Another Major League Baseball Salary Arbitration Victory Scored By The JMBM National Sports Law Group Los Angeles Angels v. All-Star Closer Francisco Rodriquez Decision Puts Team On Top In The Largest Dollar Case in MLB History Los Angeles – February 28, 2008 — Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro, LLP (JMBM) scored another salary arbitration victory […]
JMBM attorneys, acting on behalf of the California Mining Association (CMA), filed suit against the South Coast Air Quality Management District challenging its adoption of a new regulation. As part of the settlement JMBM achieved for the CMA, the SCAQMD was required to amend the regulation and allow a high wind exemption critical to CMA […]
JMBM successfully defeated an application for a temporary restraining order sought by the Tommy Bahama Group to stop JMBM’s client, The Walking Company, from using certain trade dress in its advertising. The Walking Company is a large chain of retail stores specializing in comfort shoes.
JMBM prevailed in a class action lawsuit brought against its client,Volkswagen of America, Inc. The plaintiff claimed injury because of a “Made in the U.S.A.” designation on license plate frame holders. The lawsuit sought damages and injunctive relief. In dismissing the lawsuit, the Court applied recently-enacted language from Proposition 64 which limits a person’s right […]
JMBM’s entertainment lawyers recently negotiated and closed a production financing facility for an $85 million independent motion picture starring multiple Academy Award winning actors.
During the trial, JMBM litigators participated in settling a complex, multimillion dollar securities fraud and unfair business practices case for 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc., bringing years of challenging litigation to closure.
Inglewood, California Mayor Roosevelt Dorn’s libel lawsuit against the Los Angeles Sentinel and a staff columnist over alleged defamatory claims linking Mayor Dorn’s position on a local ballot measure to build a Wal-Mart Supercenter Store in the city was rejected by a Superior Court judge due to lack of merit. JMBM represented the Sentinel and […]
JMBM attorneys were able to successfully resolve administrative and litigation claims against a regional gasoline retailer in an MTBE contamination case involving the City of Santa Monica, the Southern California Water Company and multiple multinational oil companies.
For American Golf, JMBM completed environmental due diligence on a $1.1 billion transaction involving 250 sites, within 3 months This included managing 5 national environmental engineering consulting firms to commission and complete Phase I reports for all sites and Phase II reports for numerous sites. JMBM attorneys completed an extensive environmental due diligence project involving […]
In Palmer v. City of Los Angeles, JMBM successfully litigated a contentious and highly controversial case arising out of the demolition of an old structure without permit in downtown Los Angeles. The settlement resulted in new development of nearly 1,000 apartment units.