Arbitration was originally created to provide parties with a speedy and less expensive forum for resolving disputes outside of the courts, but has eroded over the years to become equally, if not more, expensive and time consuming than litigation. To curb that trend, one state has enacted an innovative statutory scheme whose express purpose is […]
Tim Lappen discussed Jay Leno’s unique car collection and this August’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in his article ‘Jay Leno on Cars, the Concours & Comedy’ published by Haute Living.
Jim Butler’s article, “US Supreme Court Voids LA Ordinance Requiring Hotel Operators to Turn Over Guest Records on Demand” was published by Hotel Online. The article details the City of Los Angeles v. Patel case, Los Angeles City code’s provisions, the history of the challenge in the District Court, appeals to the Ninth Circuit, and […]
Marta Fernandez and Patricia DeSantis wrote the article “Employers Must Prepare to be Ambushed by Unions,” published in the Daily Journal.
The recently published California decision in Nasrawi v. Buck Consultants LLC, issued by the Court of Appeal, Sixth District, has the potential to expand an actuarial firm’s liability well beyond its current limits under California law. In Nasrawi, the appellate court reversed a trial court order which sustained a demurrer filed by defendants Buck Consultants […]
Kimberly Huangfu wrote “Title 24: What the Future of Energy Efficiency Regulations Means for Commercial Landlords and Tenants,” for BOMA Views.
Daniel Freedman’s article “Statewide Permitting Mandates Begin to Turn the Tide on Solar’s Increasing Soft Costs” in this month’s ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.
Jim Butler and Mark Adams’ article, ‘The Shrinking Terms of Hotel Management Agreements’ was published by 4Hoteliers.
Cathy Holmes’ article, ‘EB-5 Financing for Hotel Development’ was republished by Hospitality Net.
Kimberly Huangfu wrote the WaterWorld article entitled, “California’s Water Woes: A Deeper Look at the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.”