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Measure R Victory Affirmed on Appeal

Hueston Hennigan prevailed in the California Court of Appeal on behalf of clients The Park at Cross Creek and Malibu Bay Development Co., obtaining affirmance of a lower court judgment that invalidated a land use ordinance enacted by Malibu voters in 2014. The ruling was immediately hailed by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as "a major appellate win in a high-profile legal and political battle...."

Chambers 2017: Hueston Hennigan a "Powerhouse"

Hueston Hennigan LLP has been recognized by the newly released Chambers USA 2017 as a "powerhouse" firm that "boasts outstanding trial capabilities." Remarking on the firm's strong track record across both plaintiff and defense-side commercial cases, Chambers assessed Hueston Hennigan as bringing a "large-firm sensibility and approach, leaving no stone unturned." Chambers stated, "They bring an immediate credibility because the other side knows that they are dealing with highly experienced trial lawyers who aren't scared to go to trial." Chambers noted that "Sources hail the firm's ability to "deliver high-value, incisive, commercially practical advice very efficiently."

Western Digital takes Toshiba Dispute to International Chamber of Commerce

On behalf of Western Digital's SanDisk subsidiaries, Hueston Hennigan attorneys have filed a request for arbitration with the ICC International Court of Arbitration, asserting Toshiba has breached and is threatening additional breaches of the parties' joint venture agreements. The move comes in response to Toshiba's purported transfer of its joint venture interests to an affiliate and the threatened transfer of that affiliate to a third party, both without Western Digital's consent. The agreements governing the JVs, which involve the manufacture and development of NAND flash-memory chips used in some of today's most popular electronic devices, include provisions that require one party's consent before the other party can sell its stake.