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Jul 25 2018

Senior Counsel Holiday D. Powell Joins the Firm’s Oakland Office

Holiday joins the firm from Clark Hill PLC, where she focused on complex business and product liability litigation. She defends Fortune 500 companies, privately held companies, and individual client from a variety of sectors, such as technology, life sciences, and insurance, in class actions, MDLs, and individual cases across the country in state and federal […]

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Jul 18 2018

Nonprofits Need to Know About the New “ABC Test” for Classifying Independent Contractors

The case – Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court – is aimed at making it harder for companies like Uber and Lyft to use independent contractors, but the breadth of the Court’s ruling extends beyond the Gig Economy, impacting every industry, including the nonprofit sector. In the Dynamex Operations West case, the California Supreme […]

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Jul 10 2018

Donahue Fitzgerald Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers

Kristin A. Pace: Estate and Probate Wilfred F. Roberge, Jr.: Estate and Probate Mary M. Rudser: Estate and Probate Elizabeth M. Engh: Estate and Probate David A. Stein: Construction Litigation Jonathan McNeil Wong: Immigration Practice areas represented include estate and probate, construction litigation, and immigration. All recognized attorneys have been honored for five years or […]

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Jun 15 2018

Associates Michelle E. Hernandez and Priscilla N. Hatton Join Donahue Fitzgerald

Michelle joins Donahue Fitzgerald’s Business and Corporate, Nonprofit, and Real Estate practices. While attending law school, Michelle was a student honors intern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a legal intern with the Energy and Telecommunications Team of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, and a legal intern with the Clorox Company’s international in-house legal team […]

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Jan 3 2018

Sweeping New Music Law Expedites A $1.6 Billion Lawsuit Against Spotify

Read the full article, Sweeping New Music Law Expedites A $1.6 Billion Lawsuit Against Spotify.

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Jan 3 2018

LA punk rock band NOFX aims to share in $1.6 billion Spotify suit

Read the full article, LA punk rock band NOFX aims to share in $1.6 billion Spotify suit.

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Dec 18 2017

Senior Litigation Associate, Jesse B. McKeithen Joins the Firm’s Oakland Office

Jesse joins the firm from Latham & Watkins LLP, where he handled antitrust cases, regulatory investigations, complex commercial litigation, and class action lawsuits, amongst other types of litigation matters. Jesse received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and his law degree from UCLA School of Law. He also holds a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from […]

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Dec 14 2017

Employment Partner Andrew Shalauta Joins the Firm’s Oakland Office

Andrew joins the firm from Burnham Brown and has over 20 years of experience practicing law. Andrew has significant experience and expertise in handling litigation for private employers, public entities, and educational institutions. Andrew earned his J.D. from University of Colorado School of Law and his B.A. from University of California, Berkeley. About Donahue Fitzgerald […]

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Dec 1 2017

Spotify Attorney Estimates the Service Infringed 300,000 Songs in Settlement Hearing

Read the full article, Spotify Attorney Estimates the Service Infringed 300,000 Songs in Settlement Hearing.

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Nov 1 2017

Donahue Fitzgerald Ranked in Top Tier of 2018 “Best Law Firms”

Donahue Fitzgerald’s Corporate Practice Group specializes in advising public and private companies, from high-tech start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding corporate transactions, private equity and venture financings, and commercial matters.  Our attorneys represent clients in the formation, financing, operation, and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, and regularly advise these entities on corporate […]

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