Aaron Olsen Named To 2016 California Rising Stars List

By | 2017-05-24T20:17:55+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We are pleased to announce that Aaron Olsen has been selected to the 2016 California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a [...]

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Alreen Haeggquist Named to the 2016 California Super Lawyers List

By | 2017-05-24T20:37:50+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We are pleased to announce that Managing Partner Alreen Haeggquist has been selected to the 2016 California Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained [...]

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Supreme Court Holds Corporations Cannot Strategically Skirt Class Action Liability

By | 2016-01-20T09:13:56+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Consumer, Consumer Class Actions|

Like many other strategic maneuvers by corporations that can only be characterized as one-sided and unfair, such as burying arbitration clauses in paperwork which deny consumers the right to a fair and impartial jury trial and immunize corporations from sweeping class-wide liability no matter how egregious their conduct, corporations have been attempting to suppress class-wide [...]

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New California Employment Laws for 2016

By | 2017-05-24T20:18:45+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Wage & Hour, Whistleblower|

Along with New Year resolutions, 2016 brings us a host of new laws affecting the employment arena. Here is a short summary of a few of these new laws: Minimum Wage Increase:  Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in California is increasing to $10 per hour. Employment Discrimination: Effective January 1, 2016, AB 987 [...]

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