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The 5th Amendment of the Constitution prohibits government from taking private property without just compensation being paid to the owner. ...
Mark G. Sellers
Jan 04, 2012
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In Madera Oversight Coalition, Inc. v. County of Madera, Case No. F059153 (5th Dist. Sept. 13, 2011) (certified for partial publication; cost...
Paige H. Gosney
Jan 01, 2012
Publication
Community Water Coalition v. Santa Cruz County Local Agency Formation Commission (Sixth Appellate District No. H036616, filed November 18, 2011)...
Paige H. Gosney
Dec 30, 2011
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On November 22, 2011, the Sixth District of the California Court of Appeal certified for publication its decision Pfeiffer v. City of Sunnyvale City...
Paige H. Gosney
Dec 30, 2011
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On December 29, 2011, the California Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated ruling on the fate of over 400 redevelopment agencies in the case of...
Gregory P. Powers
Dec 29, 2011
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Times are tough for many industries, and the development industry is no exception. As a result of the uncertain marketplace, projects in California...
Gregory P. Powers | Michele Staples
Dec 08, 2011
Publication
IRVINE, CA - The Firm was a Five-Carat sponsor of the 20th Anniversary Celebration of HomeAid Orange County’s Project Playhouse held on...
Nov 10, 2011
News
IRVINE, CA - The Firm was a sponsor of The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America's Construction Industry Good Scout Award Luncheon, held...
Nov 10, 2011
News
IRVINE, CA - JDTP was presented with a special award by Habitat for Humanity of Orange County in recognition of the Firm's pro bono work on...
Nov 10, 2011
News
In today’s economic climate finding financing resources for your business is especially difficult. Where do you turn to get help in locating...
James H. Shnell | Ruth Mijuskovic
Nov 03, 2011
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IRVINE, CA - The Firm will be a featured contributor to Smart Business: Orange County. See below for articles January 2012 Legal Matters to...
Oct 27, 2011
News
IRVINE, CA - Jim Shnell of the Firm's Business and Corporate Services Group was a featured speaker at the Tech Coast Venture Network...
Oct 26, 2011
News
Just when California employers thought doing business in California could not get any more challenging, last week Governor Brown lent a last-minute...
JT
Oct 26, 2011
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Governor Brown recently signed Senate Bill 459, which provides hefty penalties for any individual or employer that willfully misclassifies an...
JT
Oct 26, 2011
Article
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a narrow interpretation of the FLSA overtime exemption relating to “learned professionals....
JT
Oct 26, 2011
Article
On October 9, 2011, Governor Brown signed AB 1236, a California law that prohibits state, city, county, and/or special districts from requiring an...
JT
Oct 24, 2011
Article
IRVINE, CA - Andrew Bernstein, Chair of the Firm's Real Estate Services Group served as legal counsel to Wolfe and Wyman, LLC, the tenant in...
Oct 17, 2011
News
In Madera Oversight Coalition, Inc. v. County of Madera, Case No. F059153 (5th Dist. Sept. 13, 2011) (certified for partial publication; cost...
Paige H. Gosney
Oct 17, 2011
Article
*Co-written by Joel Covelman A lawsuit has just been filed against your company and several of the company’s executives. Your first...
Edward A. Galloway
Oct 01, 2011
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Eventually, most businesses owners face a decision — whether and when to sell the business. Here, advice and support from competent consultants...
Aug 25, 2011
Publication
The commercial condominium is not a new concept, but it is worth revisiting in light of the current real estate market. For the builder, there are...
Abe Cook | Stephanie A. Nation
Aug 01, 2011
Publication
Eventually, most businesses owners face a decision – whether and when to sell the business. Here, advice and support from competent consultants...
Douglas F. Landrum
Jul 01, 2011
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In an important employment case for any California employer with out of state employees, the California Supreme Court in Sullivan v. Oracle, decided...
M. Alim Malik
Jul 01, 2011
Article
Leasing space for your business - whether office, retail or industrial - is an important investment for any company. While there are always many...
Spring M. Robinson | Sonia A. Lister
Jun 01, 2011
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Virtually every real property deal carries a risk of environmental liability. Prior to acquiring or leasing a site, the business should consult a...
M. Alim Malik | Alene M. Taber
May 01, 2011
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Most businesses think that real estate laws only affect businesses actively engaged in acquiring, selling or operating real estate. But changes to...
Stanley E. Heyman
Apr 01, 2011
Publication
Every business has information and practices that, if disclosed to a competitor, could be disastrous to its livelihood. MORE
M. Alim Malik
Mar 01, 2011
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*Co-written by Jonathan M. Werner Despite the "shellacking" - to borrow a turn of phrase from President Obama - the Democrats took in...
M. Alim Malik
Feb 01, 2011
Publication
IRVINE, CA - Kathryn Casey, Michael Fairchild, and Stephanie Nation were named to the 2011 list of Southern California Rising Stars by Law and...
Jan 01, 2011
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