Our Los Angeles attorneys help clients build city infrastructure, improve health care, advance technology and bring deep industry knowledge to fashion, art and entertainment.
Given LA’s position as a thriving business center, our attorneys there practice domestically and abroad on a range of finance, corporate, intellectual property, litigation and transactional matters.
Our clients are public agencies, cultural institutions, strategic and private investors, artists, fashion brands, health care organizations, emerging growth companies and renowned academic institutions creating innovations that will drive society far into the future. They include the City and County of Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the University of Southern California, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, DirecTV, H&M, Express, the Estate of Notorious B.I.G., Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Caltech.
We are committed to playing an active role in strengthening local organizations and participate in advancing charitable causes of the community. As an example, the Los Angeles office represented Venice Family Clinic in its historic acquisition of Common Ground, ensuring that Common Ground’s facility in Santa Monica will be able to provide continued support to those living with HIV and AIDS.
- Can Discount Prices Get Retailers Into Trouble?
Apparel News | January 21, 2016
Los Angeles partner and Fashion practice group leader Staci Riordan provides third-party commentary in this piece about an increasing number of class-action lawsuits against big-name department stores over markdowns allegedly made on “false” original prices.
- Revived Real Estate Market a Boon for Transactional Attorneys
Daily Journal | December 30, 2015
Los Angeles Real Estate partner Justin Thompson provides commentary in this story on real estate market trends.
- Notorious B.I.G. estate gets copyright infringement lawsuit tossed
Reuters | December 23, 2015
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this feature article for our representation of Warner Music Group, EMI Music Publishing, Big Poppa Music, Bad Boy Records and the estate of The Notorious BIG. Our team—led by partners Staci Riordan and Julian Petty—won a dismissal of copyright infringement claims involving BIG’s 1994 debut album. Associates Neal Gauger and Seth Berman were part of the legal team.