The firm recently filed a breach of contract and contractual interference lawsuit against a national marketing firm and Fortune 500 car retailer CarMax. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants breached an agreement for pay a consultant’s fee in connection with a marketing campaign concerning a well-known celebrity, and is proceeding in the Los Angeles Superior… learn more »
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The firm has been engaged as general counsel by a leading private security firm offering protection services to some of Hollywood’s leading talent. Our role includes advising on and overseeing the formation of the clien’s operating subsidiary in Europe, as well as directly handling corporate and employment matters in the U.S.
The firm has been engaged as defense counsel in a dispute arising out of a commercial lease for high-end office space in downtown Los Angeles, in which the plaintiff landlord is seeking to attach luxury real estate belonging to the tenant’s former chief executive officer. The landlord alleges that the CEO bought the property with… learn more »
The firm recently filed two lawsuits in federal court, one in California and the other in Texas, for claims arising under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of International Goods. In California, the firm’s client is a luxury fashion brand asserting claims against its former manufacturer, based in Italy, arising out of… learn more »
The firm has been engaged as general counsel to The Lead Sports, a sports blog and newsletter renowned for its irreverent take on the sports world and for breaking news that has shaken up the business of sports. The firm has guided the company through multiple rounds of funding and is its dedicated go-to advisors… learn more »
Recognizing the value in having a dedicated legal advisor to support its growth, Iron Triangle Brewing Company – a startup based in Los Angeles’ downtown Arts district, has engaged the firm as general counsel. The firm represents the company in matters including lease negotiations, financing rounds, and drafting and negotiating employment agreements in its role… learn more »
Heath Steinbeck represented Red Shoe Productions, LLC, a leading Los Angeles-based DJ company in its acquisition by Scratch Events, LLC, the production and events division of New York music and technology company Scratch Music Group.
The firm successfully represented a leading producer of commercials and short-form content in a round of seed financing under Rule 506(b) of Regulation D. The firm represents the client in corporate governance, employment, and commercial matters, including the formation of a strategic partnership with a co-producer.
The firm has been appointed counsel to a company based in Southern California that offers a cloud-based artificial intelligence service aimed at simplifying software development through automation, and increasing efficiency in testing and modifying applications. The firm’s role includes advising the client with respect to equity investments, intellectual property, employment counseling, and corporate governance.
Partner Roger Steinbeck discussed the implications of recent changes to Regulation A – a key reform under the JOBS Act – for start-up and emerging businesses seeking to raise capital. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s changes, approved in March 2015, allow companies to raise up to $50 million a year. Previously, ‘Reg A’ offerings were… learn more »