Bird Marella Achieves Dismissal of Wrongful Termination Suit on Behalf of Aerospace Manufacturer

Bird Marella attorneys Gary Lincenberg, Paul Chan, and Kimmy Yu successfully defended an independent aerospace manufacturing company in a long-running employment suit. The plaintiff, a former employee, alleged disability discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and other claims following his termination after being on leave for over two years. After multiple demurrers, the ...

Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and Jimmy Threatt Discuss Corporate Compliance Programs Following DOJ’s Updated Guidance

Principal Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and associate Jimmy Threatt co-authored the article, “Strategic Compliance: The Benefit of a Results-Oriented Approach to Corporate Compliance Programs,” featured in Corporate LiveWire’s Fraud & White Collar Crime 2020 Expert Guide. The article provides an analysis of the updated guidance from the Criminal Division of the Department ...

Gopi Panchapakesan to Present SABA Webinar on Class Action Litigation

Principal Gopi K. Panchapakesan will be a featured panelist in the upcoming webinar presentation, “Recent Trends in Class Action Practice: Perspectives from Both Sides of the V,” hosted by the South Asian Bar Association of North America and the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California (SABA-SC). Gopi, who currently ...

Gary Lincenberg Recognized in Daily Journal’s 2020 Top 100 Lawyers in California

Principal Gary Lincenberg has been named one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” by the Daily Journal for the second consecutive year. The annual publication profiles a selective list of the leading attorneys in the state performing extraordinary work. Lincenberg’s profile highlights his successful defense of Plains All American Pipeline in one of ...

18 Bird Marella Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers in America®

Bird Marella is proud to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized and selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Sharon Ben-Shahar Mayer – Criminal Defense: White-Collar Terry W. Bird – Commercial Litigation, ...

Naeun Rim Named to Daily Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers

Principal Naeun Rim has been named to the Daily Journal’s 2020 Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers list. The honor recognizes 40 attorneys in California under the age of 40 whose work is impacting the industry, society, or the law in a meaningful way. Rim’s profile highlights her pro bono efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic such as her work ...

Paul Chan to Speak at CLE Webcast on False Claims Act Enforcement

Managing Principal Paul Chan will be a featured speaker at the live webcast “False Claims Act Enforcement: Defense Strategies in 2020,” hosted by The Knowledge Group on August 14. Chan will join Jennifer Short of KaiserDillon PLLC and Kevin D. Porter of Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols & Porter, LLP to ...