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  • Luanne Sacks to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Class Action Litigation: The Ins and Outs in 2016 LIVE Webcast

    Luanne Sacks, Co-Founding Partner, Sacks Ricketts & Case, LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Class Action Litigation: The Ins and Outs in 2016 LIVE Webcast The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Luanne Sacks, Co-Founding Partner, Sacks Ricketts & Case, LLP, will […]

  • Spring into Action: New Rules to Curb Workplace Harassment Become Effective April 1, 2016

    Spring into Action: New Rules to Curb Workplace Harassment Become Effective April 1, 2016 March 29, 2016 Numerous amendments to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law with an effective date of April 1, 2016.  While many of the amendments simply clarify existing regulations or […]

  • CASE ALERT: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES UNCONSCIONABILITY STANDARD APPLICABLE TO CONSUMER ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

    >>Click here to download this E-Alert as a PDF CASE ALERT: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES UNCONSCIONABILITY STANDARD APPLICABLE TO CONSUMER ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS AUGUST 4, 2015 Subsequent to its 2011 decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, the California Supreme Court has reminded us that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) preempts state law when it is applied […]

  • SRC Partners Todd Simonson and Steve Chiari Added to ERMA Public Entity Litigation and Investigation Panels

    SRC Partners Todd Simonson and Steve Chiari Added to ERMA Public Entity Litigation and Investigation Panels Todd Simonson and Steve Chiari were recently added to the panels of approved employment defense attorneys and investigators for the Employment Risk Management Authority (ERMA).  ERMA is California’s first and foremost risk management authority created exclusively for public entities […]

  • SRC’s Todd Simonson Presenting at State Bar Conference

    Todd Simonson will be part of a panel presentation at the 21st Annual State Bar Public Sector Labor and Employment Conference on April 24th at the Claremont Hotel in Oakland. The presentation is called “It’s All About the Settlement: Current Issues in Drafting Settlement Agreements.” Todd will specifically address recent EEOC and NLRB scrutiny and […]

  • SRC Announces the Addition of Two New Partners

    The law firm of Sacks, Ricketts & Case LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners in our San Francisco and San Diego offices strengthening the firm’s employment practice.  Transactional labor and employment attorney Merrili Escue has joined as Partner in the San Diego office and public and private sector labor and […]

  • California Employers Should Prepare for New 2015 Laws

    California Employers Should Prepare for New 2015 Laws >> Click here to download this E-Alert as a PDF The deadline has now passed for Governor Brown to sign into law, or veto, the more than 1,000 bills passed by the California Legislature this session. As usual, many of these bills signed by the Governor will […]

  • California Fills Prescription for Sick Workers

    California Fills Prescription for Sick Workers The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522), which requires California employers, regardless of size,  to provide paid sick leave to employees beginning July 1, 2015, was signed into law by Governor Brown on September 10, 2014.   California will be only the second state in the country […]

  • Attorneys of the Month, Sacks, Ricketts & Case

    Attorneys of the Month, Sacks, Ricketts & Case Leaving Big Law for Collaboration & Diversity By Vicki Hogue-Davies When it comes to law firms, bigger isn’t necessarily better. Three female partners from big law recognized this and collaborated to fulfill their mutual dream of opening a woman-owned firm that practiced at the highest level while […]

  • California Employment Legislation

    CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION 2013 END-OF-SESSION SUMMARY >> download this as a PDF October 13 marked the last day for Governor Brown to sign into law, or veto, bills passed by the California Legislature. Several of these laws signed by the governor will impact many California employers. To prepare you for these changes, and assist with […]

  • Women from DLA Launch Big-Law Alternative

    Women from DLA Launch Big-Law Alternative by Julia Love The Recorder – Law.Com SAN FRANCISCO — Three women, all partners at DLA Piper, have broken out of Big Law to found a firm of their own. Litigators Luanne Sacks and Cynthia Ricketts and employment partner Hope Case struck out about two weeks ago to launch […]