Litigation Experience Successfully obtained significant disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for a low-income veteran living with disabilities. Negotiated a favorable settlement in a pro bono matter for a tenant in an unlawful detainer proceedings brought against her. Member of a two-person team that obtained a favorable settlement, without the need for litigation, against an insurance company that refused to pay the death benefits on a life insurance policy to our client. Obtained a default judgment for our client, allowing her to recover the insurance proceeds that were wrongfully withheld by a paralegal who represented her following a car accident. Member of a two-person team that obtained a $2 million verdict against Regency Outdoor Advertising on behalf of clients Whisky-A-Go-Go and Ace Outdoor Advertising. Member of a two-person team that successfully defended against an appeal concerning the trial court’s denial of the opposing party’s motion for attorney fees. Member of a two-person team that convinced the court of appeal to strike the opposing party’s inadequate opening brief. Successfully overturned an administrative ruling that deprived our client of unemployment insurance benefits for a clearly wrongful termination.