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Dismissal of plaintiff's shareholder action, arising from alleged management improprieties of officers and directors of a corporation, is affirmed where the complaint is a derivative action in which plaintiff lacks standing to pursue.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/03/2005
  • Published 03/03/2005




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Green & Jigarjian, Robert S. Green, John W. Pillette, San Francisco;  Murray, Frank & Sailer, New York, NY, and Brian P. Murray, Modesto, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, John B. Quinn, Harry A. Olivar, Los Angeles;  Richards Layton & Finger and Allen M. Terrell, Jr., Wilmington, DE, for Defendant and Respondent John J. Moores., Duckor Spradling & Metzger and Michael Duckor, San Diego, for Defendant and Respondent Rod Dammeyer., Bewley, Lassleben & Miller, Whittier, and Leighton Anderson for Defendant and Respondent Christopher A. Cole., Bergeson LLP and Caroline McIntyre, San Jose, for Defendant and Respondent Stephen P. Gardner., Goodin, MacBride, Squeri, Ritchie & Day, Wayne Lamprey and Anne H. Hartman, San Francisco, for Defendant and Respondent Thomas G. Watrous., Hahn & Adema, Jane Hahn, San Diego, Alison P. Adema;  Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, Brian E. Pastuszenski and Meghan M. Hart, Boston, MA, for Defendant and Respondent Charles E. Noell, III., Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory, George J. Berger, Kathryn D. Horning, San Diego;  McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren and Robert D. Stewart, Seattle, WA, for Defendant and Respondent William D. Savoy.
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