SUBJECT: Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award

Moving Party: Petitioner/Defendant University of Southern California

Resp. Party: None

The petition to confirm arbitration award is GRANTED.


On August 6, 2018, Plaintiff Steven D. Colquhoun commenced this action against Defendant University of Southern California for fraud and misrepresentation.

On September 2, 2016, Plaintiff filed his first amended complaint against Defendant for (1) fraud and misrepresentation; and (2) promissory estoppel. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant’s agents made false promises and misrepresentations when offering Plaintiff an employment position with Defendant.

On December 21, 2016, the Court granted Defendant’s motion for an order compelling arbitration and staying this action.

On February 13, 2020, Defendant filed the instant unopposed petition to confirm arbitration award.