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  • Procopio Elevates Four Attorneys to Partner

    January 10, 2018 (San Diego) – Four Procopio attorneys have been elevated to Partner as the law firm enters 2018. Carole J. Buckner, Pedro E. Corona de la Fuente, J. Christopher Jaczko and Adrian Martinez are the latest to assume this role in the AmLaw 200 firm, the largest headquartered in San Diego. “Rising to partnership in the largest and finest firm in town is no small accomplishment,” said Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “Each of these attorneys demonstrated excellence and...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- January 2018

    January 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's January 2018 newsletter: You'll find a number of informative articles, including how employers should handle compensation when employees miss work due to natural disasters, including fires; key considerations when selling your privately held company; the connecion between tax reform and sexual harassment settlements; keys to protecting your designs in Japan; new liability risks under wage laws for general contractors; and how the valuation of yo...

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  • Procopio Begins 2018 with Changes in Senior Leadership

    January 2, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio enters 2018 with its first new Managing Partner in nearly two decades as well as other changes to senior leadership and practice area teams. As announced previously, Partner John D. Alessio assumed the Managing Partner position on January 1, 2018, having been elected unanimously by his fellow partners. Alessio’s practice focuses on complex class action, business and employment litigation. He joined the Management Committee in January 2015. Pr...

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  • PROCOPIO NEWS AND EVENTS -- DECEMBER 2017

    December 2017 (San Diego): In Procopio's December 2017 newsletter: You'll find a number of informative articles, including timely analysis of the ongoing tax reform efforts in Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court's impact on Native American tribal authority, as well as useful guidance for employers on how to manage employee social media use and advice for all of us on how to avoid infringing trademark law. We also highlight key events on the latest changes in labor and employment...

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  • PROCOPIO NEWS AND EVENTS -- NOVEMBER 2017

    November 2017 (San Diego): In Procopio's November 2017 newsletter, you'll find a number of informative articles, including guidance for employers on how best to navigate the complexities of sexual harassment in the modern workplace and critical mistakes business owners should avoid when selling their company. We also highlight key events on the latest changes in labor and employment law as well as the opportunity for life sciences in-house counsel to engage in a deep-dive conversation on lice...

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  • 4 Procopio M&A Partners Win BNY Mellon Advisor of the Year Awards

    October 30, 2017 (San Diego) – Procopio Partners Michael J. Changaris, Dennis J. Doucette, Paul B. Johnson and Roger C. Rappoport have been named 2017 Advisors of the Year by BNY Mellon Wealth Management for their legal work in mergers, acquisitions, and securing of expansion capital. These annual awards are selected by a panel of experts in mergers and acquisitions, and recognize legal and financial advisors who, according to the award criteria, “provide extraordinary service and value t...

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  • PROCOPIO HIRES LAS VEGAS PARTNER LANCE COBURN

    October 24, 2017 (San Diego) – Procopio has hired commercial litigation and construction lawyer Lance Coburn as a Partner in its newly formed Las Vegas office. Lance brings extensive experience representing developers of resort hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas strip to Procopio’s growing Construction team. Procopio’s newest office is its sixth, joining its San Diego headquarters as well as Del Mar Heights, Silicon Valley, Austin and Phoenix, and reflects the extensive work Procopio a...

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  • PROCOPIO NEWS AND EVENTS -- OCTOBER 2017

    October 2017 (San Diego): In Procopio's October 2017 newsletter, you'll find five compelling articles providing advice on fighting back against online defamation, managing expectations of corporate investors, avoiding embarrassing revelations in litigation, making sure you comply with federal export controls, and key documents you need before you hire (or fire) an employee. Our latest newsletter also highlights key events on international tax issues and employment law, as well as key developm...

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  • Procopio Obtains Preliminary Injunction in Effort to Save Snopes.com

    September 14, 2017 (San Diego): Procopio attorneys Paul Tyrell and Ryan Caplan secured a critical early court victory in their effort to save Snopes.com, the popular fact checking and myth-debunking website. Snopes.com is owned by Procopio client Bardav, Inc. San Diego Superior Court Judge Judith F. Hayes has entered a preliminary injunction in favor of Bardav and against Proper Media, LLC, an Internet media services company.  The preliminary injunction, sought by Procopio, means tha...

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  • Procopio Partner John D. Alessio Elected Incoming Managing Partner

    September 13, 2017 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner John D. Alessio has been unanimously elected by his fellow partners to be the AmLaw 200 law firm’s next Managing Partner. On January 1, 2018, he will replace longtime Managing Partner Thomas (Tom) W. Turner, Jr., with the latter returning to full-time legal work as a partner and resuming his previous position as Team Leader of the firm’s Real Estate and Environmental Team. Alessio joined Procopio’s Management Committee in January 2015....

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