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  • Procopio Attorneys Adriana Ochoa and Sara Neva Named 2021 Women of Influence in the Law

      June 28, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio Partner Adriana R. Ochoa and Senior Associate Sara G. Neva were honored today by the San Diego Business Journal as 2021 Women of Influence in the Law. This honor was awarded by a distinguished panel of judges to a select few female attorneys practicing in San Diego County who have excelled in their careers and positively impacted the community. This is not the first honor for either of these attorneys. Ochoa has been named a Rising Star by Su...

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  • Two Procopio Partners Elected to the California Lawyers Association Board of Representatives

    June 14, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio Partners Michele B. Brown and Enrique Hernández-Pulido have been elected to the California Lawyers Association Board of Representatives for a two-year term. Their Representative positions were confirmed in a vote held Friday, June 11, by the incumbent Board of Directors. Brown will represent the CLA’s Family Law Section and is co-Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) and Hernández-Pulido will represent the International Law and Immigration S...

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  • News You Can Use -- June 2021

    In Procopio's June 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide a variety of timely articles and alerts, including: The benefits and challenges of using trade secrets law to protect your craft brewery's "secret sauce" of ingredients and brewing techniques; What many companies operating in California need to know about its Cap-and-Trade program that is part of its climate change policy; and A new networking and events group for entrepreneurs in life sciences and health tech...

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  • Procopio Ranked Among Top 2021 AmLaw 200 Firms for Diversity

    May 25, 2021: Procopio is a Top Law Firm for Attorney Diversity among the largest U.S. firms, according to American Law Media. Its Diversity Scorecard considers the proportion of attorneys in each AmLaw 200 firm who are minorities, double-counting partners to emphasize the importance of promoting minority attorneys, and compiles the figures into a uniform score. The AmLaw recognition is not the only endorsement Procopio has received for its attorney diversity. The firm is also a Best Law ...

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  • Procopio’s Construction Law Practice Recognized by Chambers and Partners

    May 20, 2021 (California): Procopio’s award-winning Construction Law practice has again been recognized as a top practice in California by Chambers and Partners, an independent research company delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. For nearly a decade, Procopio’s Construction Law practice has earned Chambers recognition following a rigorous research process involving analysis of litigation and related matters and interviews with clients and competitors...

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  • Procopio Again Named an AmLaw 200 Firm for 2021

    May 18, 2021: Procopio was named to the 2021 AmLaw 200 list of the largest U.S. firms by revenue as measured by American Law Media (ALM). This is the fifth consecutive year Procopio has been named an AmLaw 200 firm. The list is a closely watched ranking that ALM has been charting for many years. The AmLaw 200 recognition reflects Procopio’s broad reach, including more than 180 attorneys practicing in dozens of areas of law out of multiple offices across the western United States. ...

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  • Procopio Names Privacy and Cybersecurity Group Co-Leader Elaine Harwell the Law Firm’s Privacy Officer

    May 4, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio has named litigator and certified privacy professional Elaine Harwell, as the firm’s Privacy Officer. Already the Co-Leader of Procopio’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group and a Senior Counsel with the firm, in this additional position Elaine has begun working with the General Counsel and members of Management Committee in managing the firm's Privacy Program. Her duties include overseeing the firm’s data privacy and data protection policies, advi...

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  • News You Can Use -- May 2021

    In Procopio's May 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide a variety of articles and upcoming events on: How to keep your intellectual property litigation budget in check with your outside counsel; The ways in which recent court decisions have impacted a project owner's ability to recoup funds paid to a construction contractor; Structuring your family business with the optimal tax structure; How proposed U.S. tax reform could impact cross-border investment in the...

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  • News You Can Use -- April 2021

    In our April 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide articles and highlight upcoming events on a variety of topics, including: The latest challenges for California employers under new state and federal laws related to COVID-19; How trademark owners can avoid new fees from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and retain their valuable intellectual property; The latest developments in California consumer privacy law: and How business owners can make the most in a ...

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  • 19 Procopio Attorneys in 12 Practice Areas Named 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    March 31, 2021 (San Diego) – Nineteen Procopio attorneys from twelve practice areas were named by their peers as 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state of California are named a Super Lawyer, and only 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement....

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