Ram, Olson, Cereghino & Kopczynski LLP (“ROCK”) is a law firm that is dedicated to protecting people's rights. The firm’s attorneys specialize in class actions for victims of consumer fraud and unfair employment practices, construction defect claims for homeowners associations and property owners, and cases involving important First Amendment rights. We also provide general counsel to community associations throughout California.
The firm's skilled litigation attorneys have built a top track record in state and federal courts, and our hard work and dedication have resulted in settlements and trial verdicts in excess of two billion dollars to victims of unfair and illegal practices and to community associations with property damage arising from construction defects. We have also been instrumental in helping to secure important First Amendment rights for our news-media clients. In short, favorable results are what we seek for our clients, and excellence is our approach.
- Consumer Class Actions
- First Amendment / Media Law
- Trademarks / Copyright
- GM Speedometers
- Victory for U-Haul Plaintiffs
- Defective Ford Manifold
- Providian Vacation Pay
- Chevron Retirement Benefits
- GM Manifold Gaskets (Small Engines)
- American Cyanamid
- Cemwood Shakes, San Joaquin County Superior Court
- Hardieshake, King County Superior Court (Washington State)
- Masonite Hardboard, Mobile County Superior Court (Alabama)
- Class action against Olympus Imaging America, Inc.
- The Lennox Case
- Defective Wireless LAN in HP Pavilion and Presario Series Computers
- Firm Wins Pension Data for Clients
- Kitec Pipe
- Monier Roof Tiles
- GM Manifold Gaskets (Big Engines) Arizona and California only)
Cases Under Investigation
Congratulations to Jeff Cereghino who has been voted by his peers, for the eighth year, as a Super Lawyer. Only the top 5% of lawyers in Northern California receive this award" to learn more about this award, and the nomination process, please visit the Super Lawyer website . Michael Ram and Karl Olson have also been winners of the Superlawyer award many years in a row.
Olson Wins Freedom Of Information Award
The California Newspaper Publishers Association ("CNPA") honored partner Karl Olson with its prestigious Freedom of Information Award at its annual convention in San Jose on May 5, 2012, "in recognition and appreciation of your dedication and outstanding work to protect and enhance the First Amendment, freedom of information and a free press." Read More...
Firm Wins Public Records Battle
Ram, Olson, Cereghino & Kopczynski ("ROCK") has won a Public Records Act battle for its clients the California Medical Association, California Hospital Association and California Pharmacists Association against the California Department of Health Care Services ("DHCS"). Read More...
Construction Defects : Partner Jeff Cereghino recently settled an 18 unit San Francisco condominium project for almost $1,450,000, resulting in a settlement of $80,000 per unit.
Ram, Olson, Cereghino & Kopczynski is affiliated with and of counsel to the national law firm Sanford Wittels & Heisler which has offices in New York and Washington D.C.
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