When a public employee speaks up, does the First Amendment provide protection? It depends.
As recent case law demonstrates, California’s anti-SLAPP statute is a potent and ever evolving weapon.
Determining the true status of someone labeled as “independent contractor” is a complex inquiry, and a lot of money often rides on the result.
Whenever you resolve a case, think about the tax implications. A little foresight can save a lot of money.
How far must local school districts go in providing a “free and appropriate” public education?
When negotiating the acquisition or sale of a business, attorneys need to understand the dynamics of the deal from both sides of the table.
What every lawyer should know about the latest interpretations of California’s cost-shifting settlement statute.
Labeling a client’s retainer payment “nonrefundable” can be a big mistake. Only a true retainer merits that treatment—and they are extremely rare.
Here's a primer on ethics rules that apply to lawyers' communications with clients, and tips on how to comply with them.
What are the ethics rules when a third party is paying the client’s legal fees?