Ira M. Steinberg

Partner
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Litigation Experience

  • Part of a trial and appellate team that secured a unanimous trial and then appellate victory in the Singapore International Commercial Court. The client, a plaintiff in a high stakes dispute at the intersection of bankruptcy law, business litigation, and trust law, retained Greenberg Glusker as counsel on U.S. bankruptcy law issues. Alongside Singaporean lead counsel and corresponding experts on U.S. trust and estates law, Steinberg was part of the team that assisted with briefing and argument on U.S. bankruptcy law in the Singaporean trial and appellate court. The judgment, which was then affirmed on appeal, resulted in a finding that a trust valued at over $40M was beneficially owned by our client.
  • Successfully moved to stay an international music licensing dispute in favor of an action in an international forum on the doctrine of international abstention.  Charly Holdings, Inc. v. Curtom Classics, LLC, 2018 WL 6254586 (N.D. Ga. 2018).
  • Successfully defended an entertainer from fraud and breach of contract claims arising from the breakup of a business partnership.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement in a trademark and unfair competition dispute between a high profile New York restaurant and a competitor. 
  • Represented parties in high profile litigation concerning the mental competency of Sumner M. Redstone and control over Viacom, Inc.
  • Represented multiple businesses in contractual disputes and unfair competition claims against governmental and quasi-governmental agencies.
  • Litigated high profile matter arising out of disputed sale of property by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles to pop-singer Katy Perry.
  • Litigated multiple insurance coverage disputes arising out of complex financial, securities and mortgage frauds.
  • Litigated multiple matters arising out of commercial and residential real estate disputes, including commercial real property sale disputes, commercial landlord-tenant disputes and residential construction disputes.
  • Litigated insurance coverage dispute arising out of qui tam litigation brought against Southern California municipal entity.