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Chambers USA 2024 Ranks Waymaker for Litigation: General Commercial:  Highly Regarded - California

Chambers USA Guide 2024 has ranked Waymaker LLP in Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded - California Band 3, saying the team is known for “representing both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigation …

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.

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Ryan Baker Named One of California’s Top IP Lawyers 2024 by Daily Journal

Daily Journal has named Partner Ryan Baker one of California’s Top Intellectual Property Lawyers for 2024 …

Law360 Quoted Ryan Baker About SCOTUS Decision

Law360 turned to Ryan Baker for reaction to U.S. Supreme Court decision that federal courts must honor a request to stay a case after ordering the dispute into arbitration.

Ryan Baker Quoted in Law.com About Impact of Fewer Jury Trials And Appeals

Partner Ryan Baker, speaking to the Law.com about the impact of fewer federal jury trials and appeals, said, “f there is not a robust pipeline of decisions going up and coming down where the appellate courts are providing guidance to trial judges, then the consequence is often times a lot of wasted time ...”

Ryan Baker Quoted in Los Angeles Times Story About Extortion After Billionaire’s Dog Bites Woman

Partner Ryan Baker, speaking to the Los Angeles Times about a billionaire’s claim for extortion against a local designer after she tried to settle her claim against the billionaire, whose dog bit the designer at a local dog park, said the designer “crossed a bright line” when she started making threats to publicly report the billionaire if he did not meet her demands.

Awards & Rankings

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Three Lawyers Named Southern California Rising Stars 2024 by Super Lawyers

Counsel Jose Nuño and Associates Sam Meehan and Emily Stierwalt have been named Southern California Rising Stars 2024 by Super Lawyers …

Partners Keri Axel and Teresa Huggins Named Women of Influence: Attorneys 2024 By Los Angeles…

Los Angeles Business Journal has named Partners Keri Curtis Axel and Teresa Huggins “Women of Influence: Attorneys 2024”

Ryan Baker Again Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles by Los…

Los Angeles Business Journal has named Partner Ryan Baker one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles for 2024 …

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 …
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