Episode 15: 20 Mule Team Borax to the Rescue

Episode 15 guest is Dennis Moss. Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center (Feb. 10, 2015). This episode is published by The Complex Litigator. 

Episode 14: Meditations on Mediation

Episode 14: Meditations on Mediation

Episode 14 guests are Hon. Carl J. West (Ret.) of JAMS and Lynn Frank of Frank & Feder.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include the impact of decisions issued in 2014 on mediation in the class action and complex litigation settings. This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 13: Flack from the Smack Attack at Joe's Crab Shack

Episode 13: Flack from the Smack Attack at Joe's Crab Shack

Episode 13 guest is Andrew Satenberg of Manatt.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include discussion of Martinez v. Joe's Crab Shack Holdings (November 10, 2014). This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 12: All the News That's Fit to Print

Episode 12: All the News That's Fit to Print

Episode 12 guests are Ken Sulzer of Proskauer and Shawn Westrick of Kawahito Shraga & Westrick.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include discussion of Ayala v. Antelope Valley, 59 Cal. 4th 522 (June 30, 2014) and Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. (Cal. App. August 12, 2014). This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 11: Duran Duran's greatest hits

Episode 11: Duran Duran's greatest hits

Episode 11 guests are Kevin Lilly of Littler and Aashish Desai of the Desai Law Firm.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include discussion of Duran v. U.S. Bank National Association, S200923 (May 29, 2014). This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 10: Let's all join the dark side

Episode 10: Let's all join the dark side

Episode 10 guests are John Lattin of Fisher & Phillips LLP and Dennis Moss.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include discussions of the oral argument in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation, denial of review in Williams v. Superior Court (Allstate Ins. Co.), 221 Cal. App. 4th 1353 (Dec. 6, 2013), and Carter v. City of Los Angeles, ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Feb. 26, 2014; pub. ord. Mar. 13, 2014) . This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 9: I thought there wouldn't be any math

Episode 9: I thought there wouldn't be any math

Episode 9 guests are Jennifer Zargarof of Sidley and Eric B. Kingsley of Kingsley & Kingsley.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua of Moore & Leviant LLP.  Show topics include discussions of Concepcion v. Amscan Holdings, Inc. (Feb. 18, 2014), Martinez v. Joe's Crab Shack Holdings (now held for Duran), and Williams v. Superior Court (Allstate Ins. Co.), 221 Cal. App. 4th 1353 (Dec. 6, 2013) (discussing Dukes). This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 8: New and Improved Mediation - Now with Extra Therapy!

Episode 8: New and Improved Mediation - Now with Extra Therapy!

Episode 8 guests are Hon. Peter D. Lichtman (Ret.) of JAMS, Mark Rudy of Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP, and Jeffrey Krivis of First Mediation Corporation.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant of Moore & Leviant LLP and Linh Hua.  Show topics include discussions of how major decisions from 2012 and 2013, such as Wal-Mart v. Dukes, Concepcion, Benton v. Telecom Network Specialists, Inc., and others are impacting mediations.  This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 7: The first rule of litigation club - don't talk about litigation club

Episode 7: The first rule of litigation club - don't talk about litigation club

Episode 7 guests are Andrew Satenberg of Manatt and John T. Mullan of Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant of Moore & Leviant LLP and Linh Hua of Spiro Law Corp.  Show topics include discussions of Benton v. Telecom Network Specialists, Inc. (Oct. 16, 2013), Sonic Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno (Oct. 17, 2013), and Chavarria v. Ralphs (9th Cir. Oct. 28, 2013).  This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 6: Remove your cake and eat it too

Episode 6: Remove your cake and eat it too

Episode 6 guests are Ken Sulzer of Proskauer and Eric B. Kingsley of Kingsley & Kingsley.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant of Moore & Leviant LLP and Linh Hua of Spiro Law Corp.  Show topics include discussions of  Abdullah v. U. S. Security Associates, Inc. (9th Cir. September 27, 2013), Rodriguez v. AT&T Mobility Services LLC (9th Cir. Aug. 27, 2013), Rodriguez v. RWA Trucking (2nd App. Dist. Sept. 20, 22013) and Mave Enterprises v. The Travelers (2nd App. Dist. Sept. 26, 2013).  This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 5: You got your PAGA in my CAFA

 Episode 5: You got your PAGA in my CAFA

Episode 5 guests are Keith Jacoby of Littler and Josh Konecky Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant of Moore & Leviant LLP and Linh Hua of Spiro Law Corp.  Show topics include discussions of  Urbino v. Orkin Servs. of California, Inc. (9th Cir. Aug. 13, 2013), Rodriguez v. AT&T Mobility Services LLC (9th Cir. Aug. 27, 2013) and object lessons from Ellis v. Toshiba America .  This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 4: Paging Dr. Horton

Episode 4: Paging Dr. Horton

Episode 4 guests are Dennis Moss and Michael Pedhirney of Littler Mendelson P.C.  Hosts are H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua, of Spiro Moore LLP.  Show topics include impact of recent U.S. Supreme Court arbitration decisions on D.R. Horton, presently pending in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.  Co-hosted by H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua.  This  episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 3: You don't need no stinkin' rights!

Episode 3 guest is Paul Bland, of Public Justice.  Show topics include recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions of Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter (June 10, 2013) and American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant (June 20, 2013).  Co-hosted by H. Scott Leviant and Linh Hua.  This episode is published by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 2: Pizza killed my class

 Episode 2: Pizza killed my class

Episode 2 Guests are:  Julie Trotter (Call & Jensen), Aashish Desai (Desai Law Firm), and Linh Hua (Spiro Moore). Show topics for Episode 2 include Amgen v. Connecticut Retirement Plans (U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 27, 2013), Wang v. Chinese Daily News, Inc. (9th Cir. Mar. 4, 2013), Dailey v. Sears, Roebuck (Mar. 20, 2013), and Compton v. Super. Ct. (Mar. 19, 2013).  Additional comments on court funding and United States v. Cotterman (9th Cir. 2013).  This MP3 audio file is presented by The Complex Litigator.

Episode 1: Hello World, We're Doomed!

Episode 1: Hello World, We're Doomed

The first episode may have a few tiny hiccups here and there, but The Complex Litigator is now podcasting!

Episode 1 Guests are:  Tim Blood (Blood, Hurst & O'reardon), Michael Singer (Cohelan, Khoury & Singer), and Tom Kaufman (Sheppard Mullin).  Show topics for Episode 1 include: Significant decisions expected from the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 and how Brinker may impact class certification in California.  This MP3 audio file is presented by The Complex Litigator.