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Mark Bradley Wilson

Mark Wilson’s Legal Cases

18 total


  • Venture Communications v. Falcon Communications

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    $26 Million
    Description:
    In 1992, Mr. Klein represented a limited partner in a cable franchise, alleging a variety of causes of action, including breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Mr. Klein prevailed at trial and, after a court awarded judgment in favor of Mr. Klein's client, Mr. Klein's client received $26 million by way of settlement.
  • ReadyLink HealthCare v. Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    $9 Million
    Description:
    The defendant law firm charged its client almost $5 million in legal fees while handling four very sophisticated trade secrets and business cases. None of the four cases went well for the client, despite paying millions of dollars of attorneys' fees. The client hired Klein & Wilson to handle the malpractice case against their former counsel, one of the largest law firms in the United States. After a two-month jury trial, the jury awarded Klein & Wilson's client every penny it requested on its breach of contract and malpractice claims and awarded the defendant law firm nothing on its cross-claims. The case drew significant attention from the California legal community, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal ran a front-page story about this case. Lewis Brisbois Ordered to Pay $6 Million for Overbilling, Mishandling Four Cases.
  • Affinitec v. Siemens

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    $5.7 Million
    Description:
    In May 1999, Klein & Wilson won a verdict of approximately $5 million on behalf of one of its software clients against Siemens Business Communications, Inc., one of the largest companies in the world. Affinitec prevailed on all of its breach of contract claims and recovered 99% of all the damages it requested from the jury. Siemens filed a cross-complaint against Klein & Wilson's client, but recovered nothing.
  • STM Wireless, Inc. v. AmeriData, a Subsidiary of General Electric

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Nov 07, 2002
    Outcome:
    $2 Million
    Description:
    Klein & Wilson represented a public company in a complicated breach of contract action against a much larger corporation. Two weeks before trial, Klein & Wilson shared its mock trial results with the opposing side, and the parties reached a settlement worth more than $2 million.
  • CD Listening Bar, Inc. v. Doe Major Accounting Firm

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Feb 10, 2002
    Outcome:
    $2 Million
    Description:
    Klein & Wilson's client in this matter was one of the largest distributors of compact disc products in the United States. As was the result of rapid growth, the client needed to replace its existing accounting software package with a higher end package while remaining in operation. It retained a major accounting firm to do the work. The job was done poorly and Klein & Wilson's client lost millions of dollars. The difficulty in the case was proving the precise amount of damages. The case ultimately settled for $2 million.
  • STM Wireless, Inc. v. Gilat

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Mar 26, 2003
    Outcome:
    $1.75 Million
    Description:
    Klein & Wilson represented a public satellite communications company in a dispute with a competitor over a contract in Peru. The client won the contract, but alleged the competitor had stolen the contract using improper influence with Peruvian government ministers. When Klein & Wilson filed a suit on behalf of the client, the competitor's attorneys referred to the case as frivolous. As a result of Klein and Wilson's efforts, even the United States Congress became interested in the case and began its own inquiry. Ultimately, the competitor settled the case for $1.75 million.
  • Next Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Mar 01, 2004
    Outcome:
    $1.5 Million
    Description:
    In this case, Klein & Wilson represented a nutritional supplements firm who sold $750,000 of nutritional supplements to defendant. Defendant alleged the product was defective and refused to pay. After Klein & Wilson filed a complaint, defendant filed a cross-complaint, alleging a variety of wrongful conduct by Klein & Wilson's client. After working up the case and attending a mediation where Klein & Wilson put on a multimedia trial presentation, defendant agreed to settle the case in an imaginative settlement which was worth almost $1.5 million to the client. This settlement would not have been possible had Klein & Wilson not done extensive briefing and put on a multimedia trial presentation at the mediation.
  • Devore v. Massachusetts Casualty Insurance Company

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    May 06, 1997
    Outcome:
    $1.5 Million
    Description:
    In this case, Klein & Wilson represented a dentist who could no longer practice dentistry because he suffered from chronic daily migraine headaches. The disability carrier refused to pay insurance proceeds on the ground the dentist had made misrepresentations in his application and because it challenged the extent of the dentist's disability. After Klein & Wilson received a plaintiff's verdict, the case settled for $1.5 million.
  • Guild, Inc. v. J.C. Penney

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Dec 06, 2004
    Outcome:
    $1.4 Million
    Description:
    In 2004, Klein & Wilson won a verdict of $1.4 million in a breach of implied contract and copyright infringement case against one of the largest retailers in the United States. The jury awarded every penny Klein & Wilson requested. The Court commented that Klein & Wilson's multimedia trial presentation was the best it had ever seen.
  • Doe Corporation v. Doe Corporation (Case Confidential)

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    $1 Million
    Description:
    Klein & Wilson's client hired Texas counsel to try a breach of contract case. In the middle of trial, the attorney-client relationship deteriorated. In an unusual set of circumstances, the parties' attorneys signed a letter of intent regarding settlement terms, but the case was dismissed before the parties signed a formal settlement agreement. When the defendant refused to honor the settlement terms, the client hired new Texas counsel who tried to get the case reinstated. After eight months of being in limbo, the client asked Klein & Wilson to see what it could do. Klein & Wilson resolved the case with the defendant paying Klein & Wilson's client $1 million.