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Law360 and Daily Journal Cover O’Melveny Win in Carson City Rent Rule SuitMay 05, 2016
Law360 and the Daily Journal recently reported O’Melveny’s win on behalf of the owner of a mobile home park in his rent battle against the City of Carson, Calif.
As the publications noted, a federal jury found May 5, 2016 that the city had infringed on the owner James Goldstein’s constitutional rights in imposing retroactive rent restrictions, awarding Goldstein US$3.3 million for years of lost income.
“We are pleased with the jury’s thoughtful consideration of the constitutional rights of a property owner,” O’Melveny partner Matthew Close, who represented Goldstein along with O’Melveny counsel Dimitri Portnoi, said in a statement that was reported by Law360. “The victory proves that under the previous leadership of Mayor [Jim] Dear the city of Carson acted unfairly and unconstitutionally.”