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FCOP’s Josh Hopstone Publishes Article in the Daily Journal

(January 28, 2015)  “California’s Evolving Fracking Regulation”, published in Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Journal (page 5).

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FCOP’s John Hribar Publishes Article in the Daily Journal

(December 9, 2015)  “Substantial factor, substantially confusing”, published in Tuesday’s edition of the Daily Journal (page 7).

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Entrepreneurship Article

Startup Lessons Learned Entrepreneurship is all the rage today. When we think of it, most of us picture innovators like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Tony Hsieh, Sara Blakely, and Elon Musk. That is, we think of people who do novel things—what … Continue reading

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California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

With the promise that “more is coming,” Governor Brown signed AB 1522 into law and so, beginning on July 1, 2015, almost every employer in California must provide paid sick leave to all of their employees. While the initial amount … Continue reading

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ISSUES AND APPEALS NEWS

The first few months of 2014 produced a string of wins for our Issues and Appeals group. After our landlord client received an adverse judgment in a trial handled by our client’s prior counsel, Josh Hopstone reversed the judgment on … Continue reading

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Environmental and Natural Resources

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP counsels and advises individuals, business entities and public agencies regarding environmental regulations and natural resources. Our practices include: Representation regarding Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) and other environmental rules and regulations. Disputes regarding toxic tort liability … Continue reading

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FCOP PARTNERS NAMED AS 2014 RISING STARS

Congratulations to FCOP Partners Bret Anderson (Business Litigation), Jesse Cahill (Estate Planning & Probate), Doug  Goldwater (Family Law), and Leslie McAdam (Litigation, Employment & Labor) for being named as 2014 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.  

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Congratulations to Wendy Lascher, Pincus Professional’s Speaker of the Month

Wendy Lascher has been named Speaker of the Month by Pincus Professional Education: Wendy Lascher is one of our go-to speakers on appellate practice skills and is an incredibly experienced attorney.  She has been speaking at our programs since about … Continue reading

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Four FCOP Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers

FCOP attorneys Michael Case, Wendy Lascher, Greg Herring, and David Shain have all been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Super Lawyers. Attorneys nationwide are considered for this honor based on peer recognition and high professional achievement after … Continue reading

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Leslie McAdam Receives 2012 Pro Bono Service Award

FCOP associate Leslie McAdam has been awarded the President’s Pro Bono Service Award by the State Bar of California. She was recognized, along with six other attorneys and two firms, for her dedicated service to her community and compassion for … Continue reading

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