Case Name: HOTEL BEL-AIR v. CITADEL CONSTRUCTION CORP., et al.
Jurisdiction: American Arbitration Association, Los Angeles, California
Case Number: BS138953 (on Westlaw at 2012 WL 10688295)
Opposing Expert Witness: Christopher Carlin
Opinion Text: Hotel Bel-Air v. Citadel Construction Corp.
Details: Prevailed for a high-profile individual and co-defendant in multi-million dollar construction arbitration matter involving alleged misappropriation of funds by general contractor and its principals. Once summary judgment was obtained on his client’s behalf, Steven joined in the representation of the corporate entity and obtained a favorable judgment against the hotel for attorneys’ fees. This case was won summarily on every major legal issue presented. Defeated high-end hotel that alleged negligence and negligent misrepresentation claims against general contractor, its co-owner and corporate officer, fully exonerating clients.