Keker & Van Nest defended a California county against claims that its land use decision regarding a Christian school violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA). A jury resolved the case in our client’s favor, denying the school system's request for tens of millions in damages.
Since founding the firm with law school classmate Bill Brockett in 1978, John Keker has built a reputation as one of the country's top trial lawyers. Four decades of jury trials in white collar criminal cases, complex commercial and intellectual property cases, antitrust and securities cases, even palimony cases, establish him as the lawyer clients turn to for their most important and high-profile litigation problems.
Rachael Meny has extensive experience in complex civil and white collar criminal matters. She has successfully represented companies, investment funds and partnerships, and individuals in trade secret / employee solicitation, securities, mortgage and other fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, Section 17200, unfair business practices, antitrust and intellectual property cases.