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Representative Cases And Expert Designations

Representative Clients

Wynn v. Oprah Winfrey, et.al. – representing writers in their action for idea theft and breach of agreement against Oprah Winfrey, Lionsgate, ABC and OWN Network regarding the television show Greenleaf, 2018

Slagle v. A&E Entertainment, Lifetime Network – defamation action against A&E and Lifetime television networks regarding the movie The Happy Face Killer

Martinez v. MGM, et.al. – defamation action against MGM regarding the movie American Pimp.

Aleo, et.al. v. Elliott, et.al. – $200,000,000 overseas real estate fraud scheme where The Lovell Firm represented 144 victims in international fraud scam, securing millions in recovery.

Scott v. 3d Realms, et.al. – copyright infringement and trademark infringement against 3D Realms (the Nuke Dukem video game publisher) regarding the Earth No More video game.

John Doe v. American Federation of Musicians – representing over 50 members of the largest musician’s union in the world, the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), who faced expulsion for alleged union violations.

Fuentes v. Yanez: representing Univision reporter Paco Fuentes in his assault/battery case against Mexican film superstar Eduardo Yanez regarding the “slap felt around the world.”

Expert Designations

Testified As An ExpertAllen v. Viacom; MTV Networks, et.al. (Los Angeles County Superior Court) – provided expert testimony regarding contractual interpretation of residuals and royalty rights involving Bill Cosby’s animation television series “Little Bill”, 2015

Testified as an ExpertWeston v. Barris, (Los Angeles County Superior Court) – provided expert testimony of behalf of legendary Marilyn Monroe photographer George Barris pertaining to intellectual property/ licensing issues.

Testified As An ExpertPeople of the State of California v. Khoury (Los Angeles County Superior Court) – provided expert testimony regarding talent engagement agreements in the entertainment industry, 2018

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