About this office:
The attorneys of Greenberg Traurig, LLP Sacramento enjoy statewide reputations for effective advocacy in government affairs as well as business litigation. Six of the firm's lawyers and lobbyists worked inside the California Legislature or held executive positions appointed by the state's Governor. They have represented clients on hundreds of public policy issues before every major agency in California. The firm also has an excellent record in complex litigation and appellate cases. Firm lawyers are recognized experts on the unique aspects of California laws that allow private attorneys to enforce state regulations (Proposition 65, the Unfair Competition Act, and the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004). They have defended numerous enforcement actions brought by the Attorney General as well as private plaintiffs. Firm lawyers have represented businesses and trade associations, individually and collectively, in enforcement actions directed at a particular industry or type of consumer product. They have also coordinated joint defense efforts among defense counsel in multi-party litigation.
The attorneys listed under Livingston and Mattesich Law Corporation have joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP. As the Sacramento office of Greenberg Traurig, they continue to provide the same legal and lobbying services delivered for 23 years to companies and trade associations doing business in California. The government affairs group includes a government agency practice as well as a state legislative practice. The litigation group defends client interests in state and federal courts.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Environmental Law; Proposition 65; Water Quality; Chemical Products Liability; Consumer Law; Consumer Protection; Unfair Competition; Information Privacy; Internet Law; Intellectual Property; Copyrights; Trademarks; Trade Secrets; Labor and Employment; Americans with Disabilities Act; Construction Law; Commercial Law; Contracts; Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Administrative Law; Public Records; Business Taxation and Fees; Government Contracts.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Formula Revisited: Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo and the Future of Wage
& Hour Class Actions
Shea Briana Brack,Michelle L. Ducharme,James M. Nelson, April 14, 2016
Some important Supreme Court cases are hard to accurately capture in a sound bite, and this is one of them. In a narrow holding, the Supreme Court issued a 6-2 decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, 577 U.S. ___ (2016), addressing class claims for overtime compensation...
Regulation of Bisphenol A (BPA) Will Soon Affect Consumer Products Distributed in California - Comments on Regulation due April 29, 2016
Anthony J. Cortez,Maria C. Garcia,Greg Sperla, April 7, 2016
Despite positive reviews from the EPA and European Food Safety Authority, Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic compound used to line canned goods and other consumer products, was added to the Proposition 65 list on May 11, 2015, as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity. Effective May 11, 2016,...
California Approves New Mattress Recycling Fee
Thomas L. Sheehy, October 20, 2015
Mattress retailers and manufacturers face new requirements in California in 2016. Responding to attempts to over-regulate disposal of used mattresses, a coalition of manufacturers and retailers sponsored legislation to create an industry managed recycling program. The primary objective of the...
Year Established: 1967
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