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O’Melveny Obtains Settlement for West and Zampella in “Call of Duty” Battle on Eve of Trial

June 01, 2012

An O’Melveny team led by Business Trial & Litigation partners Daniel Petrocelli and Robert Schwartz scored a headline-grabbing victory for Jason West and Vince Zampella, the developers of Call of Duty and Modern Warfare, two of the most successful videogame franchises in history, in a breach-of-contract, wrongful dismissal, and fraud suit against Activision Publishing. News of the settlement was reported in several major news, entertainment, and gaming outlets including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Reuters, The Hollywood Reporter, PC World, and Law360.