Financial Institutions

  • Defended large California financial institution in multi-million-dollar breach of contract suit filed by software vendor after client terminated contract for non-performance; at mediation, vendor dismissed case in its entirety.
  • Defended large California credit union in defense of putative class action challenging debit card overdraft practices. Matter was favorably resolved for the client at mediation, while the client’s motion for summary judgment adjudication on putative class’ claims alleging violation of Federal banking regulations was pending.
  • Successfully handled litigation on behalf of bank against former officer who misappropriated bank’s technology and trade secrets.  Obtained temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction at the outset of case requiring former officer to return bank’s intellectual property.
  • On-going representation of one of the nation’s largest credit unions in compliance, real estate and litigation matters.

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