Cardiac Science settles favorably in patent infringement action concerning automatic electronic defibrillator technology , (2009) Catholic Healthcare disputes claim denials , (2009) Catholic Healthcare obtains dismissal of claim by health planCB Richard Ellis defends against litigation involving breach of contract and disparate impact discrimination , (2009) Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in payment dispute with PacifiCareCelgene acquires Abraxis BioScience for $2.9 billion , (2010) Celgene buys Gloucester Pharmaceuticals for $640 million to bolster its anticancer drug pipeline , (2009) Celgene files Hatch-Waxman suit against IntelliPharmaCeutics over Focalin XR® patent , (2009) Celgene files patent infringement charges against Actavis and Abrika over generic versions of ADHD drug Focalin XR® , (2009) Celgene files patent infringement suit against Barr Labs over generic version of ADHD drug Focalin XR® , (2009) Celgene files patent infringement suit against generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceuticals over ADHD drugs , (2009) Celgene files patent suit against KV Pharmaceuticals over generic version of Focalin XR® , (2009) Celgene licenses patents to Teva for marketing generic version of Focalin capsules and tablets , (2010) Celgene lodges patent infringement charges against Barr Labs over generic version of Ritalin LA® , (2009) Celgene pursues patent infringement litigation against Abrika concerning Ritalin LA® , (2009) Celgene pursues patent infringement litigation against KV Pharmaceutical concerning Ritalin LA® , (2009) Celgene pursues patent infringement litigation against Teva concerning Focalin XR® , (2009) Celgro files patent infringement suit against Cambrex involving enzymatic synthesis of chiral amines , (2010) Chevron Energy Solutions develops photovoltaic solar energy projects in California , (2011) Chevron protects consumers from fraud , (2011) Cole National challenges California restrictions on business and financial relationships between opticians and optometrist or ophthalmologist , (2009) defeats class certification in a proposed Illinois class action involving Internet website marketing , (2009) defeats class certification in a proposed nationwide class action , (2009) defends putative class action for violations of Credit Repair Organization Act , (2009) obtains summary judgment in Illinois consumer class action , (2009) settles nationwide class action in Northern District of California , (2009) Cortec Group acquires outstanding equity interest of Franklin Energy ServicesDense-Pac Microsystems pursues patent infringement action relating to microchip stacking technology , (2009) DePuy Spine wins $52 MM in patent infringement suit over spinal implant devices , (2009) Desert Regional Medical Center receives payment for claim , (2009) DIRECTV resolves patent infringement dispute concerning pay-per-view technologyDIRECTV wins full victory in Federal Circuit patent appeal , (2009) DIRECTV wins summary judgment in patent infringement action involving satellite TV guides , (2009) DJO, LLC defends itself in lawsuit involving artificial hips , (2010) Dole defends against multiple cross-border mass tort cases alleging injuries from pesticide exposure , (2009) Eagle Real Estate Group favorably resolves real estate partnership dispute , (2010) Eastman Kodak prevails in action against Goodyear for infringement of patent relating to PET manufacturing process , (2009) Edelbrock defends against patent infringement charges involving online ordering and database management system , (2009) El Pollo Loco obtains favorable settlement and dismissal of putative class actionEl Pollo Loco resolved contract and fraud claimsEmergency Communications Network affiliated group of companies completes sale to Riverside , (2011) Entrepreneur Media seeks to have judgment it obtained in a trademark infringement suit declared nondischargeable in bankruptcy , (2010) Epistar settles favorably in patent infringement case involving LEDs , (2009) Epsilon/Westford Funds and affiliates defend against bankruptcy related claims , (2011) Experian defeats class certification in alleged violation of Credit Repair Organization Act matterExperian defeats putative class action in Second Circuit based on preemption of state law under the FCRA , (2009) Experian defends claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in the 9th CircuitExperian defends putative class action for false advertising and unfair business practicesExperian obtains favorable settlement of claims for false advertisementExperian successfully defends class action for false advertising , (2009) Experian successfully defends putative class action alleging false advertising and unfair business practicesExperian successfully defends putative class action for false advertising and unfair business practicesExperian successfully pursues Unfair Competition claim against LifeLock , (2010) Experian win in summary judgment in Fair Credit Reporting Act lawsuit is affirmed by 11th Circuit , (2009) Financial services company defeats putative nationwide racketeering class actionFirst American Title defeats class certification in ERISA stock drop case , (2009) France Télécom S.A. acquires Equant for $715 million , (2009) Gateway enforces U.S. Supreme Court precedent in CaliforniaGlobe prevails in stamping out trade secrets theft and sets record for restitution in criminal courtHarman prevails in industrial process licensing dispute , (2009) Herbalife successfully defends against patent infringement charge related to managing dynamic web pages , (2009) Histogen wins summary judgment in biotech patent case , (2011) Hospital Corporation of America defends against discrimination and retaliation actionHughes Space and Communications wins summary judgment in suit involving technology for satellite rescue , (2009) Image Holdings Corp. acquires InFocus Corp. , (2009) Independent director successfully defends shareholder derivative action , (2010) Indigent client feared she would lose her home to a bail bonding company , (2010) Intelius obtains dismissal of deceptive advertising claims in putative consumer class action , (2011) JBL defends against litigation claiming breach of nondisclosure agreement and theft of trade secrets , (2009) Johnson & Johnson company defends against patent infringement allegations for spinal implant technology , (2009) Jones Day of Service goes global , (2011) Kroger wins white collar case when City of Los Angeles withdraws all claims , (2011) Kyocera defends against patent infringement claims by SmartPhone Technologies over several wireless communication, networking and software patents , (2011) L.A. County files amicus brief supporting requirement that public employees establish entitlement to benefits allegedly denied as part of prima facie caseL.A. County resolves construction litigation related to Hollywood Bowl renovations after 12-week jury trial , (2009) L.A. County wins dismissal of race and gender discrimination claims under Title VII and FEHA by putative class of over 550 employees , (2009) L.A. County wins dismissal with prejudice of action by former independent contractor who claimed federal equal protection based on theory of common law employment , (2009) L.A. Unified School District wins summary judgment and appeal in termination and harassment case under FEHA and Title VIILA County Sheriff's Department wins summary judgment in employment discrimination suit , (2009) LA County successfully defends judgment in Equal Pay class actionLennar obtains dismissal of purported nationwide class of homeowners alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentationLennar receives advice on restructure and workout of San Diego waterfront mixed-use development joint venture , (2010) Lennar settles 10-week jury trial after $200 million damage claim excluded , (2010) Los Angeles County obtains defense judgment rejecting plaintiffs' claims in mandamus proceedingLos Angeles MTA achieves favorable settlement in contractor dispute , (2009) Los Angeles MTA defeats challenge by unsuccessful bidder to award $65 million construction management contract , (2009) Los Angeles MTA resolves alleged whistleblower's claims for wrongful termination , (2009) Los Angeles MTA resolves series of lawsuits involving over $100 million in subway construction claims after termination of general contractor , (2009) Los Angeles MTA successfully litigates builder's risk insurance claim for partial collapse of subway tunnel and subsidence of Hollywood Boulevard , (2009) Los Angeles MTA successfully litigates through appeal its right to remove appointee to disputes review board for $162 million public works contract , (2009) M. A. Hanna prevails in breach of contract arbitration seeking more than $180 million damages , (2009) Mag Instrument pursues trademark infringement charges against StreamlightMag Instrument wins $7M jury verdict in breach of contract case , (2009) Mag Instrument wins multimillion-dollar jury verdict in trademark suitMajor bank client favorably settles suit for breach of guaranties and fraudulent transfer , (2010) Major bank client wins anti-SLAPP motionMarconi wins $9 million judgment for infringement of patents on inkjet technology , (2009) MedPartners defended in unfair business practice claim , (2009) Mentor prevails in unfair hiring, theft of trade secrets and licensing dispute with distributor in Iberian Peninsula , (2009) MeziMedia acquired by ValueClick for $352 millionMichaels obtains favorable class-wide settlement in unfair competition and false advertising actionMolex obtains $1.8 million judgment in patent suit involving electrical connectorsMonterey Gourmet Foods and its Board of Directors defend shareholder class actions involving acquisition by Pulmuone , (2010) Motorola and Freescale resolve patent infringement suit brought by Analog Devices involving microchip fabrication , (2009) Motorola and Freescale resolve patent suit with STMicroelectronics over 12 semiconductor patents , (2009) Motorola/Freescale settle favorably patent infringement action involving semiconductor technology , (2009) National retail store resolves putative class action in federal court involving management overtime , (2009) Nokia defends against Qualcomm's breach of contract claim over license agreement , (2009) Non-profit organization's child day care center license successfully defendedNorco Ranch, Inc. obtains favorable multi million dollar settlement , (2011) Novatel Wireless defends shareholder class action and shareholder derivative actions regarding misrepresentations concerning their financial results , (2010) Online travel companies prevail in challenge to improperly assessed transient occupancy tax , (2010) Orange County Transportation Authority defends against construction litigation involving claims in excess of $120 million , (2009) Patrón Spirits obtains summary judgment in defense of executive compensation claims brought by former officer and director , (2011) PC Mall amends and restates credit facility , (2011) PepsiCo obtains summary judgment in action arising from failed investments in South African bottling companyPharmaceutical manufacturer conducts internal investigation of accounting and public reporting irregularities , (2009) PILPG, acting as a global law firm, provides legal assistance to states and governments involved in conflictsProcter & Gamble defends patent infringement action over website data transmission , (2011) Proview, V and AmTran Technology involved in three-patent infringement action relating to LCD and plasma TV technology , (2009) Publicly-traded retailer settles class action , (2010) Quickturn wins injunctive and monetary relief in patent infringement suit involving hardware logic emulators , (2009) Quiet Cannon Restaurant prevails in civil rights litigation against Port of Long Beach, CAQuiksilver defends itself in patent infringement suit brought by Etagz over CD-ROM product label apparatus and methodR.J. Reynolds successfully defends class action for unfair competition , (2011) Ralphs Grocery obtains full summary judgment in consumer class actionRepublican candidate for Governor obtains dismissal of fraud claims , (2011) Roadway Express defends against employee race discrimination allegations in 9th Circuit , (2009) SAP acquires Sybase for $5.8 billion , (2010) Schiff Nutrition completes sale of 25% of fully diluted outstanding shares to TPG Growth by majority shareholder Weider Health and FitnessSempra Energy affiliate successfully completes new LNG facility and resolves all contractor claims under EPC contract , (2011) Simmons defends against patent and trademark infringement charges brought by rival Serta , (2009) South Coast Repertory, one of the primary not-for-profit performing arts centers in Orange County, California receives corporate and employment adviceSouthern California Medical Corporation fights to keep patient lists , (2009) Southern California Regional Rail Authority defeats trade union's petition for writ of mandate seeking to compel SCRRA's bid for construction of Pomona station , (2009) Special Committee of the Board of Directors of United PanAm Financial closes $110 million acquisition of United PanAm Financial by Guillermo Bron-controlled entity and affiliates of Pine Brook Road Partners , (2010) Special Committee, company, and officers of United PanAm Financial Corp. involved in shareholder class action suit for breach of fiduciary dutySTERIS is dismissed from product liability suit alleging injuries caused during hysterectomy procedure , (2009) STI defends against patent infringement action over liquid crystal display technology , (2011) Street Surfing successful in "Bet the company" international arbitration against a Korean company, Decolee , (2009) SunPower acquires Tenesol for $165.4 million , (2012) SunPower and Total partner to create new global leader in solar industry with $1.4 billion tender offer , (2011) Tarrant Apparel Group management defends class action seeking to enjoin going private transaction , (2010) Technology company dedicated to developing philanthropy through smart phones receives intellectual property assistanceTenet Healthcare defends against breach of contract action brought by management company , (2009) Tenet Healthcare in dispute with Medical Savings Insurance CompanyTenet Healthcare in dispute with Quest Diagnostics , (2009) Tenet HealthSystem challenges contracted rates , (2009) Tenet HealthSystem defeats PacifiCare's counterclaims of overpayments , (2009) Tenet in arbitration with Molina over contract claims breachTenet secures summary judgment precertification in debt collection putative class action , (2009) Tenet wins dismissal of ERISA suitTexas Instruments prevails in patent infringement dispute with Tessera relating to certain packages for semiconductor devices , (2009) Textron obtains favorable settlement of trademark and antitrust action , (2009) Time Home Entertainment successfully defends against consumer class action and appealTracinda Corporation defends shareholder class action , (2010) TriPacific Capital Advisors defends claims and recovers fees , (2010) TRW defends against claims brought by the federal government under the False Claims Act , (2009) UWMC Hospital in dispute over equipment lease , (2009) Valley Doctors Hospital defends against health plan claim for repayment , (2009) Vanguard Health Systems secures dismissal in suit alleging injury and improper billing of Medicare patients , (2009) Verizon California defeats class certification in California wage and hour class actionVerizon Wireless obtains favorable settlement in gender discrimination suit , (2009) Verizon Wireless obtains summary judgment in employee action alleging unfair compensation plans , (2009) Verizon Wireless successfully defends class action for unfair competition , (2011) Verizon Wireless successfully defends putative class action claiming unfair business practices and false advertising , (2009) Virage Logic acquired by Synopsys for $315 million , (2010) VIZIO defeats putative nationwide class action alleging defective component parts in plasma and LCD TVs , (2011) Washington Group International acquires Raytheon Engineers & Constructors from Raytheon Company and settles price adjustment dispute , (2009) Westinghouse Electric prevails in trade secret and fraud action related to fiber optics , (2009) Whittier Hospital recovers costs from Blue Shield , (2009) Yamaha defends nationwide litigation of product liability cases and claims involving the Rhino side-by-side ("SxS") vehicle , (2009)
Blum, Michelle M. (Of Counsel) Callahan, Marc K. (Of Counsel) Grabowski, Richard J. (Partner) Kirzner, Jeffrey B. (Partner) Poth, James Lenahan (Partner) Taylor, Angela M. (Staff Attorney) Vogt, John A. Jr. (Partner) Ruben, Richard S. (Partner) Brantley, Kevin CCottriel, Darren K. (Partner) Chang, Edward S. (Associate) Naeve, Robert A. (Partner) Zadravecz, Steven M. (Partner) Biffar, Travis (Associate) Landau, Eric (Partner) Sullivan, Cary D. (Associate) Beeson, Jonn R. (Partner) Close, Jeremy S. (Associate) Espinola, Kevin B. (Partner) Rafferty, Paul F. (Partner) Mordock, Craig S. (Partner) Rooklidge, William C. (Partner) Holmen, Brian T. (Partner) Rossum, Ann T.Finkelstein, Mark A. (Partner) Waldow, Roburt J. (Partner) Quintanilla, Marcus Salvato (Of Counsel) Blake, Mark L. (Associate) Boyd, Corey Hansen (Associate) Clark, Douglas L. (Associate) Earnest, Mark E. (Associate) Haldorsen, Thomas J. (Associate) Jarrett, Bryan L. (Associate) Kim, Hannah R. (Associate) Jackson, Brianne M. (Associate) Lam, Samuel (Associate) Patel, Hema P. (Associate) Rahyar, Nilab N. (Associate) Smith, Justin T. (Associate) Stover, Michelle (Associate) Winters, Mason R. (Associate) Klimkowski, Katherine A. (Staff Attorney) Cote, Frank P. (Partner) Darmer, Roman E. (Partner) Stimson, Michael J. Ph.D. (Partner)
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1420 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 800
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3053
(404) 521-3939
Jones Day
21 Tudor Street
LondonEC4Y 0DJ, United Kingdom
Jones Day (Main Office)
North Point
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1190
(216) 586-3939
Jones Day
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20001-2113
(202) 879-3939
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