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Conspiracy Theories, Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 22, No. 2 (April 1999).
  • Discusses the risks of participation in ventures with businesses faced with claims of wrongdoing, based on precedent setting case that bars conspiracy claims against a participant who has knowledge of a "claim" of wrongdoing, but not of the "actual" wrongdoing.
  • Suggests potential for non-fiduciaries to be liable for "aiding and abetting" breaches of fiduciary duty by others (even though shielded from conspiracy liability under Kidron), which was adopted in American Master Lease, LLC v. Idanta Partners, Ltd. (2014) 225 Cal.App.4th 1451.
Restoring the Corners to Contracts, Orange County Lawyer, Vol. 56, No. 3 (March 2014).
  • Discusses the implications, limitations, and ways to protect rights in dealing with the new fraud exception to the parol evidence rule in California, which now allows for the assertion of fraud claims based on oral promises that contradict written contract terms.
Riverisland: Inordinate Burdens or Leveling the Playing Field, California Litigation, Vol. 27, No. 2 (July 2014).
  • Discusses the litigation implications of the new fraud exception to the parol evidence rule, including the likely coming application to at-will employment contracts.