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An innovative idea. A complex deal. A high-stakes dispute.

No matter what your it is,

Nossaman gets results.


Assisting a Burbank Property Owner in Successfully Settling a Complex Valuation Dispute

After expert discovery concluded, our attorneys negotiated a favorable settlement with Caltrans agreeing to pay $4.5 million.

Homebuilder Secures Vital Approval for Environmental Plans

Nossaman served as land use and environmental law counsel for a master planned development project approved in southeast Los Angeles County.

Nossaman Helps Client Avoid Hazards On and Off the Golf Course

Nossaman fought successfully to keep Sharp Park Golf Course in business while protecting two listed species, despite the efforts of opponents both in court and via the political process to shut it down.

Settlement in Emissions Case Saves Nossaman Client Millions

Nossaman successfully represented a client in the first formal hearing involving a disputed starting allocation under California’s South Coast Air Basin’s emissions cap and trade program.

Sometimes the Enemy Is In The House: Don't Let An Outside Vendor Control Your Systems

Confronted with an IT vendor refusing to return passwords and data, our oil and gas producer-client had two untenable choices.

Nossaman Snatches Litigation Victory From the Jaws of Defeat in Real Estate Lease Dispute
Using some creative litigation strategies, Nossaman helped its client LSI Corporation turn the tables and receive a six-figure recovery from a "winning" plaintiff. 
Preserving Measures Approved by Los Angeles County Voters

Nossaman successfully represented the County of Los Angeles in two significant election challenge cases.

Precedent-Setting $168.8M Victory in Landmark Bank Failure Trial
Nossaman successfully represented the FDIC in obtaining a federal jury verdict against three former officers of the failed bank IndyMac. 
Fighting FEMA in the Delta
Nossaman achieved a settlement that could result in changes to FEMA's administration of the National Flood Insurance Program throughout California. 
How We Got $100 Million to Clean Up Groundwater Contamination
Nossaman drew on water, bankruptcy, and insurance expertise to secure a $100 million settlement to clean up contaminated water. 
Fighting for Water Rights Before the California Supreme Court
No stranger to the rough and tumble nature of California water disputes, we secured $50 million in water rights for an investor-owned water utility. 
Litigation Logistics Level the Playing Field
We brought big-firm style litigation infrastructure to support a small firm in a big breach of contract case.  
Making a Molehill Out of a Mountain
Nossaman disarmed a potentially large class action and secured a small confidential settlement on the eve of a motion to dismiss.  
Winning Back a Stolen Company
Using sophisticated courtroom execution to champion the truth throughout a long jury trial, we ensured our clients were able to reclaim over $1.3 million and a company that had been stolen from them. 
A Dynamic Win Against Securities Fraud Charges
California trial experience helped win a complete defense verdict and attorneys' fees for a technology client on securities fraud claims of more than $12 million.  




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