U.S. Court of Appeal Rules in Favor of Terminated Chrysler Dealers

By |2018-07-18T16:56:44-07:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Chrysler Bankruptcy|Tags: , , , , |

Newport Beach, California (April 22, 2014) – On April 7, a U.S. Court of Appeal ruled in favor of scores of Chrysler dealers who were terminated during Chrysler’s 2009 bankruptcy, holding that the U.S. government may have violated the 5th Amendment. In June 2009, Chrysler terminated 789 dealers as part of its bankruptcy reorganization process.  The [...]

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The Root of All Evil

By |2018-07-18T23:15:51-07:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Chrysler Bankruptcy, Ford, General Motors|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published April 2, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - When the heads of the Detroit automakers made their famous trip to Washington DC in 2008, arriving in private jets and asking to be bailed out from their financial woes, the world was shocked at their level of disconnect. Did they really just tell Congress that they were broke [...]

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The Truth About Obama and the Automotive Industry

By |2018-07-19T00:15:07-07:00November 6th, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Chrysler Bankruptcy, General Motors, The Next Four Years|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Published November 2, 2012, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Every presidential election presents the country with a unique opportunity to fundamentally alter the course of history. The decision we make this November will lay the foundation for economic, environmental and foreign policies for the next four years, or possibly the next eight, and in many respects, for [...]

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The Pain is Far From Over

By |2018-07-19T17:39:37-07:00October 14th, 2011|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, The Next Four Years|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Published October 4, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - There are certain moments in a nation’s history that define generations and forge the creed by which we live.  The scars left by the Great Depression are still clearly visible.  Those present in the 1960s can likely recall where they were when they learned that President John F. Kennedy [...]

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The Killing Fields

By |2018-07-19T20:07:54-07:00November 4th, 2010|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Chrysler Bankruptcy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published November 4, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - At the stroke of midnight on Oct. 31, 2010, the landscape of the automotive industry in the United States forever changed.  With the final tick of the second hand, dealer agreements for some 500 General Motors dealers expired, ending generations of businesses across the country.  This, it was held, [...]

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