A version of Marta Fernandez’s article titled, "New Era (of Unionization)," was published in the December 2008 issue of Lodging Law by the American Hotel and Motel Association (AH&LA). To read the article, click on the File above titled "The EFCA: New Era of Unionization."
Speculation runs rampant about the income, gift and estate tax changes that will result from the administration of President-Elect Obama. Most of the recent discussion has focused on tax rates applicable to ordinary income, capital gains, and dividends. Gift and estate tax changes, which affect most of readers of this newsletter, have received much less […]
Marta Fernandez’s article, "Winning the Hearts, Minds and Loyalty of your Workforce Before the Union Comes Calling" was published on Hotel Law Blog. To view the article as a PDF, please click on the file above. November 28, 2008 This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced it will spend about $10 million in the […]
Barry Haldeman’s article, "What’s going on?: Actors and producers Continue Their Drama," was published in the Malibu Times.
On November 17, 2008, the United States Supreme Court let stand a key Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that a “serial plaintiff” and his attorney, who had filed more than 400 lawsuits against California businesses, could not file repeated Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) lawsuits against business owners without first obtaining court […]
Dan Sedor authored "Nine Tips for Developing a Data Map," published in a special supplement to KMWorld magazine, a leading publication covering the latest in content, document and knowledge management.
Marta Fernandez‘s article, "The Perfect Storm is Coming — The Employee Free Choice Act" was published on Hotel Law Blog. To view the complete article, please click on the file above.
Gordon Schaller and Scott Harshman authored Chapter 1 of the California CEB Special Needs Trust Book titled "Introduction to Planning for Persons With Disabilities."
Living Trusts: How Special Distribution Provisions Can Help You Achieve Your Objectives By Gordon A. Schaller and Scott Harshman Special Distribution Provisions in Living Trusts The living trust is one of the most basic estate planning tools available, but some lawyers adopt a "one-form-fits-all" approach to drafting the trust. Many clients have special situations that […]
"Foreign Investment: A Chat Across the Pond," featuring Bill Capps, Chair of JMBM’s Corporate Department, and Laura O’Neill, a partner in the Corporate Department of SJ Berwin in London, was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP and SJ Berwin are members of Interlaw Ltd., an association of 70 […]