We have represented global firms and other publicly held corporations, large and small financial institutions, a broad range of privately owned companies and businesses, directors and officers of corporations, substantial shareholders, other investors, lenders, borrowers, commercial lessors and lessees, and others, handling their most challenging matters for them in our areas of proficiency.
Among others, Mr. Markham has represented the following clients in significant matters: Nichia Corporation of Japan (the world’s largest manufacturer of LED products); Isuzu Motors Ltd. (a global automobile manufacturer); Masimo Corporation (a leading manufacturer of pulse oximetry equipment in the United States); Jensen Enterprises (the largest privately owned manufacturer of precast concrete products in North America); Orchard Supply Hardware LLC (a publicly-traded operator of a chain of hardware stores in California and Oregon); Aya Healthcare, Inc. and Aya Healthcare Services, Inc. (a national provider of specialized staffing services for hospitals); SMRT, Inc. (a distributor of medical devices); various franchisees of the Lyon’s restaurant franchise; Tedcom International, Inc. (a substantial manufacturer of various petroleum and polypropylene products); Metromedia Fiber Optic Network Services, Inc. (a provider of fiber optic installations and connections); Planet Net (a domain host and internet services company); the Delta M. Collins Living Trust; Home Capital Funding (a lender); Maximization, LLC; the City of West Hollywood; Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (a substantial property developer and home builder); Dan-Dee Company, Inc. (a wholesaler of food and beverages); Barratt American, Inc. (a substantial property developer and home builder); FX Luminaire, Inc. (a manufacturer); Bay Bridge Inn; The Car Store (Uerling, Inc.); Image 2000 Multimedia, Inc.; El Cajon Grand Cocktail Lounge, Inc.; Ray Jones Bail Bonds; Senior American Funding, Inc. (a loan broker); Mr. John Hachiya; and many other businesses and individuals.
Among others, Mr. Bishop has represented ViaSat, Inc.; Cellex-C International; JPB Development; Pacific Corporate Group Holdings, LLC; the City of San Diego; Navistar International; Chris-Craft Industries, Inc.; Coast Income Properties; Maxwell Laboratories; Pacific Coast Communities; Callaway Golf; Campbell Industries; Regency Properties; Village Development; NovaPro Risk Solutions; Faubion Associates; Southwest Marine Corporation; Alecta Real Estate USA; Internet Matrix; Mr. Paintball USA; G Squared Computing; and AlphaGary Corporation.
When working at his former law firm, Mr. Bona represented various global and major national firms in a broad array of antitrust cases, and he has continued to represent global, national and regional firms in significant antitrust matters since establishing his own practice and collaborating with our firm as an of-counsel attorney.
While employed at his former firm, Jason Eliaser represented Bank of America, Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase, and other large financial institutions, as well as other lenders and creditors in legal proceedings that concerned substantial real property transactions. He has also represented many other businesses and individuals.
Successful Defense in a Bench Trial For Injunctive Relief
In a bench trial in which Mr. Markham represented the defendants, the trial court refused to grant the requested injunctive relief to Plaintiff, a homeowners’ association. This case concerned land use issues within a homeowner’s association. Case name: Sweetwater Lakes Homeowners Association v. Kramer (Case No. GIE 029572).
Our Recent Articles
The Qualcomm Case Isn’t Even a Close Call: Qualcomm Blatantly Misused Its Standard-Essential Patents to Restrain Trade and Monopolize Markets. By William Markham (© 2020).
The Extraordinary Qualcomm Case. The defining antitrust issues of our time are at stake in the landmark case of Fed Trade Comm'n v. Qualcomm Inc., (N.D. Cal. 2017, Case No. 17-CV-00220-LH) ("Qualcomm"). Qualcomm specifically concerns standard-essential patents and...
The DOJ’s Investigation of the Auto Producers’ Draft Agreement with California: It Is Misguided and Likely an Abuse of Power. By William Markham © 2019
The United States Department of Justice has reportedly begun an antitrust investigation of four major automakers for possible unlawful collusion in violation of United States antitrust law. The cause of this investigation? The automakers tentatively agreed with the...
I respectfully and strongly disagree with the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Amex case, in which the Supreme Court ruled, by a narrow 5-4 majority, that the government plaintiffs had failed to establish a prima facie case against American Express Company...
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