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Bienert Katzman Negotiates $1.2 million Settlement in a Whistleblower Lawsuit Involving the Sale of Chinese Computer Parts to the Government

Tue 28th Jan 2020, News

Bienert Katzman, representing a whistleblower, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the federal government claiming that three computer part suppliers wrongly sold various federal agencies disguised Chinese products, including computer mice. One of the three defendants agreed to settle for $1.2 million.    In order to support domestic manufacturing and business with favored trading partners, Congress enacted the Trade Agreements Act (“TAA”).  The TAA requires that government suppliers ensure that products sold to federal government …

Four Bienert | Katzman Attorneys Selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® List

Tue 14th Jan 2020, News

Bienert | Katzman is pleased to announce that James D. Riddet, Thomas H. Bienert, Jr., Steven J. Katzman, and Michael R. Williams have been selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® list.   Mr. Riddet holds the distinction of being the Bienert | Katzman attorney who has been selected for inclusion on the Southern California Super Lawyers® list the longest – from 2004 through 2020.   Mr. Bienert has been a Southern California Super Lawyers® honoree every year since 2006, in …

Boutique Trial Firm With a National Powerhouse Punch

Tue 7th Jan 2020, News

Attorney Journals Profiles Law Firm of the Month Bienert | Katzman PC Click here to read more

Bienert | Katzman Chosen as a 2019 Top Boutique Firm in California

Mon 28th Oct 2019, News

The national practice of Bienert | Katzman PC is complimented with its new Downtown Los Angeles office to keep up with ever growing demands. Click here to read more…

Whitney Bernstein Selected to Serve as a Lawyer Representative for the Southern District of California

Fri 20th Sep 2019, News

Bienert | Katzman PC is proud to announce that Whitney Z. Bernstein was chosen to serve as a Lawyer Representative for the Southern District of California.  Lawyer Representatives are members of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference who are chosen by the District Court with the input of local bar associations.  In announcing Whitney’s selection, the judges indicated that they were very impressed by her qualifications.  Whitney is honored to serve as an alternative for the …

Daily Journal Recognizes Bienert | Katzman’s Litigation Power and National Reach.

Fri 2nd Aug 2019, News

Beachtown Boutique –From intricate bankruptcies to complex civil cases and high-profile criminal defense, Bienert Katzman PC’s 13 attorneys share a broad range of litigation skills that can make any case ripe for trial.   Click here to read more…

Big Win for NBA All-Star James Harden

Wed 10th Jul 2019, News

B | K Partners Tony Bisconti and John Littrell, with a crucial assist from paralegal Garrison Giali, scored a complete defense verdict last week in a personal injury trial against NBA All-Star James Harden. The plaintiff, a self-proclaimed paparazzo, claimed that Harden “angrily smacked” him as he attempted to videotape Harden outside a nightclub in Hollywood. Plaintiff alleged that he suffered “serious physical damage” and “permanent disability,” and claimed hundreds of thousands of dollars in …

Judge Blasts Prosecutors and IRS Agents in Alaska Tax Evasion Case

Thu 16th May 2019, News

In a scathing 69-page order, a Magistrate Judge found that federal prosecutors engaged in flagrant misconduct in connection with a tax evasion case against Bienert | Katzman’s client, a dedicated Alaskan oncologist. The Court called out all three members of the prosecution team for withholding evidence and making evasive, misleading, and untruthful statements to the B | K defense team and to the Court. The Court referred all three prosecutors (who had already been removed …

B | K Wins Summary Disallowance of over $6 Million in Senior Claims

Thu 18th Apr 2019, News

Bienert | Katzman has successfully litigated the rejection of over 95% of the senior claims asserted against bankrupt Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Inc. (“Gardens”) on behalf of its client, Michael R. Lane, the Liquidating Trustee of Gardens.  The disallowed senior claims totaled over $6 million. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court disallowed the claims on a summary basis, without requiring a trial. On February 4, 2019, the Liquidating Trustee filed his multiple objections to over …

Six Bienert | Katzman Attorneys Selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers® List

Fri 15th Feb 2019, News

BK is pleased to announce that Thomas H. Bienert, Jr., Steven J. Katzman, Michael R. Williams, and James D. Riddet have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers® list.  In addition, Tony Bisconti and Ali Matin have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” list. This is the fourth time Mr. Williams has been recognized by Super Lawyers®, including multiple selections to the Southern California Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” …