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PRACTICE AREAS

License Agreement Disputes

Finance Agreement Disputes

Construction Contract Disputes

Distributor Termination Disputes

Franchise Termination Disputes

B&P 17200 Claims

Commercial Clause Disputes

Age Discrimination

Sex Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Retaliation Claims

Wage and Hour Disputes

Housing Compliance

Negligence Defense

Strict Liability

Warranty Claims

J. CROSS CREASON

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J. Cross Creason is a member of the San Francisco and Alameda County Bar Associations. During law school, Mr. Creason was a staff writer for the McGeorge Law Review and a member of the Roger J. Traynor Honor Society. He received American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence and Sales and Leases. He is a member of the Order of the Coif.

 

Education

  • J.D., With Distinction, 1999 University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 

  • B.A., 1995 University of California, Davis

 

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member, State Bar of California
    Certified Licensing Professional, Licensing Executives Society (LES) 

  • Corporate Counsel Beware: Economic Espionage Is On the Rise,” California Bar Journal, May 2000 (co-authored with Felix L. Fischer, Esq.; analyzes the impact of the 1996 Federal Economic Espionage Act on emerging companies’ human resource and legal practices).

 

Legal Experience

  • Employment Law - Litigation of age, race, sex and disability discrimination, retaliation claims (FEHA and Title VII), and wage and hour disputes.

  • Commercial / Business – Litigation of patent and technology license agreement disputes; finance agreement disputes; construction contract disputes; distributorship/franchise termination disputes, B&P § 17200 claims and class actions; Commerce Clause disputes.

  • Administrative Law – Defense of Dept. Fair Employment and Housing complaints and investigations; represents clients in U.S. Dept. of Labor investigations.

  • Products Liability – Defense of negligence, strict liability, and warranty claims.