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GED wins reversal of attorneys' fee award on appeal
January 20, 2023

On January 4, 2023, GED successfully appealed an attorneys’ fee award of close to $700,000 against its client. A limited partner in a real estate development project had sued multiple general partners regarding claims about various partnership… Read More

GED Attorneys Steven and Claire Named 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Stars
July 4, 2022

We are excited to announce that Steven McLellan and Claire Melehani were selected to the 2022 Northern California Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California are selected to receive this honor.   Steven and Cl… Read More

GED Wins Financial Elder Abuse Trial
July 1, 2022

GED attorneys Marc Eisenhart and Steven McLellan represented their client in a financial elder abuse case. The court ruled in their clients favor after a four day bench trial. GED will assist their client in obtaining attorneys’ fees and costs.… Read More

GED Obtains Jury Verdict On Breach Of Fiduciary Duty
March 29, 2022

On March 28, 2022, a jury in Monterey County awarded GED’s client $475,250 on a claim of breach of fiduciary duty. The case involved a broker and a partner and the appropriate division of profits in a real estate transaction. Attorneys James Da… Read More

GED Attorneys Share Their Knowledge with New Lawyers
February 28, 2022

GED Partners James Dawson and Marc Eisenhart, along with GED attorney Claire Melehani, donated their time to teach practical skills to new attorneys at the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s First Annual Barristers Bootcamp on February 26, 20… Read More

GED Attorney Claire Melehani Named a 2021 Northern California Rising Star
February 4, 2021

Claire Melehani was selected as a 2021 Northern California Rising Star. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California are selected to receive this honor. Read More

GED successfully gets anti-SLAPP decision published
January 14, 2021

On January 11, 2021, in Trinity Risk Management, LLC v. Simplified Labor Staffing Solutions, Inc., the California Court of Appeal in the Second District affirmed a trial court’s grant of an anti-SLAPP motion. However, the court did not publish… Read More

Marc Eisenhart Hosts CLE on Ethics concerning anti-SLAPP
June 26, 2020

GED Partner Marc Eisenhart hosted a CLE about the ethical obligations attorneys have when dealing with anti-SLAPP. (Code Civ. Proc., § 425.16.) He summarized that attorneys must have someone reviewing complaints or petitions for anti-SLAPP issues be… Read More

GED wins dramatic reversal of fortune
February 28, 2018

On February 21, 2018, the jury rendered a full defense verdict for GED’s clients in a highly contentious retrial. The plaintiffs claimed that GED’s client breached a settlement agreement that resulted in the plaintiffs sustaining losses of sales… Read More

Marc Eisenhart is appointed to the Board of Directors of the local chapter of the ACLU
February 14, 2018

Marc Eisenhart has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the ACLU. The chapter is a leader in protecting and advancing civil liberties in the Santa Clara Valley. The chapter falls under the auspices of the ACLU… Read More

Marc Eisenhart wins new trial motion
February 12, 2018

Marc Eisenhart successfully argued for a new trial for the defendant client. The trial concerned money that plaintiff transferred to the defendant, or paid for her benefit, for defendant’s attorney’s fees and property settlement in connection wit… Read More