SAN FRANCISCO – California's 1st District Court of Appeal recently ordered that lawsuit involving an attorney who alleges that she was denied advancement and work opportunities be sent back to San Francisco County Superior Court for review.
.Mayer Brown announced today that Michael Lebovitz has joined the firm as a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES – Following the introduction of electric scooters to the Los Angeles area, lawsuits have been plentiful, with plaintiffs alleging that the scooter companies are to blame for damages caused, as well as alleging that the scooters incite civil unrest and more.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.
Should states intervene in lawsuits against fossil fuel companies over financial responsibility for future climate change costs?
SACRAMENTO - California's two U.S. Senators reacted with anger over the nomination by the White House of three individuals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
MAYER BROWN: Technology Transactions partner Michelle Gross joins Mayer Brown in Northern California
Mayer Brown announced today that Michelle Ontiveros Gross has joined the firm as a Technology Transactions partner in Northern California.
BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Global Chair and Two Partners Named Among Top Champions of Women in Business
Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as a Male Champion of Women in Business while Partners Joanna (Jo) Ludlam and Sue McLean have been named Female Champions by the Financial Times and HERoes, a gender-equality initiative.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's decision to deny an arbitration award to a law firm that was in a dispute with a pipe maker.
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded a decision from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a complaint stemming from an alleged breach of contract between an irrigation district and an electric company.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) was selected to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 “Top Litigators in Los Angeles” list.Original source can be found here.
The state Supreme Court, in a July 26 opinion, said the federal "de minimis" is not applicable to California's wage and hours laws.
An August ruling declaring President Donald Trump's executive order withholding money from sanctuary cities unconstitutional was too hasty, a dissenting federal judge wrote in an opinion.
LOS ANGELES - Asbestos litigation appears, by many measures, to have reached the top of its curve, including in California, and particularly in Los Angeles.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the U.S. government’s second petition to drop an environmental lawsuit brought by Earth Guardians and Future Generations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California's new Consumer Privacy Act will affect businesses as it introduces a limited private right of action and other penalties for violations.
SAN FRANCISCO - An attorney for a 46-year-old California man diagnosed with terminal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma told a jury during opening arguments on Monday that chemical giant Monsanto has known its best-selling weed killer Roundup causes cancer for almost as long as his client has been alive, claims the company is fighting.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Once-disbarred former assistant U.S. attorney G. Paul Howes, disciplined over alleged ethical misconduct as federal prosecutor in prominent cases during the 1980s and 1990s, is again fit to practice law in California, according to a recent decision.