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November 8, 2016 marked a historic election for a number of reasons. California employers may be concerned about Proposition 64, which legalizes the...
Ron S. Brand
Nov 10, 2016
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As Election Day quickly approaches, California employers are reminded that the state voting leave law allows employees to take time off to vote in a...
Ron S. Brand
Oct 24, 2016
Article
September 30, 2016 was the last day for Governor Brown to sign bills passed by the California legislature this session. Here is the final report on...
Ron S. Brand
Oct 07, 2016
Article
IRVINE, CA - Michele Staples, of the Firm's Environmental and Land Use Development Services Groups, spoke at the National Business Institute...
Sep 15, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Nedda Mahrou, of the Firm's Environmental and Land Use Development Services Groups, was a featured panelist at the...
Sep 15, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Ron S. Brand, of the Firm’s Labor and Employment and Litigation Services Groups, will be a speaker at Continuing Education of...
Sep 09, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Kristin Garcia, of the Firm's Environmental, Land Use Development and Litigation Services Groups, was featured on the cover of the...
Jul 13, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Alim Malik, President of the Firm and Chair of the Firm's Litigation and Labor and Employment Services Groups, spoke at the July...
Jul 13, 2016
News
On June 1, 2016, the Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of requiring employers in the City of Los Angeles to provide their employees with 48...
Ron S. Brand
Jun 22, 2016
Article
IRVINE, CA - Kathryn Casey, of the Firm's Environmental and Land Use Development Services Groups, has been named to the 2016 list of...
Jun 06, 2016
News
IRVINE, CA - Ron Brand, of the Firm's Labor and Employment Services Group, will be a featured speaker at the Orange County Bar Association's...
May 20, 2016
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The Obama administration and Secretary of Labor Perez announced today the publication of the Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule updating the...
Ron S. Brand
May 18, 2016
Article
President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into law, the culmination of a lengthy bipartisan effort...
Ron S. Brand
May 12, 2016
Article
An important step has been made in expanding the ability of business owners to protect their trade secrets.  The Defend Trade Secrets Act of...
Ron S. Brand
May 03, 2016
Article
IRVINE, CA - Michele Staples, of the Firm’s Land Use Development and Environmental Services Group, will speak at the...
May 02, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Eddy Beltran, of the Firm’s Land Use Development and Environmental Services Group, will speak on water supply challenges in...
May 02, 2016
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IRVINE, CA - Kristin Garcia, of the Firm’s Environmental and Land Use Development Services Groups, will be a featured speaker at this year...
May 02, 2016
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On April 4, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a plan that will eventually increase the statewide minimum wage from $10.00 to $15....
Ron S. Brand
Apr 04, 2016
Article
IRVINE, CA - Ron Brand, of the Firm's Labor and Employment Services Group, will be a featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Woodland...
Mar 29, 2016
News
California's Fair Employment and Housing Council has adopted new regulations under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act that take...
Ron S. Brand
Mar 29, 2016
Article
IRVINE, CA -  Ron Brand, of the Firm's Labor & Employment Service Group, will be part of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce'...
Jan 20, 2016
News
IRVINE, CA - F. Scott Jackson has been named to the 2016 list of Southern California Super Lawyers®. This is the eleventh consecutive year...
Jan 20, 2016
News
IRVINE, CA - Michele Staples, of the Firm's Land Use Development Services Group, will speak at the National Business Institute Seminar, “...
Dec 18, 2015
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IRVINE, CA – Ron Brand, of the Firm's Labor and Employment Services Group, will speak at this year's California Lutheran University...
Nov 02, 2015
News
Monday, October 12, 2015 was the last day for California Governor Jerry Brown to sign or veto bills passed by the California Legislature this term....
Ron S. Brand
Oct 12, 2015
Article
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule, commonly known as “TRID,” is...
Sheri L. Marvin | Shannon Mandich
Oct 02, 2015
Article
In Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") Chief Counsel Advice #201537022, the IRS has determined that amounts advanced by a real estate...
Stanley E. Heyman
Oct 01, 2015
Article
IRVINE, CA – Michele Staples of the Firm’s Land Use Development Services Group will Co-Chair a comprehensive, two-day conference focused...
Sep 17, 2015
News
Significant changes to the due dates of federal tax returns for certain business entities have been made. As part of the “Surface...
Stanley E. Heyman
Aug 04, 2015
Article
Significant amendments to California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law) went...
Ron S. Brand
Aug 04, 2015
Article
On July 1, 2015, the recent amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations went  into effect. Employers who are...
Ron S. Brand
Jul 16, 2015
Article
IRVINE, CA - Kathryn Casey and Stephanie Nation were named to the 2015 list of Southern California Rising Stars by Law and Politics magazine. The...
Jun 10, 2015
News
A mid-sized trucking company out of Bakersfield, Randy’s Trucking, has agreed to pay nearly $525,000 to California for violating several diesel...
Alene M. Taber
Jun 03, 2015
Article
IRVINE, CA - M. Alim Malik and Ron Brand, Shareholders in the Firm’s Litigation and Labor and Employment Services Groups, as part of this year...
May 21, 2015
News
Starting July 1, 2015, most California employers will be required to provide paid sick leave to their employees under the Healthy Workplace Health...
Ron S. Brand
May 13, 2015
Article
IRVINE, CA - Michele Staples, of the Firm's Land Use Development Services Group, will speak at this year's California Water Law & Policy...
May 06, 2015
News
Mortgage lenders should be preparing to implement the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) TILA-RESPA Integrated...
Sheri L. Marvin | Shannon Mandich
May 05, 2015
Article
On April 1, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown issued Executive Order B-29-15 imposing, for the first time in California history, mandatory water use...
Michele Staples | Paige H. Gosney
Apr 06, 2015
Article
IRVINE, CA - Scott Jackson, Chair of the Firm’s Subdivisions Services Group, was recently honored by the Board of Directors of the Davis-...
JT
Mar 20, 2015
News
IRVINE, CA – Doug Landrum, of the Firm’s Business and Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Tax Services Groups, participated as a...
JT
Mar 17, 2015
News
IRVINE, CA - JDTP, represented by Shareholders Alene Taber and Kathryn Casey, hosted the Port Commissioners Luncheon at the 15th Annual California...
JT
Feb 26, 2015
News
IRVINE, CA - Paige Gosney of the Firm’s Land Use Development and Environmental Services Groups will be a featured speaker at the upcoming...
JT
Feb 23, 2015
News
IRVINE, CA - Michele Staples, of the Firm's Land Use Development and Environmental Services Groups, will speak at a webinar hosted by the...
JT
Feb 19, 2015
News
IRVINE, CA - F. Scott Jackson and Stanley Heyman were named to the 2015 list of Southern California Super Lawyers®. This is the tenth...
JT
Jan 27, 2015
News
Effective for 2014, taxpayers who exchange real property located in California for like-kind properties located outside of California in a tax-...
Stanley E. Heyman
Dec 12, 2014
Article
This month the voters of the City and County of San Francisco narrowly rejected Proposition G which would have allowed San Francisco to impose an...
Stanley E. Heyman | Douglas F. Landrum
Nov 06, 2014
Article
IRVINE, CA  - Sheri Marvin of the Firm's Subdivisions Services Group, spoke at the Community Associations Institute's Legal Forum:...
JT
Oct 18, 2014
News
On September 26, 2014, developers of condominium projects throughout the country achieved a major victory, as President Obama signed H.R. 2600 into...
Abe Cook | A. Miles Carter
Sep 29, 2014
Article
On September 16, 2014, California enacted the first comprehensive program for managing and regulating groundwater extraction and use in its history (...
Michele Staples
Sep 29, 2014
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