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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 6, 2021 – Aliant, an international law firm with operations on five continents and in 17 countries, announced today the opening of Aliant Panama. The new office was formed through a partnership with Officium Lex Lau Abogados Panama. Aliant Law was founded in 2015 to deliver cross-border international legal services, including M&A, corporate transactional, and litigation. The firm has operations in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, and Central America. Officium Lex has handled major cross-border matters in geothermal energy, real estate, and financial services, and led major international corporate agreements and […]


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Hickory, NC (Law Firm Newswire) April 13, 2021 – Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP announces attorney Gregory D. Huffman has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Huffman, a Hickory native with 25 years of legal experience, comes to the firm from Moretz Marketing where he was involved in the redevelopment of the Moretz Mills building. Mr. Huffman previously served as Vice President-Legal for international apparel company Gildan Activewear (GIL: NYSE) where he managed the legal functions in the US, Asia, and Mexico. Prior to Gildan, he served as Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary and General Counsel for Gold Toe-Moretz, […]


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Waltham, MA (Law Firm Newswire) April 01, 2021 – Notice is hereby given that all claims against the defendant, Arcserve (USA) LLC and Marlin Management Company, LLC were not dismissed, and all claims remain and are subject to full discovery. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Superior Court, delivered the following denial response verbatim: “EXPANDED ENDORSEMENT on defendant, Arcserve (USA) LLC’s (“Arcserve”) and Marlin Management Company LLC’ s (“Marlin”), motion to dismiss. Claims brought by plaintiffs center on an asset purchase agreement between plaintiff, FastArchiver Software, LLC (“FastArchiver”) and Arcserve LLC, and the communications/negotiations precedent, relating to the sale of FastArchiver’s email […]


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San Mateo, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 20, 2021 – Sanjiv N. Singh, a Professional Law Corporation, with co-counsel Indrajana Law Group, a Professional Law Corporation, have filed suit in Alameda County against Henry Schein, Inc., one of the world’s leading healthcare product distributors. The lawsuit alleges wrongful termination in connection with a longstanding employee’s Asian American wife who was denigrated on the basis of her Asian heritage and objectified on the basis of her gender without any intervention or appropriate action by Henry Schein. The lawsuit specifically alleges that Henry Schein maliciously and repeatedly retaliated against her husband after […]


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Miami Beach, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 18, 2020 – Matthew McElligott, a partner at VCM Law Group is a primary attorney in the prominent Black Art Censorship lawsuit against the city of Miami Beach. Along with the ACLU of Florida and the ACLU of Florida Greater Miami Chapter, Attorney McElligott is fighting for the rights of Rodney Jackson, the artist whose First Amendment rights were violated when the city forced his mural portraying the killing of Raymond Herisse by police in 2019 to be removed from an important exhibit. Art curators Octavia Yearwood and Jared McGriff are also plaintiffs […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 22, 2020 – On May 22, 2020, on behalf of multiple employees, Sanjiv N. Singh, APLC (“SNS PLC”) filed a wrongful termination and wage and hour employment lawsuit against a Singaporean publicly traded company Lifebrandz Ltd. who appear to have deliberately and systematically exploited Celebrated Sushi Chef Tomonori Nagai and several other U.S. based employees working at the newly opened Sushi Nagai restaurant in Downtown San Francisco. Investigations by SNS PLC appear to confirm allegations that a Singaporean publicly traded company, Lifebrandz Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary Lifebrandz USA, Inc. and their CEO […]


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San Mateo, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 15, 2020 – In the wake of civil ordinances requiring closures of businesses across the country, law firms in various states have filed lawsuits on behalf of businesses alleging that insurance companies have improperly denied their pandemic business loss claims. Two plaintiffs groups in Northern California, one of the first states to issue pandemic ordinances, filed groundbreaking lawsuits within a week of each other. The French Laundry and related restaurants and its owners filed a declaratory relief action anticipating denial of coverage, and Outerlands, Inc. in San Francisco filed what is believed to […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) April 8, 2020 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s (CARES Act’s) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan is an excellent opportunity for businesses with less than 500 employees to take on low interest and forgivable (i.e. they don’t have to be paid back) loans. To help businesses with estimating forgiveness under the law’s complicated rules, Spire Law built and launched the CARES Act Loan Forgiveness Calculator to calculate the loan forgiveness under the CARES act as well as the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Application Tool to fill out the PPP loan application […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 24, 2020 – California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that it achieved back-to-back trial wins against two of the world’s largest automakers, Mercedes-Benz and Subaru. First, CCA attorneys, led by Brian T. Murray achieved a historic victory in the trial of Israel Gonzales, et al., v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC filed in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. The case was brought under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, better known as California’s Lemon Law, and involved a 2015 Mercedes S63 AMG with an alleged unrepaired suspension defect. On February 27, […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 31, 2020 – Texas appellate court discusses when employment arbitration contracts are valid. Recently, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Texas employment case discussing the enforceability of an arbitration agreement. An arbitration contract is a contractual provision by which the parties agree to forego their right to file certain lawsuits in court against the other party to the agreement. Instead, the parties agree that all disputes included in the agreement will be resolved through arbitration. The rules of arbitration are generally less formal, and arbitration can be a quicker and […]


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Orlando, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 17, 2020 – Spire Law LLC (formerly Jet Dot Law PLLC) launched as Jet.Law in early 2019 as alumni of Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 batch. “Spire Law’s new name represents our focus on defending Florida businesses. The name changed, but the firm’s core values remain the same. “We provide exceptional client communication and data-driven legal expertise, enabled by technology,” said Spire Law founding attorney Jesse Unruh. The law firm helps Florida businesses in the areas of business and employment law. Spire Law focuses on subscription-based general counsel services and defending against Americans with Disabilities […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 14, 2019 – Non-compete clauses can be valid, but businesses should be careful in how these agreements are drafted.  Hiring and training a new employee is a major expense for many Texas businesses, especially for small and medium-sized businesses. When a business hires an employee, it is not uncommon for the company to ask the new hire to sign a non-compete agreement. A non-compete agreement is a type of contract in which an employee agrees that they will not seek employment with a competitor within a certain amount of time after their employment terminates. […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – Los Angeles based lemon law firm, California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that its partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, earned one of the largest California Lemon Law verdicts of the year. CCA also announced the move of its Los Angeles headquarters from Century City, California to Westwood, California. CCA is now located at 10900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024. CCA’s founding partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, served as lead trial counsel in the matter Newton v. BMW North America, which was tried in Los Angeles Superior Court before […]


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Zug, CH (Law Firm Newswire) November 29, 2019 – Jur is pleased to announce it’s joining the Swiss Legal Tech Association (SLTA.) The move is an important milestone in Jur’s evolution as an enterprise smart contract platform for the legal sector. Joining the SLTA offers Jur the opportunity to strengthen its network by connecting with other innovators in the convergence of law and technology. The SLTA was formed in recognition of the seismic changes that technology is bringing to the legal sector. The mission of the Association is dedicated to helping participants understand the changes and foster the development of […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) November 07, 2019 – Lipsky Lowe LLP partner, Douglas Lipsky, was quoted in a recent Teen Vogue feature article about minimum wage rules for college students. The article notes that students who work on campus in many states can be paid less than the state minimum wage when working on campus. Generally, nonprofit educational organizations are exempt from certain provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) when hiring student workers. The exemption allows these employers to pay full-time students “subminimum wage” for on campus work. That rate is set at 75 percent […]


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Irvine, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 7, 2019 – Following a seven-week jury trial in the Nevada District Court, Enterprise Counsel Group (ECG) Partner Anjuli Woods successfully defended client, Frederick Chin, in the case entitled LLV Holdco, LLC v. Atalon Management Group LLC, et al. against a $15 million claim. In 2007, following the near collapse of LLV Holdco, LLC and its affiliates (plaintiffs), who were the developers of Lake Las Vegas, Mr. Chin was brought on as Chief Restructuring Officer. While holding that position, Mr. Chin successfully steered the plaintiffs through bankruptcy. In this lawsuit, however, the plaintiffs sought […]


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 2, 2019 – To maintain the practice of general law Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers PLLC has changed its name to Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC Attorneys at Law effective immediately. The firm has integrated more transactional, international, and real estate work into its practice and although it maintains the trial law department is also now handling non-trial matters including estate planning, licensing, tax protests, administrative law, and other areas of law that do not necessarily need a trial lawyer to handle. Established in 2001 Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC Attorneys at […]


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Garden City, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 17, 2019 – Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser is pleased to announce that Brian M. Rothery has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Rothery has extensive experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of intellectual property law cases. Mr. Rothery provides strategic representation to clients in technology disputes involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. In addition to his trial practice, he also counsels clients on technology-related issues such as licensing, product development and supply agreements, merger and acquisition due diligence, product clearance (Freedom to Operate), and IP portfolio […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 29, 2019 – The Wolper Law Firm, P.A. is expanding its investigation of brokerage firms and financial advisors who sold market linked certificates of deposit (“Market Linked CDs”) a/k/a structured certificates of deposit (“Structured CDs”), adjustable rate certificates of deposit (“Adjustable Rate CDs”) and equity-linked certificates of deposit (“Equity Linked CDs”) to retail customers. In recent years, brokerage firms and financial advisors across the country have aggressively marketed and sold these securities to retail clients as safe and secure traditional investment vehicles. Market Linked CDs are not traditional CDs but rather structured products. […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 19, 2019 – GPB Capital Holdings is at the center of a government investigation, facing claims the company is nothing more than an elaborate Ponzi scheme. In 2013, GPB Capital Holdings was formed, with a focus on returning high single-digit returns to investors through purchasing auto dealerships and waste management companies. GPB sold directly to investors but also enlisted the help of 60-some broker-dealers. GPB offered these broker-dealers lucrative commissions, up to nine percent of the total value of the investment. In its early years, GPB Capital Holdings was a hit, both with […]


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