Unless you are a specialized lender who makes loans to debtors-in-possession, you do not make a loan with the expectation that your borrower is going to file bankruptcy. Although the number of bankruptcy filings in California and nationally is trending slightly lower, filings remain at higher than normal levels. Nearly every lender has received the […]
Greg Cordrey’s blog article titled, "Complaint Survives Motion To Dismiss Based On Facts Outside The Complaint," was reprinted by IP Frontline.
Stan Gibson’s blog article, "Brand New Expert on Reply Precluded as Litigation Maneuver as Google’s Motion to Strike Oracle’s Expert Is Granted," was reprinted on IP Frontline.
Burton Mitchell co-authored an article published recently by the California Trusts and Estates Quarterly entitled "To Bypass or Not Bypass, That is the Question: Using a Formula General Power of Appointment Clause to Address New Estate Planning Uncertainties."
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.
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 […]
Stan Gibson’s article titled, "Facebook’s Motion to Stay Pending Reexamination Denied Where Plaintiff Showed It Would Suffer Undue Prejudice," was published by IP Frontline.
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.
Patricia DeSantis co-authored an article for Law360, “Providing A Seat And Time To Eat To Calif. Employees.” The article discusses the issues involved in Brinker v. Superior Court and how it will affect employment law and litigation in California.
Jim Butler’s article, "Hotel Lawyer on the Fiduciary, Contractual and Agency Duties of Hotel Brokers, Host Hotels & Resorts: LP v. Molinaro Koger Litigation," was reprinted on the website of the Asian American Hotel Owner’s Association (AAHOA).