Legal Roundup

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Adds Shareholder Mark Romeo in Orange County

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | May 20, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, had added Mark A. Romeo as a shareholder in its Irvine office

CLARK HILL: Jeffrey Belote and Kaitlyn Sikora to Present Second of 2-Part Series at San Francisco Bar Association

By Clark Hill PLC | May 20, 2019

Member Jeffrey Belote and Senior Attorney Kaitlyn Sikora been presenting the second of their two-part series, "The Keys To The House" on May 15.

BAKER HOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Adds to West Coast Again With Labor and Employment Partner in Los Angeles

By Baker and Hostetler | May 20, 2019

Michael Chamberlin has joined BakerHostetler’s Labor and Employment Group, where he will be resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

CLARK HILL: Creighton Sebra to Present Joint Program on California SB 496 to American Council of Engineering Companies

By Clark Hill PLC | May 20, 2019

Member Creighton Sebra will be presenting “The Ins and Outs of SB 496” to the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – California Bay Bridge Chapter on May 21.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Shortlisted for Chambers USA D&I Award

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | May 13, 2019

Baker McKenzie has been shortlisted for the inaugural Chambers USA D&I awards in the "Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion" category.

THOMPSON COBURN: Margie Krumholz named 2019 recipient of Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence

By Thompson Coburn LLP | May 13, 2019

Margie Krumholz has been awarded the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

DLA PIPER: Andrew Serwin joins DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology practice in San Diego

By DLA Piper | May 13, 2019

DLA Piper announced that Andrew Serwin has joined the Data Protection, Privacy and Security subgroup of the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology practice as a partner in San Diego.

JONES DAY: Two Jones Day partners listed among California’s 2019 Top Women Lawyers by the Daily Journal

By Jones Day | May 13, 2019

Two Jones Day partners have been named to the Daily Journal’s 2019 list of "Top Women Lawyers in California."

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Sheppard Mullin Fortifies Food and Beverage Industry Team with New Partner in San Francisco

By Sheppard Mullin | May 13, 2019

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that partner Christopher Van Gundy has joined the firm’s Food and Beverage Industry Team in San Francisco. He was recently a partner at Keller and Heckman LLP.

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown partner Elizabeth Mann named a 2019 Health Care Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal

By Mayer Brown | May 7, 2019

Mayer Brown announced that Los Angeles-based Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Elizabeth Mann has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “Health Care Law Trailblazers.” The inaugural list recognizes 25 individuals in the legal industry who have made an impact in the health care sector through new types of strategies or innovative court cases.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Strengthens Workplace Safety & Health Practice with Addition of Melissa Peters

By Littler Mendelson P.C. | May 7, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has bolstered its Workplace Safety & Health Practice Group with the addition of Melissa K. Peters as Special Counsel in the Walnut Creek, Calif., office.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Dan Wu Named Co-Chair of Fox’s Diversity Committee

By Fox Rothschild LLP | May 7, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Dan Wu has been named co-chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN ARONOFF: Benesch Partners Reelect Eisenberg as Managing Partner for Third Term

By Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP | May 7, 2019

Benesch announced that Gregg A. Eisenberg has been reelected Managing Partner of the firm for an unprecedented third time, for a four-year term beginning in 2021.

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

By Clark Hill PLC | May 6, 2019

Member Pam Palmer will be moderating a session titled “Anatomy of an Emergency Response—By Land, Sea, and Air: In-House Counsel, Government and Insurance in the Golden Hour” on May 3 at the American Bar Association’s [ABA] Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section 2019 Conference.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: 84 Foley Attorneys, 32 Practices Recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA 2019

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 30, 2019

The 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 84 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Recognized in Chambers USA 2019

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Apr 30, 2019

Attorneys and practices from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Chambers USA 2019 Guide.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. California Farm Labor Contractor Pays $143,078 in Back Wages to Resolve Wage Violations Found by U.S. Department of Labor

By U.S. Department of Labor | Apr 30, 2019

J. Carmen Mora – a Northern California farm labor contractor – has paid $143,078 in back wages to 199 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation found multiple violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). Additionally, WHD assessed the employer $23,048 in civil penalties.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Fresno Plumbing Company Paying $113,315 to Resolve Overtime Wage Violations

By U.S. Department of Labor | Apr 30, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), M&L Plumbing Co. Inc. – a plumbing company based in Fresno, California – will pay $113,351 in back wages due to 39 employees for violating overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA).

BAKER HOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Enhances West Coast Presence With Addition of 3 Partners

By Baker and Hostetler | Apr 23, 2019

BakerHostetler announced that Robert A. Julian, Cecily A. Dumas and Kimberly Morris have joined the firm as partners, adding to the firm’s West Coast presence. All three attorneys are resident in Northern California.

SHEPPARD MULLIN: Former LA Planning Commissioner Joins Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles

By Sheppard Mullin | Apr 23, 2019

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Robert Ahn has joined the firm’s Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group as a Special Counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

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