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Buchalter Expands Its Tax and Estate Planning Practices with the Addition of Two New Shareholders in Los Angeles and San Diego
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce the welcome additions of Joseph K. Fletcher III and Laura Lamb Nichols to its Tax & Estate Planning and Corporate Law Practice Groups. Based in Buchalter’s Los Angeles office, Fletcher has over 25 years of tax law experience...

Buchalter Represents Burgess Cellars in Its Sale to Lawrence Family Vineyard
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

Buchalter represented Burgess Cellars, a revered 27-acre vineyard planted with vines in the 1880s, in its sale to Lawrence Family Vineyards. Burgess Cellars was originally purchased by Tom Burgess and Linda Burgess in 1972, one of the first of two dozen wineries in the Napa Valley...

Buchalter Successful in First Ever Arbitration Trial Via Zoom
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

Following a nine-day, first ever Zoom arbitration trial on a contractual fraud case relating to the sale of a business, Buchalter Shareholder Gabriel Green obtained a victorious Arbitrator’s Award in favor of Buchalter client Marc Haberman and his company, United Partners Limited, LLC...

Philip Nulud Recognized as Best Under 40 by National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce Philip Nulud was awarded the Best Under 40 Award by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association...

Buchalter Recognized by Law360 as One of the Top Law Firms with the Most Diverse Equity Partnerships
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

These Law Firms Have The Most Diverse Equity Partnerships Law360 August 31, 2020 Buchalter has been ranked by Law360 as having one of the highest percentage of minority equity partners for law firms with 251-600 attorneys...

Damaris L. Medina and Andrew H. Selesnick, Los Angeles Business Journal Health Care Leadership Award Finalists
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

Buchalter Attorneys Named 2021 “Best Lawyers in America”
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

The firm is pleased to announce that 38 lawyers have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas...

Buchalter Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce 11 of our attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers as 2021 "Ones to Watch." This award recognizes attorneys who are earlier in their careers for "outstanding professional excellence in private practice...

Buchalter Attorneys Named 2021 Best Lawyers “Lawyers of the Year”
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

Buchalter congratulates our Shareholders on this recognition as the 2021 "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. James K. Dyer, Jr...

Harry W.R. Chamberlain II Quoted in Bloomberg Law
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

California Elder Abuse Damages Capped Despite Covid Concerns (1) August 17, 2020 By Maeve Allsup "Harry W.R. Chamberlain II of Buchalter APC told Bloomberg Law the majority concluded the statute is an ancillary remedy that goes along with common law remedies, not a “go-to cause of action...

M.C. Sungaila Quoted in AmLaw Litigation Daily
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

A Lost Summer for Law Students? Not For Aspiring Appellate Lawyers in NC and the OC July 14, 2020 By: Ross Todd "Across the country in California, the North Carolina program caught the attention of Haynes and Boone appellate co-chair Mary-Christine “M.C...

Buchalter Shareholder Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila Receives Women of Distinction Recognition from California Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

Congratulations to Mary-Christine "M.C." Sungaila for receiving the Women of Distinction Recognition from California Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris.  The recognition honors outstanding women whose service has made an impact in their community. M.C. Sungaila, who anchors Buchalter’s California appellate practice, has a long record of pro bono legal work and board service...

Buchalter Welcomes New Appellate Practice Chair in Orange County
Buchalter, August 2020
United States of America

Los Angeles, Calif., August 3 - Buchalter is pleased to announce that Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila has joined the Firm as Chair of its Appellate practice. She will work out of the Orange County office. Sungaila was previously a Partner at Haynes & Boone. “I am delighted to welcome M.C. to Buchalter,” said Adam Bass, Buchalter President and Chief Executive Officer. “M...

Manuel Fishman Quoted in LoopNet
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Buying Distressed Assets: Should You Acquire the Property or Its Debt? By: Les Shaver "Manuel Fishman's phone has been ringing a lot lately. Fishman, a shareholder at the Los Angeles-based law firm Buchalter, has represented real estate developers and owners in the acquisition, sale and financing of commercial properties for more than 35 years...

Buchalter’s Mark T. Cramer and Gabriel G. Green Named “Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers” by the Los Angeles Business Journal
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

July 13, 2020 Buchalter is pleased to announce Shareholders Mark T. Cramer and Gabriel G. Green have been named "Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers" by The Los Angeles Business Journal. They have been recognized by this prestigious list due to their “expert comprehension of the legal system...

Honoring Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Despite its indelible mark on the country’s legal landscape, when the original version of the ADA was introduced in 1988, most Americans were not even fully aware of the need for comprehensive civil rights for people with disabilities...

Buchalter Attorneys Named 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars”
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Five attorneys in the Firm’s San Francisco and Sacramento offices were named 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers. These attorneys have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...

Buchalter Launches White Collar & Investigations Practice with Hire of Former Federal Prosecutor
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Los Angeles, Calif., July 7 - Buchalter is pleased to welcome and announce that Joshua Robbins has joined the Firm as Chair of its newly formed White Collar & Investigations practice. He will work out of both the Los Angeles and Orange County offices. Robbins, a former Assistant U.S...

Tiffany Ng Selected to Serve on the 2020-2021 Board of Directors for the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs—San Francisco Chapter (APAPA-SFC)
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce that Tiffany Ng has been selected to serve on the 2020-2021 Board of Directors for the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs—San Francisco Chapter (APAPA-SFC). APAPA’s mission is to empower Asian and Pacific Islander Americans through education, leadership and active participation in civic and public affairs...

Buchalter Attorneys Named 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars”
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Six attorneys in the Firm’s Portland office were named 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers. These attorneys have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Buchalter's 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers include: Andrea Bartoloni Ernest G. (Ernie) Bootsma L. David Connell Daniel P. Larsen Michael J. (Sam) Sandmire Gregory E...

Robert Cooper and Alexandra Shulman Quoted in Forbes.com
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Existing Leases After The Pandemic: Considerations For Property Operators By: Michael Polk "I bring these considerations up because they impact your business and must be given thorough review. But most importantly, I would urge property operators to consult your legal counsel. According to a Buchalter

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

June 25, 2020 - While June is usually a time of celebration for many in the Buchalter community, including our LGBTQ+ and Black colleagues and friends celebrating pride month and Juneteenth, this June brought great challenges in many forms. In reflecting on these challenges and celebrations, we reflect on Buchalter’s own history...

Buchalter’s Trade Secret Team Wins Injunction in Customer List Dispute
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

On May 12, 2020, Dylan Wiseman (Sacramento/San Francisco), Robert Dato (Orange County) and Alisa Pleau-Fuller (Sacramento) obtained a ruling from the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Fourth Appellate District affirming an injunction in a trade secret customer dispute.  Our client, SWMH Insurance Services, Inc...

Buchalter Attorneys Named 2020 Southern California “Rising Stars”
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

Southern California Super Lawyers has recognized nine Buchalter attorneys as 2020 “Rising Stars.” “Rising Stars” are top, up-and-coming attorneys who are either 40 years of age or under, or who have been practicing law for 10 or fewer years. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor...

Gary Wolensky Quoted in Law360
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

"4 Takeaways From The Product Liability Litigation Report...

Buchalter Adds Additional Attorneys in San Diego
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

June 3, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to welcome new litigators Vincent Whittaker and Skye Daley to its San Diego office. Both Whittaker and Daley’s primary focus is complex business and commercial litigation throughout California. “I am delighted to welcome both Vince and Skye to the Firm,” said Adam Bass, Buchalter President and Chief Executive Officer...

Adam J. Bass Quoted in The American Lawyer
Buchalter, May 2020
United States of America

"What Firms Can Learn From the Great Recession as They Confront the Next Crisis" May 18, 2020 By: Samantha Stokes "Los Angeles-based Buchalter has grown its head count every year since 2012, and debuted on the Am Law 200 at No. 174 after earning $157 million in gross revenue in 2017. It was up to $184.5 million in 2019, and ranked 159th...

Michael Flynn Quoted in DSNews.com
Buchalter, May 2020
United States of America

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Buchalter Adds Four Attorneys in Seattle
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Los Angeles, April 30, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to announce that it has added four attorneys to its Seattle office - Harold (Hal) E. Snow, Jr., John B. Crosetto, Scott G. Warner, and Paul M. Barba have all joined from Foster Garvey PC. Snow joins as a Shareholder and a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Tax, Benefits, & Estate Planning Practice Groups...

Gabriel Green Quoted in The Daily Journal
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

In No Hurry ADR Profile of Stuart T. Waldrip, Judicate West April 24, 2020 "...Intellectual property and commercial real estate attorney Gabriel G. Green of Buchalter APC in Los Angeles recently used Waldrip's mediation services in a high-priced breach of contract dispute...

Valerie Bantner Peo Quoted in Bloomberg Law
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Bloomberg Law Postal Service Fix Requires Congress, Not Bankruptcy By: Alex Wolf and Louis C. LaBrecque April 24, 2020 "'The Postal Service serves this essential function and is set up as this not for profit enterprise,' said Buchalter PC attorney Valerie Bantner Peo...

Buchalter Recognized By Chambers & Partners
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

April 23, 2020 Buchalter is pleased to announce the following attorneys and practice areas have been recognized by Chambers and Partners...

Buchalter’s Products Liability Team Obtains Favorable Summary Judgment Ruling on Behalf of Solar Turbines, Inc
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Buchalter litigators Gary Wolensky, Steven Di Saia, Paul Alarcon, and Bree Oswald obtained a favorable summary judgment ruling on behalf of Solar Turbines, Inc., a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., in an arbitration, arising from a turbine explosion at a landfill power generation facility in Michigan...

Buchalter Welcomes New Tax Attorney in Its San Diego Office
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

April 21, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to announce and welcome new member of its Tax, Benefits, & Estate Planning Practice Group, Parisa Weiss, to its San Diego office. Ms. Weiss focuses her practice on estate planning, trust, and probate administration and litigation...

Richard P. Ormond Quoted in Gower Crowd
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

By Adam Gower Receiverships, Restructures and Turnarounds: What You Need to Know During the Coronavirus Crisis "The Coronavirus crisis has created uncertainty in the commercial real estate industry. Transactions have ground to a halt. An estimated 30% of tenants failed to pay rent on April 1st, a situation that is expected to become exacerbated come May 1st...

Damaris Medina Quoted in Healthcare Dive
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

COVID-19's public health crisis could also be a financial disaster for hospitals April 8, 2020 By: Shannon Muchmore "Smaller community hospitals are going to have a harder time than the larger hospitals just because of economies of scale," Damaris Medina, co-chair of the life sciences practice at law firm Buchalter, told Healthcare Dive...

Buchalter’s Products Liability Team Obtains Favorable Summary Judgment Ruling on Behalf of Caterpillar Inc.
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Buchalter litigators Gary Wolensky, Steven Di Saia, Nancy Swift, Paul Alarcon, and Bree Oswald obtained a favorable summary judgment ruling on behalf of Caterpillar Inc. in an action in the Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, arising out of a fire in a mobile hay lift allegedly started by an internal defect in the engine’s control unit (ECM)...

Andrew H. Selesnick Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Medical Record Retention Requires Good Policies, Strict Compliance Healthcare Risk Management April 1, 2020 "Many healthcare organizations follow a policy of keeping medical records for seven years, says Andrew Selesnick, JD, shareholder with Buchalter in Los Angeles...

Damaris Medina Quoted in Los Angeles Daily Journal
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Hospitals likely to face protective gear lawsuits, attorneys say Los Angeles Daily Journal By: Winston Cho "Damaris Medina, an attorney at Buchalter who regularly represents hospitals systems, called for protection for hospitals that will be hit by lawsuits from health workers for exposing them to hazardous working conditions...

Manuel Fishman Quoted in GlobeSt.com
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Office Tenants and Owners are Feeling the Coronavirus Crunch Globe Street By: Lisa Brown "SAN FRANCISCO—In these unprecedented times of COVID-19, office owners are feeling the crunch right along with many others...

Buchalter Welcomes New Insurance Coverage Practice Group Chair in Seattle
Buchalter, March 2020
United States of America

SEATTLE, Wash., March 26, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to welcome Bradley Hoff as Chair of the firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group. Mr. Hoff, who is based in Seattle, joins from Foster Garvey PC...

Our Commitment to Clients and Response to COVID-19
Buchalter, March 2020
United States of America

Dear Clients, Colleagues & Friends, Buchalter is carefully monitoring the rapidly changing developments of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to present challenges and change our daily way of life in unprecedented ways...

Harry W. R. Chamberlain II Quoted in Association of Southern California Defense Counsel’s Verdict Magazine (Winter 2019-2020 issue
Buchalter, March 2020
United States of America

As published in Verdict Magazine  "Participating in ASCDC for a quarter of a century has defined the most important aspects of my career, and significantly influenced my practice as an appellate lawyer in every way imaginable...

 

 


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