University of California, Berkeley (B.A. Political Science and Rhetoric, 2003)
High Distinction in General Scholarship
Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Magistrate Judge James C. Francis IV, United States District Court, Southern District of New York (2006)
Represented a commercial property owner in a contested trial for damages against a former tenant.
Represented a law firm in multiple fee disputes and obtained binding arbitration awards for all amounts sought.
Represented a developer in a month-long trial against a county and its flood control district for payment of a multimillion-dollar storm drain facility.
Represented a solar company and its insurer against contractors and engineers for costs to repair multiple solar panel carport projects throughout California.
Represented an asset management company, a property management company, and related entities in a habitability and business practices lawsuit filed by over a hundred tenants across dozens of separate properties.
Represented a national bank in state and bankruptcy litigation against claims from a construction borrower relating to a failed residential development.
Represented a large group of homeowners in a lawsuit against a city for its administration of a below-market-rate housing program.
Represented a public utility in a class action over using utility easements for fiber optic cables.
Represented multifamily apartment owners and property management companies in habitability-related disputes.
Represented commercial property owners and property management companies in various lease-related disputes.