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Civil and Criminal Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts and Governmental Agencies. Corporation, Securities, Banking, Real Estate and General Business Law. International and Entertainment Law. Taxation, Estate Planning, Trust, Probate, Insurance, Environmental Law, Energy Law, Constitutional and Civil Rights, Employment, Copyright and Trademark, Toxic Tort, Venture Capital, Government Relations, Regulatory and Administrative Law.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Success for Dole Food Company in Securities Litigation
Garland A. Kelley, November 20, 2013
A lawsuit filed by a shareholder of Dole Food Company, Inc. over the sale of Dole stock by its Chairman and CEO, David H. Murdock, abruptly ended when plaintiff agreed to dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice. The end came as a result of Dole’s recent merger — in which Mr. Murdock acquired...
California Narrows the Right of Insureds to Independent Counsel
Aaron P. Allan, September 3, 2013
The 6th District Court of Appeal issued the attached decision, Federal Insurance Company v. MBL, Inc., which provides the liability insurance industry with new ammunition to defeat the right of policyholders to hire independent “Cumis” counsel. In MBL, issued on Aug. 26, 2013, the...
Reigniting Biogas in California
Noah Perch-Ahern, July 17, 2013
Creating energy from scrap and waste is not a new concept. Scrap wood, landfill gas, farm waste, and other “biomass” have all been used in the past to create electricity in California. For a number of reasons, such “bioenergy” projects have not yet become a mainstay of...