• Family Wealth Practice Ranked in Recorder’s Best of 2012

    Coblentz is listed as one of the Top 3 Best Trusts & Estates Firms in The Recorder’s ”The Best of 2012.” Coblentz has been honored by The Recorder’s annual “The Best of” list for the past three years.

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  • Julie Greer Wins Sanctions Award for Sony Music Entertainment

    Coblentz Intellectual Property-Litigation Partner Julie Greer has recovered sanctions on behalf of client Sony Music Entertainment in a case involving the Jazz legend, Nina Simone. Nina Simone’s former husband and business manager, Andrew Stroud, and his attorney were ordered to pay more than $40,000 in sanctions to the jazz great’s estate, record label, and attorney after a federal court ruling by U.S. District Judge Donna Ryu. The case involves the ownership and sale of Nina Simone’s recordings. The Court found that Stroud violated a 2011 Court Order by selling disputed recordings to entertainment company, ICU.

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  • Katharine Van Dusen and Eleanor Hicks Succeed in Asylum Case

    Coblentz associates Katharine Van Dusen and Eleanor Hicks successfully received a favorable outcome for a husband and wife seeking asylum based on the threat of persecution in Guatemala due to the husband’s Mayan ethnicity. The case was taken over after the Board of Immigration Appeals determined they were not eligible for asylum because of a procedural bar. Van Dusen convinced the government to grant a favorable exercise of discretion and close the removal proceedings, allowing the couple to remain in the U.S. with their two young U.S. citizen children.

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