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WVBR Obtains Reversal With Directions To Return $10.2 Million In Funds To Redwood City For Affordable Housing

Dec 31, 2020
WVBR ends the year with a major appellate victory on behalf of its client, Redwood City, reversing an adverse trial court decision that will result in $10.2 in affordable housing...

Trump Has a “Right to Pursue Legal Challenges” to Election, But Not Without the Facts

Nov 13, 2020
Today, Jim Wagstaffe published an article on Just Security adressing the incorrect claim that outgoing president Donald J. Trump has a “right” to file baseless litigation. As the article makes...

What To Expect On Key Civil Procedure Issues From Barrett

Sep 29, 2020
Jim Wagstaffe analyzes Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Civil Procedure jurisprudence and explains what to expect if she is confirmed.

WVBR Vindicates Ownership of Oscar-Winning Technology

Jul 31, 2020
WVBR obtains Ninth Circuit opinion affirming verdict restoring ownership of intellectual property to its inventor.

WVBR Obtains Reversal In Major Class Action

Jul 29, 2020
WVBR obtains reversal of district court decision dismissing consumer protection claims challenging “prescription” pet food. The Ninth Circuit agreed that Prescription or Rx implies a product contains drugs or controlled...

WVBR Obtains Summary Judgment for Developer

Dec 10, 2019
On December 10, 2019, United States District Judge John A. Mendez of the Eastern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of WVBR’s client in the matter of Myrtle...

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...

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.