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Jeffrey G. Huron Member

Areas of Practice

Industries

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1988

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1988

  • Note Editor, Pacific Law Journal
  • Legal Writing Instructor

Marquette University, B.A., 1985

  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Pi Sigma Alpha


 

Jeffrey Huron is an attorney in the Business Litigation Group and serves as the Managing Member of Dykema’s Los Angeles office. With 30 years of experience litigating and arbitrating business, real estate and entertainment disputes, Mr. Huron has tried and won multi-million dollar high-stakes cases for a wide range of clients. Mr. Huron also has substantial experience in appellate matters, having handled more than fifty appeals and writs. Mr. Huron has been recognized in Southern California SuperLawyers for Business Litigation every year since 2010.

Mr. Huron’s clients include a wide range of businesses, partnerships, financial institutions, lenders, real estate investors and developers, receivers, and business owners and shareholders.

His diverse experience includes litigation involving partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of contracts, interference with contracts and business relationships, copyrights, trade secrets, class actions, adversary proceedings in bankruptcy, lender liability, easements, escrow, broker, title and construction disputes, malicious prosecution, defamation, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, unfair business practices, and professional malpractice.

Throughout his career, Mr. Huron has authored several articles regarding litigation and appellate practice. His article, Exclusion Preclusion, discusses how to preserve an appellate record when a court excludes evidence during trial and was featured on the cover of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine. And the United States Supreme Court cited Mr. Huron’s article regarding antitrust remedies in a 9-0 published opinion by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Experience

  • Obtained a $10.5 million judgment for CFS Financial Services for interference with contractual relations after a two-week court trial
  • Obtained a $7.2 million verdict for Hi-Val for breach of contract and fraud after a four-week jury trial
  • Obtained a defense verdict in a partnership dispute seeking approximately $30 million in damages for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud
  • Obtained a defense verdict for Universal Bank in a lawsuit seeking $2 million for breach of contract and fraud after two week jury trial
  • Obtained a defense verdict for First Wilshire Finance against lender liability claims after a two week jury trial
  • Obtained a seven-figure verdict in a commercial breach of lease case after a three-week jury trial
  • Obtained a $4.5 million settlement after jury selection for a community bank from a national accounting firm for alleged misrepresentation of its client’s financial condition
  • Obtained a favorable settlement after jury selection for Mitsubishi International Corporation in a real estate dispute
  • Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation against a real estate developer for fraud and construction deficiencies in connection with a condominium building in Beverly Hills
  • Obtained a settlement valued at $3.3 million in a financial elder abuse case involving the purported sale of franchises and real estate
  • Obtained dismissal of a putative class action against a private court reporting agency for charging in excess of statutory rates for transcripts of court proceedings
  • Obtained a $1 million award for a music management company after a thirteen day arbitration
  • Obtained dismissal of a Talent Agency Act claim by prominent recording mixers seeking to avoid payment of management fees
  • Obtained an arbitration award for business fraud that resulted in client's return of its investment after a 30-day arbitration
  • Obtained a defense award for a restaurant owner in an arbitration by an investor claiming he was defrauded
  • Obtained a confidential settlement against DeBeers UK for copyright infringement
  • Obtained seven figure settlement for Universal Bank against borrower or escrow company for conspiring to commit short sale fraud
  • Obtained an arbitration award for real estate developer against his former partner—a billionaire Silicon Valley real estate developer
  • Obtained a verdict after seven day jury trial against artist Ed Ruscha regarding his Venice art studio
  • Obtained dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a mortgage company
  • Obtained dismissal of elder abuse claims against a mortgage company
  • Obtained dismissal of fiduciary duty claims against a real estate broker
  • Obtained a deficiency judgment for a regional bank in judicial foreclosure proceedings against borrowers who fraudulently induced a loan
  • Blakemore v. Superior Court (2005) 129 Cal.App.4th 36 (reversing orders sustaining demurrers and granting motion to strike)
  • South Beverly Wilshire Jewelry & Loans v. Superior Court (2004) 121 Cal.App.4th 71 (reversing order granting summary judgment in favor of plaintiff)

Memberships & Involvement

California State Bar, Financial Institutions Committee, Vice Chair

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Alumni Board, VP of Alumni Engagement

California Mortgage Bankers Association, Legislative Committee, Member

Recognized in Southern California SuperLawyers® for Business Litigation, 2010-2018

Recipient of an AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell