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  • Procopio Elevates Two Attorneys to Partner

    January 9, 2019 (San Diego) – Two Procopio attorneys have been elevated to Partner as the firm enters 2019. Justine K. Nielsen and Michael R. Kiesling are the latest to assume this role in the AmLaw 200 firm, the largest headquartered in San Diego. “The key to achieving partnership is artfully combining intelligence, tenacity and a commitment to client service, all of which Justine and Michael have in abundance,” said Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “Both are leaders in the lega...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- January 2019

    In Procopio's January 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: How the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is significantly changing how its examiners determine what may be eligible for a patent; The possible implications of a California Attorney General opinion on transparancy obligations for charter schools; New requirements on many owners of multi-family buildings regarding inspections and repairs; And the significance of a co...

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  • Growth Drives Procopio Office Expansions in Downtown San Diego and Del Mar Heights

    DECEMBER 6, 2018 (San Diego) – As a result of continued growth, Procopio has expanded its operations in downtown San Diego and Del Mar Heights, California, occupying additional office space to better accommodate its attorneys and staff while ensuring more state-of-the-art client meeting and event space. All told, approximately 62,000 square feet of office space was either added or refurbished in the expansion. This is the latest sign of growth for the full-service business and litigation Am...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- December 2018

    In Procopio's December 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: Why a recent California Court of Appeal decision should lead employers to reconsider including non-solicitation provisions in employment contracts; and The ethical obligations of attorneys following a cyberattack or data breach involving confidential client information. We also provide information on several upcoming events: A December 11 webinar on labor and em...

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  • Procopio Expanding LaunchPad Startup Incubator in Del Mar Heights

    November 26, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio is looking to admit additional entrepreneurial startup clients to its LaunchPad incubator program, now possible due to additional office space in its Del Mar Heights, California, office. The real estate expansion, a result of Procopio’s continued growth as the largest law firm based in San Diego, affords the firm the opportunity to assist more local startups from inception to launch. “Procopio’s commitment to our clients’ needs drives our...

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  • Procopio Named a 2018 Top Workplace by the San Diego Union-Tribune

    November 11, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio was named today by the San Diego Union-Tribune as a winner of the 2018 Top Workplaces Award. The awardees are selected solely on employee feedback through the results of an anonymous survey, which measures aspects of workplace culture including employee engagement, alignment of work with mission, and company leadership. Procopio was the only law firm named to the Top Workplaces list. “This recognition by the San Diego Union-Tribune provides con...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- November 2018

    In Procopio's November 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: How California's new law requiring public corporate boards to have female members will impact a wide variety of companies; The impact new procedures at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office could have on the strategic planning of patent owners and applicants; What the proposed replacement for NAFTA might mean in terms of international taxes; and How a recent Califo...

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  • Procopio Named to 2019 Best Law Firms List for 22 Practice Areas in 3 Markets

    November 1, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio has again been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for 2019, with this year’s rankings a firm record for number of practice areas, Tier One rankings, and geographic locations. All told, Procopio was recognized in 22 separate legal practice areas in 3 locations, namely San Diego, Nevada and Arizona. The annual Best Law Firms list is compiled annually by U.S News – Best Lawyers® through exhaustive peer-review surveys i...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- October 2018

    In Procopio's October 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles and videos, including: A brand-new regulatory obligation for California health care professionals regarding certain prescription drugs; Useful guidance on how to ensure accuracy in your trademark application; And a Procopio partner discussing why diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and at Procopio is important to him as an African American. We also provide informat...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- September 2018

    In Procopio's September 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: New regulatory relief for small-cap public companies; New obligations imposed on U.S. exporters that haven't yet been formally announced; How providing an employee wellness program could come with legal complications; Insight on increasing scrutiny of certain patent claims by courts and examiners; And useful tips on acquiring a trademark properly. We ...

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