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Judge Tosses Class Action Claims in Dietary Supplements Case

In a decisive win for Umeken USA Inc., Hueston Hennigan prevailed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Tuesday when Judge Cormac Carney granted its motion to dismiss expansive fraud, labeling and RICO claims against the leading manufacturer of dietary supplements. In June of this year, Judge Carney dismissed plaintiff's original complaint, largely with prejudice, but granted leave to amend on certain claims.

Robert Klieger Elected to CBS Board of Directors

rsz_robert_f_056_web_2.jpgPartner Robert N. Klieger has been elected to the Board of Directors of CBS Corporation, a Fortune 500 mass media company whose operations include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), CBS Films, Showtime Networks, and Simon & Schuster. Mr. Klieger joins a distinguished group of Directors including Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, Chairman Emeritus Sumner M. Redstone, and Vice Chair Shari Redstone.

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...."