November, 2011 Articles

Labor & Employment

The Recorder: Employers, Sit Tight and Wait for ‘Brinker’

Patricia DeSantis co-authored an article for The Recorder, “Employers, Sit Tight and Wait for ‘Brinker.’” The article summarizes the oral arguments and potential outcome of Brinker v. Superior Court, a case before the California Supreme Court concerning an employer’s obligation to ensure that employees are not working during mandated meal and rest breaks.

SAMA Comes to Northern California

A few years ago, the Special Assets Management Association (SAMA) was born in Southern California. SAMA is a member-driven non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to fostering the best practice in the workout arena through continuing education, mentoring, skill sharing and peer support. I hear from my partners and clients in Southern California that SAMA has been […]

Global Hospitality Group®

Hotel Online: ADA Alert: Attention all Owners and Operators of hotels, restaurants, timeshares and other places of 'public accommodation'

Marty Orlick and David Sudeck’s article titled, "ADA Alert: Attention all Owners and Operators of hotels, restaurants, timeshares and other places of ‘public accommodation,’" was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online, Hotel News Resource, HOTELS, Hospitality Net, and ehotelier.com. The article was also highlighted in Lodging Hospitality.

California Court Decision Threatens to End Receiver’s Sales of Real Property

In these times of declining property values, lenders are often faced with the prospect of taking back property that will prove to be difficult to manage as ORE. One time-honored means of administering these properties is to move for the appointment of a receiver and ask the Court to authorize the receiver to sell the […]