Ross Todd

Ex-GC Takes Bio-Rad to Trial, Claims He Was Fired for Reporting FCPA Breaches

Ross Todd

The company's lead defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday that Sanford Wadler was an "FCPA slacker" who first failed to prevent violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act and then raised claims that were discredited after review.

IRS Probe of Bitcoin Accounts Sparks Legal Showdown

Ross Todd

In what looks like the first major tax fight involving digital currency, San Francisco's Coinbase is fighting an IRS subpoena that seeks information on every transaction conducted by U.S. customers over three years.

Defendant Who Gave Alsup Heartburn Finds No Relief at Ninth Circuit

Ross Todd

A panel seems poised to uphold the art fraud conviction of Luke Brugnara, a pro se defendant who brazenly escaped custody in the lead-up to his 2015 trial.

Novel Suits, Setbacks Mark Edelson's First Year in Calif.

Ross Todd

The small plaintiffs firm set out to disrupt privacy litigation when it launched a Bay Area office led by partner Rafey Balabanian. So far, returns are mixed.

Novel Suits, Setbacks Mark Edelson's First Year in Calif.

Ross Todd

The small plaintiffs firm set out to disrupt privacy litigation when it launched a Bay Area office led by partner Rafey Balabanian. So far, returns are mixed.

Thelton Henderson to Leave the Bench After 36 Years

Ross Todd

The 83-year-old federal judge, known as a champion of prison and police reform, said Monday it would serve the court best "if I don't play a season too long."

How Big a Deal Are Four 9th Circuit Vacancies That Await Trump?

Ross Todd

Change is coming to the nation's largest, and arguably its most liberal, appeals court. We parse the possibilities.

Data Breaches, Augmented Reality Among Top California Cases to Watch in 2017

Ben Hancock and Ross Todd

The Yahoo and Pokemon Go cases could have far-reaching implications for tech companies.

Data Breaches, Whistleblowers and Augmented Reality Will Confront Courts in 2017

Ben Hancock and Ross Todd

Our list of cases to watch in California includes novel, quirky and consequential legal battles.

Lawyers Behaving Badly 2016: Deposition Edition

Ross Todd

Evidently some lawyers and litigants don't understand what it means to be "on the record" during a deposition. Either that or they don't mind being caught saying or doing something untoward, ridiculous or downright horrible.

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