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May 19 2021

Donahue Fitzgerald Elects New Partner

“We are delighted to welcome Yen to the firm’s partnership,” said Andrew MacKay, Managing Partner. “Yen is a core example of someone who demonstrates legal excellence and a client-first mentality. She characterizes what our firm stands for and we’re confident that her talent will further strengthen the firm.” Meet Donahue Fitzgerald’s newest partner: Yen Chau […]

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May 18 2021

Associate Charles J. McCurdy Joins Donahue Fitzgerald

Charley joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Litigation, Intellectual Property, Music and Entertainment, and Bankruptcy practices. His intellectual property practice focuses on representing a wide range of businesses, including retail, hospitality, transportation, and construction companies. As a member of the Litigation Practice Group, he assists clients in all aspects of litigation, including pre-litigation investigation and resolution, discovery, motions […]

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May 17 2021

Associate Kurt Rifbjerg Joins Donahue Fitzgerald

Kurt joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Trusts and Estates practice. His practice focuses on trust administrations, probate, estate planning, conservatorships, and related litigation matters. He assists clients with the preparation of estate plans designed to achieve clients’ legacy goals and promote efficient administration of their trust and estate. He also represents lay trustees and professional fiduciaries in […]

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May 17 2021

Donahue Fitzgerald Advises Game Taco in Acquisition of WorldWinner from GSN Games

Read the full press release, Game Taco Acquires Skill-Game Pioneer WorldWinner From GSN Games.

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May 17 2021

Associate Arun P. Bose Joins Donahue Fitzgerald

Arun joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Intellectual Property, Music and Entertainment, and Business and Corporate practices. His practice focuses on trademark, copyright, domain names, and business transactions. He assists clients in obtaining trademark and copyright registrations, and enforcing their intellectual property rights. Arun earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, and his […]

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May 14 2021

Associate Janet Li Joins Donahue Fitzgerald

Janet joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Litigation and Trusts and Estates practices. Her practice focuses on will and estates litigation. She uses her legal skills to help families reach amicable settlements or handle contentious litigation. She counsels clients ranging from individuals and small business owners to high net worth individuals who own multiple corporations and real estate […]

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May 13 2021

Associate Julia L. Covello Joins Donahue Fitzgerald

Julia joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Litigation practice with a focus on state and federal court litigation and has helped represent clients in a variety of complex state and federal law matters. She assists clients in all aspects of litigation, including pre-litigation investigation and resolution, discovery, motions practice, mediation, and trial preparation. Julia earned her J.D. from […]

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May 12 2021

Donahue Fitzgerald Advises Prime Engineering in Strategic Investment from Godspeed Capital

Read the full press release, Prime Engineering Announces Strategic Investment from Godspeed Capital.

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Jan 21 2021

Will Mandatory Covid Vaccinations For Employees Be Legal?

In December 2020, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 guidance to address vaccination issues.   This new EEOC guidance states that a COVID-19 vaccine is not a medical examination for purposes of the ADA, however pre-screening vaccination questions and giving the vaccine can trigger ADA regulations on disability-related inquiries and reasonable accommodations.  Under the ADA, an […]

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Jan 20 2021

California Supreme Court Confirms Retroactivity of ABC Test

Language in Dynamex presaged this result.  Vazquez is also consistent with the general rule that judicial decisions are given retroactive effect.  However, because the 2018 Dynamex opinion was silent on the issue of retroactivity, some employer litigants hoped that the Court could be persuaded to treat Dynamex as an exception to the general rule of […]

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