Representative Examples of Hector's Litigation Experience:

  • Obtained summary dismissal of $50 million trade secret and breach of contract action brought by former contractor against a national healthcare clinic provider.
  • Secured complete defense verdict for leading online dating services provider in a suit brought by a former employee.
  • Arbitrated software licensing dispute on behalf of leading global user-generated content developer against national destination marketing provider and obtained favorable monetary settlement.
  • Secured voluntary dismissal of eight-figure consumer class action premised on alleged defects in multinational technology company's cellular phone chargers.
  • Secured a dozen highly favorable settlements on behalf of tech start-up in creditor actions and pre-lawsuit demands, including California state auditor investigation, resulting in a 70% cost-savings for seven-figure liabilities.
  • Represented global energy corporation in complex IP and fiduciary breach action against former employee arising from employee's sophisticated scheme to sell company’s secrets to Chinese competitors and develop competing U.S. and international patents and obtained favorable monetary and injunctive settlement.
  • Counseled defense and manufacturing corporations in trade secret disputes with former employees to secure their intellectual property and trade secrets from unauthorized disclosure.
  • Represented local restaurant franchise in trade secret action concerning misappropriation of proprietary recipe and obtained favorable monetary and injunctive settlement.
  • Represented national mobility-solutions provider in administrative appeal before the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency concerning electric scooter permit denial.
  • Represented clients in multiple California real estate disputes at mediation to obtain favorable monetary recoveries.
  • Conducted dozens of employee witness interviews and drafted supporting declarations for national freight carrier, hospitality, and multinational restaurant company defending against labor and wage class actions.
  • Represents global amusement attraction operator in defending several consumer class action suits concerning park closures due to COVID pandemic.

     

  • Represents national insurance marketer in concurrent fiduciary actions across several California jurisdictions.