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Chet A. Kronenberg
Partner
 
1999 Avenue of the Stars – 29th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
 
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Phone: +1-310-407-7557
Fax: +1-310-407-7502
Chet Kronenberg, senior Los Angeles litigator, represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, consumer actions, corporate control, employment, general commercial disputes, insurance and securities. Chet has served as lead counsel for clients such as Blackstone, Citibank, LG Display, Lion Capital, MModal, Pinnacle Foods, SiriusXM Radio, Siris Capital and Vivint.  He is consistently recognized by The Legal 500 in multiple categories, including Securities Litigation and Appellate. 

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Accolades
  • The Legal 500
Education
  • New York University School of Law, 1993 J.D.
    Journal of International Law and Politics
  • Tufts University, 1990 B.A.
    summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • New York 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York 1994
  • California 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit 2005

Chet Kronenberg is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department resident in its Los Angeles office. He represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, consumer actions, corporate control, employment, general commercial disputes, insurance and securities. He is consistently recognized by The Legal 500 in multiple categories, including Securities Litigation and Appellate. 

  • Lead counsel successfully defending Chinese solar panel company Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (complete dismissal) in securities fraud lawsuit pending the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Lead counsel for 500.com, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, in securities fraud lawsuit pending in the Central District of California.
  • Lead counsel successfully defending Blackstone (complete dismissal) in civil enforcement action brought by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office concerning the alleged actions of certain of its portfolio companies.
  • Lead counsel successfully defending Citibank (complete dismissal) in class action lawsuit pending in Los Angeles Superior Court arising out of its relationship with Commercial Money Center.
  • Lead counsel successfully defending Pinnacle Foods (complete dismissal) in consumer class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California concerning the cooking instruction on its packaging.
  • Lead counsel for LG Display in a billion dollar antitrust lawsuit filed by Sony in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
  • Lead counsel successfully defending Vivint, Inc. (complete dismissal) in lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging, among other things, violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act on account of Vivint’s use of a disclosure form containing state law disclosures in addition to the required federal disclosure.
  • Lead counsel for 15 investment funds in employment-related action brought by former employees of fund manager in Santa Clara Superior Court.
  • Lead counsel for Lion Capital in federal securities and derivative actions pending in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in connection with Lion Capital’s relationship with American Apparel.
  • Counsel for SeaWorld defendants in securities fraud lawsuit pending in the Southern District of California.
  • Lead counsel for Vivint, Inc. and Vivint Solar, Inc. in wage and hour class actions brought by former employees in California state courts.
  • Lead counsel for Vivint Solar in declaratory judgment action brought by a former employee in San Mateo Superior Court challenging the enforceability of a non-competition clause.
  • Lead counsel for SiriusXM Radio in consumer class action lawsuits filed in California state and federal courts.
  • Lead counsel in litigation arising out of corporate acquisitions and related transactions, including the acquisition of Excel Trust by Blackstone; the acquisition of TNS by Siris Capital; the acquisition of M*Modal by One Equity Partners; the acquisition of Tekelec by an investor group led by Siris Capital; the acquisition of Alloy Media by an investor group led by ZelnickMedia; the acquisition of MedQuist Inc. by MedQuist Holdings; the acquisition of Airvana by an investor group led by SAC Private Capital; and the acquisition of Hilton Hotels by affiliates of The Blackstone Group.

Chet was elected to membership in the Firm in 2001. He received his B.A. from Tufts University in 1990 and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1993. Chet currently serves on the board of directors of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, the Southern California Tennis Association and Stephen S. Wise Temple.

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