Representative Experience Structured international and tax matters in Latin America for a major Swiss-owned consumer electronics manufacturer, based in Silicon Valley, with operations throughout the world. Counseled on international and tax structuring for a Silicon Valley-based games manufacturer. Negotiated virtually all mobile download deals with Latin American wireless carriers, many of them owned by America Movil, with most of the deals being conducted entirely in Spanish Pursued breach of contract and tort lawsuits on behalf of a large international entertainment company against a large domestic motion picture distributor for irregularities in royalty payments. Successfully defended a $20 million lawsuit brought by a major celebrity against a large international entertainment company alleging misuse of the celebrity's image, breach of contract and violation of the celebrity's privacy rights. Directed efforts successfully against motion picture pirates in Taiwan both civilly and criminally on behalf of a major international entertainment company. Successfully arbitrated a breach of contract case on behalf of a European motion picture distributor against a Southern California motion picture production company for rescission of distribution contracts and for damages. Successfully pursued breach of license contract claims for a major German entertainment company arising out of a planned pay classical music radio station in Europe. Successfully arbitrated a large case involving breach of a licensing agreement for a large international pharmaceuticals corporation against another large pharmaceuticals corporation. A substantial eight-figure verdict resulted and the damages were paid in full, with interest. Successfully pursued an arbitration against a European motion picture distributor for breach of a distribution agreement. Defended a large international entertainment company against a lawsuit alleging that it had stolen the plaintiff's script and used it to make a hit movie based on the script. Successfully prosecuted and defended lawsuits in trial and appellate courts on behalf of a large Chinese bank involving breaches of loan agreements, resulting in a substantial eight-figure judgment in favor of the client. Defended Taiwanese computer manufacturer against a breach of royalty contract suit and achieved a favorable outcome. Defended a large Indonesian conglomerate in $20 million action alleging breach of contracts to establish joint ventures in China. Advised major international entertainment companies on all litigation-related aspects of business in Southern California. Assisted local companies in domestic and overseas litigation Germany and China.