Legal Roundup

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: The National Law Journal Names McGuireWoods’ Partner Janet Peyton a Technology Trailblazer

By McGuireWoods LLP | Jun 19, 2019

The National Law Journal recently honored McGuireWoods partner Janet Peyton as a Technology Trailblazer, recognizing her achievements as a go-to lawyer for corporate clients on all aspects of data privacy law.

CLAUSEN MILLER: Clausen Miller P.C. Opens San Francisco Office

By Clausen & Miller | Jun 17, 2019

Clausen Miller has expanded its ability to service clients in California by opening a new office in San Francisco located at 100 Pine Street Suite 1250.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Hartford and New York Partner Alan Levin and New York Partner Richard Reibstein Quoted in Life Annuity Specialist on California Legislation Limiting Independent Contractor Classification

By Locke Lord | Jun 17, 2019

Alan Levin, a Partner in Locke Lord’s Hartford and New York offices, and Richard Reibstein, a Partner in Locke Lord’s New York office and co-head of the Firm’s Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance Practice, were quoted in an article from Financial Time’s Life Annuity Specialist publication examining the Assembly Bill 5 in California that was passed overwhelmingly by the Assembly and is awaiting action from the state Senate.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Bruce Fischer Speaks at Bisnow’s “Orange County State of the Market” Conference

By Greenberg & Traurig | Jun 17, 2019

Bruce Fischer of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP spoke at the conference, “Orange County State of the Market: Boosting Investment & Development in the Region,” June 12, in Irvine, California.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Stephen T. Kong Joins Pepper Hamilton In California

By Pepper Hamilton LLP | Jun 17, 2019

Pepper Hamilton LLP issued the following announcement on June 12.Pepper Hamilton LLP announced today that Stephen T.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN BERNSTEIN: Lieff Cabraser Named as Finalist for 2019 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

By Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein | Jun 10, 2019

We are proud to announce that Lieff Cabraser’s State Farm case team has been named finalists for the 2019 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Attorneys Recognized Among Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys

By Littler Mendelson | Jun 10, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that several of its attorneys have been selected by Human Resource Executive® and Lawdragon for the 2019 annual rankings guide.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by Human Resource Executive Lawdragon

By Greenberg Traurig | Jun 10, 2019

Twelve attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLPwere recognized by Human Resource Executive in a 2019 report researched by the Lawdragon organization.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Orange County Welding Company Paying $529,186 To Resolve Overtime Violations

By US Department Labor | Jun 10, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), JEM Unlimited Iron Inc. – a welding company based in Anaheim, California – will pay $529,186 to 145 employees for violating overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Recognized as Top-Tier Law Firm by The Legal 500 United States, Receives Additional High Rankings

By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. | Jun 10, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that it has again been ranked in Tier 1 in the category “Healthcare: Health Insurers” in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

BALLARD SPAHR LLP: The Legal 500 2019 U.S. Edition Ranks Ballard Spahr Practices and Lawyers for National Strength

By Ballard Spahr LLP | Jun 4, 2019

Fifteen Ballard Spahr practice areas have been recognized for national strength in the 2019 rankings by The Legal 500.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown associate Alexander Davis named an “Outstanding Young Lawyer” by LACBA

By Mayer Brown | Jun 4, 2019

Mayer Brown announced that Los Angeles-based associate Alexander Davis has received the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)’s “Outstanding Young Lawyer” award in the Real Property Section at its recent award ceremony.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to Pay $99,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Jun 3, 2019

Time Warner Cable, Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. agreed to pay $99,500 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Susan L. Heller Recognized as One of Managing IP’s ‘Top 250 Women in IP’

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Jun 3, 2019

Susan L. Heller of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named among the “Top 250 Women in IP” by Managing Intellectual Property.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: 32 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed as IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Jun 3, 2019

Managing Intellectual Property Magazine recognized 32 attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as ‘IP Stars.’

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig is Finalist for 6 Diversity & Inclusion Awards from Chambers and Partners

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | May 28, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and four of its attorneys are finalists for Chambers 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Awards from Chambers and Partners

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Cris O’Neall Recognized as ‘Tax Advocate of the Year’

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | May 27, 2019

Cris K. O’Neall of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Orange County office has been recognized as “Tax Advocate of the Year” by the California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates (CATA).

THOMPSON COBURN: Jennifer Post named to LA500 for 2019

By Thompson Coburn LLP | May 27, 2019

In its May 20 issue, the Los Angeles Business Journal named Jennifer Post to the LA500, a list of the Most Influential People in Los Angeles.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Sponsors LA Galaxy OC Women’s Soccer Team

By Sheppard Mullin | May 27, 2019

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that it is now a sponsor of LA Galaxy OC Women’s Soccer Team, the United Women’s Soccer team in Orange County, CA.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Shareholder Liseanne Kelly Rejoins Littler in San Diego

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | May 27, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Liseanne R. Kelly has rejoined the firm as a shareholder in its San Diego office.

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