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Jonathan Tycko Publishes Article On Responding To Falsification Of Evidence

An article written by Jonathan Tycko, titled “Responding To Falsification Of Evidence,” was published in the Winter 2006 newsletter of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel. In this article, Mr. Tycko addresses the problem of falsification of evidence (including perjured testimony, forged documents, and intentional destruction of evidence) in civil […]

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Jonathan Tycko provides testimony to Committee on Consumer & Regulatory Affairs of the D.C. Council on important landlord-tenant issue

Jonathan Tycko gave testimony to the Committee on Consumer & Regulatory Affairs of the Council of the District of Columbia at a public roundtable on Bill 16-556, the “Tenant Evictions Amendment Act of 2005,” which would amend Section 501(f) of the Rental Housing Act. To read Mr. Tycko’s written statement submitted to the Committee, click […]

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Partner Jonathan K. Tycko Coauthors Article on Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 in Prestigious Antitrust Magazine

The Fall 2005 issue of Antitrust Magazine, a prestigious American Bar Association journal of antitrust commentary and analysis, includes an article co-authored by Jonathan K. Tycko and Bruce V. Spiva analyzing the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 from the plaintiffs’ perspective. Enacted in February 2005, the Class Action Fairness Act purports to make procedural […]

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District of Columbia Court of Appeals Issues Decision in Breezevale v. Dickinson, Vindicating The Ability Of The Courts To Protect Themselves Against Parties Who Rely Upon Intentionally Falsified Evidence

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued its decision in Breezevale Limited v. Dickinson, bringing to an end 11 years of litigation between Breezevale and its former lawyers, the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Our firm represented Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. The case involved one of the most egregious examples […]

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Judge Alprin of the D.C. Superior Court Issued Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in Weiss v. Home Consulting Plus, Inc., d/b/a Housing Made Simple

In this case, Tycko & Zavareei LLP represented individual homeowners and a subcontractor who had been victimized by a home improvement company known as Housing Made Simple. Jonathan Tycko acted as lead trial lawyer. Following the trial, Judge Alprin found in favor of our clients and awarded over $123,140.00 plus interest and attorneys fees against […]

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Tycko & Zavareei LLP Awarded Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs Outstanding Achievement Award

In June 2004, the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs awarded Tycko & Zavareei LLP their Outstanding Achievement Award for their work on landmark fair housing litigation. Bruce V. Spiva and Hassan A. Zavareei, together with lawyers from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee, successfully tried a case against the District of Columbia for […]

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Partner Hassan A. Zavareei Assists in Obtaining Landmark Jury Verdict In Favor of Tenants Evicted from Their Homes

In April 2004, Hassan A. Zavareei, together with lawyers from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee, successfully tried a case against the District of Columbia for discriminatory housing code enforcement against Latino and other residents of the Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods. The suit alleged that the District of Columbia had violated federal and state fair […]

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