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Former Co-Owner v. Leading Alternative Energy Company

Engaged by a leading alternative energy company to take over its defense less than 30 days before trial. The company was facing allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty leveled by a former co-owner. Discovery had closed, which was a particular challenge, and prior counsel had not conducted any affirmative discovery. They had also

January 31, 2016

Family Members v. Nation’s Largest Investor-Owned Utility

Retained by the nation’s largest investor-owned natural gas utilities to complete trial preparations for its defense in a wrongful death case brought by the families of four decedents approximately 45 days before trial. Based on our strategic assessment of the case, it became clear that the singular, dispositive issue in the case involved a crucial

May 22, 2015

Southern California Gas Company v. Syntellect, Inc.

Represented one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities in a fast-track trial with just 49 days to prepare. On behalf of Southern California Gas Company (“SoCalGas”), one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities, Willenken had negotiated and settled a substantial patent infringement case involving call-center and telecommunication technology. SoCalGas then retained us to pursue a contractual

January 1, 2012

Power Management Developer v. World’s Largest Electronic Component Contract Manufacturer

Defended the world’s largest electronic component contract manufacturer in a patent licensing breach of contract dispute less than 60 days before trial. The client, the world’s largest electronic component contract manufacturer, had been mired in the unfriendly venue of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas for nearly two years, defending against

November 1, 2010