Independent Contractor vs. Employee ABC Test
Employment Law

Independent Contractor vs. Employee—Easy as A, B, C?

Posted July 29, 2018 by Lee Miller and Ilana Kaufman

In April of this year, the California Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, an opinion that clarifies when workers in California should be classified as employees or as independent contractors. The Old “Borello” Test Prior to the California Supreme Court’s ruling in Dynamex, the Borello […]

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Ensuring Litigation Success

Posted January 10, 2018 by Brian Hemsworth

Raised in Northern California, Ian Corzine has helped create a fast-growing insurance and business law practice in Southern California with clients nationwide. Ian Corzine, of West Corzine, LLP is not your stereotypical insurance litigator, nor is he your stereotypical attorney. For those following him on social media, you’d think he’s a friend of an adventurer […]

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Warning Your Trademark is Expiring. Or Is It?
Current Issue

Warning! Your Trademark is Expiring. Or Is It?

Posted January 10, 2018 by Dana Delman, Esq.

A lot of time and expense are put into registering trademarks. Here are some best practices for registering and protecting your business from scammers. For small business owners and start-ups, registering a trademark is fairly straightforward if you do your due diligence before filing and meet generous trademark office deadlines. However, there are minor nuances […]

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The Path To Partner, Yi Sun Kim

The Path To Partner

Posted June 1, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

How Yi Sun Kim, the newest partner at Greenberg & Bass, parlayed a bad economy, hard work and philanthropy into a burgeoning practice and a happy life. When you have a conversation with Yi Sun Kim, you quickly get the idea of what she is truly passionate about: her family, her pro-bono work, helping people, […]

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Human Resources

Employers Don’t Have To Ensure Lunch

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks. This case has impact on millions of California workers and thousands of California employers. Brinker v. Superior Court began as a case more than nine years ago. The class action was brought by restaurant […]

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Are Your Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?
Human Resources

Are Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?

Posted February 11, 2012 by Karen Gabler

An employer’s biggest productivity concern used to be whether employees were taking personal calls or playing solitaire on the computer. Social media has added a new demand for employer protection from cyber activities. Today, technology is growing by the nanosecond, far too quickly for employers to keep up. Long-standing privacy considerations are at near-constant tension […]

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Buying A Franchisor
Franchise Law

The Leap of Faith: Buying a Franchisor

Posted February 10, 2012 by Barry Kurtz

While buying a franchise operation may have challenges, there are also pay-offs when done properly. This economy has caused a lot of businesses to change ownership. The problems on one side of the table have become opportunities for the other side. Perhaps you have been thinking about acquiring a franchise operation. There are golden opportunities […]

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