Recent Successes and Deals Closed

Raad Shawaf joins Shoreline as Of Counsel in the Real Estate Practice Group.

Owen Solomon represented an international racing team in connection with the lease of its headquarters at the Silverstone Circuit in the United Kingdom.

Drew Pauly and Damon Thayer — after obtaining a complete victory before the California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District) reversing in its entirety a trial court decision prohibiting the completion of construction by their client, a national retailer, of its project based on the trial court’s incorrect application of the California Environmental Quality Act — convinced the California Supreme Court to deny the opposing parties’ petition for review and allowed the long-delayed project to be completed (the firm was hired after the project had already been pending for eight years).

Richard Miller represented a media and technology company that partners with public figures and brands to create, build, and operate direct-to-consumer multi-media apps which integrate music, video, live streaming, e-commerce, and gaming with its sublease of 36,000 square feet of office space in the West Hollywood, California area.

Mona Oh represented a gaming industry tenant in its lease of new headquarters space totaling approximately 30,000 square feet in Irvine, California.

Owen Solomon represented a restaurant group in connection with the acquisition of an iconic restaurant in Los Angeles and the lease of its historic location in West Los Angeles.

Drew Pauly and Damon Thayer successfully litigated liquidation of a corporation with over $34 million of real-estate holdings arising out of a bitterly contested dissolution-of-marriage proceeding pending for 18 years (the firm was hired 15 years after the divorce process was initiated).

Lauren Marke represented a Los Angeles based developer in its acquisition of four (4) separate commercial sites in Culver City for redevelopment as creative office space.

Owen Solomon represented an international cruise line operator in connection with a lease amendment which will add over 80,000 square feet of office space to its headquarters in Woodland Hills, California.

Richard Miller represented one of the most well-known entertainment streaming media service company with its lease of 67,400 square feet of office space in the Seattle, Washington area.

Drew Pauly and Damon Thayer — on the eve of trial — obtained a very favorable settlement for their client, an “A List” Hollywood actor, in a case involving breach of contract and fraud.

Christy Morcomb and Lauren Marke represented a private foreign investor in his acquisition of two (2) residential properties in Holmby Hills/Bel Air totaling $26,700,000.

Richard Miller represented a cutting edge, next generation technology company that focuses on AI and autonomy for the military and law enforcement with its sublease of 47,700 square feet of office space in the Irvine, California area.

Rich Stoll and Damon Thayer taught deposition skills to middle-school students in connection with the annual mock trial program hosted by Team Prime Time, a local non-profit addressing the needs of at-risk students.

Lauren Marke represented a San Diego landlord on its lease of 7,500 sf in Sorrento Mesa to a regional forensic accounting firm.