Legal Roundup

CAFFARELLI & ASSOCIATES: Alejandro Caffarelli to Speak at 2019 ABA ADR Midwinter Meeting

By | Jan 22, 2019

Alejandro Caffarelli is scheduled to speak at the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee midwinter meeting, currently scheduled for February 15-17 in Coronado, California.

BAKERHOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Snags Business and Employment Litigator in California

By | Jan 16, 2019

BakerHostetler announced today the addition of a seasoned business and employment litigation attorney as a partner in its Costa Mesa office.

GREENBERGTRAURIG: Two Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Speak at ABA Section of Litigation Joint CLE Conference

By | Jan 16, 2019

Adil M. Khan and Natassia Kwan of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2019 Environmental and Energy, Mass Torts and Products Liability Committees’ Joint CLE Seminar.

BLANK ROME: Blank Rome Welcomes Veteran Transactions Partner in Los Angeles

By | Jan 15, 2019

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Robert L. Kahan has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as Partner in the Corporate, M&A, and Securities group, which also just welcomed partners Terrence Everett and Jeffrey Cohen in Los Angeles and New York, respectively.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN BERNSTEIN: Melissa Gardner Promoted to Partner

By | Jan 13, 2019

Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein issued the following announcement on Jan. 2.We are proud to announce that Melissa Gardner has been promoted to partner at Lieff Cabraser.

HEPLERBROOM: Nickelson and Johnson Speaking at DRI Conference

By | Jan 13, 2019

Rebecca Nickelson and Amy Johnson will be among the speakers at DRI’s Women in the Law Conference, which is being held in Coronado, California, on January 23-29.

FARELLA BRAUN MARTEL LLP: San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang Joins Farella Braun + Martel LLP

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Jan 13, 2019

Regional legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel announces that Katy Tang will join the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use Department as a Land Use Specialist.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Strengthens West Coast Public Finance Capabilities With Addition of Attorney Juan Redín in Los Angeles

By | Jan 12, 2019

Juan Redín has joined Locke Lord’s Los Angeles office as Senior Counsel in the Firm’s premier, nationally recognized Public Finance Practice Group.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Adds Veteran Employment Litigator Charles Thompson in San Francisco

By | Jan 10, 2019

San Francisco employment attorney Charles O. Thompson has moved to global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder, further strengthening the firm’s Global Labor and Employment Practice.

DLA PIPER: Tracy Shapiro joins DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology practice in San Francisco

By | Jan 10, 2019

DLA Piper announced today that Tracy Shapiro has joined the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology practice as a partner in Northern California.

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Becerra Recovers $148.7 Million for California in Settlement with Wells Fargo Over Deceiving Consumers

By California Attorney General | Jan 3, 2019

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a $575 million nationwide settlement with Wells Fargo, recovering $148.7 million for California, because of the bank’s systematic misconduct exploiting its own customers.

POLSINELLI PC: Polsinelli’s Patrick Woolley is Member of National Team Earning Second Place Honors at Diversity in Law Hackathon Competition

By | Dec 6, 2018

.Polsinelli Shareholder Patrick Woolley worked with a team of seven professionals that took second place in a competition against nine other teams at the second annual Diversity in Law Hackathon this month in San Francisco.

K&L GATES: K&L Gates Deepens Real Estate Practice with California Partner Addition

By | Dec 6, 2018

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Kenneth A. Kecskes as a real estate partner in the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

TRESSLER LLP: Joshua Mountain Joins Tressler’s Orange County Office

By Tressler LLP | Dec 4, 2018

Tressler is happy to welcome Joshua Mountain as a new associate in Tressler’s Orange County office.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Adds White Collar Litigator and Former Federal Prosecutor Byron McLain in Los Angeles

By | Nov 29, 2018

Foley & Lardner LLP announced that Byron McLain has joined the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practice as a partner in its Los Angeles office.

MCDERMOT WILL EMERY: McDermott Bolsters Class Action and Complex Commercial Litigation Capabilities with Addition of Bill Donovan

By | Nov 15, 2018

McDermott Will & Emery today announced the addition of William (“Bill”) Donovan, Jr. to the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Los Angeles.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Farella’s Erica Villanueva Honored by California Rural Legal Assistance

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Nov 6, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP proudly announces that Partner Erica Villanueva will be honored by California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) with its 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award at its 2018 San Francisco Fiesta on November 8 at the City Club of San Francisco.

MOLSBY & BORDNER LLP: Business litigation: Saks Fifth Avenue sued by Cartier

By Molsby & Bordner LLP | Nov 6, 2018

Saks Fifth Avenue has been around for a long time. Most luxury shoppers in California are familiar with the high-end retailer, whose flagship store is located in the Northeastern part of the country.

MINAMI TAMAKI LLP: U.S. News 'Best Law Firms' 2019 recognizes Minami Tamaki's Immigration and Personal Injury Practices

By Minami Tamaki Llp | Nov 6, 2018

Minami Tamaki LLP has again received a Tier 1 ranking on the U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list under the “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” and “Immigration” categories for our metro area.

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