Attorney Maryanne Martin wins a SLAPP motion

Dec 12, 2021 Significant Cases
Ms. Martin has successfully defended strategic lawsuits against public participation, or “SLAPP” suits filed against clients because they exercised their rights under the First Amendment. Protecting the Constitution, including the rights to petition the government and speak freely, is central to the firm’s core values. Through the use of anti-SLAPP […]

Attorney Bradley Jewett successfully defends a class action suit.

Nov 11, 2021 Significant Cases
Gavrilov & Brooks attorney Bradley Jewett obtained a dismissal of all defendants in the class action lawsuit Surratt, et al., v. Cirrus Asset Management, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 21STCV23809, based only on his meet and confer negotiations with the plaintiffs’ counsel.  Mr. Jewett achieved this unusual […]

Attorneys Bradley Jewett and Michael Coleman achieved a trial victory for their client.

Oct 12, 2021 Significant Cases
After a 6-day bench trial in Gregory Smith v. Jean Claude Guillosson, et al., LASC Case No. 19STCV33506, Gavrilov & Brooks attorneys Bradley Jewett and Michael Coleman recently achieved a complete victory on behalf of their client, Gregory Smith.  The final judgment includes a six-figure compensatory damages award, and injunctive […]

$39 Million jury trial verdict

Sep 01, 2021 Significant Cases
Attorneys Ognian Gavrilov and John Garner obtained a $39 million jury trial verdict on a defamation per se case in Glenn County – $31 million against Edward Jones and $8M against an individual defendant. Mr. Gavrilov was retained as lead trial counsel two month prior to trial. At the time […]

Bradley Jewett’s successful appeal reversal

May 06, 2021 Significant Cases
On December 21, 2017, Gavrilov & Brooks attorney Bradley Jewett prevailed at trial by defensing all claims against his client, Roger Van Wert, in Rick L. Hamilton, et al. v. Aline Marie Iden, et al., Madera County Superior Court Case No. MCV073141.  The Trial Court later denied Mr. Van Wert’s […]