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Douglas Emmett Lawsuits

Santa Monica Tenant Alleges that Douglas Emmett Negotiated in Bad Faith (Lease Documents Included)

Updated: April 26th, 2018

In March 2017, a tenant of 401 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica called Macerich Partnership filed suit against Douglas Emmett in Los Angeles court claiming that Douglas Emmett’s negotiating tactics “[constitute] bad faith and a failure to cooperate.” Because of Douglas Emmett’s alleged lack of fair dealing, Macerich has asked the court for declaratory relief…

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Class Action Suit Alleges Pattern of Unpaid Overtime, Other Labor Violations at Douglas Emmett

Posted: March 13th, 2018

In July 2011, Antoinette Lindsay filed a class action lawsuit against Douglas Emmett Inc. In her lawsuit, Lindsay alleged that Douglas Emmett had a pattern of unlawful wage and hour violations—denying employees correct overtime pay despite California’s labor laws. Following the Lindsay suit, other one-time Douglas Emmett employees filed similar cases in Los Angeles County court.

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SEC Urged to Investigate Douglas Emmett’s Failure to Disclose Key Director Information

Posted: December 4th, 2017

Washington, DC:  The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) today released a letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission requesting the federal agency launch an investigation into Douglas Emmett Inc.’s (NYSE:DEI) failure to disclose required information about one of its “independent” directors, Thomas E. O’Hern…

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Santa Monica Tenant Sues Douglas Emmett for Breach of Contract

Posted: November 1st, 2017

In August 2012, TrueCar, Inc., formerly known as, Inc., which leased office space at the Douglas Emmett-owned facility at 120 Broadway in Santa Monica, filed suit against the Douglas Emmett, Inc. subsidiary Douglas Emmett 1998, LLC, along with another tenant, Darden Restaurants, Inc., alleging charges of “Breach of Contract,” “Inducing Breach of Contract” and “Nuisance…

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