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  • Procopio Adds Environmental Law Litigator John Nelson as Partner

    October 21, 2021 (San Diego, CA) – Accomplished environmental attorney John Nelson has joined Procopio as a Partner. He represents private and public clients across a wide range of industries in litigation, permitting and compliance counseling, and brings in-house corporate experience to the AmLaw 200 corporate and litigation law firm. John will be based in Procopio’s downtown San Diego office, working alongside attorneys in a number of the firm’s practices, including Environment and Na...

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  • News You Can Use -- October 2021

    In Procopio's October 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, you'll learn: What construction contractors, subcontractors and suppliers need to know about cyber insurance; How two new laws in California focused on affordable housing will siginificantly impact the state's real estate markets, including San Diego; and How changes to California's meeting laws impact school boards and others. You'll also find upcoming events on cybersecurity, privacy, international tax, employ...

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  • Procopio Achieves Top Mansfield Certification Plus Status From Diversity Lab: Recognition Coincides with Firm Diversity Leadership Change

    September 13, 2021:  Procopio has achieved a coveted Mansfield Certification Plus recognition from legal diversity incubator Diversity Lab for 2021, its top diversity ranking. This demonstrates yet again the AmLaw 200 law firm’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Fewer than 100 U.S. law firms achieved this recognition this year. This achievement coincides with a leadership change on Procopio’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, with Partner Mindy Morton succeeding...

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  • News You Can Use -- September 2021

    In Procopio's September 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, you'll learn: Why two new California Supreme Court decisions clarifying and limiting the state's "prevailing wage" law should be good news to public works construction contractors, subcontractors and suppliers; and Why those developing an IP strategy in which they seek to treat as a trade secret the "best mode" of practicing an invention for which they’re seeking a patent might want to reconsider. We also highligh...

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  • 60 Procopio Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2022

    August 19, 2021 (San Diego/Orange County/Las Vegas/Phoenix) – A total of 60 Procopio attorneys representing 38 areas of law in 4 metropolitan areas have been recognized for excellence by Best Lawyers in America® on their 2022 list of top attorneys. A record 44 Procopio attorneys were named Best Lawyers in America, with two also receiving the prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” accolades. In addition, 16 Procopio attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers One...

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  • Procopio Again Named a Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys in 2021

    August 16, 2021: Procopio has once again been ranked a Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys by Law360, according to its 2021 Diversity Snapshot. The law firm ranked #3 among all U.S. law firms with 101-250 attorneys for the diversity of its equity partners, nonequity partners, and associates, defined as racial and ethnic minorities. Procopio ranked #5 among all law firms with more than 100 attorneys. The Law360 recognition is not the only endorsement Procopio has received for its attorney...

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  • News You Can Use -- August 2021

    In Procopio's August 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, you'll learn: How to preserve your trade secrets legal protection by preventing breaches by employees; What to include in a contract with a Chinese-based company in case litigation follows; How a California Supreme Court decision should scramble employers into updating their employee compensation; and Why California farmers and vintners are breathing a sigh of relief when it comes to obtaining fire insurance. ...

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  • 3 Procopio Attorneys Named Northern California Super Lawyers

    July 7, 2021 (Silicon Valley): Three Procopio attorneys in the firm’s Silicon Valley office have been recognized by their peers as 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers. Receiving the honor this year are Partners Mindy Morton and Tyler Paetkau, and Of Counsel Brooke Oliver. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state of California are named a Super Lawyer. Mindy Morton was recognized for Intellectual Property Litigation; this is her seventh consecutive year earning the ...

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  • News You Can Use -- July 2021

    In Procopio's July 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, you'll learn: The latest in California legal requirements for employers as they return employees to the workplace; How eDiscovery is changing and what that means for litigation; and The story of how an innovative manufacturer overcame a challenge to a key patent from an accused infringer. You'll also learn of upcoming events on important legal topics, including keys to protecting and making use of trade secrets, ti...

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  • Procopio Continues Commitment to Diversity Recruitment and Advancement with Submission to Renew Mansfield Rule Certification

    June 30, 2021: Procopio has again demonstrated its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion by seeking to renew its Mansfield Rule certification from Diversity Lab. The firm achieved this prestigious certification in 2020, recognizing that it considered at least thirty percent women, lawyers from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, lawyers with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ lawyers for top leadership roles, senior-level lateral hiring, promotions into the equity partnership, and participat...

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