Our Los Angeles office was opened in 2006, offering clients a Southern California location in one of the key Pacific Rim economic centers. The Los Angeles office not only enhances Nixon Peabody’s strong West Coast regional capabilities but provides a setting for the firm’s attorneys to practice both domestically and abroad in a range of finance, corporate, and transactional matters. Our attorneys serve clients in practice areas that include public finance, life sciences, technology, health care, higher education, real estate syndication, arts and cultural institutions, maritime, labor and employment, intellectual property law, venture and emerging growth, litigation, and dispute resolution.
Nixon Peabody’s Los Angeles office is an active member of the community and enjoys a diverse group of clients, including public agencies, cultural resources, educational institutions, and charities in Southern California, in both a professional and pro bono capacity. Some of these clients are the City and County of Los Angeles, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the Housing Authority of Los Angeles, the State of California, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and the California Institute of Technology.
Nixon Peabody has been the prime sponsor and host of the important environmental charity, Community Conservation Solution’s “Paint the Town Green” fundraiser. We have supported the Back-to-School Book Fair at the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’s Estrada Courts Childcare Facility, collecting more than 360 books for the 700-book drive. Our attorneys have handled the pro bono representation of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), an initiative that helps unaccompanied children navigate the U.S. immigration process. The Los Angeles office has taken on several KIND cases, mostly asylum cases on behalf of children from South and Central America.
- Herbalife Raises Estimate of Legal Costs Amid Pyramid Allegations
Los Angeles Times | May 4, 2013
Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez provides commentary regarding allegations that the nutritional products company Herbalife is participating in a pyramid scheme.
- End of an Era
Thomson Reuters | January 25, 2013
This news brief recaps a federal court appellate court hearing to consider who is the rightful owner of paintings seized during World War II. Los Angeles commercial litigation partner and leader of the firm’s Arts & Cultural Institutions practice Thad Stauber, counsel to the Hungarian government, argued that the paintings should remain at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest.
- U.S. Court Considers Claim on Art Stolen during World War II
Los Angeles Times | January 23, 2013
This article focuses on a federal appellate court hearing in which judges are considering who is the rightful owner of artwork seized during World War II. The artwork includes paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, Hungary. Los Angeles commercial litigation partner and leader of the firm’s Arts & Cultural Institutions practice Thad Stauber serves as counsel to the Hungarian government. During the January 23 hearing, he argued that the paintings rightfully belong to his client. For the complete article, please click here: