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  • Procopio News and Events -- July 2018

    In Procopio's July 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: What Californians, including many companies, need to know about the recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act, namely who is affected, what is protected, and what legal exposure companies may face; How new regulations in California will more severely restrict an employer's ability to impose workplace language restrictions, inquire about immigration status, and even impose h...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- June 2018

    In Procopio's June 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The impact of a California Supreme Court decision on employers in the state who make use of independent contractors, as they will now bear the burden of a new test to make sure that classification is proper; How a U.S. Supreme Court decision empowers employers to more easily defend against costly wage and hour class and collective actions regarding mandatory arbitration agreement...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- May 2018

    May 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's May 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: 5 key ways benefits given by employees may be taxable, important information that if not followed properly could lead to significant penalties and violations of the law; Some important considerations you should take into account before pulling the trigger on your dream yacht; A new legal development in California that provides a new defense for companie...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- April 2018

    April 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's April 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The alarming fact that many U.S. individuals holding stock in foreign companies might be facing a big tax bill due to recent U.S. tax reform; How that same reform to the U.S. tax code is causing some corporate owners to rethink the structure of their businesses; Information on a recent California Supreme Court decision that is requiring some employe...

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  • Partner John P. Cleary Elected to Procopio Management Committee

    March 5, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner John P. Cleary has been elected by Procopio’s fellow partners to join the firm’s Management Committee. He takes over the positon formerly held by Partner John D. Alessio, who assumed the Managing Partner position at the beginning of January. “John Cleary is an excellent attorney and a natural leader,” said Alessio. “He’s demonstrated a strong commitment to the firm, and will bring energy and vision to his service on our Management...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- March 2018

    March 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's March 2018 newsletter you'll find a number of informative articles, including: A timely article advising how employers must identify workplace bullying and address the culprits, ensuring a supportive and safe workplace; A summary of the key steps companies should take to ensure the safety of their valuable trade secrets; and A head's up of new regulations requiring warnings on products and facilities that will impact numerous industrie...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- February 2018

    February 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's February 2018 newsletter you'll find a number of informative articles, including: What the legalization of recreational marijuana in California means for employers in the state; The significant legal risks lenders face in the wake of a recent bankruptcy court ruling; And advice on whether you should launch a social purpose organization. Our latest newsletter also notes upcoming events on European Union privacy regulations and ...

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  • Procopio Elevates Four Attorneys to Partner

    January 10, 2018 (San Diego) – Four Procopio attorneys have been elevated to Partner as the law firm enters 2018. Carole J. Buckner, Pedro E. Corona de la Fuente, J. Christopher Jaczko and Adrian Martinez are the latest to assume this role in the AmLaw 200 firm, the largest headquartered in San Diego. “Rising to partnership in the largest and finest firm in town is no small accomplishment,” said Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “Each of these attorneys demonstrated excellence and...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- January 2018

    January 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's January 2018 newsletter: You'll find a number of informative articles, including how employers should handle compensation when employees miss work due to natural disasters, including fires; key considerations when selling your privately held company; the connecion between tax reform and sexual harassment settlements; keys to protecting your designs in Japan; new liability risks under wage laws for general contractors; and how the valuation of yo...

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  • Procopio Begins 2018 with Changes in Senior Leadership

    January 2, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio enters 2018 with its first new Managing Partner in nearly two decades as well as other changes to senior leadership and practice area teams. As announced previously, Partner John D. Alessio assumed the Managing Partner position on January 1, 2018, having been elected unanimously by his fellow partners. Alessio’s practice focuses on complex class action, business and employment litigation. He joined the Management Committee in January 2015. Pr...

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