THEODORE G. SPANOS
Partner, Spanos & Gustafson LLP
SPANOS & GUSTAFSON LLP
Woodland Hills, CA
Partner, AV-Rated Business Litigation Practice
Over the course of more than 33 years, Mr. Spanos has handled as lead trial lawyer numerous jury trials in complex business litigation matters. He has been AV-Rated since 2004 based both on his professional ability and ethical standards. Mr. Spanos has successfully defended the following cases arising from alleged officer and director liability:
2016: IMPAC Funding, Corp. v. William D. Endresen, U.S.D.C., C. D. Cal., Case No. 8:15-cv-00588 JLS (JCGx).
Civil RICO, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud-based claims against former officer, now senior executive officer of national bank. Case settled on terms favorable for our client, after IMPAC ordered to pay substantial monetary sanctions.
2016: Mitchell Anthony Productions v. The Temple of the Arts, et al., L.A.S.C. Case No. BC522687
Breach of fiduciary duty and other fraud-based claims against our client. All claims against our client ultimately dismissed against our client, with prejudice, despite our client having paid nothing in settlement.
2010 : Verge Media Companies, Inc., et al. v. Robert J. Maccini, et al., U.S.D.C., C.D. Cal. Case No. CV 11-05520-MMM (JCx)
Breach of fiduciary duty and other fraud-based claims against our client, former officer and director of Verge Media, after merger transaction. Following years of vigorous litigation, case settled on terms favorable for our client.
2009: Genutec Business Solutions, Inc. v. Michael Taus, et al., O.C.S.C. Case No. 07CC07918
Breach of fiduciary duty and other fraud-based claims against our client, former director of Genutec Business Solutions, following merger transaction. After more than three years of litigation, our client was dismissed with prejudice without having to contribute anything to settlement.
THE SPANOS LAW FIRM
2004-2018 AV-Rated Business Litigation Practice
SAMINI COHEN SPANOS LLP
Los Angeles, CA
HASTINGS COLLEGE OF THE LAW, U.C. 1983-1986
San Francisco, CA
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 1979-1983
Los Angeles, CA
Member, Orange County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations
Member, Strathmore’s Who’s Who of Outstanding Professionals
Lecturer on various aspects of civil procedure and securities law issues
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Our firm represents a variety of business, financial, institutional, and individual clients in a wide range of matters.