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Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Super Ct. of Lake County (McAllister), A108615

The Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians, which operates a casino and was sued for breach of contract for an alleged failure to provide adequate severance pay, enjoys sovereign immunity from such a suit and that enjoyment is not undermined by the presence of an arbitration clause in its contracts.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/01/2005
  • Published 11/01/2005

Judges

  • CORRIGAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Daniel I.S.J. Rey-Bear, Nordhaus, Haltom, Taylor, Taradash & Bladh, LLP, Albuquerque, NM, for Petitioner., Maximilian J.B. Hopkins, Jessica Scianna, Maximilian J.B. Hopkins, Novato, CA, for Real Parties in Interest.

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