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Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

Buchalter's Community Development Finance Group has experienced remarkable growth, boasting a team of 15 lawyers and 4 paralegals spread across 6 offices along the west coast. This year marked a significant milestone as we facilitated our clients' investments in projects exceeding $4.6 billion nationwide ...

Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

10 April, 2024. Buchalter is proud to announce the addition of two new Shareholders in its Denver office - Rajesh “Raj” Kukreja and Kara Chrobak have joined the firm’s Family Law practice. Both come to Buchalter from Sherman & Howard. "We are thrilled to welcome Raj and Kara to the firm,” said Adam Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Their wealth of experience and dedication to excellence will further strengthen our capabilities in serving clients' diverse family law needs ...

Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

After more than 3 years of litigation, Mitchell Kim, with the help of Pooya Sohi, recently achieved a settlement agreement on behalf of their clients to obtain full ownership of a hotel property, business, and land valued between $25 million and $30 million when the clients only had 40% ownership before litigation. Additionally, the clients also obtained $1.3 million in cash payout with a stipulated judgment amount of $2.5 million in case of a default ...

Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

By: Ray Huard "Buchalter, a business law firm that opened its San Diego office six years ago with a goal of growing to have a staff of about 20, has expanded far faster than expected. As of late March, Buchalter had 60 lawyers in San Diego and has gone from a two-room operation in a different downtown building to take over the entire 16thfloor of the office tower at 655 W. Broadway and half of another floor ...

Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

Calif. Justices Rule Living Wills Not A Path To Arbitration March 29, 2024 By: Hannah Albarazi Chamberlain told Law360 in an interview Friday that he doesn't know whether his clients will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on their case but said he does know the "healthcare community is pretty disappointed" with this ruling, as California law now bars powers of attorney from entering into arbitration agreements without express permission to do so ...

Buchalter | April 2024
California, USA

02 April, 2024. Buchalter is pleased welcome new Shareholders Brent Baker and Antonio “Tony” Mejia along with Payton Bednarek and Tucker Levis to its Salt Lake City office. Baker joins from Parsons Behle & Latimer, while Mejia and Bednarek join from Kirton McConkie.  The firm’s Salt Lake City office opened in 2021, and has quickly and steadily grown to over 30 attorneys and 12 paralegals and support personnel ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

March 29, 2024 By: Howard Hardee Steve Segal, a mergers and acquisition attorney in Buchalter’s Denver office, believes Spirit has “a pretty decent runway of cash” from sale-leaseback transactions it has recently executed. In December, the company sold and leased back 20 of its narrowbody Airbus jets – and in January, completed transactions for five more aircraft – generating a total of $419 million in cash. However, the carrier holds significant debts that are set to come due next year ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Hurdles Ahead For Calif. Mental Health Bond After Narrow Win By: Dan McKay March 26, 2024 Andrew H. Selesnick, a shareholder at Buchalter PC in Los Angeles with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, said the expansion of beds and treatment options could ease pressure on hospital emergency departments, providing a more appropriate place for people to receive care and reducing violence against healthcare providers ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Unveiling the Versatile Life of Eric Kennedy: Managing Shareholder; Buchalter March 21, 2024 By: Maria Lenin Laus Eric Kennedy Takes Center Stage: A Rockstar Managing Shareholder Eric Kennedy, the managing shareholder at Buchalter’s Orange County office, is not your typical high-stakes litigator. While he navigates the legal intricacies of his profession, he also finds solace in the rhythm of rock music, occasionally taking center stage as the lead singer of his band, ‘Attractive Nuisance’ ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

11th Circ. Wage Ruling Highlights Volunteer Benefit Pitfalls March 20, 2024 By Max Kutner, Law360 "Leah Lively of Buchalter PC, who represents employers, said an entity might consider not offering any volunteer benefits at all. "Do you need to be promising something for your volunteers?" Lively said ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Buchalter High-Stakes Litigator Rockin’ Right Along March 18, 2024 By: Kevin Costelloe For Eric Kennedy, the managing shareholder at Buchalter in Orange County, occasionally singing in his own rock band is a lively change of pace from the formality of his legal practice. “Our punk version of ‘Sweet Caroline’ is a crowd favorite,” Kennedy said of the Neil Diamond classic from the late 1960s. To view the entire article, please click here ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

19 March, 2024. Buchalter is pleased to announce the significant expansion of its Sacramento office. In a strategic move highlighting the firm's vision for continued growth, Buchalter has secured additional office space at 500 Capitol Mall in Downtown Sacramento nearly doubling its original space. With this expansion, Buchalter has signed a new lease bringing the firm’s total footprint to approximately 25,000 square feet ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Colorado outpaces the nation in closing the gender pay gap, report finds By: Analisa Romano March 14, 2024 "What is unclear to me is whether or not the increase in wages for women is due to the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, or whether it's just running parallel to the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act," Hinckley said. "It's hard to know what impact this law has when you only have three years of data. You may need more runway to understand the long-term impacts of a law like that ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Daily Journal By: Jack Needham Adam Bass, CEO and president of Buchalter PC said that the in-person engagement provided by a physical office was “meaningful,” adding that the office’s role in a lawyer “perfecting their craft” at all stages of their career had been underappreciated until the pandemic and the shift to remote work ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

In August 2022, Go1 Pty, Ltd., filed an Inter Partes Review (IPR) petition to cancel all claims in U.S. Patent No. 8,784,113, titled: Open and Interactive e-learning System and Method.  The patent is owned by Buchalter client, OpenSesame, Inc., a leading edge learning technology company.  Following over a year of litigation, including oral argument, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a final written decision in favor of OpenSesame on February 26, 2024 ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

March 13, 2024 - San Diego, CA – Buchalter, an AmLaw200 full-service business law firm, will celebrate the sixth anniversary of its rapidly growing downtown San Diego office on March 7, 2024, with a celebration and reception for its clients, lawyers, and supporting members, featuring fine art by award-winning, internationally acclaimed local artist Aaron Chang ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

BowFlex OK'd For April Auction, $37.5M Stalking Horse Bid By: Clara Geoghegan March 8, 2024 Fitness equipment maker BowFlex Inc. received a New Jersey bankruptcy judge's approval Friday to sell its U.S. and Canada businesses at an auction next month, setting it up to repay its debtor-in-possession loan and draw up a Chapter 11 liquidation plan. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Andrew B. Altenburg Jr. after a hearing signed off on BowFlex's bidding procedures for an April 8 auction with a $37 ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Fairmont Breakers Receives $122 Million By: Brynn Shaffer March 4, 2024 The historic Fairmont Breakers Hotel in Long Beach has received $122 million in refinancing for the refurbishment and reopening of the property. New York-based X-Caliber Funding and its affiliate, CastleGreen Finance, provided the loan. Roughly $64 ...

Buchalter | March 2024
California, USA

Harry Chamberlain and Robert Dato, members of Buchalter’s Appellate Group, presented arguments on behalf of clients Country Oaks Partners and Sun Mar Management Services in Harrod v. Country Oaks Partners LLC, Cal. Supreme Court No ...

Buchalter | February 2024
California, USA

Shareholder Manuel Fishman was recently recognized by the San Francisco Business Times for the selection of the 180 Howard Sale as a Deal of the Year. The San Francisco real estate group, led by Manuel Fishman, represented the State Bar of California in the sale of its 211,000 square foot headquarters office building in San Francisco in a $54MM transaction. The State Bar will lease back approximately 31% of the building under a long-term lease ...

Buchalter | February 2024
California, USA

February 27, 2024 – Buchalter is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey Frasier as a Litigation Shareholder in its Portland office. "We are thrilled to welcome Jeffrey to our team in Portland," said Adam Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter. "Portland is an important market for us, and Jeffrey and his practice perfectly align with our strategic growth plan in the Pacific Northwest and the firm at large ...

Buchalter | February 2024
California, USA

The Daily Journal has named as one of the Top Defense Verdicts for 2023 a complete defense victory that Buchalter Shareholders Joshua Robbins and Roger Scott won for client WhiteWater West Industries, Ltd. in a major antitrust and RICO lawsuit by a competing maker of surfing simulator machines ...

Buchalter | February 2024
California, USA

Colorado Democrats push to end new oil drilling by 2030 By: Scott Weiser February 12, 2024 “A ban on oil and gas drilling in Colorado almost certainly would implicate Fifth Amendment rights, as the property rights of mineral owners, as well as royalty owners, would be rendered valueless as a result of such a statutory ban,” said Jack Luellen, energy & natural resources special counsel in the Denver office of the Buchalter Law Firm. Luellen was referring go the Fifth Amendment to the U.S ...

Buchalter | February 2024
California, USA

San Francisco Shareholder Monica Mazzei has been named one of the 2024 Top Women Attorneys in Northern California by the American Registry. The American Registry is the repository for the professional honors and recognitions of North America's top performers. The Registry will help you identify the companies and individuals who have distinguished themselves ...

Buchalter | January 2024
California, USA

JetBlue casts doubt on its merger deal with Spirit Airlines By: Rajesh Kumar Singh and Shivansh Tiwary January 26, 2024 "JetBlue's move is aimed at either forcing a termination of the deal or restructuring it at a new purchase price, said Steve Segal, M&A attorney at business law firm Buchalter ...

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