Experience

Real Estate Developer Representation

Represented real estate developer through four week jury trial in San Francisco Superior Court, involving claims of rescission, breach of contract, and fraud.

First Solar v. Hotline

Represent First Solar in arbitration and litigation related to Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts on utility scale solar projects.

PV Hardware: McCarthy

Represent PV Hardware in pre-litigation dispute and mediation process concerning damage to solar power plant following wind storm.

Atmel Corporation v. Ericsson

We represented Atmel, a leading semiconductor manufacturer, in a multi-week arbitration through which we obtained an award of over $43 million arising from Ericsson's misappropriation of Atmel's patented AVR microcontroller technology and Ericsson's multiple breaches of the parties' license agreement.  The International Centre for Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration Tribunal also awarded Atmel a permanent injunction prohibiting Ericsson from continued misappropriation of Atmel's proprietary technology.

Fyock v. City of Sunnyvale

Defeated a Ninth Circuit appeal of the district court’s denial of a preliminary injunction motion in a high-profile case challenging a local gun safety ordinance on Second Amendment grounds, including defeating requests for an emergency stay of the ordinance made to the Ninth Circuit and then the U.S. Supreme Court. 779 F.3d 991 (9th Cir. 2015)