Jacob L. Ouzts
State Bar No. 268080
(916) 920 – 5286
Defense work largely related to breach of guarantees, breach of loan agreements, fraudulent conveyances, breach of indemnity agreements, lender liability, secured transaction litigation, and litigation involving bankruptcy claims.
Real Property/Construction Litigation
Payment and performance bond actions, mechanics’ liens, partition actions, lis pendens, foreclosure litigation, RICO conspiracy liability, fraudulent conveyance liability, easement and boundary disputes, purchase and sale agreement disputes, deed of trust litigation, construction defect claims, and HOA disputes.
Breach of partnership agreements, breach of fiduciary liability, dissolution actions, accountings, buy-sell agreement disputes, non-compete agreement disputes, and buy-outs.
Director and officer liability, breach of fiduciary liability, shareholder liability, minority shareholder suits, derivative suits, corporate law and by-law compliance liability, buy-sell agreement disputes, buy-outs.
General contract litigation ranging from construction contracts to employment contract disputes.
General Trust litigation, breach of fiduciary duty claims, breach of trust claims, elder abuse claims.
Represents individuals with respect to claims against brokers, financial advisors, investment advisors and brokerage firms in both state and federal court and before FINRA, concerning Ponzi schemes, churning claims, suitability claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, SEC violations, and general investment fraud claims.
Reviewing and drafting operating agreements, leases, purchase and sale agreements, employment agreements, and other non-specific contracts.
University of California, Davis, B.A., Political Science (with Honors), Philosophy (with Honors) 2005