• July 22, 2021 | The Recorder

    'Close Is Not Good Enough': Michael Avenatti, Defending Himself, Says Client Theft Case Is 'About Math'

    "This case is about how you calculate what a client is due after their settlement is received," Avenatti told Central District of California jurors.

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  • May 16, 2018 | The Mid Market Report

    What Mid-Size Law Firm Attorneys Can Learn From Michael Avenatti

    In my many years of working with high profile cases and trial publicity, I have come across only a handful of lawyers who are exceptional at using the court of public opinion to influence the outcome of matters in the court of law. Like it or not, Michael Avenatti is one of them.

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  • May 16, 2018 | The Mid Market Report

    What Mid-Size Law Firm Attorneys Can Learn From Michael Avenatti

    In my many years of working with high profile cases and trial publicity, I have come across only a handful of lawyers who are exceptional at using the court of public opinion to influence the outcome of matters in the court of law. Like it or not, Michael Avenatti is one of them.

    1 minute read

  • Parrish v. Latham and Watkins

    Publication Date: 2017-08-10
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Trade Secrets
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Date Filed: 2017-08-10
    Court: Ca. Sup. Ct.
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eagan Avenatti, Michael J. Avenatti, Scott H. Sims; Panish, Shea & Boyle, Brian J. Panish, Adam K. Shea, Kevin R. Boyle; Esner, Chang & Boyer and Stuart B. Esner for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
    for defendant: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Julian W. Poon, Jeremy S. Smith; McKool Smith Hennigan, J. Michael Hennigan and Michael Swartz for Defendants and Respondents.

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    Denial of defendant's summary judgment motion trigger interim adverse judgment rule despite later finding of plaintiffs' bad faith (Kruger, J.)

  • April 10, 2017 | Litigation Daily

    A World of Hurt for King & Spalding in $454M Trial Loss

    Say ouch. Kimberly-Clark Corp. and spin-off Halyard Health Inc. were hit with a $454 million fraud verdict in Los Angeles federal court on Friday in a lawsuit over surgical gowns that allegedly fail

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  • Parrish v. Latham and Watkins

    Publication Date: 2015-06-29
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2015-06-01
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eagan Avenatti, Michael J. Avenatti and Scott H. Sims; Panish, Shea & Boyle, Brian J. Panish, Adam K. Shea and Kevin R. Boyle; Esner, Chang & Boyer and Stuart B. Esner for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
    for defendant: McKool Smith Hennigan, J. Michael Hennigan and Michael Swartz for Defendants and Respondents.

    Case Number: No. B244841

    Cite as 14 C.D.O.S. 7023 WILLIAM PARRISH et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. LATHAM &a

  • Parrish v. Latham & Watkins

    Publication Date: 2014-08-28
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2014-08-27
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eagan Avenatti, Michael J. Avenatti and Scott H. Sims; Panish, Shea & Boyle, Brian J. Panish, Adam K. Shea and Kevin R. Boyle; Esner, Chang & Boyer and Stuart B. Esner for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
    for defendant: McKool Smith Hennigan, J. Michael Hennigan and Michael Swartz for Defendants and Respondents.

    Case Number: No. B244841

    Cite as 14 C.D.O.S. 10224 WILLIAM PARRISH et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. LATHAM &

  • September 15, 2011 | New Jersey Law Journal

    KPMG Case Probes Limits of Holding Accountants Liable for Sketchy Audits

    A case argued Tuesday at the state Supreme Court will determine whether an accounting firm faces third-party liability when information from audits of a client is used to help advance a merger deal

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  • Blum v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc.

    Publication Date: 2013-04-11
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2013-04-11
    Court: 9th Cir.
    Judge: James V. Selna, District Judge, Presiding Before: Stephen Reinhardt and Kim McLane Wardlaw, Circuit Judges, and Robert Holmes Bell,* District Judge.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael J. Avenatti, (argued) Eagan O'Malley & Avenatti, LLP, Newport Beach, California; Michael Q. Eagan, Law Offices of Michael Eagan, San Francisco, California, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
    for defendant: Robert Leo Dell Angelo, Mark Dworsky, and James Rutten, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, Los Angeles, California, for Defendant. Jack P. DiCanio, Richard Marmaro, Ronda McKaig, and Peter B. Morrison, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, Los Angeles, California, for Intervenor-Appellee.

    Case Number: No. 11-55635

    Cite as 13 C.D.O.S. 3930SCOTT A. BLUM, Individually and as Trustee of the Scott A. Blum Separate Property Trust, the Will Scott Blum Trust, the Emma Ro

  • August 30, 2010 | New Jersey Law Journal

    KPMG Accounting Malpractice Verdict Affirmed but $38 Million Damage Award Vacated

    In a half-empty/half-full ruling for KPMG, a New Jersey appeals court on Thursday found sufficient evidence that the accounting giant was negligent in its audits of the books of a ceramic collectib

    1 minute read

  • October 14, 2008 | National Law Journal

    Company awarded $31.8M against KPMG for allegedly ignoring fraud

      A New Jersey jury has awarded $31.8 million to Cast Art Industries, a distributor of collectibles that sued KPMG for ignoring fraud at a company that Cast Art had acquired in 2

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