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Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila Quoted in Law360
Buchalter, January 2021
California, United States of Ame

"California Cases To Watch In 2021" Law360 By: Dorothy Atkins "Mary-Christine 'M.C.' Sungaila, chair of the appellate practice at Buchalter, said COVID-19 disruptions have lasted for so long that court dockets are overloaded and judges want to move ahead with in-person jury trials as best they can, with criminal cases taking priority...

Manuel Fishman Quoted in Law360
Buchalter, January 2021
California, United States of Ame

"Calif. Real Estate Regulations, Legislation To Watch In 2021" Law360 By Andrew McIntyre "Since the passage of Prop. 13 in 1978, commercial and residential properties in the state have only been reassessed for tax purposes when they've sold, and lawmakers and special interest groups have been trying to rewrite the law for decades...

Anne Marie Ellis, Quoted in Marijuana Business Daily
Buchalter, December 2020
United States of America

Marijuana Business Daily "New California cannabis health-warning label requirement could trigger swell of industry lawsuits" By: John Schroyer "Legal experts said such a mandate often is enforced not by state regulators but by private plaintiffs and attorneys...

Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila Quoted in Bloomberg Law
Buchalter, December 2020
United States of America

Bloomberg Law "Jewish-Owned Art Sold in Nazi Era at Center of SCOTUS Case (2)" By: Kimberly Robinson "There’s a real tension for the justices in this case, said M.C. Sungaila, who filed a similar case last year that the justices refused to consider...

Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila Quoted in The Recorder
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

The Recorder "California Justice Leondra Kruger Sees Spotlight Amid Biden Transition" By: Cheryl Miller "Almost six years ago, then-Gov. Jerry Brown found himself defending his nomination of Leondra Kruger to the California Supreme Court. Critics wanted to know why Brown didn’t pick a practicing California attorney or judge. Why go with a U.S...

Buchalter Represents Transamerica Corporation in $650 Million Dollar Sale of San Francisco’s Transamerica Pyramid Center
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

Buchalter attorneys represented Transamerica in the $650 million sale of San Francisco’s Transamerica Pyramid Center, the largest U.S. real estate deal since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sale includes the entire Transamerica Pyramid block, and was the first time this entire block traded since the Pyramid was built in 1972...

Buchalter Elevates Three Attorneys to Shareholder
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 20, 2020 - – Buchalter is pleased to announce the promotions of Northern California based Benjamin H. Heuer, and Scottsdale based Shaleen D. Brewer and Renee M. Shprecher to Shareholder. “We are excited to share the news of these well-deserved promotions - Ben, Shaleen, and Renee represent Buchalter exceptionally well,” said Adam J...

Buchalter Welcomes New Shareholder, Kirsten Day, in Portland Continues Expansion across Pacific Northwest
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

November 10, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to welcome Kirsten Day newest Shareholder and member of its Real Estate practice group in Portland. Day brings over 20 years of experience to her national practice in leasing, acquisition/disposition, development and financing of regional shopping centers and other retail properties, Class A office buildings and industrial properties...

The San Diego Business Journal Names Buchalter Shareholders, Tracy A. Warren and Laura L. Nichols as 2020 “Leaders in Law” Finalists
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce that Shareholders Tracy A. Warren and Laura L. Nichols have both been been selected as 2020 “Leaders in Law” Finalists by the San Diego Business Journal. Tracy Warren is member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Firm’s San Diego office. Ms...

Michael Flynn, Quoted in the American Banker
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

October 26, 2020 By: Neil Haggerty Banks, PPP recipients caught in bind between two SBA rescue programs   Michael Flynn commented on whether Congress might consider including the amounts of SBA Emergency Disaster Injury Loan grants in the SBA Payroll Protection Plan loan amounts eligible for loan forgiveness...

Buchalter 2021 Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Awarded 57 Rankings
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is proud to announce it has been nationally ranked in 11 practice areas and regionally ranked in 46 practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” U.S...

Buchalter Announces Kaufman Appellate Fellowship Program
Buchalter, November 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce the establishment of the Kaufman Appellate Fellowship Program, named in honor of California Supreme Court Justice Marcus Kaufman, who founded the appellate practice at Buchalter upon his retirement from the bench thirty years ago...

Buchalter Announces New Agribusiness Industry Law Group
Buchalter, October 2020
United States of America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 22, 2020. Buchalter is pleased to announce the formation of a new industry group exclusively focused on the exponentially-growing and ever-evolving agribusiness industry...

Buchalter Adds Five New Attorneys
Buchalter, October 2020
United States of America

Los Angeles, October 14, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to announce the recent addition of five new attorneys. C. Dennis Loomis joined as a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Los Angeles. Stacey Ravetta joined in Seattle as a member of the Intellectual Property and Corporate Practice Groups...

Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila and Damaris L. Medina Named Top Women in Business in Orange County Nominees
Buchalter, October 2020
United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce Shareholders, M.C. Sungaila and Damaris Medina were named Top Women in Business in Orange County nominees by the Orange County Business Journal. Ms...

Buchalter Honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Buchalter, October 2020
United States of America

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Beginning as an effort to educate the public about issues related to disabilities and employment, Congress declared the first week of each October “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week in 1945. In 1988, Congress expanded the week to a month, changing the name to National Disability Employment Awareness Month...

Richard Ormond Quoted in CEB Law Alert
Buchalter, September 2020
United States of America

New California Law Aims to Protect Financial Entities Serving the Legal Cannabis Industry September 30, 2020 By Katherine Proctor "Richard Ormond, a shareholder at Buchalter Law Firm in Los Angeles whose practice areas include cannabis and banking, said in an email that the bill's impact on the industry "will be nominal at this time without clearer

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...

 

 


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