Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP
A Limited Liability Partnership including Professional Corporations
Size of Organization: 45
Year Established: 1923Web Site: http://www.hillfarrer.com
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Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP, located in downtown Los Angeles, is one of California's oldest and most respected law firms. Today, Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP represents an array of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals, with a special emphasis on small and mid-sized companies, and companies with small or mid-sized internal legal departments. The clients are served by legal specialists organized into five major practice areas: Litigation, Labor and Employment, Corporate and Business, Real Estate and Tax. Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP's knowledgeable and experienced litigators have represented clients in courts throughout the U.S. including the federal district courts, and state trial courts. Several are licensed to practice in other states and in federal courts when representing clients in those jurisdictions. Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP's tax law specialists represent clients in tax litigation, including appellate work, and in administrative proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local taxing agencies. Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP's Corporate and Business Department provides full transactional representation for a variety of clients, including individual entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, investment banks, publicly-traded corporations and privately-held companies of every size. We offer particular expertise on the legal concerns of small and mid-sized California corporations. Our real estate specialists are well recognized for their work representing institutional lenders and other creditors in "workouts" of troubled real estate projects and transactions. Our real estate attorneys work closely with our bankruptcy and creditor's rights attorneys to handle issues such as foreclosure transactions, structuring "deed in lieu of foreclosure" transactions, and restructuring secured financings in default. Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP also boasts considerable expertise in the growing and complex legal field surrounding environmental and toxic waste issues.
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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Highest number of cases by Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP:
Bankruptcy (6 cases in past two years)
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Good News For Employers Looking To Avoid Class Actions
July 7, 2014
Today, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, regarding the enforceability of class-action waivers in arbitration agreements. The Court finally acknowledged precedent from the United States Supreme Court and held that the...
Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1, 2014 - What You Need To Know
July 7, 2014
Although many employers are aware of the upcoming change to the California state minimum wage, here is one last reminder. The California state minimum wage will increase to $9.00 an hour starting July 1, 2014. It will increase again to $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2016.
Before The National Labor Relations Board
April 14, 2014
In D.R. Horton Inc., the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that an employer violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act by enforcing an arbitration policy that prohibited any participation in class, collective or similar action by employees. According to the NLRB, such a...