2 To Central District California Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives: Thank you for anor year service to Central District California. As chief judge, I appreciate your willingness to assist court look forward to working with you on additional projects. Hopefully our budget funding has stabilized so that we can turn all our resources, energy, attention towards continuing improvements to lawyers, litigants, jurors, members public. We have made significant strides in automating court processes, most recently in a pilot testing civil case opening, will be looking for or ways to streamline update. As lawyer representatives, your knowledge understing business court are key to our plans. We look forward to involving you in se preparations, drawing up your contacts in community political arenas as we mobilize to meet our multiple challenges. This Look Book as it has come to be called, puts you in touch with your colleagues. Reach out to m toger let us know how we can be service to each or. I look forward to seeing you at our district conference in March. Sincerely, George H. King Chief Judge, Central District California
3 To All Attendees 2014 Central District Judicial Conference: Welcome to Westwood! It has been a pleasure privilege for us to Co Chair this year s Central District Judicial Conference, which we hope you find both thought provoking enjoyable. We extend our thanks for Chief Judge George H. King, Judge David T. Bristow, Judge Patrick J. Walsh, Judge Deborah J. Saltzman with whom we have worked with in planning event. We extend our special thanks to Judge David O. Carter who worked tirelessly as Chair Conference planning committee to make this special Conference happen. We would also like to thank Terry Nafisi, or involved staff Court, Lawyer Representatives, many ors who have helped us in organizing conference weekend activities. Finally, we thank Dean Rachel Moran UCLA School Law for inviting us to campus for this year s Conference. This year s Look Book was prepared by Lawyer Representatives Victor de Gyarfas Amy Goldman, whose work we greatly appreciate. The directory is intended to give all attendees some information about Lawyer Representatives. The Look Book illustrates incredible diversity talents lawyers practicing in Central District California. On behalf all Lawyer Representatives, we would like to express our gratitude to judges Central District California for giving us opportunity to participate in Conference. We would also like thank Judges our fellow Lawyer Representatives for opportunity to serve you as this year s Co-Chairs. Best regards, Autumn Spaeth & Fred Rowley Lawyer Representative Co-Chairs
4 Abascal, Manny Partner Latham & Watkins Partner Latham Office & Address: Watkins 355 South Gr Avenue Los Angeles, CA Phone: Office (213) Address: 355 South Fax: (213) Gr Avenue Los Angeles, CA Phone: (213) Fax: (213) Manny Abascal is a partner in Los Angeles Abascal, fice Manny Latham & Watkins. He is in Litigation Department focuses on White Manny Collar Abascal Government is is a partner Investigations. in Los He Angeles has fice extensive Latham experience & Watkins. representing He is is companies Litigation Department individuals in investigations focuses before White Collar S.E.C., Government D.O.J, Investigations. state law enforcement He has extensive entities. experience He also has representing extensive trial companies experience, having individuals hled in investigations several civil before criminal S.E.C., trials for D.O.J, companies in state federal law enforcement state court, entities. as well He as in also arbitration. has extensive Prior to trial joining experience, Latham, having Manny hled was an several Assistant civil United criminal States trials Attorney for companies in Los in Angeles federal United state States court, Attorney s as well as Office. in arbitration. Prior to joining Latham, Manny was an Assistant Manny United is States on Attorney board in directors Los Angeles several not United for States prit organizations, Attorney s Office. including: Martin Lur King Jr. Hospital (Chair); Public Counsel; Manny is is on board Mexican directors American several Bar Foundation. not for prit organizations, He is also on including: Board Martin Directors Lur King Jr. Federal Hospital Bar Association. (Chair); Public Counsel; Mexican American Bar Manny Foundation. graduated He is from is also Claremont McKenna Board College Directors in 1987 Federal Yale Bar Association. Law School in He clerked for Judge Pamela Rymer Manny Ninth graduated Circuit. from Claremont McKenna College in 1987 Yale Law School in Manny He clerked his wife for Judge Jane Pamela live in Altadena, Rymer California Ninth Circuit. have one child, Mateo. Manny his wife Jane live in Altadena, California have one child, Mateo.
5 Andrues, Mary Carter Mary is is a 1988 graduate University Sourn California Gould School Law, where she she served as as Executive Notes Editor for for Sourn California Law Review. Prior Prior to to to attending attending law law school, school, Mary received received a MS MS PhD PhD from from UCLA. UCLA. After After law law school, school, Mary Mary was was an an Assistant U.S. Attorney in in Central District Assistant U.S. Attorney in Central District California, where she served as Chief California, where she served as Chief Public Corruption Civil Rights Section Public Corruption Civil Rights Section Deputy Chief Public Corruption Deputy Government Chief Fraud Section. Public Mary Corruption received Government Attorney General s Fraud Director s Section. Award Mary received for her role Attorney as General s lead federal Director s prosecutor Award in for her LAPD role as Rampart lead Investigation. federal prosecutor in in LAPD Rampart Investigation. Mary s pressional affiliations include: Federal Partner Mary s Arent Fox, Bar Association, pressional Los affiliations Angeles include: Chapter, Federal Past Partner LLP Bar President; Association, ABA, Criminal Los Angeles Justice Chapter, Section White Past Arent Fox, LLP President; Collar Crime ABA, Criminal Committee, Justice Foreign Section Corrupt White Collar Practices Crime Act Committee, Corporate Foreign Responsibility Corrupt Office Address: Practices Subcommittees; Act ABA, Corporate West Coast Responsibility White Collar 555 West Office 5th Address: Street #48 Subcommittees; Committee, Past ABA, Co-Chair West (2004 Coast to White 2006); Collar 555 Los West Angeles, 5th Street CA #48 Committee, Institute for Past Corporate Co-Chair Counsel, (2004 Executive to to 2006); Board Los Angeles, Tel: (213) CA Institute (2009 to for present). Corporate Counsel, Executive Board Tel: Fax: (213) (2009 to to present). Fax: (213) Mary s practice at Arent Fox LLP focuses on Mary s white collar practice criminal at at Arent defense; Fox internal LLP focuses corporate on white investigations; collar criminal import defense; export internal enforcement; corporate investigations; health care fraud import abuse; export enforcement; complex health commercial care litigation. fraud abuse; complex commercial litigation.
6 Beall, William C. C. Beall, William C. William Beall is is a bankruptcy practitioner in in Santa William Barbara, Beall is CA. a CA. bankruptcy His His practice practitioner includes representation Santa Barbara, CA. both consumer His practice business includes debtors representation in in all all Chapters both consumer Bankruptcy business Code, representation debtors in all Chapters creditors Bankruptcy all all types, Code, representation all creditors all Norrn all types, Division Chapter representation 7 Trustees. all He He is is a Norrn past president Division Chapter Central 7 Trustees. Coast branch He is a past Federal president Bar Bar Association Central Coast a current branch member Federal Central Bar District Association Attorney Admission a current member Fund Board. Central District Attorney Admission Fund Board. Will Will also is is active in in community, having served Will also for for is many active years in as as community, legal secretary having served Elings for Park many Foundation, years as legal has has secretary been active for for Elings many Park years Foundation, with various has youth been sports active association for many years as as a coach with various referee. youth Besides sports Beall & Burkhardt sports, association Will s as a interests coach include referee. travel Besides Beall & Burkhardt tournament sports, Will s bridge. interests include travel tournament bridge. Office Address: Will Will graduated from Reed College in in Office State Address: Street Yale Will graduated Law School from in in Reed College He He clerked in 1976 for for 1114 State Suite Street 200 Honorable Yale Law School Lel in C. C Nielsen He clerked for United Santa Barbara, CA Suite States Honorable District Lel Court C. for for Nielsen Sourn District United Santa Tel: Barbara, (805) CA California, States District Court spent for his his early Sourn years District in in private Fax: Tel: (805) practice California, with spent firm firm his early Michaelson, years in Susi private & Fax: (805) Michaelson practice with before founding firm Michaelson, Beall & Burkhardt. Susi & Michaelson before founding Beall & Burkhardt. Will Will lives with his his wife Colleen, a recovering lawyer Will lives with realtor, his wife ir Colleen, various a dogs, recovering cats lawyer horses, realtor, in in foothills ir various Santa dogs, Barbara. cats The horses, Bealls in have foothills two two children, Santa Nicole, Barbara. an an associate The Bealls with have Providence two children, Equities in in Nicole, New York an City associate Ryan, with Providence a first first year Equities law law student in New at at York UC UC Irvine. City Ryan, a first year law student at UC Irvine.
7 Ben-Shahar, Sharon Ben-Shahar, Sharon Sharon Ben-Shahar Ben-Shahar Sharon is is a principal principal with with Bird, Bird, Marella, Marella, Boxer, Boxer, Wolpert, Wolpert, Nessim, Nessim, Drooks Drooks & Lincenberg, Lincenberg, P.C. P.C. Her Her practice practice encompasses encompasses Sharon both both commercial commercial Ben-Shahar business business is a principal litigation litigation with Bird, white white Marella, collar collar defense. defense. Boxer, Sharon Sharon Wolpert, has has Nessim, represented represented Drooks clients clients & Lincenberg, cases cases involving involving P.C. a Her wide wide practice spectrum spectrum encompasses matters, matters, both ranging ranging commercial from from intellectual intellectual business litigation property property white legal legal collar malpractice malpractice defense. to to Sharon contract contract has disputes disputes represented securities securities clients in fraud. fraud. cases involving Sharon Sharon a wide has has spectrum represented represented matters, both both ranging organizations organizations from intellectual individuals, individuals, property including including legal malpractice corporate corporate ficers ficers to contract disputes directors, directors, Fortune Fortune securities fraud. companies, companies, Sharon partnerships, partnerships, has technology technology represented companies companies both organizations Principal law law firms. firms. Sharon Sharon has has individuals, successfully successfully including hled hled Principal corporate Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, trials trials ficers binding binding arbitrations arbitrations directors, Fortune has has argued argued 500 Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, companies, Nessim, Drooks & Lincenberg, before before Ninth Ninth partnerships, Circuit Circuit Court Court technology Appeals. Appeals. companies Nessim, Drooks Lincenberg, law firms. Sharon has successfully hled Principal P.C. P.C. trials Sharon Sharon is is binding President-Elect President arbitrations Los has argued Los Angeles Angeles Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, before Chapter Chapter Ninth Circuit Federal Federal Court Bar Bar Association Association Appeals. is is a Nessim, Drooks & Office Lincenberg, Address: Office Address: member member Public Public Counsel s Counsel s Board Board Directors. Directors Century Park P.C. East 1875 Century Park East Sharon She She has has is been been President consistently consistently recognized recognized Los Angeles as as a Suite 2300 Suite 2300 Chapter "Sourn "Sourn California California Federal Super Super Bar Association Lawyer Lawyer Rising Rising is Star Star a Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California member by by Los Los Public Angeles Angeles Counsel s Magazine Magazine Board since since Directors. Tel: Office (310) Address: Tel: (310) She has been consistently recognized as a Fax: Century (310) Park East "Sourn Fax: (310) Suite Sharon Sharon is is California a graduate graduate Super Lawyer Tel Tel Aviv Aviv Rising University, University, Star Los Angeles, by California Buchmann Buchmann Los Angeles School School Magazine Law Law since is is married married to to Tel: (310) Robert Robert Percy. Percy. Sharon Sharon Rob Rob live live in in Los Los Fax: (310) Sharon Angeles Angeles is with with a graduate ir ir 2 3 year year old old Tel son, son, Aviv Liam. Liam. University, Buchmann School Law is married to Robert Percy. Sharon Rob live in Los Angeles with ir 3 year old son, Liam.
8 Birotte, André Jr. Mr. Birotte holds an an undergraduate degree from Tufts University a J.D. from Pepperdine University School Law. After law school, Mr. Birotte worked for three years as as a deputy public defender in in Los Angeles representing indigent clients charged with felony misdemeanor fenses. In In 1995, he he joined United States Attorney's Office in in Los Angeles, where he he investigated prosecuted violent crime, fraud, narcotics trafficking cases. In In 1999, Mr. Birotte joined Quinn Emanuel law firm, where he he represented clients in in white-collar crime commercial litigation matters. Mr. Birotte joined Los Angeles Police Department s ( LAPD ) Office Inspector United States Attorney General in in 2001 as as an an Assistant Inspector Central 2.5 District California General. In In May 2003, after an an extensive nationwide search, Los Angeles Police Commission unanimously selected Mr. Birotte to to United States Attorney s Office serve as as LAPD s Inspector General. In In that Black 312 & North White Photo: Spring Street capacity, Mr. Birotte led a staff lawyers, Los Crop Angeles, should California be be head auditors, former law enforcement executives shoulders Tel: (213) only who conducted oversaw LAPD internal Fax: (213) investigations audits to to ensure compliance with LAPD policies mates imposed by by a Federal Consent Decree. In In December 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Birotte to to serve as as United States Attorney for Central District California. Mr. Birotte was unanimously confirmed by by United States Senate was sworn in in on on March 4, 4, 2010.
9 Bordeaux, Magdalena Reyes Magdalena Reyes Bordeaux ( Maggie ) is Bordeaux, Supervising Attorney Magdalena Public Reyes Counsel s Debtor Assistance Bordeaux, Project, Magdalena largest bankruptcy Reyes pro se Magdalena program in Reyes Bordeaux country. ( Maggie ) is has been Supervising practicing Magdalena consumer Attorney Reyes bankruptcy Public Counsel s Bordeaux ( Maggie ) law for Debtor 15 years is Assistance Supervising has worked Project, Attorney extensively largest bankruptcy Public with Counsel s pro Bankruptcy se program Debtor Courts Assistance for in Project, Central country. District Maggie largest bankruptcy California, has been Office practicing pro se program consumer United in States bankruptcy country. Trustee, law for 15 Maggie years has private has worked extensively with Bankruptcy been bankruptcy practicing consumer attorneys bankruptcy in developing law for 15 years Courts for Central District California, Office implementing has United worked ways States extensively to Trustee, make with courts private Bankruptcy more bankruptcy accessible Courts for to attorneys pro Central se litigants. in District developing California, Office implementing United ways to States make Trustee, courts more private accessible Maggie bankruptcy is to pro an se Executive litigants. attorneys Board in developing Member Central implementing District ways Consumer to make Bankruptcy courts more Bar Maggie Association is an Executive accessible to ( CDCBAA ) Board pro se litigants. Member is an active Central member District Consumer L.A. Country Bankruptcy Bar Association Bar Association ( CDCBAA ) is an active Commercial Maggie is an Law Executive & Board Bankruptcy Member Debtor member L.A. Country Bar Association Commercial Assistance Central District Project Law & Consumer Committee. Bankruptcy She Bankruptcy Debtor was ALSO Bar Assistance Association appointed Project member ( CDCBAA ) Committee. She California was is ALSO an State active Bar an Committee member appointed member on L.A. Delivery Country California Legal Bar State Association Services. Bar Public Counsel Committee Maggie Commercial has on written Delivery Law & numerous Legal Services. Bankruptcy articles Debtor on Public Counsel Maggie consumer has Assistance bankruptcy written numerous Project Committee. issues articles She is a on was frequent consumer ALSO speaker an appointed at bankruptcy issues member educational is a frequent California panels. State She speaker Bar Office Address: was Committee on at bankruptcy cover on educational Delivery L.A. Lawyer panels. Legal Magazine She Services. for Office Address: was on cover L.A. Lawyer Magazine for 610 Public S. Ardmore her Counsel Maggie article on has expunging written a numerous fraudulent bankruptcy 610 S. Ardmore her article on expunging a fraudulent bankruptcy articles on Los Angeles, CA from consumer public bankruptcy record issues was is featured a frequent on Los Angeles, CA from public record was featured on Tel: (213) speaker for at her bankruptcy work in this educational area. Tel: (213) x 105 KPCC for her work in this area. panels. She Fax: Fax: Office (213) Address: was on cover L.A. Lawyer Magazine for 610 S. Ardmore Maggie is her article is a a graduate on UCLA expunging a UCLA School fraudulent School Law bankruptcy Law is Los Angeles, CA from is married to public to Clifford record Clifford S. Bordeaux, S. was Bordeaux, a featured on a consumer bankruptcy Tel: (213) x 105 KPCC for her attorney work in this attorney area. fellow fellow graduate UCLA UCLA School School Law. Law. Maggie Maggie Fax: (213) Cliff live in La Crescenta with ir 6 year old Cliff Maggie live in is a La graduate Crescenta with UCLA ir School 6 year Law old daughter, Maria Isabella Bordeaux ( Bella ). daughter, is Maria married Isabella to Clifford Bordeaux S. ( Bella ). Bordeaux, a consumer bankruptcy attorney fellow graduate UCLA School Law. Maggie Cliff live in La Crescenta with ir 6 year old daughter, Maria Isabella Bordeaux ( Bella ).
10 Castaldi, Cathrine M. Cathrine M. M. Castaldi is is a a member Rus, Milib & Smith, A Pressional Corporation, where she has practiced for for over twenty years. Cathrine represents debtors, creditors trustees in in chapter bankruptcy matters, as as well as as representing parties in in business litigation matters in in state federal courts. Cathrine is is a a past President Orange County Bar Association, eighth largest voluntary bar bar association in in nation, continues to to serve on on a a variety committees for for OCBA. She has served on on Board Association Business Trial Lawyers, Orange County, board OCBA Charitable Fund. Cathrine presently works with Member statewide Bench-Bar Coalition on on issues related Brown Rudnick LLP to to Court funding. Cathrine graduated from University Office Address: California at at Los Angeles in in 1987 with a a Bachelor 2211 Michelson Drive Arts degree in in Political Science. She Seventh Floor graduated from University San Diego, Irvine, CA School Law in in Cathrine was admitted to to Tel: (949) State Bar California in in Fax: (949) Cathrine lives in in Laguna Beach, with her her husb, Nat, where y enjoy hiking, mountain biking, kayaking.
11 Cislo, Daniel M., Esq. Cislo, Daniel M., Esq. Daniel M. Cislo is managing partner Cislo Daniel & Thomas, M. Cislo LLP, is one managing top-rated partner law firms Cislo in & Thomas, nation, LLP, as one independently top-rated rated law by firms Lexis- in Nexis nation, Martindale as independently Hubble The rated Bar Register by Lexis- Nexis Preeminent Martindale Lawyers, Hubble which lists The Cislo Bar Register & Thomas Preeminent LLP top Lawyers, 5% which all law lists firms Cislo in & Thomas country, LLP in Dan Cislo top 5% as one all law firms Super in Lawyers country, Dan The Cislo firm as specializes one in Super patent, Lawyers copyright, trademark The clearance firm specializes filings, in patent, licensing, copyright, trademark litigation with clearance fices in Santa filings, Monica, licensing, Westlake litigation Village, with Santa fices Barbara. in Santa Monica, Westlake Village, Santa Barbara. A graduate Loyola Law School UCLA s A School graduate Engineering, Loyola Law as a School Systems Engineer, UCLA s School Dan is admitted Engineering, to as U.S. a Systems Patent Office Engineer, as a Managing Partner Dan patent is admitted attorney to is an U.S. inventor Patent himself. Office as Dan a Cislo Managing & Thomas Partner LLP patent hles attorney all aspects is an patent, inventor trademark himself. Dan Cislo & Thomas LLP hles copyright all clearance, aspects protection patent, trademark enforcement copyright having litigated clearance, intellectual protection property enforcement cases in Office Address: having Central litigated District intellectual California property throughout cases in Office nd Address: Street Central country. District California throughout nd Suite Street 500 country. Santa Monica, CA Suite Dan is also admitted to Federal Circuit Court Santa Tel: Monica, (310) CA Dan Appeals, is also admitted Ninth Circuit to Court Federal Circuit Appeals, Court Tel: Fax: (310) District Appeals, Columbia Ninth Circuit numerous Court Appeals, or Courts Fax: (310) District across Columbia country. numerous or Courts across country. Dan enjoys jogging, skiing, whitewater rafting, Dan ocean enjoys kayaking, jogging, body skiing, surfing, whitewater spending rafting, time ocean with his kayaking, wife Lisa body surfing, twenty-six years spending time ir with four his children. wife Lisa twenty-six years ir four children.
12 Currey, Brian S. A Currey, former Vice-Chair Brian S. O Melveny & Myers s award-winning Litigation department,brian s practice focuses on complex litigation strategic A former advice. Vice-Chair Some O Melveny his high prile & Myers s cases include award-winning Exxon Litigation Valdez criminal department,brian s case, Sacramento practice focuses River chemical on complex spill, litigation Vioxx pharmaceutical strategic advice. products Some liability his high litigation. prile cases include Exxon Valdez criminal case, From Sacramento January River 2010 chemical through spill, June 2013, Brian Vioxx served pharmaceutical as Counsel products to liability Mayor litigation. City Los Angeles as a member Mayor s small From executive January 2010 team. through For a portion June 2013, that Brian time he served also as served Counsel as Deputy to Mayor for Economic City Los Business Angeles Policy. as In a those member roles, assisted Mayor s Mayor small executive Villaraigosa team. on For full a spectrum portion that issues time facing he also served nation s as second Deputy largest Mayor city. for Economic Business Policy. In those roles, he assisted Brian Mayor is Villaraigosa a member on full LACBA s spectrum Executive issues Committee facing nation s Board second Trustees, largest city. Chair its Of Counsel Federal Courts Coordinating Committee, a O Melveny & Myers LLP member Brian is a its member Litigation Section s LACBA s Executive Board Trustees, Chair its Of Counsel Committee. He also is Vice Chair Central Federal Courts Coordinating Committee, a O Melveny Office & Myers Address: LLP District s Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. Brian member has been its Litigation recognized Section s as a Sourn Executive O Melveny & Myers LLP California Committee. "Super He also Lawyer." is Vice Chair Central 400 S. Hope Street District s Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. Los Angeles, CA Office Address: Brian received has been his B.A. recognized in Economics as a from Sourn O Melveny Phone: (213) & Myers LLP University California "Super California Lawyer." at Davis in 1978, where 400 S. Hope Street he was awarded V. Glenn Winslow Award as Los Angeles, CA Brian outsting received male his B.A. graduate, in Economics his J.D. from from Phone: (213) University University California Virginia at in Davis 1981, in where 1978, he where was on he was Law awarded Review. Brian V. Glenn has Winslow wife, Award Gail, live as in Manhattan outsting Beach, male California. graduate, his J.D. from University Virginia in 1981, where he was on Law Review. Brian has wife, Gail, live in Manhattan Beach, California.
13 de Gyarfas, Victor Victor de Gyarfas is a partner in Intellectual Property Litigation Group Los Angeles fice de Gyarfas, Foley & Lardner Victor LLP. Victor has been lead counsel for some world s largest companies, Victor de Gyarfas as well is as a partner smaller in companies, Intellectual in patent Property infringement Litigation Group suits across Los country Angeles involving fice a Foley wide range & Lardner technologies. LLP. Victor has been lead counsel for some world s largest He companies, is admitted as to well practice as smaller in California, companies, Texas, in patent District infringement Columbia, suits across U.S. Patent country & Trademark involving a Office, wide range numerous technologies. District Courts, Courts Appeals, United States Supreme He is admitted Court. He to was practice selected in California, for inclusion Texas, in Sourn District California Columbia, Super Lawyers U.S. Patent lists & every Trademark year since Office, 2009 numerous as well as District Courts, 2004 Sourn Courts California Appeals, Super Lawyers Rising United Stars States list Supreme for his Court. intellectual He was selected property for inclusion litigation, in intellectual Sourn property, California business Super litigation Lawyers work. lists every year since 2009 as well as 2004 Victor Sourn has a California Bachelor s Super degree Lawyers Rising in physics from Stars Partner Harvey list for Mudd his College, intellectual in property 1994 obtained litigation, a Foley & Lardner LLP Juris intellectual Doctor property, degree business from Southwestern litigation work. University School Law. Victor has a Bachelor s degree in physics from Office Address: Victor Partner Harvey lives Mudd in Rancho College, Palos Verdes in 1994 with obtained his wife, a 555 Foley South & Flower Lardner Street Bridgette, LLP Juris Doctor degree his daughter, from Southwestern Samantha. Suite 3500 Bridgette University is School Director Law. Entertainment Los Angeles, CA Media Law LL.M. Online program Associate Phone: (213) Office Pressor Address: Victor lives in Law Rancho at Southwestern Palos Verdes with University. his wife, 555 Fax: South (213) Flower When Street Bridgette, not watching his his daughter daughter, play stball Samantha. or Suite perform 3500 Bridgette in is musical Director ater, Entertainment Victor enjoys snowboarding Los Angeles, CA Media Law LL.M. kiteboarding. Online program Associate Phone: (213) Pressor Law at Southwestern University. Fax: (213) When not watching his daughter play stball or perform in musical ater, Victor enjoys snowboarding kiteboarding.
14 Duckett, Nicole Duckett, Nicole Nicole Duckett focuses her practice on securities anti-trust class actions. She joined Milberg from Nicole Mayer Duckett Brown focuses LLP her where practice she on practiced securities complex anti-trust business class litigation, actions. white She collar joined criminal Milberg defense from Mayer corporate Brown LLP internal where investigations. she practiced Nicole complex has business vast trial litigation, experience white as collar well criminal as a wide-ranging defense appellate corporate practice. internal She investigations. is a Board Member Nicole has for vast Fulfillment trial experience Fund, as well she as is a active wide-ranging in National appellate Association practice. She Securities is a Board Pressionals, Member for Association Fulfillment Fund, Business she Trial is Lawyers, active in National Los Association Angeles County Securities Bar Association. Pressionals, Los Angeles Association Magazine Business named Trial Nicole Lawyers, a Sourn California Los Angeles Super County Lawyers Bar Rising Association. Star for years Los 2006 Angeles through Magazine named Nicole a Sourn California Super Lawyers Nicole Rising is Star a Commissioner for years 2006 through for City Los Angeles Convention Center, serving as an advisor Nicole to is Mayor a Commissioner Villaraigosa. for City Los Senior Counsel 2.5 Angeles Convention Center, serving as an Milberg LLP Nicole advisor received to Mayor Villaraigosa. her B.A. in English from Senior Counsel 2.5 Georgetown University in 1995, where she was Milberg LLP on Nicole Dean s received List, her B.A. she in graduated English from Office Address: UCLA Georgetown School University Law in 1998, in 1995, where where she she served was Black 300 & South White Gr Photo: Avenue as on editor Dean s List, UCLA National she graduated Black Law from Crop should be Office head 39th Address: Floor UCLA School Law in 1998, where she served Black 300 shoulders Los & South Angeles, White only. Journal received Joseph Drowne Gr Photo: CA Avenue Fellowship as editor Award. UCLA National Black Law Crop should Tel: (213) be head 39th Floor shoulders Journal received Joseph Drowne Los Angeles, only. Fax: (213) CA Though Fellowship born Award. in Los Angeles, Nicole grew up in Tel: (213) various countries in Europe Middle East, Fax: (213) Though on born East in Coast Los Angeles, United Nicole States, grew up in is various married countries to Ronald in Europe Fricke, a film Middle writer East, producer. on Nicole East Coast Ron live United in Hollywood States, Hills is married with ir to two Ronald shih tzus, Fricke, Baxter a film writer Luci. producer. Nicole Ron live in Hollywood Hills with ir two shih tzus, Baxter Luci.
15 Fujiyama, Sra S. Fujiyama, Sra S. Sra is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. She practices in areas intellectual property litigation, predominantly Sra patent is a litigation, partner at Wilson intellectual Sonsini Goodrich property & Rosati, counseling. P.C. She practices in areas intellectual property litigation, predominantly patent She is litigation, on board intellectual California property Bar counseling. Foundation, Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation, is She President-Elect is on board Asian Pacific California American Bar Foundation, Women Lawyers Alliance. Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation, is President-Elect Prior to joining WSGR, Asian Sra Pacific was a American partner in Women Partner LA Lawyers fice Alliance. Sidley Austin. Before that, she Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & was Associate Chair Biotechnology / Prior Rosati, P.C. Life Sciences to joining practice WSGR, at Sra Lyon & was Lyon. a partner in Partner LA fice Sidley Austin. Before that, she Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & was Sra Associate graduated, Chair with honors, Biotechnology from / Office Rosati, Address: P.C. Life University Sciences practice California, at Lyon Los & Angeles Lyon. (UCLA) in 633 West Fifth Street three years with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Upon Sra Suite 1550 graduation, graduated, she also with received honors, El from Terry Los Angeles, Office Address: University CA McCoy Award California, recognizing Los women Angeles for (UCLA) Excellence in 633 Tel: West (323) Fifth Street three in Biochemistry. years with a She B.S. received in Biochemistry. her JD from Upon Fax: (866) Suite graduation, UCLA School she also Law. received El Terry Los Angeles, CA McCoy Award recognizing women for Excellence Tel: (323) in Biochemistry. She received her JD from Fax: (866) UCLA School Law.
16 Goldman, Amy L. Goldman, Amy L. Amy L. Goldman is a Partner in Los Angeles fice Amy L. Goldman Lewis Brisbois a Partner Bisgaard in & Los Smith Angeles LLP, fice serves Lewis as Brisbois a co-chair Bisgaard & nationwide Smith LLP, Bankruptcy serves as Insolvency a co-chair Department. nationwide She has over Bankruptcy 25 years Insolvency experience Department. in bankruptcy She has field, over hling 25 years management experience responsibilities in bankruptcy for individual field, hling Chapter management 7 complex responsibilities corporation for Chapter individual 11 Chapter cases, representing 7 complex Chapter corporation 11 7 Chapter Trustees, 11 cases, Debtors, representing Debtors-in-Possession, Chapter 11 Secured 7 Trustees, Unsecured Debtors, Debtors-in-Possession, Creditors (including pressionals, Secured non-prits, Unsecured healthcare Creditors (including entities, pressionals, insurance companies) non-prits, in healthcare bankruptcy entities, work-out insurance proceedings companies) in a in wide bankruptcy variety industries. work-out She proceedings has also in represented a wide Assignees variety for industries. Benefit She has Creditors, also represented Federal Assignees State Court for Receivers, Benefit Creditors, Disbursing Federal Agents Under State Chapter Court Receivers, 11 Plans. Ms. Disbursing Goldman is Agents a Chapter Under 7 Partner Panel Partner Chapter Trustee 11 Plans. for Ms. Central Goldman District a California Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Chapter 7 Lewis Brisbois Smith, Bisgaard LLP & Panel Trustee for Central District California Ms. Goldman is a member former President Smith, LLP Ms. Goldman California is a Bankruptcy member Forum, former President he Los Angeles California Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Forum Forum, serves he as Los a Office Address: permanent Office Address: Angeles Bankruptcy Board Director Forum Member serves for both 221 North Figueroa Street as a forums. 221 North Figueroa Street permanent She Board previously Director served Member on Board for both Suite 1200 Director Los Angeles, CA Suite 1200 forums. She for previously National served Association on Board Bankruptcy Los Angeles, Tel: (213) CA Director for Trustees. National Association Fax: Tel: (213) Bankruptcy Trustees. Ms. Goldman is a graduate University Fax: (213) California, Ms. Goldman Los is Angeles a graduate with a B.A. University in Arts History California, Los English, Angeles with a 1987 a B.A. graduate in Arts Loyola History Law School. English, She lives a 1987 in Los graduate Angeles Loyola is Law mor School. two She adult lives daughters in Los Angeles who reside is in San mor Francisco two New adult York. daughters who reside in San Francisco New York.
17 Grabowski, Richard J. J. Richard Richard Grabowski Grabowski is is partner-in-charge Jones Jones Day Day Irvine Irvine Office Office his his practice practice focuses focuses on on defense defense class class actions. actions. He He also also has has extensive extensive experience experience in in trade trade secret secret unfair unfair competition disputes. disputes. Richard Richard is is active active in in various various bar bar associations. He He is is past past President President Orange Orange County County Chapter Chapter Association Business Business Trial Trial Lawyers Lawyers a a board board member member Constitutional Rights Rights Foundation. Richard Richard is is a a graduate graduate California California State State University University Long Long Beach Beach a a graduate graduate UCLA UCLA School School Law. Law. Partner Partner Jones Day Richard resides in Dove Canyon with his Jones Day Richard resides in Dove Canyon with his daughters daughters his his boxer. boxer. He He has has coached coached Santa Santa Margarita Margarita High High School School Mock Mock Trial Trial team team Office Address: for last six years in CRF mock trial Office Address: for last six years in CRF mock trial 3161 Drive has been named coach 3161 Michelson Drive competition has been named coach Suite 800 year. Suite 800 year. Irvine, Irvine, CA CA Tel: Tel: (949) (949) Fax: Fax: (949) (949)
18 Partner Archer Norris, PLC Office Address: 333 South Gr Avenue Suite 1700 Los Angeles, CA Tel: (213) Fax: (213) Partner Archer Norris, PLC Office Address: 333 South Gr Avenue Suite 1700 Los Angeles, CA Tel: (213) Fax: (213) Hinton, Robert F. Bob Hinton is a partner in Archer Norris Business Litigation Group. His practice focuses on business litigation disputes, with an emphasis on Asia based clients matters. Bob has extensive litigation experience in complex business, federal class actions, copyright, FTC, insurance, construction defect, torts, malpractice entertainment issues. Hinton, Robert F. Bob has received Martindale-Hubbell s Preeminent AV Rating for last 2-plus decades Bob recognition Hinton is by a Super partner Lawyers in Archer in Norris Business Litigation Group. His practice focuses on business litigation Bob graduated disputes, summa with an cum emphasis laude from on Asia Princeton based clients University, where matters. he Bob also has won extensive Isidore litigation Brown experience Senior Thesis in complex Award, business, from federal Harvard class Law actions, School. copyright, FTC, insurance, construction defect, torts, malpractice entertainment issues. Bob is on Board Directors Western Bob Justice has Center received Foundation, Martindale-Hubbell s editorial Preeminent board AV Minority Rating Trial for Lawyer last Senator 2-plus Barbara decades Boxer s recognition Federal Judgeship by Super Selection Lawyers Committee: in Bob graduated lives in Hollywood summa cum Hills laude with his from wife, Princeton Chen- University, Cho Tsang, where ir also two won young boys, Isidore Adam Brown Senior Robert. Thesis When Award, not watching from ir Harvard sons Law play School. organized sports, he Chen-Cho enjoy a round Sunday morning golf, babysitter permitting. Bob is on Board Directors Western Justice Center Foundation, editorial board Minority Trial Lawyer Senator Barbara Boxer s Federal Judgeship Selection Committee:
20 Partner Lim, Ruger Kim, Partner LLP Lim, Ruger Kim, LLP Office Address: 1055 West Office Seventh Address: Street 1055 West Seventh Suite Street 2800 Los Angeles, Suite CA Tel: Los (213) Angeles, CA x153 Tel: Fax: (213) (213) x153 Fax: (213) Kim, Christopher Kim, Christopher Christopher Kim is a founding partner Lim, Ruger Christopher & Kim, Kim LLP is a located founding partner downtown Lim, Los Angeles Ruger & where Kim, LLP he specializes located in in downtown complex civil Los Angeles business where litigation he specializes in federal in complex state civil courts. business litigation in federal state courts. Chris is currently on Board Western Justice Chris is Center currently Foundation. on Board Mr. Kim is Western also a member Justice Center various Foundation. Bar organizations Mr. Kim including is also a member American various Board Bar organizations Trial Advocates, including LA Chapter, American American Board Bar Association, Trial Advocates, Litigation LA Section, Chapter, ABTL, American LA County Bar Association, Bar Association Litigation Section, Korean ABTL, American LA County Bar Association Bar Association (KABA). He Korean has also American been past Bar President Association (KABA). (1990). He has also been past President KABA (1990). Chris has spoken at numerous seminars workshops Chris has on spoken subject at numerous trial advocacy. seminars workshops on subject trial advocacy. Chris received his J.D. from UCLA School Law Chris in received 1978 his his J.D. B.A. from from UCLA Berkeley School in Law in 1978 his B.A. from UC Berkeley in Chris is married to Harumi y have a daughter, Chris is married Samantha. to Harumi Samantha y is a have music a major daughter, at CSUN Samantha. hoping Samantha to become is an a opera music singer. major at They CSUN all reside hoping toger become in Los Angeles, an opera CA. singer. They all reside toger in Los Angeles, CA.
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