© 2019 Esensten Law LLP. 

 
 
 
ROBERT L. ESENSTEN
SENIOR PARTNER
RANDI R. GEFFNER
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
ATTORNEY
JORDAN S. ESENSTEN
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
 

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

BUSINESS LITIGATION

  • Successfully defended breach of contract action concerning the distribution of DVDs and obtained $2.2 million judgment for our client after a full trial.

  • Successfully defended our client in action alleging over $4 million in damages concerning the breach of a commercial lease.

  • Obtained a defense judgment in a breach of contract action on behalf of a multi-national publicly traded company, and a defense verdict on behalf of a publicly traded company in Federal Court by enforcing a multi-million dollar asset purchase agreement.

  • Enforced a settlement agreement impacting title to a multi-million dollar home and million dollar retirement account, obtaining a successful result as well as award of attorneys’ fees and costs.

  • Obtained an award of more than $6 million on behalf of a prominent Los Angeles law firm.

  • Obtained and enforced a judgment in the amount of $1.2 million for breach of contract, and enforced collection procedures, including the sale of defendant’s assets.

  • Representation of client in construction contract litigation related to ocean front property in San Diego.

  • Litigated breach of contract arbitration in New York regarding internet startup company.

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

​Esensten Law provides experienced and innovate corporate counsel for many large and small businesses, including:

  • Large, well respected accounting firm, including drafting of engagement agreements and related documentation.

  • Internet bandwidth provider with business ventures in California, Georgia, Texas, Florida and other states.

  • Construction company located in California with projects nationwide.

  • Well-known pizza dough manufacturer with retail outlets and national product distribution.

PERSONAL INJURY

  • $3 million settlement on behalf of a client who experienced partial blindness due to negligence of personal trainer and fitness gym.     

  • $1.9 million settlement on behalf of a client who suffered severe injuries after being thrown into a pool during a party.

  • Arbitration award of nearly $1 million in favor of Superior Court Judge who suffered substantial injuries from an auto vs. pedestrian accident.

  • Large settlement in wrongful death case on behalf of family members of truck driver.

MASS TORTS

  • Obtained settlements at mediation in excess of $3 million total for approximately 100 clients who experienced hair loss resulting from the use of a defective hair smoothing kit

  • Obtained settlements at mediation for approximately 20 clients who experienced hair loss and related damages from the use of a defective shampoo and conditioning product.

CLASS ACTION

  • $295 million judgment against major fitness gym for unlawful collection of fees, based upon claims under RICO and the EFTA  

  • $23 million judgment against the manufacturer and distributor of a cold remedy, based upon claims of false and misleading advertising under California's consumer protection statutes 

  • $12 million judgment against the manufacturer and distributor of a male enhancement pill, based upon false and misleading advertising claims under California's consumer protection statutes  

  • $9 million judgment against a major automobile manufacturer for a safety defect in the side airbag system of certain vehicles

 

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