Moez M. Kaba is lauded as “really brilliant” with “a great combination of practicality and strategic thinking,” while clients describe him as “one of the best young trial lawyers I’ve ever seen,” who “is innovative, smart, and able to see problems from various perspectives.” Recognized as a “Top Litigator and Trial Lawyer” in California and nationwide and as a “powerhouse,” Mr. Kaba has an enviable string of trial and courtroom victories that makes him a force in the courtroom. Persuasive to judges and juries alike, he is trusted by clients to win challenging cases on the motions and, when needed, at trial.
Mr. Kaba has prevailed in trials and arbitrations across the nation, including, most recently, a complete defense verdict for PricewaterhouseCoopers in a closely watched federal trial; a complete win – on all claims – for Amazon in a high-profile and consequential breach-of-contract and tortious interference suit brought against it by eBay; and a complete defense verdict for renowned research university California Institute of Technology (Caltech) after a four-week jury trial in a $65 million+ tortious interference and whistleblower case.
In addition to his trial victories, Mr. Kaba has racked up victories for his clients through motions to dismiss and at summary judgment. Most recently, he won a major victory for Malwarebytes, obtaining dismissal of a case involving cutting-edge technology issues and allegedly unfair competition on remand from the Ninth Circuit; two major victories for Caltech – summary judgment in a federal False Claims Act (FCA) case and dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging statutory and tort claims; for IMDb.com – prevailing through an anti-strategic lawsuit against a public participation (anti-SLAPP) motion; for BlackBerry – dismissal with prejudice of a civil extortion, unfair competition and patent lawsuit; and for Freedom for Immigrants (FFI) – a preliminary injunction in an important, closely watched First Amendment case ordering U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to restore FFI’s National Immigration Detention Hotline, which was featured in the popular Netflix show Orange Is the New Black (OITNB).
Mr. Kaba also serves as co-lead counsel in several just-completed and pending trials, including representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in a closely watched public nuisance and false advertising case; Monster Energy Company in multiple Lanham Act, misappropriation, and unfair competition lawsuits spread throughout the country; Synchrony Financial in a fraud and breach of contract case; and Palantir Technologies in lawsuits in Delaware and California alleging both trade secret theft and intentional interference with economic advantage.
His body of work and reputation have earned Mr. Kaba praise from many different quarters. He is Chambers-ranked as a leading lawyer and has been recognized multiple times by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of Los Angeles’s “Top Litigators and Trial Lawyers,” a legal “Visionary,” and a “Top Minority Attorney.” He has been a fixture on Benchmark Litigation’s nationwide “40 & Under Hot List” and Benchmark identifies him as one of the country’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” and among the “Top 20 California Trial Lawyers.” For several years running, he has been named one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” and a “Top 40 Under 40” by the Daily Journal, a recommended lawyer by Legal 500, and one of the “Best Lawyers” in America.
Updated Sep 2021