Lead counsel for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in its case against California water districts seeking a declaration and quantification of Agua Caliente’s federally reserved rights to groundwater. The Agua Caliente Tribe seeks to enjoin the water districts from further infringing on the Tribe’s federal rights by degrading the water quality in the Coachella Valley and over drafting the aquifer. The United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Tribe holding it has a federally reserved right to groundwater. Matter is pending.

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Large-scale land acquisition on behalf of real estate company
Represented a real estate company in the investment purchase of approximately 5,100 acres of undeveloped land in coastal South Carolina. more
Antitrust and business tort litigation for a large maker of electronic test, measurement and monitoring equipment
Successfully represented a large maker of electronic test, measurement and monitoring equipment in an antitrust and business tort action in the more
Lands and assets class action suit for Native Americans
Served as class counsel for plaintiff class of 500,000 individual Indians against the Department of Interior and Treasury Department arising out of more
Antitrust counseling to actuarial firms' captive insurance company
The firm has served for many years as antitrust counsel to a captive insurance company comprised of three competitor members. more