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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” …

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 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 …

BBC’s ‘Good Morning Britain’ Asks Partner Ryan Baker About Ongoing High-Profile Litigation Between Johnny Depp…

Ryan Baker, who has represented plaintiffs and defendants in defamation and other speech-related cases, commented on the ongoing legal battle between Hollywood celebrities Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. ...

Ryan Baker Quoted by BBC on Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Defamation Trial and SLAPP

In a BBC article, Co-Managing Partner Ryan Baker said, “It’s not uncommon for a plaintiff to choose the forum, but that doesn’t explain why they chose Virginia over California … in California, Heard would have just knocked this case out right away…”

Awards & Rankings

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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

Partner Brian Klein Ranked By Chambers in Fintech for 2022

Partner Brian Klein has been ranked by Chambers and Partners for Fintech Legal in USA 2022 …

Partner Brian Klein Named One of the Nation’s Top 4 Fintech Lawyers by Law360

Partner Brian Klein has been selected again as a Law360 MVP in Fintech. Nationally, only three to six attorneys per practice area were so honored …
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