Brian M. Daucher: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Brian M. Daucher

Phone714.424.2843

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • False Advertising, Lanham Act and Unfair Competition
  • IP Licensing, Technology and Commercial Transactions
  • Healthcare
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks and Trade Dress
  • Copyrights
  • Digital Business
  • Financial Services
 
University Dartmouth College, A.B., 1991
 
Law SchoolDuke University, J.D., 1994
 
Admitted1994, California; U.S. Supreme Court; Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, D.C., and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals; United States District Court for the Southern, Central, Eastern, Northern Districts of California, and the Eastern District of Texas
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Chair, Orange County Bar Association Judiciary Committee

•Board Member, Orange County Bar Foundation

•Chair, Irvine Unified School District, Finance Committee

•Board Member, Intervention Center for Early Childhood

 
Biography

Mr. Daucher specializes in business litigation with emphasis on contract, health care, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Daucher has represented clients in a wide range of industries including technology, consumer products, fiduciary and banking services, food and alcohol, health care, and energy.

Key Experience

•Successfully challenged validity of Federal hospice cap regulation (in more than 10 district courts and before 2 courts of appeals), won suspension and replacement of regulation, and set aside of cap repayment demands in excess of $75 million.

•Won $6.4 million jury verdict against Cisco Systems for breach of deal registration and wrongful termination of reseller, including judicial invalidation of key Cisco reseller agreement clauses (2008).

•Won $16 million jury verdict against commercial institution for fraud (2006).

•Defeated claim of constructive trust over undeveloped land valued in excess of $20 million (bench trial 2006).

•Defeated trustee petition to confirm extraordinary compensation of $45 million to trustee and affiliates (bench trial 2005).

Honors

•Martindale Hubbell AV-Preeminent Rated

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2010-2014

 
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CMS Proposes: Calculate Your Own Cap (CYOC)
Brian M. Daucher, June 11, 2014
In its May 2014 publication of the 2015 Hospice Wage Index update, CMS proposes that hospices be required to calculate, report and pay their own hospice cap liability, with reports to be due five months past fiscal year end (i.e., by March 30 of each year after fiscal year end October 31).

Notes On Increasing Acute and Post-Acute Integration
Brian M. Daucher, March 11, 2014
The focus of the AHLA Long Term Care Conference was on convergence of acute (hospital) and post-acute (SNF, home health, hospice) service delivery mechanisms.

MEDPac’s View of the Hospice Benefit: December Meeting Update
Brian M. Daucher, January 13, 2014
MEDPac recently published the transcript of its December 2013 meeting where a number of hospice issues were discussed, including: (a) payment update/adequacy (recommending - no payment update for 2015); and (b) potential integration of the hospice benefit into Medicare Advantage plans (recommending...



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Brian M. Daucher

650 Town Center Drive, 4th Floor
Costa MesaCA 92626




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