Legal Roundup

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: The Best Lawyers in America 2019: 20 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Listed in 25th Edition

By Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP | Aug 16, 2018

The Best Lawyers in America has announced its selections for the 25th edition of its esteemed legal peer-review publication, and we are proud to note that twenty Lieff Cabraser attorneys have been named Best Lawyers for 2019.

BUCHALTER NEMER: Buchalter Attorneys Named 2019 “Best Lawyers in America”

By Buchalter Nemer | Aug 16, 2018

The Best Lawyers in America has announced its selections for the 25th edition.

EVANS LAW FIRM INC: San Francisco and California Whistleblower Attorney: Large Whistleblower Fraud Case Settles for $65.5 Million

By Evans Law Firm, Inc. | Aug 16, 2018

A California Registered Nurse will receive a $17.2 million reward for blowing the whistle on her employer’s false claims to the federal government for reimbursement under Medicare.[1] The employer, Prime Healthcare, is the nation’s fifth largest hospital chain and owns and operates hospitals throughout California.

DENTAL & MEDICAL COUNSEL PC: 3 Employer Actions Which Increase The Likelihood Of Lawsuits

By Dental & Medical Counsel | Aug 16, 2018

Unfortunately, for employers, no business is completely safe from labor disputes. Even if you follow all laws to the letter, there is nothing stopping a disgruntled employee from making a claim

EVANS LAW FIRM INC: Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

By Evans Law Firm, Inc. | Aug 16, 2018

Nearly 1.4 million Americans reside in skilled nursing facilities and as our nation’s population ages, the number of persons residing in those facilities increases every day.

MOLSBY & BORDNER LLP: Right-of-way dispute may lead to further business litigation

By Molsby & Bordner LLP | Aug 16, 2018

One of the oldest railroad companies in the nation is currently involved in a dispute with another railway company that has plans to install a high-speed system in California.

EVANS LAW FIRM INC: California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: False Claims and Whistleblowing

By Evans Law Firm, Inc. | Aug 16, 2018

False Claims Act Under the False Claims Act, the federal government rewards whistleblowers who present credible, original information of false claims made to government agencies for payments and reimbursements.

MILLSTONE PETERSON & WATTS LLP: What are the steps to applying for a patent?

By Millstone, Peterson & Watts, LLP | Aug 16, 2018

Millstone, Peterson & Watts, LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 10.As an entrepreneur or business owner living in California, it's important to be familiar with the patenting process.

ORRICK HERRINGTON: Pat Gillette Honored With ABA Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

By Orrick Herrington | Aug 11, 2018

Congratulations to Pat Gillette, Orrick alum and current JAMS mediator, on being honored with the ABA Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. Pat received the award, given annually by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, on Sunday, August 5, at the ABA Annual Meeting.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAWW PITTMAN: Pillsbury’s High Net Worth Offering Earns More Acclaim from Chambers

By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | Aug 11, 2018

Pillsbury been recognized again as one of the leading law firms operating in the international private wealth market in the 2019 edition of Chambers High Net Worth.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: National Law Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2018 Litigation Trailblazers

By Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP | Aug 11, 2018

The National Law Journal has named its 2018 Litigation Trailblazers, a list that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Richard M. Heimann and Kelly M. Dermody. Heimann and Dermody are featured in the NLJ’s 2018 Litigation Trailblazers special edition, which discusses their “pioneer spirit,” past successes, and ongoing case work.

BPE LAW GROUP: SB 821 — Attempting to Streamline Approval of Granny Flats

By BPE Law Group | Aug 11, 2018

It is well known that California is currently in the middle of a massive housing crisis.

BUCHALTER NEMER: Buchalter Welcomes Two New Shareholders in Los Angeles

By Buchalter Nemer | Aug 11, 2018

Buchalter is pleased to announce that both Peter V. Hogan and Dennis E. Raglin have joined the firm as Shareholders in the Los Angeles office.

JONES DAY OFFICE: Jones Day welcomes intellectual property litigator 'Michael Hendershot' to Silicon Valley Office

By Jones Day Office | Aug 9, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Michael Hendershot has joined the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley Office.

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