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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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  • Procopio Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2007

    San Diego, CA - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys, George L. Damoose and Craig A. Ramseyer, were recently selected by their peers to be included in the upcoming 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The new 2007 edition marks the 24th year of the publication that has come to be regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Damoose will be listed in Be...

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  • Procopio Appoints New Marketing & Business Development Director

    San Diego, CA - Kristen Esposito has joined Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP as the firm’s new Director of Marketing & Business Development, announced Thomas W. Turner, Jr., managing partner. In her new role, Esposito will lead Procopio’s business development, marketing communications and public relations initiatives. Esposito has spent the greater part of her career working with global professional services firms to develop and implement strategic client relationshi...

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  • Procopio Expands Tax Group with Addition of Eric D. Swenson

    San Diego, CA - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has added attorney Eric D. Swenson to the firm. Swenson joins Procopio’s Tax Group from the San Diego office of DLA Piper, where he practiced since 1998. His practice focuses on tax controversy and tax planning. Swenson represents corporations, partnerships and individuals in federal, state and local tax controversies, including audits, appeals, and litigation. He also counsels on tax aspects of business transactions. Swenson h...

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  • Procopio Secures Major Arbitration Victory for Client against Caltrans

    San Diego, CA - The San Diego law firm Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP recently obtained an award of $1,428,000 in arbitration for client Macro-Z-Technology Company (MZT) against the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The arbitration took place in Los Angeles in August, and the Statement of Decision in MZT’s favor was issued in late September. The award will be increased by approximately $200,000 in mandatory interest. A team of Procopio attorneys led by Cra...

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  • George L. Damoose Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award by California Tax Bar

    San Diego, CA - The law firm Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that tax partner George L. Damoose was presented with the Joanne M. Garvey Award for Lifetime Achievement in Tax at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and the California Tax Policy Conference on November 4th. The State Bar of California’s Taxation Section selected Damoose for this honor in recognition of his lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions in the field of tax ...

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  • Procopio and San Diego Software Industry Council (SDSIC) to Present Seminar on IT Development in Mexico

    San Diego, CA - On Thursday, December 14th, the law firm Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP and the San Diego Software Industry Council (SDSIC) will present “Near Source: IT Development in Mexico,” a program designed for U.S. companies interested in establishing software centers in Mexico. Focusing on the software industries in the nearby Mexican border states of Baja California and Sonora, this seminar will cover important legal considerations in structuring cross-border ...

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  • Lead NAFTA Counsel to Mexico to Keynote International Tax Conference

    San Diego, CA – Robert E. Herzstein, who served as lead counsel to Mexico in the NAFTA negotiations, will be among the keynote speakers at the third annual University of San Diego School of Law – Procopio International Tax Institute Conference—2007 International Update: U.S.-Mexico-Canada Cross-Border Tax Issues—scheduled for February 15-16, 2007, at the Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on the USD campus. He is scheduled to speak at the conference on Friday, Februar...

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  • Procopio Launches National Health Care Practice

    San Diego, CA - San Diego’s Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP today announced the creation of a national health care practice with the addition of nine leading attorneys from the law firm Foley & Lardner LLP. They will form the nucleus of Procopio’s new Health Care practice group, adding significant experience and expertise to the firm as well as national clients representing all segments of the health care industry. Group members represent hospitals, physician grou...

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