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Litigation

Jury returns defense verdict in favor of JMBM client TAT Capital Partners, Ltd.

For TAT Capital Partners: JMBM lawyers Joe Demko and Matt Kenefick recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of JMBM clients TAT Capital Partners, Ltd. and Mark Putney. The Plaintiff, ZF Micro Solutions, Inc., claimed $77.5 million in damages for TAT’s and Mr. Putney’s alleged breaches of fiduciary duty. Following a month-long trial, the jury […]

Environmental, Land Use, Litigation and Natural Resources & Mining

For Troesh Materials LLC: Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client

In a decision published on February 8, 2013, the Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client Troesh Materials, LLC in a challenge brought pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) against the County of Santa Barbara’s approval of Troesh’s Diamond Rock Sand and Gravel Mine and Processing Facility (the “Diamond Rock […]

Creditors' Rights and Litigation

For ORIX Capital Markets, LLC: JMBM successfully confirmed a Creditor's Plan of Reorganization and defeated Debtor's Plan of Reorganization in a Chapter 11 case filed by a hotel located in the Monterey Peninsula

JMBM represented ORIX Capital Markets, LLC in confirming a Creditor’s Plan of Reorganization and defeating the Debtor’s Plan of Reorganization in a Chapter 11 case filed by a hotel located in the Monterey Peninsula so that a liquidating agent could be appointed to sell the hotel at an auction sale. Robert B. Kaplan and Joseph […]

Litigation

JMBM led precedent-breaking litigation to reach an agreement between a mining operation and the city of Irwindale, California to extend the life of the Irwindale quarries

After precedent-breaking litigation, JMBM client, United Rock Products Corporation, and the city of Irwindale, California reached agreement to extend the life of the Irwindale quarries for 25 years. The transaction is most notable for the creation of a joint powers authority between the city of Irwindale and the Irwindale Reclamation Authority. Under the arrangement, the […]

Litigation

For the California Mining Association: JMBM achieved a high wind exemption critical to large construction projects throughout Southern California

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 […]