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.
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 […]
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).
Jim Butler’s blog article, "Hotel Lawyer in Washington DC at NATHIC – Why the lodging industry will continue to do well despite bumpy markets and more," was published by Hotel News Resource, Hotel Online and ehotelier.com.
Jim Butler’s blog article titled, "EB-5 Financing for Hotels: Brian Su’s EB-5 Investment Boot Camp in Los Angeles on November 11, 2011," was published by Hotel Online.