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In Major Victory, Judge Awards $18.3 Million, Issues Permanent Injunction, Invalidates Patents in IMD Penile…

On March 28, 2024, a California federal judge awarded more than $18.3 million in implied royalties and exemplary damages to…

Teresa Huggins Becomes Board Member of Association of Business Trial Lawyers Los Angeles

Waymaker Partner Teresa Huggins has become a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Los Angeles.

After His Criminal Sentencing for YouTube Stunt,  Olympic Snowboarder Thanks “Incredible Lawyer” Partner Keri Curtis…

Partner Keri Curtis Axel’s client YouTuber and former U.S. Olympian snowboarder Trevor Jacob praised his “incredible lawyer” as he was spared the 12-month prison term sought by federal prosecutors and instead was sentenced to six months after he crashed his plane in a YouTube stunt and obstructed a federal investigation into the crash. The December 4, 2023 sentencing was reported in multiple outlets, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and The Washington Post.

Four Waymaker Partners Recognized as Benchmark Litigation Stars 2024

Partners Ryan Baker, Brian Klein, Jaime Marquart, and Donald Pepperman have been recognized as Litigation Stars in the Benchmark Litigation 2024 US Rankings.

In the News

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Los Angeles Times Speaks to Keri Axel, Compares Client Yasiel Puig to Shohei Ohtani.

Keri Axel was featured in a March 28th Los Angeles Times article comparing her client Yasiel Puig to Shohei Ohtani.

Baker Explains Unclean Hands Doctrine to San Diego Union Tribune

Partner Ryan Baker was quoted in a January 30th article in the San Diego Union Tribune about Razuki v. Malan, a San Diego Superior Court complex civil case arising from a failed real estate partnership.

Ryan Baker Quoted in Bloomberg Law about U.S. Supreme Court Arbitration Case

Partner Ryan Baker, speaking to Bloomberg Law about a Supreme Court case addressing the issue of whether a district court must stay or may dismiss a case pending arbitration, said, the case “is a battle between making remedies available to litigants versus the administrative cost …”

Brian Klein Quoted by Law360 in Story about Cases to Watch in 2024

Law360 quoted Waymaker Partner Brian Klein speaking about the upcoming USA v. Gordon Coburn et al. trial in a story about cases to watch in 2024.  Klein said, “This is a high-profile prosecution of a CEO and chief legal officer.”

Awards & Rankings

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Five Partners Named Southern California Super Lawyers 2024

Partners Ryan Baker, Brian Klein, Scott Malzahn, Jaime Marquart and Donald Pepperman have been named Southern California Super Lawyers 2024 …

Waymaker, Brian Klein and Ashley Martabano Earn Chambers 2024 FinTech Ranking

The Chambers USA FinTech Guide 2024 ranks Waymaker LLP, partner Brian Klein and Counsel Ashley Martabano among the nation’s elite practices, with Klein earning two Band 1-rankings (the highest possible) and Martabano earning Up and Coming in Crypto-Asset Disputes.

Four Waymaker Partners Recognized as Benchmark Litigation Stars 2024

Partners Ryan Baker, Brian Klein, Jaime Marquart, and Donald Pepperman have been recognized as Litigation Stars in the Benchmark Litigation 2024 US Rankings.

Four Associates Named Southern California Rising Stars 2023 – Super Lawyers

Associates Kevin Casey, Sam Meehan, Jose R. Nuño and Emily Stierwalt have been named Southern California Rising Stars 2023 …
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