Grace A. Nguyen and Lauren S. Kadish will be presenting a webinar for C4CM on "Key Considerations when Drafting Employment Arbitration Clauses in California and Beyond" on May 16, 2016 from 11:00AM to 12:15PM. For more information please visit: www.c4cm.com/lawfirm/california-employmnt-arbitration-clauses.htm
Brian D. Kahn will be presenting at the 23rd West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar on "Walking a Tightrope without a Net: Successful Case Handling while Balancing the Needs of Carriers, the Insured, and In-House Counsel" on May 13, 2016.
Thomas L. Halliwell will be presenting at the 23rd West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar on "Recent Important Appellate Decisions in California, Nevada, and Arizona" on May 12, 2016.
Grace A. Nguyen has been selected 2016 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star.
Ravi M. Mehta has been selected 2016 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star.
Lauren S. Kadish has been selected 2016 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star.
Green Construction and LEED Fundamentals: An Overview, Common Legal Pitfalls And A Discussion of Best Practices: Link To Webinar
Richard H. Glucksman, Glenn T. Barger, Jon A. Turigliatto and David A. Napper are featured in the special year-end edition of Construction Defect journal -
"The CA Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of McMillin Albany LLC..." main page under #1 CDJ Topic: McMillin Albany LLC v Superior Court of California: Read Article
"A Homeowner's Subsequent Action is Barred as a Matter of Law by way of a Prior 'Right to Repair Act' Claim..." under #5 CDJ Topic: David Belasco v. Gary Loren Wells et al. (2015) B254525: Read Article
"Right to Repair Reform: Revisions and Proposals to State's 'Right to Repair Statutes'," is featured under #6 CDJ Topic: Construction Defect Legislative Developments: Read Article
Arthur J. Chapman and Lauren S. Kadish – Mr. Chapman and Ms. Kadish prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a slander lawsuit filed against a prominent individual in the boxing industry. The Court found that the alleged statements were constitutionally protected statements of opinion, and not actionable as a matter of law. http://mynewsla.com/crime/2016/01/19/lawsuit-against-manny-pacquiaos-trainer-dismissed/
Glenn T. Barger -
Speaker ADR Mediation/Getting the Job Done – Interactive Workshop, November 18, 2015
Glenn T. Barger and Brian D. Kahn- Co-chairing the ASCDC/CDCMA CD Seminar, December 3, 2015
Glenn T. Barger -
Mr. Barger has recently been appointed President Elect of Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Greg K. Sabo and Grace A. Nguyen were sucessful in having a MSJ granted in favor of an ER doctor in a medical malpractice case involving large potential damages, complex medical and legal issues.
Lauren S. Kadish has been selected as Co-chair of the ASCDC Young Lawyers Committee 2015.
Ashley H. Verdon has been selected 2016 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star.
Thomas L. Halliwell - Speaker, West Coast Casualty Seminar, May 14-15, 2015, Disneyland Hotel. Mr. Halliwell will be speaking on Recent Important Appellate Decisions in California, Nevada and Arizona.
Grace A. Nguyen - Ms. Nguyen was recently appointed President of the Loyola Law School Alumni Board of Governors.
Grace A. Nguyen - Speaker, SCALL on February 27-28, 2015. Ms. Nguyen will be speaking on Social Media and Litigation at the Thriving in the Nework Economy Conference.
Glenn T. Barger and Heather M. Patrick -
CGDRB instrumental in 3-month trial wherein a defense verdict was reached against Fred Adelman, an attorney known for his plaintiffs' work in the construction defect arena, including negligence, SB 800 and fraud causes of action.
Brian D. Kahn and John T. Brazier -
Speakers 2014 Construction Defect Seminar, December 11, 2014 at Hilton, Costa Mesa.
Richard H. Glucksman – Webinar ALI CLE - Building Green & LEED Certified: Negotiation, Drafting and Execution Strategies
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | 12:00 — 1:30 p.m. Eastern
Telephone Seminar | Audio Webcast
20th Annual MC Consultants Western Region Construction Litigation And Insurance Coverage Conference, September 17-19, 2014. Mr. Kahn will be moderating the panel “An Overview: Public Works Arbitrations – Across The Western United States”.
Actuary Leadership Forum, Center for Insurance Studies at California State University Fullerton. Mr. Glucksman will be speaking on Construction Casualty Losses.
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April 15, 2016 – Nick Cammrota, General Counsel, California Business Industry Association (CBIA)
Mr. Cammrota will be speaking on trends and developments in the construction industry.
March 16, 2016 - Erwin D. Chemerinsky, Dean, UC Irvine School of Law
Dean Chemerinsky is the founding Dean of UC Irvine School of Law and a preeminent constitutional scholar. Dean Chemerinsky will be speaking on recent US Supreme Court decisions that affect the Firm’s practice, as well as individuals and businesses.
TBA - Paul T. Hayden, Interim Dean of Loyola Law School, Thomas V. Girardi Professor of Consumer Protection Law.
Paul T. Hayden has been a member of the Loyola Law School faculty since 1995, concentrating his teaching and writing on tort law and legal ethics. After law school he clerked for the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and for the Honorable J. Spencer Letts of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a member of the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility.
October 29, 2015 - Senator Ben Allen, 26th Senate District
Senator Ben Allen, 26th Senate District which consists of the Westside and coastal South Bay communities. Senator Allen serves as chair of the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee as well as the legislature's Joint Committee on the Arts. He is a member of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, the Budget Subcommittee on Education, the Natural Resources and Water Committee, the Transportation and Housing Committee, and the Veterans Affairs Committee. He was born in raised in Santa Monica and previously worked for Richardson & Patel and Bryan Cave.
October 8, 2014 - Jim McDonnell, Los Angeles County Sheriff-Elect
Jim McDonnell Los Angeles County Sheriff-Elect and fomer Chief of Police for the Long Beach Police Department. Sheriff McDonnell served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 29 years and held every rank in the department up to Chief of Staff, second-in-command of the LAPD. He has received numerous community and department awards, including the LAPD’s highest award for bravery, the Medal of Valor.
July 23, 2014 - Matthew Dababneh, California State Assembly, 45th District
Mr. Dababneh serves on the Budget, Rules, Insurance and Governmental Organization, as well as the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance. Mr. Dababneh previously served as the Chief of Staff for former Congressman Brad Sherman.
March 18, 2014 - Hon. Henry A. Waxman, 33rd Congressional District
Hon. Waxman is the U.S. Representative for California’s 33rd Congressional District and has been serving in Congress since 1975. He is considered to be one of the most influential members of Congress.
January 22, 2014 - Hon. Michael P. Vicencia, Assistant Supervising Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Southeast District (Long Beach)
Assistant Supervising Judge of the Long Beach Superior Court. Hon. Vicencia was involved in overseeing the construction of the new Long Beach Courthouse, which was accomplished with virtually no public funds.
January 8, 2014 - Jerry Braun, Esq., Officer of The Other Bar, Substance Abuse Expert
The Other Bar is a supporting organization to assist the legal profession in recovery from substance abuse.
October 24, 2013 - Hon. Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County District Attorney
Hon. Jackie Lacey was sworn in on December 3, 2012 as the 42nd District Attorney of Los Angeles County. She is the first woman and first African-American to serve as LA County’s District Attorney.
April 9, 2013 - Patrick Kelly, Esq., President of State Bar of California
Mr. Kelly is the president of the State Bar of California – the largest state bar in the United States. He took over as the 88th president of the State Bar of California in October 2012. He is a veteran trial lawyer and western regional manager of Wilson Elser.
January 24, 2013 - Justice Victory Chaney, California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District
Justice Chaney is a justice on the Second District, Division Two California Court of Appeal. She worked at the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office for 11 years before her judicial appointment in 1990. She was first appointed to the Los Angeles Municipal Court. In 1994, she was promoted to the Superior Court where she presided until her appointment to the appellate court in 2009
November 1, 2011 - Robert Grace, Esq., Assistant Deputy District Attorney – Major Crimes Unit
Robert “Bobby” Grace is a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County working in the Major Crimes Unit. He jointed the DA’s office in 1988 and has successfully prosecuted over 60 homicide cases, including some of LA’s most heinous and famous, including Chester Turner and the Black Widow Killers.
October 4, 2011 - Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha, Dean, Pepperdine University School of Law and former Judge of the United States Court of Appeal, 10th Circuit
Hon. Tacha was appointed by President Reagan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit where she served as a circuit judge from 1986-2011. She served as Chief Judge from January 2001 through 2007. She was appointed Dean of the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2011.
December 2, 2010 - Justice Lee Smalley Edmon, California Court of Appeal, 2nd District and Former Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court
Justice Edmon is the presiding justice of Division Three for the 2nd District Court of Appeal. Justice Edmon previously served as a judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court and served as the Los Angeles Superior Court’s first female presiding judge from 2011 to 2012.
November 11, 2010 - Victor Gold, Dean, Loyola Law School of Los Angeles
Victor Gold was named 16th Dean of Loyola Law School and Senior Vice President of Loyola Marymount University in January 2009 after spending a year as interim dean. He has earned myriad accolades as a legal educator and scholar since he started teaching at Loyola in 1984.
Grace A. Nguyen and Lauren S. Kadish will be presenting a webinar for C4CM on "Key Considerations when Drafting Employment Arbitration…
Brian D. Kahn will be presenting at the 23rd West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar on "Walking a Tightrope without a Net:…
Thomas L. Halliwell will be presenting at the 23rd West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar on "Recent Important Appellate Decisions in…
Richard H. Glucksman – Webinar ALI CLE - Building Green & LEED Certified: Negotiation, Drafting and Execution Strategies Tuesday, July…
Ms. Dubow will be presenting a Webinar with ALI CLE on Employers Beware: Social Media Liability and Proactive Preventive Measures,…
20th Annual MC Consultants Western Region Construction Litigation And Insurance Coverage Conference, September 17-19, 2014. Mr. Kahn will be moderating…