Legal Roundup

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight Grows Litigation Practice on West Coast

By Holland & Knight | Mar 18, 2019

Holland & Knight announced today that Ashley L. Shively has joined the firm as a partner in its West Coast Litigation Group. Ms. Shively, who will reside in the San Francisco office, previously was a partner at Reed Smith.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Holland & Knight’s Chelsea Maclean Honored as One of San Francisco’s Top 40 Young Leaders

By Holland & Knight | Mar 18, 2019

Holland & Knight issued the following announcement on March 14.Holland & Knight Partner Chelsea Maclean has been named to the San Francisco Business Times 2019 "40 Under 40" list. Now in its eighth year, the San Francisco Business Times "40 Under 40" list highlights the Bay Area's best and brightest young business and community leaders.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF CALIFORNIA: Sacramento Area Pain Clinic and Its Owner to Pay $860,000 to Settle Allegations of Improper MediCal Billings

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California | Mar 18, 2019

Advanced Pain Diagnostic & Solutions Inc. and owner Kayvan Haddadan, M.D. have agreed to pay $860,000 to resolve allegations that the clinics violated the federal False Claims Act by knowingly submitting claims for reimbursement to California’s Medi‑Cal program for services rendered by a provider who was excluded from participation in the Medi-Cal program, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Steven Gatley to Speak at Kala Labor & Employment Seminar

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Mar 18, 2019

Los Angeles Partner Steven G. Gatley will speak at the 2019 Labor & Employment Seminar hosted by the Korean American Logistics Association (KALA) on Tuesday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Torrance, California.

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Becerra Announces Multistate Settlements Targeting “No-Poach” Policies that Harm Workers

By California Attorney General | Mar 18, 2019

California Attorney General issued the following announcement on March 12.alifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that the State of California, as part of a multistate effort, has entered into agreements with four major fast food companies that prohibit those franchise corporations from continuing to employ “no-poach” policies.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley & Lardner Adds Real Estate and Litigation Attorneys to Los Angeles Office

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Mar 12, 2019

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Kathleen Smalley and Phillip Hosp have joined the firm’s Los Angeles office.

BALLARD SPAHR LLP: Real Estate Attorney Tamara Osborne Joins Ballard Spahr in L.A.

By Ballard Spahr LLP | Mar 12, 2019

Tamara L. Osborne, an attorney with more than 20 years' experience in affordable housing and community development law, has joined Ballard Spahr in the firm's Los Angeles office.

CLARK HILL: Member Pam Palmer to Present at the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 2019 Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee Conference

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 12, 2019

Member Pam Palmer will be moderating a session titled “Broker, Insurer and Insured Relationships: Successfully Tackling a Natural Disaster Large Loss Event” on March 22 at the American Bar Association’s [ABA] Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 2019 Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee Conference.

CLARK HILL: Member Bradford Hughes to Present at the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 2019 Transportation Megaconference XIV Trucking and Motor Carrier Litigation

By Clark Hill PLC | Mar 12, 2019

Member Bradford Hughes will be co-presenting a session titled “Winning Strategies for Litigation and Trial” at American Bar Association’s [ABA] Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Transportation Megaconference XIV Trucking and Motor Carrier Litigation on March 21.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: U.S. EPA settles with three California auto parts companies over Clean Air Act violations

By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | Mar 11, 2019

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with three automotive parts manufacturers, headquartered in California, for violations of the Clean Air Act.

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Becerra, Senator Jackson Introduce Legislation to Strengthen, Clarify California Consumer Privacy Act

By California Attorney General | Mar 4, 2019

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson unveiled SB 561, legislation to strengthen and clarify the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT: Orange and San Diego County Schools Receive Top Awards for Civic Education

By California Supreme Court | Mar 4, 2019

California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced that 92 schools will receive this year’s Civic Learning Awards, the most in the program’s history.

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT: Chief Justice Leads Government Summit on Ensuring Justice

By California Supreme Court | Mar 4, 2019

Leaders of three branches of government met in Sacramento on February 27 to discuss different approaches to shared goals at a legislative-judicial summit convened by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: U.S. EPA settles with E. & J. Gallo Winery of Fresno, Calif., over chemical safety violations

By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | Mar 4, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with E. & J. Gallo Winery to resolve risk management violations at its wine production facility in Fresno, Calif. E. & J. Gallo Winery, the world’s largest privately held wine company, will pay a $57,839 civil penalty and spend an estimated $350,000 to reduce the risk of chemical accidents at its facility.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Los Angeles Guidance Charter School Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Mar 4, 2019

Guidance Charter School, of Palmdale, Calif will pay $8,000 and provide other injunctive relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

JONES DAY: Jones Day honors Yvonne Braithwaite Burke, our first African-American woman partner

By Jones Day | Feb 26, 2019

As we celebrate Black History Month, Jones Day recognizes and honors the important presence and contributions of the Firm's African-American lawyers making a difference in the workplace and community.

MINAMI TAMAKI LLP: Minami Tamaki Llp Law Firm Marks 45th Anniversary Guided by Strategic Leadership Transition

By Minami Tamaki Llp | Feb 26, 2019

When the Minami Tamaki law firm started in 1974, Asian American attorneys faced discrimination in employment and the courtroom, just as Asian Americans did in other aspects of society.

BUCHALTER: Buchalter Welcomes New Health Care Attorneys

By Buchalter, A Professional Corporation | Feb 26, 2019

Buchalter is pleased to announce that James Andrew (“Drew”) Caprile and Gene Berk have joined as members of the Health Care Practice Group in Sacramento.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP: Pillsbury Again Makes IAOP ‘Best of the World’s Best’ Outsourcing Advisors List

By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaww Pittman LLP | Feb 25, 2019

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has selected Pillsbury to its “Best of the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors” list.

WILSON ELSER: Harding Named BLSA Southwestern’s 2019 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

By Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP | Feb 25, 2019

Jacqueline Harding (Partner-Los Angeles) will be presented with the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award by the Black Law Students Association at Southwestern School of Law.

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