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  • John D. Alessio Reelected Procopio Managing Partner

    December 3, 2020 – Procopio Managing Partner John D. Alessio has been elected by the partnership to serve a second three-year term as Managing Partner, commencing January 1, 2021, at the beginning of the law firm’s 75th year. Alessio has guided the AmLaw 200 firm through a year of unique challenges, as the firm went fully virtual in March while innovating new methods of operation to continue serving clients at the highest possible level. During 2020 Procopio opened an Orange County, C...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- December 2020

    In our December 2020 newsletter, we provide a wide array of news and information, including: Key information related to a brand-new California consumer privacy law; New obligations on California employers related to COVID-19; How professionals operating in Mexico could find themselves in a California court if their customers live there; and The latest cyberthreats to the U.S. healthcare industry. We highlighted upcoming conferences on M&A deals, venture cap...

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  • Procopio Named a 2020 San Diego Business Journal Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award Finalist; Winners to be Named December 7

    November 23, 2020 (San Diego) – In recognition to its ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the firm and the broader legal community, the San Diego Business Journal has named Procopio a finalist in its 2020 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award competition. Winners will be announced by the magazine on December 7. “Procopio’s purpose is to surpass client expectations with an entrepreneurial and integrated team approach, powered by experience,” said Procopio Ma...

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  • 7 Procopio Attorneys Honored by San Diego Business Journal

    November 16, 2020 (San Diego): Seven Procopio attorneys have received recognition by the San Diego Business Journal in three different competitions. Partner William Eigner was named a winner in the 2020 Leaders in Law competition, with Partners Carole Buckner, Paul Johnson and Cecilia O'Connell Miller finalists as well as Senior Associate Jessica Lazur and Associate Sara Neva. Sara was also named a winner in the magazine's 2020 NEXT Top 40 under 40 competition, and Partner Lisel Ferguson was ...

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  • Procopio Named to 2021 Best Law Firms List for 28 Practice Areas in 3 Markets

    November 5, 2020 (San Diego) – Procopio has again been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for 2021, with this year’s rankings a firm record for number of practice areas and Tier One rankings. All told, Procopio was recognized in 28 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 in which tens of thousa...

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  • 6 Procopio Attorneys Named San Diego Business Journal Leaders in Law Finalists

    Procopio finds itself well-represented in the 2020 San Diego Business Journal Leaders in Law contest, with six attorneys today named Finalists. The awards are granted annually to “outstanding legal professionals in the San Diego County law community.” Let’s meet our finalists: Carole Buckner – Carole is a Partner and General Counsel at Procopio. Her practice focuses on legal ethics, professional responsibility and the law of lawyering, including advising lawyers and law firms, and...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- November 2020

    In our November 2020 newsletter, we provide a wide array of news and information, including: The latest on the ever-changing legal landscape for consumer privacy rights in California; How to protect your trade secrets when your employees are working from home; Navigating the evolving rules and regulations on exporting technology; Challenges when one of your customers declares bankruptcy; and How San Diego is making it easier to build granny flats. We also...

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  • Procopio Expands Insurance Recovery Services with New Practice Group

    October 14, 2020 (San Diego): As one of only a few AmLaw 200 firms with attorneys specializing in insurance policyholder representation and advocacy, Procopio has launched a formal Insurance Recovery Practice Group featuring seasoned attorneys responsible for significant client victories. Led by Partner Cecilia O'Connell Miller, the group seeks to resolve coverage disputes without litigation, but has the expertise, grit and experience to litigate through trial and appeal when needed. Our ...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- October 2020

    In our October 2020 newsletter, we provide a wide array of news and information, incluing: An article detailing a new law that adds additional paid sick leave obligations to many California employers due to COVID-19; Details on Procopio's certification as a Mansfield Rule firm due to its active efforts to advance attorneys of color, women, LGBTQ+ and attorneys with disabilities; Our launch of a new Hospitality Industry group; and An update on the financing and securi...

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  • Procopio Launches Hospitality Industry Group

    September 2020 (San Diego, Del Mar, Las Vegas, Orange County, Scottsdale, San Francisco Bay Area): In recognition of our decades-long service to hospitality and leisure clients and the unprecedented challenges many of those clients are currently facing, Procopio has formally launched a Hospitality Industry practice. The team is led by Procopio Partner John Cleary and includes more than a dozen seasoned attorneys representing local, national and international hotels, resorts, casinos, restaura...

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