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Tag: Michael von Loewenfeldt

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....

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...

WVBR is Still Super

Aug 5, 2020
WVBR is again pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been named Northern California Super Lawyers for 2020. This recognition serves to confirm what our clients already know:...

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...

Michael von Loewenfeldt to moderate Appellate Settlement Panel

Dec 13, 2019
On January 28, 2020, WVBR Partner Michael von Loewenfeldt will moderate a panel on the subject of Settling Cases on Appeal in the Ninth Circuit. Michael is a certified appellate...

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...