Top Attorney – Brian M. Daucher

Costa Mesa, CA/Press/June 21, 2018 – Brian M. Daucher, a litigation partner at AM LAW 100 Firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.

The accomplishments attained by Mr. Brian M. Daucher in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America. 

Founded in 1927, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton  is a full service Global 100 firm handling corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. The firm has 16 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Sheppard offers global solutions to their clients, providing seamless representation in multiple jurisdictions. Sheppard stands for service, service and…more service.

Brian Daucher is admitted to practice law in California and holds Martindale-Hubbell’s coveted AV Preeminent rating. He has been admitted to practice in courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, D.C., and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, as well as pro hac vice admissions to prosecute litigation in New York, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Hawaii, and the state of Washington.

Mr. Daucher concentrates his practice with an emphasis on contract, healthcare, and intellectual property disputes, Daucher has represented clients in a wide range of industries including healthcare, technology, consumer products, fiduciary and banking services, food and alcohol, and energy. He has tried cases throughout the country, in both state and Federal court, as well as before private arbitrators.

For plaintiffs, Daucher’s results include an $8 million arbitration award for a terminated reseller against Avaya (2014), a $6.4 million jury verdict for a terminated reseller against Cisco Systems (2008), and a $16 million jury verdict against a commercial institution for fraud in connection with loan underwriting (2006).

On the defense side, Daucher obtained a full defense judgment against a $66 million post-acquisition earn out claim (arbitration 2015), a full defense judgment against a claim for constructive trust over undeveloped land valued at $20 million (bench trial 2006), and a judgment rejecting a trustee petition to confirm extraordinary compensation of $45 million (bench trial 2005).

From 2008 to 2012, he prosecuted a series of Federal cases resulting in the invalidation of a Federal hospice payment cap regulation.  In connection with this multi-district litigation, he obtained orders setting aside more than $75 million worth of overstated provider repayment demands.

In 2018, he served as President of Project Youth OCBF, a charity focused on preserving and extending opportunity for Orange County youth. In 2012, he served as Chair of the OC Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee, charged with reviewing applicants and candidates for state judicial positions.

Daucher graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Economics (1991) and received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law (1994).

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community. 

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