Our Los Angeles attorneys help clients build city infrastructure, improve health care, advance technology and bring deep industry knowledge to fashion, art and entertainment.
Given LA’s position as a thriving business center, our attorneys there practice domestically and abroad on a range of finance, corporate, intellectual property, litigation and transactional matters.
Our clients are public agencies, cultural institutions, strategic and private investors, artists, fashion brands, health care organizations, emerging growth companies and renowned academic institutions creating innovations that will drive society far into the future. They include the City and County of Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the University of Southern California, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, DirecTV, H&M, Express, the Estate of Notorious B.I.G., Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Caltech.
We are committed to playing an active role in strengthening local organizations and participate in advancing charitable causes of the community. As an example, the Los Angeles office represented Venice Family Clinic in its historic acquisition of Common Ground, ensuring that Common Ground’s facility in Santa Monica will be able to provide continued support to those living with HIV and AIDS.
- Judge Rejects Claim for a Pissarro by Heirs in Nazi Art Case
The New York Times | June 10, 2015
This feature article focuses on a recent U.S. District Court ruling in favor of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation and the Kingdom of Spain in an artwork dispute that spanned a decade. Los Angeles commercial litigation partners Thad Stauber and Sarah André represented the Foundation in this dispute.
- Calif. Justices to Weigh Break Issue Left Open by Brinker
Law360 | June 2, 2015
Los Angeles Labor & Employment counsel Dale Hudson is quoted in this article discussing the California Supreme Court’s decision to hear a class action brought a group of security guards who claim they were illegally forced to be on call during breaks and how this case gives the court a chance to clarify whether rest periods must be free from all work.
- Cool Jobs: Entertainment Attorney Julian Petty Talks Going from Intern to Law Firm Partner
Black Enterprise | May 26, 2015
This article profiles Los Angeles partner Julian Petty who has carved out a successful practice advising clients in the entertainment industry. Click here to read the full article.