The firm successfully defended LaFace Records and So So Def Productions in a series of lawsuits asserting copyright infringement and other claims relating to pre-1972 musical sound recordings. Representation resulted in dismissal of suit and award of defendants' attorneys' fees.

Fantasy, Inc. v. LaFace Records
, 43 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1700 (N.D. Cal. 1997); Fantasy, Inc. v. LaFace Records, 43 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1959 (N.D. Cal. 1997); Fantasy v. LaFace Records, 49 U.S.P.Q. 2d 1148 (E.D. Cal. 1998).

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Mutual to stock conversion and IPO of American Financial Holdings Inc.
Represented American Savings Bank in its mutual-to-stock conversion and the related $267.3 million initial public offering by its newly formed more
Multiple acquisitions and public offerings for Commercial Federal Corporation
Represented Commercial Federal Corporation in its acquisition of approximately 10 banks and in connection with four underwritten public offerings of more
Executive compensation and employee benefit matters for major North American bottled water company
Redesigned the executive deferral plans, split dollar life insurance plans and executive health plans for a major North American bottled water more
Public offering for Superior Essex Inc.
Represented Superior Essex Inc. in an $86 million secondary public offering of common stock. more