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LO's William Buus Obtains Another Win in Trademark Jury Trial | March 2016 / Santa Ana - A jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Central District of California found in favor of an LO client who accused another company of infringing its...

A Jury Awards $500,000 to an LO Client | September 2015 / San Bernardino - A jury recently sided with an LO client that sold defective pool plastering products blended by another company.  LO's client formulated a unique pool plastering product and hired the defendant company...

LO Attorney Eric Schiffer Prevails in Published Appellate Opinion on Election Code | June 2015 | Santa Ana - LO attorney Eric Schiffer prevailed in an appeal before the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three involving the Election Code.  In a published opinion, a unanimous court of

Another Jury Verdict for LO Attorney William Buus | April, 2015 / Santa Ana, CA - William Buus recently obtained a $200,000 jury verdict for a bus transportation company who sued a ticket salesperson for failing to remit proceeds generated from ticket sales to the company....

LO Attorney William Buus Obtains Judgment for Client After Jury Trial | March, 2015 / Santa Ana, CA - William Buus defended a large real estate developer in a case in which the developer was accused of infringing copyrights in certain sculptural works by displaying copies...

A Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV for LO Attorney William Buus | February, 2015 / Costa Mesa, CA - In February of this year, William Buus was rated by Martindale-Hubbell as "AV - Preeminent," which is the highest rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell.  He achieved this rating through...

LO Prevails in a Published Ninth Circuit Opinion | September 2013 | Pasadena, California - LO has prevailed in a published Ninth Circuit opinion involving entertainment litigation arising under California’s anti-SLAPP statute. In John Doe v. Gangland Productions, Inc. (Ninth Circuit case number...

Eric Schiffer Named Associate Adjunct Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School | September 2013 | Los Angeles, California - Eric Schiffer has been appointed Associate Adjunct Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School, his alma mater. Mr. Schiffer will be teaching in...

The California Court of Appeal Unanimously Agrees With LO and Its Clients | June, 2013 | Orange County, California - In a long and bitter battle between a homeowner’s association and some of its homeowners, the California Court of Appeal issued a published...

LO Obtains Dismissal for Ohio-Based Client | May, 2013 | Los Angeles, California - LO successfully defended an Ohio-based business sued in California state court for re-publishing raw data originally published in a compilation book. The plaintiff claimed LO's client re-published the raw...

William Buus Spearheads Another Stellar Jury Trial Victory | April, 2013 | Santa Ana, California - An Orange County jury decided that Internet Brands – a large internet branding company – breached a contract it had with Greenlight Financial – a large mortgage...

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine Publishes Article on Jury Trials Written by William Buus | February, 2013 | Los Angeles, California - Shortly after being admitting into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), William Buus felt inspired to write about the value of...

Eric Schiffer Appointed to the City of Westminster Personnel Board | January, 2013 | Westminster, California - A long-time resident of the city of Westminster, Eric Schiffer has recently accepted appointment to the city’s personnel board following the unanimous vote of the Westminster...

LO Defeats Attempt by Employer to Enforce Covenant Not to Compete | January, 2013 | Santa Ana, California - A large, out-of-state corporation sued one of its former employees in California for an alleged breach of an employment contract containing a promise by...

LO Sues Medical Group for Its Use of Copyrighted Before and After Photos | December, 2012 | Santa Ana, California - LO's client, a local plastic and reconstructive surgeon, took "before and after" photographs of a satisfied patient and, with the patient’s consent,...

LO Pursues Wrongful Termination Case Against YWCA | December, 2012 | Los Angeles, California - LO has recently taken a case involving a local YWCA organization's termination of its Executive Director. The filed complaint alleges that the Executive Director was fired because she...

LO Pursues Suit Against Roc Nation | July, 2012 | Orange County, California - LO is pursuing a trademark infringement lawsuit against entertainment company Roc Nation, which is essentially a partnership between musical artist Jay-Z and ticket producer Live Nation, over its use...

LO Successfully Represents the Co-Writer and Performer of the Iconic Theme Song from the Show "Cheers" in an Action for False Advertising | June, 2012 | New York, New York - LO was honored to have the opportunity of representing Gary Portnoy, the...

William Buus Becomes a Member of ABOTA | June, 2012 | Los Angeles, California - William Buus recently became a member of the prestigious trial lawyer’s group, the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is highly respected in the legal community and...

LO Obtains Dismissal for Client | June, 2012 | Los Angeles, California - LO successfully defended a client sued in federal court for copyright infringement. LO argued that the subject "work," consisting of a compilation of factual data, was not protectable under the...

LO Defends Client Over Its Use of an Image of the late punk rock performer Sid Vicious | April, 2012 | Orange County, California - LO is currently defending a footwear manufacturer concerning its use of a photographic image of Sid Vicious on...

LO Pursues Fraud Case in Arizona against Real Estate Developers | September, 2011 | Phoenix, Arizona - LO is representing about thirty investors in a fraud case against real estate developers that was filed in Phoenix, Arizona. In that case, investors claim the...

LO Prevails on Appeal | April, 2012 | Los Angeles, California - LO successfully overturned a default judgment that had been entered against its clients. According to handling attorney Eric Schiffer, "when our clients first came to us and showed us the substantial default...

LO Featured in Newsweek Magazine | March, 2012 | Newport Beach, California - LO, formerly Schiffer & Buus, was one of two California law firms featured in Newsweek magazine's March 19, 2012 edition. "We are thrilled to have this level of national visibility, and

Federal Judge Commends LO for High Quality Legal Work | January 27, 2012 | Riverside, California - Following a successful verdict and entry of judgment in favor of LO’s client, a federal judge granted attorneys' fees to LO's client based upon LO’s efficient, successful...

After Jury Trial, $2.6 Million Judgment for Doctor Fired for Notifying Medicare of Employer’s Fraud | November 9, 2011 | Riverside, California - In the midst of a rising tide of cases alleging fraud, a jury in the United States District Court, Central District...

Jury Verdict Entered for LO Clients | September 1, 2011 | Los Angeles, California - A federal court jury found in favor of LO clients who were sued by a Taiwanese company for allegedly breaching a contract to purchase specially-manufactured after-market automobile parts. LO...

Eric Schiffer Elected to Temple Beth David Board of Trustees | August 24, 2011 | Westminster, California - Eric Schiffer has been elected to Temple Beth David's Board of Trustees, and will serve as Programming Trustee. Located in Westminster, California, Temple Beth David is...

Eric Schiffer Successfully Opposes anti-SLAPP Motion by A&E Television Networks in Case Involving Failure to Conceal Client's Identity During Interview on History Channel's "Gangland" Program | August 2, 2011 | Santa Ana, California - Eric Schiffer has successfully opposed an anti-SLAPP motion filed by...

Another Trial Win for LO and William Buus | August 1, 2011 | Los Angeles, California - After a one-and-one-half month long jury trial, a judgment has been entered in favor of one of LO's clients. The client was sued in Los Angeles Superior...

Eric Schiffer Selected as Member of ProVisors Networking Group | June 1, 2011 | Long Beach, California - Eric Schiffer has recently been selected as a member of ProVisors, which is a professional networking group located throughout California. Mr. Schiffer is a member

LO Represents South Dakota-Based Book Publisher in Trademark Infringement Action Involving Works by the Nineteenth Century German Writer Karl May | April 23, 2011 | Los Angeles, California - Karl May is a famous nineteenth century German author who created many memorable old western...

LO Sues A&E Television Networks Over Failure to Conceal Client's Identity During Interview on History Channel's "Gangland" Program | March 6, 2011 | Santa Ana, California - LO represents a police informant who agreed to be interviewed about southern California gang activity on the...

Eric Schiffer Helps Client Successfully Negotiate a Settlement to Avoid a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit | January 5, 2011 | Newport Beach, California - LO's client was being threatened with a lawsuit by a national licensing entity based upon his compilation and authorship of a...

LO Obtains a Preliminary Injunction Against a Homeowners Association on Behalf of Aggrieved Residents | November 9, 2010 | Santa Ana, California - Homeowners living in a common interest development have sued their homeowners association for breaching the development's CC&Rs (Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions)....

LO Obtains $10 Million Judgment Against Scamming Real Estate Salesperson | October 15, 2010 | Los Angeles, California - A real estate salesperson, Lisa Mahoney, scammed numerous people in a Ponzi scheme. LO represented many of those victims in a lawsuit alleging fraud and...

LO Obtains a $86.5 Million Judgment Against Two Lawyers Accused of Securities Fraud | July 29, 2010 | Santa Ana, California - LO obtained an $86.5 Million judgment on behalf of over seventy people against John Anthony Miller and Theodore Staren for running a...

Another Jury Trial Win for LO | July 27, 2010 | Santa Ana, California - The jury verdict is in: another trial won for our client. The client, who sold a restaurant/bakery to plaintiffs, was sued for allegedly breaching non-compete clauses and allegedly inducing...

Nevada Jury Agrees with LO's William Buus | March 25, 2010 | Las Vegas, Nevada - In a patent infringement case filed in federal court in Las Vegas, Nevada, LO's William Buus, lead trial attorney in the case, argued that plaintiff's claimed royalty rate...

Eric Schiffer Elected to Southwestern University School of Law's Alumni Association Board of Trustees | Newport Beach, California - Eric Schiffer was recently elected to Southwestern University School of Law's Alumni Association Board of Trustees. Eric's selection was based upon his professional accomplishments as well as

Rare Ex Parte Order Appointing a Receiver Obtained | January 2, 2010 | Newport Beach, California - Recently, William Buus obtained a favorable and rare order in which a Superior Court Judge appointed a receiver on an ex parte basis (meaning on short notice)....

William Buus Receives Highest AVVO Rating | January 2, 2010 | Newport Beach, California - Recently, William Buus has received the highest rating with AVVO of 10 or "Superb." This was due to the favorable reviews William received from his clients and peers, and

Fox News Spotlights One of William Buus' Cases | September 17, 2009 | Newport Beach, California - On September 17, 2009, Fox News aired a report in which William Buus was interviewed.  The report involved a securities fraud lawsuit that William filed on behalf...

Eric Schiffer Selected as a Panelist for the Mortgage Bankers Association's Quality Assurance Program | Newport Beach, California - Eric Schiffer was selected as a speaker for the Mortgage Bankers Assocations 2008 Quality Assurance Conference based upon his knowledge and experience in the mortgage banking industry.

Dismissal of Texas Patent Case Obtained | August 8, 2009 | Newport Beach, California - On August 8, 2009, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed a patent infringement suit filed against several defendants, including one of William's clients. ...

Securities Fraud Case Filed Against Admitted Scammer | July 2, 2009 | Newport Beach, California - In July of 2009, William Buus filed yet another securities fraud case on behalf of over 70 plaintiffs against a Ponzi schemer.  John Anthony Miller pled guilty to...

$45 Million Judgment Against Indicted Life Insurance Salesman, James Halstead Entered | August, 2008 | Santa Ana, CA - Shortly after obtaining a $45 million judgment against California attorney Jeanne Rowzee for securities fraud, William Buus obtained another $45 million judgment, this time against...

Case Reported In Los Angeles Times | March 28, 2008 | Irvine, CA - On March 27, 2008, the Business Section of the Los Angeles Times contained a front-page article concerning a matter William is currently handling. The securities fraud action was brought on

William Buus Represents Former Members Of The Bay City Rollers In New York Suit Brought Against Arista Records | September 9, 2007 | Irvine, CA - William Buus represents Ian Mitchell, Gordon Clark, and Pat McGlynn, three former members of the Bay City Rollers,...

Client Defended In Texas Federal Patent Infringement Case | June, 2007 | Irvine, CA - One of William Buus' clients, a golf product supply company, has been sued in Texas for allegedly infringing on a patent covering devices that calculate the yardage between objects...

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LO's William Buus Obtains Another Win in Trademark Jury Trial

A Jury Awards $500,000 to an LO Client

LO Attorney Eric Schiffer Prevails in Published Appellate Opinion on Election Code

Another Jury Verdict for LO Attorney William Buus

LO Attorney William Buus Obtains Judgment for Client After Jury Trial

A Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV for LO Attorney William Buus

LO Prevails in a Published Ninth Circuit Opinion

Eric Schiffer Named Associate Adjunct Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School

The California Court of Appeal Unanimously Agrees With LO and Its Clients

LO Obtains Dismissal for Ohio-Based Client

William Buus Spearheads Another Stellar Jury Trial Victory

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine Publishes Article on Jury Trials Written by William Buus

Eric Schiffer Appointed to the City of Westminster Personnel Board

LO Defeats Attempt by Employer to Enforce Covenant Not to Compete

LO Sues Medical Group for Its Use of Copyrighted Before and After Photos

LO Pursues Wrongful Termination Case Against YWCA

LO Pursues Suit Against Roc Nation

LO Successfully Represents the Co-Writer and Performer of the Iconic Theme Song from the Show "Cheers" in an Action for False Advertising

William Buus Becomes a Member of ABOTA

LO Obtains Dismissal for Client

LO Defends Client Over Its Use of an Image of the late punk rock performer Sid Vicious

LO Pursues Fraud Case in Arizona against Real Estate Developers

LO Prevails on Appeal

LO Featured in Newsweek Magazine

Federal Judge Commends LO for High Quality Legal Work

After Jury Trial, $2.6 Million Judgment for Doctor Fired for Notifying Medicare of Employer’s Fraud

Jury Verdict Entered for LO Clients

Eric Schiffer Elected to Temple Beth David Board of Trustees

Eric Schiffer Successfully Opposes anti-SLAPP Motion by A&E Television Networks in Case Involving Failure to Conceal Client's Identity During Interview on History Channel's "Gangland" Program

Another Trial Win for LO and William Buus

Eric Schiffer Selected as Member of ProVisors Networking Group

LO Represents South Dakota-Based Book Publisher in Trademark Infringement Action Involving Works by the Nineteenth Century German Writer Karl May

LO Sues A&E Television Networks Over Failure to Conceal Client's Identity During Interview on History Channel's "Gangland" Program

Eric Schiffer Helps Client Successfully Negotiate a Settlement to Avoid a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

LO Obtains a Preliminary Injunction Against a Homeowners Association on Behalf of Aggrieved Residents

LO Obtains $10 Million Judgment Against Scamming Real Estate Salesperson

LO Obtains a $86.5 Million Judgment Against Two Lawyers Accused of Securities Fraud

Another Jury Trial Win for LO

Nevada Jury Agrees with LO's William Buus

Eric Schiffer Elected to Southwestern University School of Law's Alumni Association Board of Trustees

Rare Ex Parte Order Appointing a Receiver Obtained

William Buus Receives Highest AVVO Rating

Fox News Spotlights One of William Buus' Cases

Eric Schiffer Selected as a Panelist for the Mortgage Bankers Association's Quality Assurance Program

Dismissal of Texas Patent Case Obtained

Securities Fraud Case Filed Against Admitted Scammer

$45 Million Judgment Against Indicted Life Insurance Salesman, James Halstead Entered

Case Reported In Los Angeles Times

William Buus Represents Former Members Of The Bay City Rollers In New York Suit Brought Against Arista Records

Client Defended In Texas Federal Patent Infringement Case