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  • Procopio intellectual property team adds four industry veterans

    San Diego, CA – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has expanded the intellectual property Counseling team with the addition of Jerome Brekken, Charles Eggers, Samuel Lee and Katherine Proctor. All four are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and Ms. Proctor is a Chartered Patent Agent in the United Kingdom. Samuel Lee joins Procopio from Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP. His practice emphasizes client counseling in all aspects of inte...

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  • Coalition for Affordable Homes in San Diego intervenes in lawsuit to protect condominium conversions

    San Diego, CA – Represented by the San Diego law firm Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, the Coalition for Affordable Homes in San Diego (“CAHSD”) has intervened in a lawsuit filed by two plaintiffs who allege that the City has violated the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”). CAHSD, an organization of developers and other involved in the condominium conversion business, is intervening in the lawsuit to prevent collusion between the Office of t...

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  • Procopio adds three veteran professionals to the firm

    San Diego, CA – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP continues its expansion with the addition of Jeffrey (Jeff) Hood, Sarah Rosen and Spencer Skeen. Spencer Skeen returns to Procopio from Schwartz Semerjdian Haile Ballard & Cauley LLP where he was a partner. Skeen was previously with Procopio for five years prior to moving to Schwartz. As a member of the litigation team, his practice will focus on employment and labor consultation and litigation, business and real estate...

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  • Procopio attorneys recognized for community service

    San Diego, CA – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP attorneys Mary Cataldo, Dawn Hall Cauthen and Philip Giacinti, Jr. have each been honored for their dedicated commitment to youth and their communities through their community service efforts. “Phil, Mary and Dawn continue a longstanding Procopio tradition of great lawyers who are also outstanding individuals,” says Procopio managing partner Tom Turner. “Their dedication truly exemplifies Procopio's dedica...

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  • Procopio named #1 regional law firm for 2005 U.S. trademark filings

    San Diego, CA – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has been named the Top San Diego Trademark Law Firm for the second year in a row by Trademark Insider, a quarterly publication that tracks the U.S. trademark industry and its leading law firms, companies and practitioners. In addition, in the overall national rankings - which includes all U.S. law firms, including those with multiple offices in the U.S. and abroad - Procopio placed 149th, up from 177th last year. "We have ...

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  • North County Bar Association Names Mary Cataldo Attorney of the Year

    San Diego, CA - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that Mary Cataldo was named Attorney of the Year for 2006 by the North County Bar Association at its 50th Anniversary Celebration on June 15, 2006. The award recognizes Cataldo’s outstanding community service and her advancement of the art and science of jurisprudence during 2005. Her leadership as chair of the North County Bar Association’s 2005 Law Week Committee spearheaded such superior Law Day a...

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  • Procopio Expands Construction Disputes Practice with the Addition of Six Attorneys from Perkins & Miltner

    San Diego, CA – Six attorneys led by David A. Perkins have joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP from the law firm Perkins & Miltner. The group will be a part of Procopio’s existing construction disputes group led by Craig A. Ramseyer and will add significant experience and expertise as well as clients representing all segments of the construction industry, including publicly traded companies and high profile general contractors and subcontractors. The attorneys&md...

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  • Leading San Diego Corporate and Securities Attorney Joins Procopio

    San Diego, CA – Paul Johnson has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP as senior counsel on the firm’s business and technology team. He comes to Procopio from DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, where he was a partner practicing corporate and securities law, first in Palo Alto and then for the last seven years at the firm’s San Diego office. “Paul Johnson is one of San Diego’s top corporate and securities lawyers,” said Managing Partner Thomas W. Turne...

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  • Professor Mary Jo Wiggins Named Associate Dean of USD School of Law

    San Diego, CA – Professor Mary Jo Wiggins, has been appointed associate dean of the University of San Diego School of Law for the 2006-2007 academic year, effective July 1st. She and Professor Virginia Shue now serve as the law school’s two associate deans, second only to the dean in the school’s administration. "We take great pride in Mary Jo’s achievement and our continuing professional association with her," said Procopio’s Managing Partner Thomas W. T...

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  • Procopio Attorney Advises Top U.S. Tax Officials on 35 Percent Penalties for Americans with Mexican Real Estate in Fideicomisos

    San Diego, CA - Enrique Hernández-Pulido, an international tax attorney with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP represents clients in international transactions and is licensed in both Mexico and California. He recently provided expert advice to officials of the Tax Counsel of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and the U.S. House Ways and Means and Joint Tax Committees; the U.S. Treasury Department; and the IRS Chief Counsel International, on an important issue for U.S. investors wh...

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