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Dennis Ghan Receives Orange County Bar Foundation’s Robert Samuel Barnes Award

On December 8, 2016, Dennis W. Ghan (front row, center) was awarded the Orange County Bar Foundation’s highest honor, the Robert Samuel Barnes Award. As a past President and current Board of Directors member, Dennis is actively involved in many of the Foundation’s projects, including Project SELF (Summer Employment in Law Firms), a program designed… Read More »

PALMIERI TYLER WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATE CAROLYN HOANG CLARK

Palmieri Tyler welcomes Associate Attorney Carolyn Hoang Clark to the Estate Planning & Wealth Protection Group. Ms. Clark graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law (2013). Ms. Clark also earned her Tax LL.M. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (2014). Ms. Clark’s practice is focused on estate planning and wealth preservation as well as taxation.

COSTA MESA’S CITY COUNCIL APPROVES GATHERING CENTER

Michael Leifer talks to Luke Money of the Daily Pilot regarding a lawsuit brought by Koll-Irvine Community Association concerning Airway Commerce Center against the City of Costa Mesa and various other alleged real parties in interest concerning violations of the Association’s property rights.  “The business park is a shared-use ownership; the association owns the common… Read More »

COLLEGE OF THE DESERT LOOKS TO EXPAND IN PALM SPRINGS MALL

Kelly Moody of KESQ and CBS 2 Local News in Palm Springs interviewed Michael Leifer, a partner in the Eminent Domain Practice Group, about College of the Desert’s plans to expand its campus in the Palm Springs Mall.  Mr. Leifer told Kelly that “The College hasn’t approached us with any kind of proposal to lease… Read More »

PALMIERI TYLER WELCOMES ASSOCIATE NAZANI TEMOURIAN

Palmieri Tyler welcomes associate attorney, Nazani N. Temourian to its Eminent Domain Practice Group.  Ms. Temourian graduated from UCLA School of Law, J.D. (2015).  Ms. Temourian focuses her practice in the area of eminent domain litigation.

LITIGATION UPDATES – MAY 2016

Monsanto Overcomes $20M PCB Cancer Claims A Los Angeles jury found Monsanto not liable in a $20 million trial brought by two men alleging they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after being exposed to the company’s polychlorinated biphenyls, saying the company was negligent in designing and distributing the chemical but did not cause the men’s cancer.  Jurors… Read More »

15th ANNUAL LAW SUITS™ STATEWIDE CLOTHING DRIVE

Norm Rodich, a Partner in the litigation group, tells Amy Yarbrough of the California Bar Journal about the 1996 birth of the State Bar’s “Law Suits” program which began with a simple request.  See full article here – https://calbarjournal.com/May2016/TopHeadlines/TH4.aspx.  The State Bar’s clothing drive runs from July 1 – July 31.   

2016 March of Dimes’ March for Babies

  Rick Salus “recruiting” the next generation of walkers at the Orange County March for Babies held at Fashion Island on April 24, 2016.  Rick thanked team Palmieri Tyler for raising over $5,000 this year, which far surpassed 2015 totals.  As the donations continue to mount, Mr. Salus has so far collected over $28,000.  He… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – APRIL 2016

TREATED AS HAVING A DISABILITY IN ORDER TO DISCRIMINATE In Wallace v. County of Stanislaus, plaintiff was a sheriff’s deputy who sued the County of Stanislaus (the “County”) for disability discrimination after he was placed on unpaid leave of absence.  The County argued that plaintiff could not safely perform his duties as a bailiff with… Read More »

LITIGATION UPDATES – APRIL 2016

Berkeley Law School Dean Steps Down After Sexual Harassment Claims The Dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law stepped down after his former executive assistant sued him in California state court on sexual harassment claims.  In her lawsuit, plaintiff claimed that the Dean gave her unwelcome bear hugs, kisses on the cheek… Read More »