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Frank Busch teaches international procedure

Oct 15, 2019
Today, Frank Busch joined San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow and Hogan Lovells’ Chris Cox to present a legal education course regarding California state court litigation involving international parties....

Jim Wagstaffe explains the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure

Jul 7, 2019
Jim Wagstaffe has published an article explaining the Supreme Court’s stealth revolution in civil procedure that is available on Lexis now. As Jim explains, the U.S. Supreme Court steadily and...

New Firm, Same Excellence

Jun 26, 2019
WVBR is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named Northern California Super Lawyers for 2019: James Wagstaffe (Top 100), Michael von Loewenfeld, and Frank Busch.

Michael von Loewenfeldt argues at WA Supreme Court

Mar 14, 2019
Today, Michael von Loewenfeldt argued before the Washington State Supreme Court in defense of his win before the Court of Appeals. The argument is available online at https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2019031094. WVBR is...

WVBR Obtains Dismissal in “Monk of Mokha” litigation

Mar 5, 2019
Today, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of the United States District Court in and for the Northern District of California granted motions to dismiss by three groups of defendants that together...

Frank Busch Moderates Early Mediation IP Panel

Mar 4, 2019
Frank Busch, joined by seasoned mediator Mark LeHocky and Mehrnaz Boroumand Smith, presented a continuing education program on whether, when, and how early mediation can benefit clients and resolve cases...

9th Circuit Affirms Whistleblower Victory

Feb 26, 2019
In a unanimous opinion, a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld WVBR’s trial victory on behalf of Stanford Wadler, the former General Counsel of BioRad Laboratories....

Appeals court upholds libel verdict against CalCoastNews

Feb 6, 2019
James Wagstaffe successfully defended his trial victory on behalf of a client defamed by CalCoastNews. Read more here.

Hello World!

Dec 3, 2018
San Francisco, meet your newest litigation boutique Jim Wagstaffe is renowned for his skills as a trial lawyer and procedural expert.   He has been rated in the SuperLawyers top 100...

Jim Wagstaffe Presents Seven Sure-Fire Tips For Winning The Summary Judgment Game

Nov 29, 2018
The summary judgment process can often be the whole ballgame.  Today, Jim Wagstaffe shared his seven sure-fire summary judgment tips, including how to win the motion through discovery, identifying the winning issues,...