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Two class action litigation firms looking for wild fire clients, according to press release

By Karen Kidd | Nov 18, 2018

Two law firms that have made names for themselves in asbestos, personal injury, products liability and other class actions now are looking for victims of California's devastating Camp Fire to represent, according to a recent press release.

Blue Shield wins partial judgement in reimbursement case with NorthBay

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 9, 2018

Blue Shield has won a partial summary judgement in California court over claims of unfair business practices.

MCCATHERN PLLC: McCathern Welcomes New Intellectual Property Partner to LA Office

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

McCathern is excited to announce the addition of intellectual property partner, Christopher Barkley, to our Los Angeles office!

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown adds Tax partner Michael Lebovitz in Los Angeles

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

.Mayer Brown announced today that Michael Lebovitz has joined the firm as a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Los Angeles.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Jeff E. Scott, Greenberg Traurig’s Global Co-Chair of Litigation Practice, Recognized as ‘Litigation Attorney of the Year’ by Los Angeles Business Journal

By Press release submission | Nov 5, 2018

Jeff E. Scott, co-chair of the Global Litigation Practice and co-managing shareholder of the Los Angeles office at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was named the “Leaders in Law: 2018 Litigation Attorney of the Year” by the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ).

Suit claims Facebook should be protecting its content screeners, attorney says

By Elizabeth Alt | Oct 9, 2018

A lawsuit filed Sept. 21 in San Mateo County Superior Court alleges former “content moderators” for Facebook viewed thousands of graphic images and videos of child sexual abuse, rape and murder, and nothing was done to protect the employees from psychological trauma.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN: Steven Knott and Joan Cotkin Join Pillsbury’s Highly Regarded Insurance Recovery Practice

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Pillsbury has recruited well-known California insurance litigators Steven Knott and Joan Cotkin to join the firm’s Los Angeles office and the firm’s market leading national Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice.

MAYER BROWN: Technology Transactions partner Michelle Gross joins Mayer Brown in Northern California

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Mayer Brown announced today that Michelle Ontiveros Gross has joined the firm as a Technology Transactions partner in Northern California.

California jury deadlocks in Johnson & Johnson mesothelioma trial

By John Sammon | Sep 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A jury is unable to decide if plaintiff Carolyn Weirick's long-term use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her to develop mesothelioma, an incurable fatal lung cancer.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Hosts Seminar Series: 2018 Trends & Legal Developments in Consumer Products Class Action Litigation

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Rick L. Shackelford and Daniell K. Newman present on the latest trends and legal developments in consumer products class action litigation at Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office and broadcast via webinar.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Global Chair and Two Partners Named Among Top Champions of Women in Business

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

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.

VenKee Communications alleges Belkin International product infringes patent

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Texas company alleges a router sold by a Playa Vista company infringes a patent.

Appeals court allows preliminary injunction of SB 84

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 17, 2018

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction preventing implementation of a California law imposing railroad fees on certain hazardous materials.

From Legal Newsline

Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

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.

Consumer alleges Ford Credit line is inaccurate on credit report

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A consumer alleges inaccuracies to her credit report has caused her financial and dignitary harm.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: $289 Million Verdict Against Monsanto Roundup Weed Killer

By Press release submission | Aug 30, 2018

Dwayne Johnson, 46, sued Monsanto at the Superior Court of California, alleging that the popular weed killer Roundup gave him terminal cancer.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAWW PITTMAN: After Unanimous Jury Trial Victory, Judge Awards Pillsbury Client San Diego Comic-Con $4 Million in Fees

By Press release submission | Aug 28, 2018

On August 23, U.S. District Court Judge Anthony J. Battaglia affirmed a unanimous December 2017 jury verdict finding that Dan Farr Productions, Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg (collectively DFP) infringed the “Comic-Con” family of trademarks owned by San Diego Comic Convention, by operating conventions under the name “Salt Lake Comic Con.”

Federal judge denies class action certification in Google action, conflict of interest 'intolerable'

By John Breslin | Aug 28, 2018

In a motion asking the court to deny class certification, Google focused on the lead plaintiff's relationship with two law firms, and a third one that later joined the action.

MAYER BROWN: Top Litigators in Los Angeles: Dale J. Giali

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

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.

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