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Consumer Products

Manufacturers of consumer products are challenged by with evolving regulations related to environmental and consumer protection, labor issues relating to their employee and their suppliers as well as the day-to-day matters of running their businesses. We have assisted these clients in a wide range of business matters including, securities, licensing, real estate and regulatory and litigation matters including environmental regulation, consumer protection, labor and employment cases.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the toy manufacturer in its acquisition of another toy manufacturer in Canada, Hong Kong, China, Ireland, Australia, United Kingdom and Spain. 
  • Represented toy manufacturer investors in bridge and Series A Preferred Stock financings. 
  • Represented a major consumer product manufacturer in preparing a Proposition 65 compliance strategy. Reviewed products and worked with clients to reformulate or develop appropriate warnings for consumer products. 
  • Represented an exercise equipment manufacturer client who was required to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission injuries sustained from an exercise bike. 
  • Represented major toy manufacturer in real estate and construction matters for its Napa Valley facility. 
  • Represented manufacturer of cordless electric lawnmowers in false advertising action under California's Business & Professions Code Sec. 17200 alleging misrepresentation of horsepower ratings. 
  • Represented a faucet manufacturer in a Proposition 65 environmental exposure matter. Represented a home hardware manufacturer regarding Proposition 65 environmental exposure. 
  • Represented major manufacturers of residential home hardware on compliance with Toxic Chemical Release Form R reports, hazardous waste recycling, and management of various waste streams including on-site treatment operations subject to California's permit-by-rule. 
  • Represented power tool manufacturer, a third party defendant and alleged generator of hazardous wastes, in long-running litigation in federal district court involving contaminated property.