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Sandhya Ramadas Discusses Passage of AB 351 in the Daily Journal

Bird Marella Associate Sandhya Ramadas authored the article, “AB 351 Statewide Ban on Incarcerations Without Trial” published by the Daily Journal. AB 351, which prevents the implementation of indefinite detention for any reason, was signed into California law in October of 2013. In reaction to the 2012 National Defense Authorization ...

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John Rubiner Co-Authors Article on General Evidentiary Issues For Workplace-Related ESI

Bird Marella principal John Rubiner co-authored the article, “General Evidentiary Issues For Workplace-Related ESI,” published by Bloomberg BNA. The article provides a brief overview of the evidentiary case issues and requirements, and also refers to employment law cases when applicable, as both types of cases typically encounter the same issues.

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Jessica Kornberg Discusses Slide in Number of Female Associates

Bird Marella Associate Jessica Kornberg , a member of the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession, discusses recent trends in law school applications and the related “pipeline” issue for law firms in the Daily Journal December 13, 2013 cover page article, “Proportion of female associates continues 4-year slide”. In ...

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Gary Lincenberg Comments on Allegations of Herbalife Pyramid Scheme in Los Angeles Business Journal

Principal Gary Lincenberg was quoted in the article, “Heavyweights in Final Rounds of Herbalife Fight” published by the Los Angeles Business Journal discussing whether Herbalife, the multi-level marketer of weight-loss products, crossed into an illegal pyramid scheme. Herbalife product distributors are encouraged to develop a so-called “down-line” network of ...

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Peter Shakow Comments on Alleged Ponzi Scheme Case in Los Angeles Business Journal

Bird Marella Principal Peter Shakow discussed one of the biggest Ponzi schemes ever alleged by authorities in Los Angeles in the article, “Regulators Allege Huge Fund Fraud” published by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Earlier this month, the SEC unveiled accusations that Velocity Investment Group Inc. and its owner Michael Wang ...

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Ronald J. Nessim Authors Article Weighing Pros and Cons of Asserting Your Fifth Amendment Right in California Lawyer

Bird Marella Principal Ronald J. Nessim authored the article, “Taking the Fifth” published by California Lawyer discussing the advantages and disadvantages of asserting the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in a parallel noncriminal proceeding.  Mr. Nessim practices in both the white collar criminal and civil litigation arenas and often ...

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Gary Lincenberg Discusses Economic Espionage in Inside Counsel

Principal Gary Lincenberg was featured in the article, "Trade Secret Pirates and IP Thieves Cost the U.S. Billions" published by Inside Counsel discussing the challenges U.S. companies face when dealing with theft of trade secrets and other forms of economic espionage. Mr. Lincenberg says companies often fend for themselves ...

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Kornberg Op-Ed Piece Printed in The National Law Journal – Diapers, Laundry and a Legal Practice

Bird Marella Associate Jessica C. Kornberg's Op-Ed piece entitled Diapers Laundry and a Legal Practice was printed in the The National Law Journal (October 21, 2013).

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Gary Lincenberg Discusses the Increase of Economic Espionage Act Filings in Lawyer Monthly Magazine

Bird Marella Principal Gary Lincenberg was featured in the article, “Increase of Economic Espionage Act Filings” published by Lawyer Monthly (September 2013), discussing precautionary steps businesses should take in preventing intellectual property theft. Mr. Lincenberg predicts a substantial increase of Economic Espionage Act filings based on increasingly sophisticated methods ...

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Mitchell Kamin Discusses the Road to Becoming and Staying a Rainmaker with Law360

Bird Marella Principal Mitchell A.  Kamin was featured in Law 360's Rainmaker Q&A series discussing his path to becoming a rainmaker and how he has been able to stay one. Mr. Kamin attributes the startup of his success to developing strong personal relationships with previous contacts who are currently ...

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