GRANT NIGOLIAN

Experienced Business Litigation Trial Attorney

Below are a few examples of his work

  • Represented defendant franchisor as chief trial and appellate counsel in litigation resulting in published appellate opinion in favor of client that reversed trial court decision. H. Chin v. Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp., 194 Cal. App. 4th 704 (2011)

  • Representation of franchisor in U.S. Department of Labor investigation

  • Representation of defendant manufacturer and distributor as chief trial counsel through jury trial involving idea (Desny) advertising claim seeking over $250 million in damages

  • Representation of licensor in negotiation of multimillion dollar manufacturing and distribution agreement involving rights related to territories spanning three continents

  • Representation of seller in multimillion dollar asset purchase agreement for 3D printing operations

  • Representation of defendant employer in multimillion dollar putative wage hour class action

  • Representation of respondent distributor in state taxation administrative disputes over classification of independent contractors

  • Representation of plaintiff high performance auto parts distributor in obtaining first ever counterfeit goods seizure order issued by Los Angeles Superior Court

  • Representation of plaintiff minority shareholder in dispute involving the usurpation of corporate opportunity

  • Representation of defendant licensee in breach of license agreement against licensor and its principals based upon alter ego and successor-in-interest theories

  • Representation of defendant company against plaintiff seeking over $7 million for alleged discrimination and harassment claims

  • Representation of plaintiff buyer in recovering damages incurred from seller’s failure to disclose prescriptive easement on $8.5 million residential property located on The Strand in Hermosa Beach, California

  • Representation of defendant licensee in software licensing dispute resulting in fraud jury verdict that was published on front page of Wall Street Journal

  • Representation of international petroleum conglomerate in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, by obtaining stay order and reversal of trial court’s decision denying protective order for client’s pricing strategies (trade secrets)