• News

    Breakwater Management Provides $29 Million of Debt & Preferred Equity Financing for Brown and Settle, Inc

    The Firm is mentioned for representing Breakwater Management LP in an article discussing their investment in Brown & Settle.

    From Express Press Release on March 18, 2019

  • Article

    Business Transactions: Labor and Employment Considerations

    Tony Oncidi, Elaine Simson and Cole Lewis authored an article on labor and employment-related considerations that arise in the context of corporate mergers and acquisitions.

    From LexisNexis on March 14, 2019

  • Awards and Recognition

    Tony Oncidi Recognized by the Burton Awards and the National Law Review for Distinguished Legal Writing

    March 12, 2019

  • Newsletter

    California Employment Law Notes

    Eddie Money Beats Discrimination Lawsuit Based On Free Speech Right
    Symmonds v. Mahoney, 31 Cal. App. 5th 1096 (2019)
    Former Accountant Could Proceed With Whistleblower Lawsuit
    Siri v. Sutter Home Winery, Inc., 31 Cal. App. 5th 598 (2019)
    Employer Violated FCRA With Improper Background Check Notice
    Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, LLC, 913 F.3d 1169 (9th Cir. 2019)
    Fruit Growers May Have Been Joint Employers Of Thai Workers For Purposes Of Title VII
    EEOC v. Global Horizons, Inc., 915 F.3d 631 (9th Cir. 2019)
    $300 Unpaid Wage Claim Results In Additional $57,000 Award To Employee
    Stratton v. Beck, 30 Cal. App. 5th 901 (2018)
    Payroll Company Not Liable To Employee For Negligence Or Breach Of Contract
    Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, 6 Cal. 5th 817 (2019)
    PAGA Penalties Must Be Shared With All Aggrieved Employees
    Moorer v. Noble L.A. Events, Inc., 2019 WL 949419 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
    Court Should Not Have Denied Certification Of Class Of Drivers Seeking Wage & Hour Remedies
    Jimenez-Sanchez v. Dark Horse Exp., Inc., 2019 WL 626349 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
    Successive Class Action May Be Barred By Statute Of Limitations
    Fierro v. Landry's Rest. Inc., 2019 WL 658710 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019)
    Caregiver May Not Have Been Independent Contractor Under DWBR
    Duffey v. Tender Heart Home Care Agency, LLC, 31 Cal. App. 5th 232 (2019)
    On-Call Employees Who Must Call In Should Receive Reporting-Time Pay
    Ward v. Tilly's, Inc., 31 Cal. App. 5th 1167 (2019)
    Damages May Not Be Denied To Employee Based Upon His "Imprecise Testimony"
    Furry v. East Bay Pub'g, LLC, 30 Cal. App. 5th 1072 (2019)

    March 2019

  • News

    Breakwater Management Provides $29 Million of Debt & Preferred Equity Financing for Brown and Settle, Inc

    In an article discussing the recapitalization of Breakwater Management, a Los Angeles-based private investment firm, the Firm is named as representing Breakwater.

    From PRSYNC on March 11, 2019

  • News

    NCAA Can’t Cap Student Athletes’ Education-Related Pay

    Bart H. Williams, Scott P. Cooper, Kyle A. Casazza, Jennifer L. Jones, Shawn S. Ledingham Jr. and Jacquelyn N. Crawley are named as representing the PAC-12 Conference.

    From Law360 on March 8, 2019

  • Awards and Recognition

    Firm Achieves Top Rankings in Chambers Global 2019

    February 28, 2019

  • News

    Nine West’s CH. 11 Plan OK’d After Sweetened Creditor Deal

    Michael T. Mervis, Alyse F. Stach, Mark K. Thomas and Peter J. Young are mentioned as representatives of Sycamore Partners in an article discussing Nine West’s revised Chapter 11 plan. 

    From Law360 on February 25, 2019

  • News

    People: Hire Dynamics, SIA, Nextaff, SHRM, Proskauer

    Kate Gold is noted for joining the Firm’s Labor & Employment department in the Los Angeles office.

    From Staffing Industry Analysis on February 22, 2019