Bremer Law Group is a boutique firm, but we boast a wide range of practice areas. With deep expertise in both litigation and transactional matters, we are trusted allies in the board room and the courtroom.
| LITIGATION |
We are skilled litigators, winning excellent results in a range of disputes, from simple breach-of-contract cases to multi-jurisdictional complex commercial litigations, class-action civil-rights cases, and intellectual property enforcement battles over the technologies that drive our clients' businesses. Here are some of our litigation highlights:
Ashker, et al. v. Governor of California, et al.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Representing class of prisoners in groundbreaking Constitutional challenge that ended prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons and continues making new law on prisoners’ due process rights
Young v. Varsity Tutors LLC and Technology Crossover Ventures, et al.
Circuit Courts of St. Louis County and Cole County, Missouri
Represented ousted executive in employment discrimination and minority shareholder action against tech startup and its venture capital investor, successfully defending rare privilege-waiver sanctions against our opponents before the Supreme Court of Missouri
Rambus, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., et al. and Samsung Electronics Co. v. Rambus, Inc.
U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California and the Eastern District of Virginia
Represented Samsung Electronics Co. in series of patent infringement and breach of contract actions that made seminal case law on spoliation of evidence
| INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY |
We know IP. We litigate high-stakes patent cases, help businesses protect and enforce their brands, and negotiate software and technology agreements that keep businesses running. With extensive IP litigation experience, we know how to protect your intellectual property in court and we have unique insight into what matters most when doing deals that involve IP rights.
In addition to advising clients that range from small businesses to public companies on protecting, enforcing, and licensing intellectual property, we owe our IP experience to working on some of the highest profile patent infringement cases. Here are a few highlights:
General Electric Co. v. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Inc.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Represented GE in enforcing its wind-turbine patents against MHI, winning reversal of an order that would have devastated GE’s attorney-client privilege for communications with its patent counsel and helping secure a jury verdict of more than $170M for GE
US Ethernet Innovations, LLC v. Acer, Inc., et al.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Represented intervenor Intel Corp. in patent infringement case against dozens of its customers, helping secure critical early ruling limiting the scope of potential damages
| APPELLATE |
We are masterful writers and we love sinking our teeth into issues of substantive law, so we really shine when it comes to appeals. Our attorneys have garnered outstanding results at every stage of the appellate process.
Here are some examples of our appellate work:
Ashker v. Newsom
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Representing class members in appeal from order extending district court’s jurisdiction and class counsel’s monitoring of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s compliance with settlement agreement
State of Missouri ex rel. Varsity Tutors LLC, et al. v. Hon. Michael T. Jamison and State of Missouri ex rel. TCV Member Fund, L.P. v. Hon. Michael T. Jamison
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Supreme Court of Missouri
Successfully defended trial court's order waiving petitioners' attorney-client privileges and work-product protections before the Supreme Court of Missouri
| EMPLOYMENT |
We know that a job can be as personal as a marriage. We bring a measured but commanding approach to employment matters, from identifying best practices to negotiating severance agreements to representing employees and employers in litigation.
Here are a few of the employment cases we’ve handled:
Young v. Varsity Tutors LLC, et al. and State of Missouri ex rel. Varsity Tutors LLC and Charles Cohn v. Missouri Commission on Human Rights, et al.
Circuit Courts of St. Louis and Cole Counties
Represented terminated executive and part-owner of tech startup company in hard-fought employment discrimination and minority shareholder action against her former employer, its founder and CEO, and its venture capital investor
Pagel v. Transformation Partners International, LLC, et al.
Superior Court of King County, Washington
Secured dismissal of claims brought by terminated employee against investor and board member in technology investment company
| CORPORATE |
Whether we’re working with your general counsel or functioning as one, we mind your business—from entity formation and reorganization to contract drafting and negotiation to litigation.
Our corporate experience is wide-ranging, but our bread-and-butter practice includes:
Drafting and negotiating technology licensing agreements, master services agreements, construction and consulting agreements, and commercial leases for small business, companies in regulated industries, and publicly traded companies
Providing corporate governance advice to a range of businesses, including publicly traded companies
Serving as outsourced general counsel to small businesses, including those operating in regulated industries
| FINANCE |
We have finance expertise. We represent capital providers, purchasers, established companies, and startups in a variety of lending and other investment transactions.
Our finance experience includes:
Representing a lending institution in a $10 million senior secured credit facility as part of a private-equity sponsored middle-market acquisition
Advising a Fortune 500 client in completing a successful tender offer valued at over $1.1 billion, including negotiating new, and amending existing, credit facilities to finance the acquisition