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Saturday, December 09, 2023
GUEST COLUMNS

Friday, December 8, 2023

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Why a sound business strategy, investor engagement, and strong leadership are the best defense against activism.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Monday, December 4, 2023

Friday, November 17, 2023

LA County's talc litigation represents a colossal waste of taxpayer-funded time as public lawyers collaborate with private plaintiffs' attorneys, employing outrageous tactics that, in all likelihood, will not succeed for most.
Developments on California Proposition 65: First Amendment, short-form warnings, and food products.

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Friday, November 10, 2023

Employers may see the trade-off as an opportunity to trim budgets by eliminating jobs that can be done faster and cheaper by AI. But they must understand the legal and HR implications of job automation, including potential job displacement and the need for upskilling or reskilling programs. Employers – whether construction, legal, hospitality, education, or any other industry or profession – must start making changes now.
Practitioners should keep an eye on the case because it has the potential to make it easier for so-called "innocent owners" to recover property that is seized by the government.

NEWS

General News

Friday, December 8, 2023

Trustee Elissa D. Miller told the court she currently has $19.5 million on hand that will be used to pay back other unsecured creditors, which she noted in a status report last month still has $332 million in unsecured claims.
General News

Friday, December 8, 2023

The case reached the Supreme Court, which ruled in June that lawsuits implicating the Federal Arbitration Act must be stayed while a defendant seeks interlocutory appeal.
General News

Friday, December 8, 2023

Edgar Sargsyan, whose law license is now suspended, told prosecutors that he paid another attorney to assume his identity and take the bar exam for him.
General News

Thursday, December 7, 2023

A consolidated complaint against Rivian, which counts Amazon among its investors, was filed last July, alleging that the electric vehicle maker intentionally underpriced its R1S SUV and R1T pickup trucks before going public.
General News

Thursday, December 7, 2023

The filmmakers claim that DD3 did not infringe any of Rearden's copyright and are in no way vicariously liable for any infringement even if DD3 is found to have committed wrongdoing.
General News

Thursday, December 7, 2023

By collecting patients' information "defendant assumed legal and equitable duties to those individuals to protect and safeguard that information from unauthorized access and intrusion," M. Anderson Berry of Arnold Law Firm wrote in the complaint.
General News

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

"His misconduct, committed in the course and scope of his representation of former President Trump, shocked the conscience of the nation, and is of such exceptional gravity that only disbarment will suffice," State Bar prosecutor Duncan C. Carling wrote.
General News

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November forced Citigroup to pay nearly $26 million in fines and "consumer redress" for intentionally discriminating against credit card applicants who the bank believed were Armenian Americans.
General News

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

FTC Chair Lina M. Khan, an appointee of President Joe Biden, has a mixed record in blocking mergers but has vowed to keep trying to block corporate acquisitions she believes are not in the public interest.
General News

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Assemblyman Ash Kalra was a deputy public defender in Santa Clara County for 11 years.
General News

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Trainor Fairbrook in Sacramento practiced real estate law, business litigation and trusts and estates.
General News

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

According to Michael L. Gabriel, representing himself in a putative class action, Blockas.com demanded that he pay a $5,000 "tax clearance fee" to exchange his loan from Bitcoin to U.S. dollars.
General News

Monday, December 4, 2023

Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Legislature and former Democratic Party Chair John Burton petitioned the court in September to take the initiative off the ballot.
General News

Monday, December 4, 2023

"The judge sanctioned us for not giving a detailed enough explanation as to why we disputed whether the plaintiff was injured," said defense attorney Lance D. Orloff of Grant Genovese & Baratta LLP.
General News

Monday, December 4, 2023

"Defendants failed to set the rates at the lowest possible interest rates, as their agreements with California required," stated the state's complaint, signed by Todd M. Schneider of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP.
General News

Monday, November 27, 2023

San Diego County held a special election on Nov. 7 and the ballot included a measure to change Fallbrook and Rainbow's water provider. The measure passed with overwhelming support in both districts. But opponents say that the move by some for cheaper water means higher costs for others.
General News

Monday, November 27, 2023

The panel also approved $21 million in fees for the long running case involving a $30 million loan a Hong Kong billionaire had made to his daughter.
General News

Monday, November 27, 2023

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter concluded that the tenants' federal suit constituted an improper appeal of a state court judgment and thus was barred by Rooker-Feldman. But the circuit panel disagreed.
General News

Friday, November 24, 2023

The court's rejection of the city's writ of certiorari does not mean the city will lose its underlying lawsuit against the operators, but the case will have to go to trial.
General News

Friday, November 24, 2023

"It's taken tremendous courage and strength for Jane Doe to bring this case and we are very proud to represent her and the certified class," Susman Godfrey LLP partner Krysta Kauble Pachman said.
General News

Friday, November 24, 2023

The case concerns a crude oil refinery in Paramount that began converting to biofuel operations in 2011. AltAir Paramount, the owners of the site and a real party in interest in the case, modified the site to process biofuels, with all crude oil operations ceasing in 2017.
General News

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

In October 2015, the defendant asked South Korean company Wookyung MIT for $5 million in cash for a contract that was supposed to be awarded through a competitive bidding process, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
General News

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

The founders of Frost LLP said the idea of building a firm began decades ago in law school.
General News

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

According to the lawsuit, the defendants approached Black Angus with a pitch to use its restaurants as ghost kitchens — an arrangement where a restaurant's kitchen processes to-go orders for a separate brand.
General News

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The argument by Felix Shafir of Horvitz & Levy LLP targeted what he said was an incorrect interpretation of a 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision, Viking River Cruises Inc. v. Moriana.
General News

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Newell Law Firm attorneys say early careers outside the legal profession give them an edge.
General News

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The matter is related to multiple coordinated lawsuits against Liberty Utilities, many of which were filed in Mono County. Los Angeles Judge Kenneth R. Freeman is presiding over the coordinated proceedings.
General News

Monday, November 20, 2023

The Center for Biological Diversity claimed the government has allowed four-decade-old development plans to proceed in an area of the ocean off Huntington Beach.
General News

Monday, November 20, 2023

Neutral Robert Mann says he's not paid to just say what people want to hear
General News

Monday, November 20, 2023

"That will free up money for professional fees and for the estate to continue to function. It won't have to reserve such a large amount," said attorney Ronald N. Richards of Beverly Hills, who represents trustee Elissa D. Miller.