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December 20th, 2019

Deadline

Bryan Sullivan’s Representation of Teresa Chris Literary Agency Covered in Deadline
Deadline recently noted Bryan Sullivan’s representation of the acclaimed Teresa Chris Literary Agency in Enderby Entertainment’s deal to acquire the worldwide rights to Julie Cohen’s novel “The Two Lives of Louis & Louise.” The story, which will be adapted into ... read more

December 20th, 2019

The Real Deal

Scott Gizer Quoted in Real Deal Article
Scott Gizer was recently quoted in Matthew Blake’s Real Deal article “Hadid mansion case has echoes of a Saudi sheikh.” In the article, Scott discusses an ongoing case in which a wealthy homeowner is fighting a judge’s demolition order over ... read more

December 10th, 2019

VarietyLos Angeles Times

Devin McRae Quoted in Variety and Los Angeles Times on Netflix Poaching Case
Devin McRae was recently quoted in Gene Maddaus’s Variety article “Netflix Ordered to Stop Poaching Fox Employees” and Wendy Lee’s Los Angeles Times article “Netflix’s Hollywood raids face new obstacles after court ruling.” In the articles, Devin discusses how the high-profile ruling ... read more

November 13th, 2019

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Coverage Issues To Consider in Wake of Child Victims Act – New York Law Journal
Bill Lalor’s article “Coverage Issues To Consider in Wake of Child Victims Act” was published November 12, 2019, in the New York Law Journal. The article provides information about the New York Child Victims Act (NYCVA), which has opened a ... read more

November 7th, 2019

Forbes

Bryan Sullivan’s Article Appears in Forbes
Bryan Sullivan’s article “Chanel West Coast’s ‘Sharon Stoned’ Is At Center Of Lawsuit From … Sharon Stone” was published in Forbes on November 6, 2019. In the article, Bryan discusses Sharon Stone’s lawsuit against rapper Chanel West Coast. Stone ... read more

November 4th, 2019

CBC News

Lawrence Wong Quoted in CBC Article
Lawrence Wong was recently quoted in the CBC article “Proposed class action lawsuit alleges B.C.’s housing speculation tax unfairly targets women and seniors.” The article details a lawsuit filed by homeowners asserting that British Columbia’s speculation tax is unfair.    Lawrence, ... read more

November 1st, 2019

Early Sullivan Named a 2020 “Best Law Firm” By U.S. News & World Report
Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae has been named a 2020 “Best Law Firm” by the prestigious ranking guide U.S. News & World Report. The firm received national and metropolitan rankings in the practice areas of “Litigation – Intellectual Property” ... read more

October 23rd, 2019

Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal

Early Sullivan Named 2019 “Top Boutique” by Daily Journal
The firm is pleased to announce it has been named to the Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal’s 2019 list of “Top Boutiques” of California’s leading boutique law firms. Each year, the prestigious list highlights only 20 firms in ... read more

October 15th, 2019

Benchmark Litigation California

Early Sullivan Selected to 2020 Edition of Benchmark Litigation California
The firm is honored to be been profiled in this year’s edition of Benchmark Litigation California, in the area of Entertainment. Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the market’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. To view the firm’s profile ... read more

October 4th, 2019

Los Angeles Business Journal

Devin McRae Quoted in Los Angeles Business Journal
Devin McRae was recently quoted in Matthew Blake’s Los Angeles Business Journal article “Clippers Prep for a Different Court.” In the article, Devin discusses Madison Square Garden Co.’s fraud lawsuit against Murphy’s Bowl, the developer of the Clippers’ proposed new ... read more

September 27th, 2019

Kailin Che Quoted in CBC Article
Kailin Che was recently quoted in the CBC article “B.C.’s housing speculation tax faces first major legal challenge” The article details a lawsuit filed by homeowners asserting that British Columbia’s speculation tax is unconstitutional. 

Kailin, an attorney working on the ... read more

August 23rd, 2019

Early Sullivan Prevails on Behalf of Client My Instant Guru (“MIG”) Regarding Data Storage Master Service Agreement
After a week-long arbitration, in Arya Group vs. My Instant Guru, the Hon. Richard A. Stone (Ret.) ruled in favor of Early Sullivan client, My Instant Guru (“MIG”), in its dispute with high-end architectural firm Arya Group, which was seeking damages just south of ... read more

August 19th, 2019

Eric Early Recognized in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2019 “Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers”
Early Sullivan Managing Partner Eric Early has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2019 “Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers.” LABJ noted Eric’s regular representation of Fortune 500 real estate companies and individuals. The prestigious issue also highlights Eric’s political endeavors, mentioning ... read more

August 15th, 2019

Eight Early Sullivan Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America
Early Sullivan attorneys Eric Early, Bryan Sullivan, Scott Gizer, Devin McRae, Sophia Lau, Stephen Ma, Christopher Ritter, and David Giannotti have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the ... read more

August 2nd, 2019

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Early Sullivan Prevails for Client Sun West in Bench Trial Over Defective Loan
Following a bench trial before the Honorable Dennis J. Landin, a statement of decision was issued in favor of Early Sullivan client Sun West regarding a defective loan it was sold by First Alliance Home Mortgage LLC (“First Alliance”). First ... read more

July 11th, 2019

Forbes

David Chidekel Quoted in Forbes Article
David Chidekel was featured in Madeline Berg’s Forbes story “Marvel Money: How Six Avengers Made $340 Million Last Year.” In the article, David discusses the leverage that Hollywood stars have in demanding large compensation packages. He explains that actors are granted lucrative ... read more

July 3rd, 2019

USA Today

David Chidekel Speaks to USA Today on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun Dispute
David Chidekel was recently quoted in Maria Puente’s USA Today article “Taylor Swift’s outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry?” According to David, not only does the feud have no potential to impact the industry, but it ... read more

June 25th, 2019

Kailin Che Quoted in CBC Article
Kailin Che was recently quoted in the CBC article “Air Canada imposes ‘no fly’ ban, demands $18K from woman after ticket scam.” The article details the legal battle between Air Canada and a customer who unknowingly purchased fraudulent airline tickets. Kailin, an attorney ... read more

June 24th, 2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Trademarks
This morning, the Supreme Court ruled on the Iancu v. Brunetti case stemming from clothing line FUCT’s unsuccessful efforts to obtain a trademark. The Supreme Court ruled that “the Lanham Act’s prohibition on registration of “immoral or scandalous” trademarks violates ... read more

June 14th, 2019

Peter Scott, Diane Luczon, Kevin Sinclair Named 2019 Southern California “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers
The firm is pleased to announce that Peter Scott, Diane Luczon, and Kevin Sinclair have been selected by Thomson Reuters as 2019 Southern California “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars. The “Rising Stars” distinction honors attorneys under the age of 40 in ... read more