Joanne Frasca

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Primary Office


  • Achieved reversal from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals of a $47 million judgment for unfair competition and other related torts obtained by a prominent sports agent against a rival agency formed by his former partner.
  • Successful defense of over $40 million in claims for breach of an alleged partnership agreement, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against a large Southern California homebuilder in a multi-state litigation, including a six-week jury trial, two state court appeals, a Ninth Circuit appeal, an Idaho state court action and appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court.
  • Obtained a verdict in favor of the client after a several-week jury trial in a title dispute action establishing over $1 million worth of prescriptive easements and related claims in favor of the client, the owner of a Hollywood Hills property.
  • Obtained a favorable arbitration award that adopted a valuation of shares required to be repurchased by the client under a shareholder’s agreement that was millions less than the price sought by the opposing party, which was affirmed by the trial court.
  • Represented minority shareholders in home health care franchising companies in various state court litigation involving breach of fiduciary duty, breach of a shareholders’ agreement, fraud and other tort claims, including successfully prosecuting charges for violation of court orders freezing millions of corporate funds, resulting in a civil contempt judgment that included a jail sentence.
  • Represented one of three sibling shareholders of a family-owned business in a dispute over management and control of the business, including enforcement of a shareholder buyout agreement and related promissory note.
  • Represented various shareholder and LLC members in disputes over shareholder agreements, including binding arbitration over share valuation.