Defense of Litigation by Governmental Agencies
In this modern day, Individuals and Businesses are heavily regulated and often face lawsuits filed by Governmental Agencies. Millstein & Associates specializes in defense of litigation by Governmental Agencies. Our team has proved over time to handle complicated and high stakes matters with finesses and delivering favorable results for clients.
- Settled decade-long dispute and related litigation between Academy of Art University and the City and County of San Francisco alleging the illegal use of dozens of buildings for unpermitted purposes. The settlement resulted in legislation permitting the uses and was approved by the Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Mayor of San Francisco.
- Defended bank officer against federal case brought by the FDIC for breach of fiduciary/underwriting duties arising out of the failure of Eureka Federal Saving & Loan. Settled after two months of jury trial, within the $20,000,000 policy limits, without any personal contribution from client.
- Successfully defended a building contractor at trial against a $1 million code enforcement action brought by the San Francisco City Attorney. A defense judgement was obtained after trial.
- Extensive experience in defending license holders before regulatory boards, including the California Medical Board, Gambling Control Commission and Real Estate Board.