Hueston Hennigan LLP
  • accolade-badge
  • accolade-badge
  • accolade-badge
  • accolade-badge
  • accolade-badge
  • accolade-badge
In The News
March 2017 Archives

March 2017 Archives

State Bar Wins Dunn Trial

The State Bar has prevailed after trial in a high-profile legal battle with its former Executive Director, Joseph Dunn, winning judgment on the two remaining claims in the complaint: whistleblower retaliation and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Judge Dismisses Claims in State Bar Litigation

A Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge granted in large part Hueston Hennigan's demurrer against a complaint filed by a former State Bar employee against the Bar, its Trustees, and several Bar employees. Judge John P. Doyle dismissed two of former State Bar public information officer Thomas Layton's three causes of action in his lawsuit against the bar, also dismissing 24 of 25 individual defendants Layton had named in his complaint.