Todd C. Bouton is a shareholder at Call & Jensen. Mr. Bouton litigates and tries high-stakes business disputes focusing primarily on banking and real estate disputes, partnership disputes, and trade secrets and unfair competition claims.
Mr. Bouton obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School. At Harvard, Mr. Bouton served as an Executive Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Before law school, Mr. Bouton received his Bachelor of Arts in English, summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University. Mr. Bouton enjoys litigation.
Straight out of law school, Mr. Bouton clerked for the Honorable William B. Shubb, a federal trial court judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Mr. Bouton has practiced law for more than a decade. He has significant experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving banking and commercial real estate disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets, partnership and business disputes, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty claims, employment disputes, class actions, and all varieties of complex litigation.
Mr. Bouton is not afraid to go the distance for his clients. Some of his notable results include:
BANKING AND REAL ESTATE CASES
Dismissal (in Mr. Bouton’s bank client’s favor) of Plaintiffs’ $150 million dollar fraud claim and related claims arising from failed development.
Dismissal of Plaintiffs’ $10 million claims against Mr. Bouton’s bank client and Judgment for $4 million for Mr. Bouton’s bank client.
Dismissal of Plaintiff bank’s $5 million claims against Mr. Bouton’s client. Judgment for $250,000 for Mr. Bouton’s bank client.
TRADE SECRETS CASES
Favorable settlement for Plaintiff corporation in suit against rival corporation accused of soliciting Plaintiff corporation’s employees and misappropriating its trade secrets.
Favorable settlement for former employees starting competing business.
Favorable settlement for new employer accused of trade secret misappropriation after hiring away employees from Plaintiff corporation.
OTHER NOTABLE CASES
After two-week arbitration, obtained favorable settlement for law partner in dispute with former partners.
Details are confidential.
PRO BONO TRIAL WORK
Mr. Bouton is a member of the Pro Bono Civil Rights Panel in the United State District Court for the Central District of California. In order to give back and to hone his trial skills, he volunteers to try cases for free on behalf of prisoners claiming violations of their constitutional rights.