Notable Results

David Franklin vs Villas Parkmerced -- Confidential settlement against corporate landlord for rent control violations

This class action lawsuit involved the Parkmerced apartment complex on behalf of a class of  hundreds of past and present tenants. The owner developed a practice of using "bonus bucks"  rent concessions that circumvented San Francisco's Rent Control ordinance. Under the terms of the settlement, class counsel are not permitted to publicize the dollar amount of the settlement payment.


UCLA Law School
UCLA Bachelor of Arts
California State Bar No. 189097
California Courts of Appeal
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals