Representative Cases

At the Law Offices of Daniel A. Kaplan, we have years of hands-on experience in litigation.

2017
  • FRAUD & BREACH OF CONTRACT

    Prosecution of fraud and breach of contract lawsuit against business colleague in mortgage related business, leading to settlement at mediation

  • ADA CLAIM

    Settlement of ADA claim on behalf of chain of retail stores in San Diego using certified ADA access consultant

2016
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT

    Won trial of breach of contract on behalf of breeder of champion show dog and obtained award for attorney’s fees and costs of $170,000

  • FRAUD

    Co-counsel on behalf of investor who was alleged victim of concealment fraud by partners, leading to six figure settlement

2015
  • LONG-TERM REPRESENTATION

    Ongoing representation of national department store in credit-related cases — multiple state and federal cases (2015 to present)

  • MISREPRESENTATION

    Worked with co-counsel and took lead on depositions in defense of “C” level executive of corporation accused of making misrepresentation to key investor – settlement reached at mediation

  • FRAUD

    Worked with co-counsel in stock fraud lawsuit by taking key depositions of defendants that helped lead to key settlement

  • PRO-BONO

    Pro-bono federal jury trial on behalf of former state prisoner

  • FEDERAL LITIGATION

    Co-counsel in federal litigation seeking interpleader of funds from sale of business for interest of deceased shareholder who died without a will, and assistance with settlement with parties in China, London and San Diego

  • FRAUD

    Co-counsel and lead attorney on depositions in single plaintiff securities fraud case, leading to settlement in excess of $200,000

2014
  • LEGAL ADVISER

    Provided advice to fellow lawyer regarding conflict of interest situation arising out of litigation with multiple represented parties

  • LAWYER MALPRACTICE DEFENSE

    Defended lawyer in legal malpractice action, and obtained dismissal of case

2013
  • NON-COMPETE SETTLEMENT

    Enforced non-competition clause in Buy/Sell Agreement of accounting practice, and obtained settlement for buyer

  • EMPLOYER VS EMPLOYMENT CLAIMS

    Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of employer operating tour company against employment claims

  • PALIMONY

    Represented female client in “Palimony” case against “husband” by religious marriage, not recognized in California, and obtained settlement consisting of several pieces of real estate

2012
  • BANK REPRESENTATION

    Representation of bank holding first position deed of trust against quiet title action, resulting in payment to bank to purchase its position

  • PARTNERSHIP DISPUTE

    Resolution of partnership dispute between psychologists

  • HOMEOWNER REPRESENTATION

    Representation of homeowner in lawsuit against agent who sought excessive commission

2011
  • RISK ANALYSIS

    Preparation of risk analysis and disclosures concerning chemical ingredient on behalf of local dental device company

  • SALE OF CONTAMINATED PROPERTY

    Lead associate attorney on lawsuit against university foundation over sale of contaminated property leading to settlement

  • PARTNERSHIP DISPUTE

    Associate attorney assisting with prosecution of a lawsuit between former partners in a construction business

  • FRAUDULENT CONDUCT

    Trial of elder abuse matter against financial advisor, resulting in no findings of fraudulent conduct by advisor

2010
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT

    Trial of breach of contract matter related to pharmaceutical claim against independent physicians association for payment for injectable medications

2000-2009
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT

    Local counsel in federal breach of contract lawsuit involving supplier of electronic components

  • LEASE CLAIMS

    Defense of attorney for claims arising out of drafting of shopping center lease leading to favorable settlement

  • CIVIL PROSECUTION

    Lead associate counsel in defense of civil prosecution by city of San Diego against circuit board manufacturer for exceeding water pollution permit

  • BUSINESS MALPRACTICE

    Won summary judgment on behalf of lawyers accused of committing malpractice in personal injury lawsuit, including successful defense of verdict on appeal of finding that assumption of risk applied

  • DEFENSE OF PROSECUTION

    Lead associate in defense of malicious prosecution action against attorney, including filing “Anti-Slapp” motions to dismiss cases, and appeals

  • DEFENSE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL

    Lead associate attorney in defense of special counsel to bankruptcy trustee, won on summary judgment and upheld following Ninth Circuit appeal and petition for writ of certiorari to Supreme Court of the United States

  • DEFENSE OF PROSECUTION

    Associate attorney assisting with defense of out-of-state bond company against claims by agent, leading to settlement on court house steps

  • RELIGIOUS-BASED CHARITY DISPUTE

    Associate attorney defending local religious-based charity against claim by fired executive

  • EMBEZZLEMENT

    Investigated and recovered assets embezzled by an in-house controller of restaurant management group

  • HOA LITIGATION

    Arbitration of legal malpractice case stemming from HOA litigation

1996-1999
  • TRUST CLAIM

    Associate attorney in defense of San Diego lawyer against claims by a girlfriend arising out of drafting and administration of trust for decedent who lived double life

  • CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

    Associate attorney on defense of criminal prosecution by State of Florida against San Diego-based operator of multi-level marketing group

  • LEGAL MALPRACTICE

    Associate attorney in defense of local law firm accused of legal malpractice stemming from construction material defect case

  • FEDERAL TAX INVESTIGATION

    Associate attorney on defense of adult book store operators in federal tax investigation

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