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Partners Teresa Huggins and Brian Klein Speak at 2022 TechGC’s Invitation Only Fullstack Conference

Partners Teresa Huggins and Brian Klein addressed TechGC’s 7th Annual Fullstack GC Conference May 4-May 6 in San Francisco. Huggins co-led a roundtable “IP: Keeping ‘Trade Secrets’ …

Waymaker Client Dismissed in NFT Case Also Involving Sotheby’s and Artist Kevin McCoy

Partners Brian Klein and Teresa Huggins’ client Alex Amsel, who purchased what is known as the first-ever art NFT from artist Kevin McCoy for $1.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction, was dismissed from a case in federal court involving a dispute over that NFT …

Three Waymaker Lawyers Lead Pro Bono Win for Foreign Client in Trademark Infringement Case

Waymaker vacates judgment, wins dismissal for pro bono client in trademark infringement case …

Partner Donald Pepperman Reaches $20 Million Settlement in Prius Stalling Defect Lawsuit Against Toyota

Donald Pepperman was mentioned in Law360 a December 6, 2021 story about Prius owners reaching a $20 million settlement in a class-action against Toyota …

In the News

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Ryan Baker Discusses Privacy Issues Related to Racy Rep. Madison Cawthorn video on NBC NOW…

In a Friday, May 6 segment titled “Sex, Shame and the Internet,” on NBC NOW Tonight with Joshua Johnson, Partner Ryan Baker discussed privacy issues related to social media, specifically addressing a recently released video of U. S. House Representative Madison Cawthorn …

Ryan Baker Quoted by Newsweek on Johnny Depp v. Amanda Heard Trial Break

In a May 9, 2022 Newsweek article, Partner Ryan Baker said Amber Heard “presented some fairly detailed, emotional, strong testimony.” He added that it’s “hard to imagine that testimony won’t be bouncing around in the heads of jurors at the expense of prior evidence …”

Ryan Baker Quoted by BBC on Depp v. Heard One Month into Trial

In a BBC article, Co-Managing Partner Ryan Baker said Depp faces a steep challenge. “For the jury to side with Johnny Depp,” Baker said, “they will have to completely disregard Amber Heard’s testimony …”

Melissa Meister Quoted by Law360 on DOJ’s Antitrust Leniency Overhaul

Melissa Meister, quoted by Law360 in an April 25, 2022 story about DOJ’s clarification of rules governing its antitrust leniency program, which is designed to encourage self-reporting about price fixing cartels, said DOJ is still employing “squish language,” that gives prosecutors discretion …

Awards & Rankings

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Co-Managing Partner Ryan Baker Named one of the Top 100 Lawyers by Los Angeles Business…

Los Angeles Business Journal has named Co-Managing Partner Ryan Baker named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles for 2022 …

Partners Keri Axel and Teresa Huggins Named Women of Influence: Attorneys 2022 By Los Angeles…

Los Angeles Business Journal has named Partners Keri Curtis Axel and Teresa Huggins “Women of Influence: Attorneys 2022” …

Five Partners Named Southern California Super Lawyers 2022

Partners Ryan Baker, Brian Klein, Scott Malzahn, Jaime Marquart and Donald Pepperman have been named Southern California Super Lawyers 2022 …

Co-Founder Jaime Marquart Named 2021 “Leader of Influence: Thriving in Their 40s” by Los Angeles…

Co-Founding Partner Jaime Marquart has been recognized as a 2021 “Leader of Influence: Thriving in Their 40s” by Los Angeles Business Journal
Many of these results were obtained by the predecessor firm to Waymaker, Baker Marquart LLP.

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