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  • Daniel Bergeson And Fellow ABTL Officers Back Judicial Independence

    May, 2018

    Partner Daniel J. Bergeson and fellow Association of Business Trial Lawyers (“ABTL”) Officers Lawrence Cirelli, Bruce Ericson and Rachel Brass address the issue of judicial independence in an open letter to the Editor of the Recorder. The ABTL Officers discuss their views on judicial elections, specifically stating that “they should be focused on competence and […]

  • Bergeson Obtains Protective Order Quashing Subpoena To Google

    May, 2018

    Partners Jaideep Venkatesan and Sara Graves prevailed on their motion for a protective order on behalf of Parijat Deb, an employee of Lumileds Lighting Company, LLC whose documents and materials were subpoenaed by the defendants in the case Lumileds LLC v. Elec-Tech International Co., et al., Case No. 15-1-CV-278566, pending in the Superior Court for Santa Clara County. In […]

  • Daniel J. Bergeson Named To America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®

    April, 2018

    Founding Partner Daniel J. Bergeson was selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2018. America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® identifies and highlights the accomplishments of the nation’s most esteemed and skilled trial attorneys in high stakes legal matters in all areas of practice. Selection to the elite group of trial attorneys is […]

  • Bergeson, LLP Partner Invited To Teach Constitutional Law

    April, 2018

    On April 18th, Bergeson LLP, partner Vince Parrett taught U.S. Constitutional Law to students at the Stevenson PACT Elementary School in Mountain View, California. Mr. Parrett discussed how separation of powers, federalism, and our Bill of Rights help ensure freedom for all Americans.

  • Sara Petersen Graves Attends USC Gould School of Law’s 2018 Intellectual Property Institute

    April, 2018

    Partner Sara Petersen Graves recently attended the USC Gould School of Law’s 2018 Intellectual Property Institute in Santa Monica, California. The Institute covered developments in Copyright, Patent and Trademark law, with insights offered by distinguished panelists including judges and in-house counsel.

  • Bergeson Successfully Secures Dismissal With Prejudice For Social Finance Founder And Former CEO

    February, 2018

    Partners Daniel J. Bergeson and John D. Pernick successfully secured a dismissal with prejudice for client Michael Cagney, Social Finance Founder and former CEO. In August of 2017, an amended complaint was filed in a lawsuit pending in San Francisco County Superior Court entitled Brandon Charles v. Social Finance, Inc., Case No. CGC-17-560682. The amended […]

  • Bergeson, LLP Affiliated Counsel Jared Kopel Addresses SEC Regulatory Initiative Directed At Initial Coin Offering

    February, 2018

    Bergeson, LLP Affiliated Counsel Jared Kopel recently published an article in The Recorder detailing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent regulatory initiative directed at initial coin offerings (ICOs) and how the crackdown coincides with  ICOs and cryptocurrencies becoming big business.  A full copy of the article entitled “SEC Directs Regulatory Fire at Initial Coin Offering” can be […]

  • Daniel J. Bergeson Elected Vice President Of The Association Of Business Trial Lawyers (“ABTL”)

    January, 2018

    The Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (“ABTL”) Northern California Chapter has elected Bergeson, LLP Partner, Daniel J. Bergeson, as Vice President, effective January 1, 2018.   Mr. Bergeson is also a Member of the Board of Governors for the ABTL Northern California Chapter and previously served as the Co-Chair of the Annual Seminar and Co-Chair of […]

  • The ABTL Report Features Caroline McIntyre’s “On Litigation Skills Column” Regarding Litigation Planning

    January, 2018

    The Winter 2017 edition of the ABTL Northern California Report features Caroline McIntyre’s On Litigation Skills column addressing litigation planning.  The column covers such topics as navigating litigation deadlines, and the need for careful planning and organization to streamline pre-trial and trial work.  Ms. McIntyre is the designated columnist for the On Litigation Skills column, […]