Benjamin P. Pugh,

Benjamin P. Pugh,, Esq.
Firm: Enterprise Counsel Group, A Law Corporation
Address: 3 Park Plaza
Suite 1400
Irvine, CA 92614-8537
Phone: 949-833-8550
Fax: 949-833-8540
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Lawyer Profile:
Mr. Pugh has been with ECG since 1999, and has been a partner since 2004. Mr. Pugh has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation in both state and federal courts. He has tried over a dozen cases and argued over a dozen times before the California Court of Appeal and Ninth Circuit.  Mr. Pugh has been a Guest Lecturer at Pepperdine Law School teaching strategies to implement during trial to prepare for a successful appeal.

Mr. Pugh's representative trial victories include:

·         Obtained a Writ of Mandate voiding a $22 Million trash collection contract with the City of Los Alamitos procured in violation of the city's competitive bidding laws.

·         Enforced the document inspection rights of Irvine City Council Members Steven Choi and Christina Shea against Orange County Great Park Corporation.

·         Enforced a shareholder buy-sell agreement leading to a favorable settlement immediately prior to closing arguments.

·         In representing a publicly traded healthcare corporation, successfully prosecuted two trials for breach of a settlement agreement by the client’s former labor attorney.

·         Successfully prosecuted a petition to recover attorneys' fees incurred for the benefit of a conservatee's trust.

·         In a breach of contract action, successfully eliminated charges to which clients objected.

·         Successfully prosecuted breach of professional fee agreement.

·         Representing entertainment company, successfully prosecuted breach of contract claim with consequential damages award.

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Areas of Practice:
Complex Business Litigation
Corporate and Securities Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Probate and Trust Litigation
Real Property Litigation
Writs and Appeals
Bar Admissions:
Supreme Court of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court Central District of California
Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1998
Honors: Dean's List (Fall 1997, Spring 1998)

University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
Major: Philosophy

Representative Cases:
Barnes, Crosby, FitzGerald & Zeman, LLP v. Ringler et al., 212 Cal. App. 4th 172 (2012)
Choi v. Orange County Great Park Corp., 175 Cal. App. 4th 524 (2009)
Ekstrom v. Marquesa at Monarch Beach Homeowners Association, 168 Cal. App. 4th 1111 (2008)
Saline v. Superior Court, 100 Cal. App. 4th 909 (2002)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Orange County Bar Association

Federalist Society, Orange County Chapter
Board of Directors

Atlas Political Action Committee
Board Member and Chairman of the Endorsements Committee

West Practice Categories:
Business & Commercial, Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Appeals, Real Estate, Securities, Trusts
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