CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 2003 |
President Bush has nominated Orange County Superior Court Judge James V. Selna to the federal bench in Los Angeles. Selna has served as a Superior Court judge since 1998. Before that, he was a partner at the Southern California law firm of O'Melveny & Meyers. Selna, 57, earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Stanford University. If confirmed by the Senate, he will replace retiring U.S. District Judge J. Stephen Letts.
January 30, 1997 |
The Dodgers have assembled their team--off the field, that is--for the proposed sale of the club, surrounding land and other holdings, recently hiring legal advisors, an investment banking firm and a tax and auditing firm. Chief legal advisor to Dodger President Peter O'Malley will be Ken Bishop of O'Melveny & Meyers in addition to four other attorneys from the firm. The investment banking firm overseeing the deal is Goldman, Sachs & Co.
May 30, 1993
Woo's continuing thinly disguised characterization of Riordan as a racist is itself a most reprehensible form of racism. The charge is both blatantly false and a transparent rejection of furtherance of tolerance, mutual respect of differences, and equality of opportunity in favor of personal partisan political advantage. I speak to the falsity of Woo's charge from long personal experience. I recruited Dick Riordan, a young associate at O'Melveny & Meyers, into the firm of Thompson, Waters & Moss.
December 7, 1990 |
Attorneys for Paramount Pictures and Art Buchwald sparred over the enforceability of profit participation provisions in film contracts during closing arguments on damages in Buchwald's long-running suit against the studio. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Harvey Schneider is expected to decide shortly what damages Paramount has to pay Buchwald and producer Alain Bernheim in the suit.
August 17, 1993 |
State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi took a major step toward becoming a formal candidate for governor Monday with the appointment of veteran political consultant Darry Sragow as campaign manager. Sragow, 47, has served under Garamendi as deputy commissioner for consumer protection and communications since early this year. He resigned the state job Monday to go on Garamendi's political payroll. Officially, Garamendi said Sragow will run his exploratory campaign for governor.