Obtained Defense Arbitration Award In Excess of $1.2 million In UCL Class Action Case

Obtained substantial defense arbitration award against individual class representatives who were compelled to arbitrate Unfair Competition Law (UCL) claims alleging certain settlement service fees were “kickbacks” and seeking restitution of significant real estate commissions the plaintiffs characterized as “secret profits.” The defense judgment included an award of attorney fees in excess of $1.2 million against the individual class representatives, and the award was recently confirmed by the Superior Court in San Diego County.