Legal Roundup

KOREIN & TILLERY: Millennials in the Court Room: Judges Ready to Hear from Younger Attorneys

By Korein and Tillery | Sep 17, 2018

Law firms are no longer the bastions of old, white men that they used to be, but most courtrooms don’t reflect the updated statistics.

LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH LLP: George Nowotny elected to ABOTA Medical Legal Committee

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Sep 13, 2018

Los Angeles Partner George Nowotny has been elevated to the rank of Advocate within the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and elected to membership in the exclusive California Medical Legal Committee, a group limited to 60 California-based attorneys specializing in medical malpractice defense trial experience.

GORDON & REES LLP: Gordon & Rees Elevates 25 to Partnership

By Gordon & Rees, LLP | Sep 13, 2018

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has elevated 25 attorneys to partnership.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: $289 Million Verdict Against Monsanto Roundup Weed Killer

By Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz | Aug 30, 2018

Dwayne Johnson, 46, sued Monsanto at the Superior Court of California, alleging that the popular weed killer Roundup gave him terminal cancer.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Farella Braun + Martel’s Daniel Cohn Named Chairman of Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Aug 30, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP Business Transactions Partner Daniel E. Cohn was named chairman of the Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors.

ELIOT REINER APLC: What is Negligent Security?

By Eliot Reiner, APLC | Aug 30, 2018

Eliot Reiner APLC issued the following announcement on Aug. 28.Whether you visit a private or public property, it is important to feel safe and secure.

BUCHALTER NEMER: James K. Dyer, Jr. Receives Sacramento Business Journal 2018 "Best of Bar" Honor

By Buchalter Nemer | Aug 30, 2018

Based on the number of nominations and votes from a panel of peers, James K. Dyer, Jr. has been included in Sacramento Business Journal’s 2018 “Best of the Bar.”

COTCHETT PITRE & MCCARTHY LLP: Cotchett and McCarthy Selected as Daily Journal's Top Plaintiff Lawyers

By Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP | Aug 30, 2018

Congratulations to Joe Cotchett and Niall McCarthy for once again being selected to the Daily Journal's Top Plaintiff Lawyers list for 2018.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAWW PITTMAN: After Unanimous Jury Trial Victory, Judge Awards Pillsbury Client San Diego Comic-Con $4 Million in Fees

By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | Aug 28, 2018

On August 23, U.S. District Court Judge Anthony J. Battaglia affirmed a unanimous December 2017 jury verdict finding that Dan Farr Productions, Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg (collectively DFP) infringed the “Comic-Con” family of trademarks owned by San Diego Comic Convention, by operating conventions under the name “Salt Lake Comic Con.”

BAKER STERCHI COWDEN & RICE LLC: $224 million sought in Lawsuit against AT&T over cryptocurrency theft

By Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC | Aug 25, 2018

A cyber thief was able to trick AT&T into providing Michael Terpin’s account information, enabling that thief to make off with nearly $24 million in cryptocurrency belonging to Terpin, according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of California in Los Angeles.

MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS: Morgan Lewis Continues IP Practice Expansion with 9-Partner Team in California

By Morgan Lewis & Bockius | Aug 24, 2018

Morgan Lewis is continuing a significant expansion of its market-leading intellectual property practice by adding a full-service patent prosecution and litigation team resident in Orange County and led by nine partners.

MAYER BROWN: Top Litigators in Los Angeles: Dale J. Giali

By Mayer Brown | Aug 24, 2018

Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) was selected to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 “Top Litigators in Los Angeles” list.Original source can be found here.

ALBERTSON & DAVIDSON LLP: Big Fight, Small Estate…Should I Fight For A Small Inheritance?

By Albertson & Davidson, LLP | Aug 24, 2018

There are two equally powerful issues you must consider when contesting an estate: (1) principal, and (2) money.

BPE LAW GROUP: Understanding the Case Management Process - Part 5

By BPE Law Group | Aug 24, 2018

In part four of our series on civil litigation we covered the enforcement of discovery rights.

ERICKSEN ARBUTHNOT ATTORNEYS AT LAW: Protecting Confidential Settlement Agreements from Attorney Disclosure

By Ericksen, Arbuthnot Attorneys at Law | Aug 24, 2018

Formal written settlement agreements have long contained provisions for the attorneys representing the settling parties to approve the agreement “as to form and content.”

BUCHALTER NEMER: Buchalter Named Best Place to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal

By Buchalter Nemer | Aug 24, 2018

Buchalter is pleased to announce the Los Angeles office has been selected as one of the 2018 “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles,” a joint project between the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

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