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Ninth Circuit confirms that tribal corporations are not Indian tribes for purposes of jurisdiction.

Jun 16, 2021
WVBR’s client, the Director of the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, was sued along with the California Attorney General by a tobacco distribution enterprise owned and incorporated by...

Are Evidentiary Rulings On Summary Judgment Reviewed De Novo Or For Abuse Of Discretion?

Jun 4, 2021
Michael von Loewenfeldt‘s article regarding an ongoing split regarding the standard of review of evidentiary rulings in the summary judgment context has been published by the Bar Association of San...

Third District Upholds Summary Adjudication Of Unexhausted Tax Challenge

Jun 1, 2021
On June 1, 2021, WVBR successfully defended on appeal a judgment on behalf of the California State Board of Equalization on a long running dispute between the Board and Verizon...

WVBR Obtains Reversal of Summary Judgment on UC Surgeon’s Retaliation Claims

May 19, 2021
On May 19, 2021, WVBR won an appeal before the Ninth Circuit on behalf of dentist and surgeon Dr. Hieu Pham challenging summary judgment on Dr. Pham’s claims that U.C....