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  • GAMING AND REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY KERRY PATTERSON JOINS PROCOPIO AS PARTNER

    March 23, 2017 (San Diego) – Accomplished tribal attorney Kerry Patterson has joined Procopio as a partner, working in the firm’s Native American Law practice group  and on its Real Estate and Environmental team. “We are excited to welcome Kerry as our newest partner,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “The combination of Kerry’s expertise in gaming and real estate transactions and her strong relationships with tribal leaders will be instrumental in assistin...

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  • FORMER SAN DIEGO CITY ATTORNEY JAN GOLDSMITH JOINS PROCOPIO

    March 16, 2017 (San Diego) – The latest addition to Procopio’s thriving practice is Jan Goldsmith, who for the last eight years served as San Diego City Attorney after a distinguished career as a practicing attorney, civil servant, and judge. He has joined Procopio as Of Counsel in its Litigation Team. “We are extremely pleased to welcome such an accomplished attorney and public servant to our highly successful Litigation team,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “J...

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  • The Future Of Class Action Waivers in Mandatory Arbitration Agreements: Should Employers Be Worried?

    In January 2017, the United States Supreme Court granted review of the Morris et al. v. Ernst & Young, LLP  case which held that the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) prohibits class action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements for employees.  As a result, employers with litigation pending in federal court now have an uphill battle when it comes to enforcing class and collective action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements.  Worried employers will have t...

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  • CHARTER SCHOOLS AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

    Reports of increased U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) enforcement activity have caused concerns in communities across California and the nation.  The following practical guidance may help charter schools support their students and families with regard to such activities, particularly as they may affect school sites and operations. Hold an informational “town hall” event. The school may host meetings at the school to provide information related to sch...

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  • Procopio welcomes Mark Budwig as Partner on the Construction Team

    March 6, 2017 (San Diego) _Procopio is pleased to announce that Mark Budwig has joined the firm as a partner with the Construction team, based in the Del Mar Heights San Diego office.  “We warmly welcome Mark to the firm and could not be more thrilled to have him join our expanding Construction team,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner.  “Mark’s expertise as an engineer and lawyer allow him to seamlessly connect the worlds of law, engineering and construction...

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  • USD School of Business and Procopio announce 2nd annual International Business Summit

    March 2, 2017 (San Diego) _ The University of San Diego School of Business-Procopio International Business Summit (USD-PIBS) will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice in San Diego, California. Presented by the University of SanDiego School of Business in partnership with Procopio, USD-PIBS is the premier educational and networking event for Latin American executives, investors and advisors interested in learning how to do business in the Unit...

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  • Procopio Partners Elect Marie Burke Kenny to its Management Committee

    Effective March 1, 2017 (San Diego)  Procopio is pleased to announce that Marie Burke Kenny, team leader for the Labor and Employment practice, has been elected to the firm’s Management Committee.     “We are proud to welcome an outstanding leader to the Management Committee, where we know Marie will provide innovative ideas for the future vision of the firm,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “We are thrilled that Marie has agreed to take on...

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  • Procopio Promotes Six Attorneys to Partner

    Procopio announced today the promotions of six attorneys to Partner: Kendra J. Hall, Greta A. Proctor, Diane M. Racicot, Matthew D. Short, Eric D. Swenson and David M. Zachry.  Each of these attorneys has performed consistently and tirelessly with impressive diligence and work ethic, and has demonstrated time and again their commitment to the well-being of the firm and its clients.   Kendra J. Hall is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of Californi...

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  • Procopio’s William Eigner Appointed to Second Term as Emeritus Trustee by the San Diego Police Foundation

    January 5, 2017 (San Diego) _ Procopio partner  William “Bill” Eigner was recently appointed to a second term as Emeritus Trustee with the San Diego Police Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports efforts to improve police/community relations and awards grants to law enforcement for specialized equipment, training and collaborative community programs and works to help kids make smarter, safer online cyber choices. “Bill Eigner has provided leadership and in...

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