On July 17, 2018, Altshuler Berzon LLP attorneys and co-counsel in Georgia filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Common Cause, the National Election Defense Coalition, and Protect Democracy in Curling v. Kemp (N.D. Ga.), No. 1:17-cv-02989-AT, supporting a challenge to Georgia’s use of unreliable and unverifiable touchscreen electronic voting machines that have no […]
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On June 28, 2018, the proponents of an initiative that Altshuler Berzon LLP attorneys and others challenged in the California Supreme Court as misleading and deceptive withdrew that initiative from consideration. As a result, the initiative will not appear on California’s November general election ballot. Titled the “Healthy Homes and Schools Act of 2018,” the […]
On June 13, 2018, the California Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of mandate filed by the dialysis industry seeking to bar from California’s November general election ballot an initiative (now known as Proposition 8) designed to improve the quality and affordability of chronic dialysis care that is critical to more than 66,000 Californians. […]
The California Supreme Court issued a unanimous 82-page decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, Case No. S222732, that clarified how California courts should determine whether a worker is an “independent contractor” or an “employee.” Altshuler Berzon LLP participated in briefing and oral argument before the California Supreme Court. The Court’s ruling will […]
Recognized for Immigration Law Achievement On March 21, 2018, the Daily Journal awarded its 2018 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Awards to attorneys throughout the state, including Altshuler Berzon LLP. Altshuler Berzon LLP was recognized for its work with attorneys from other firms, public interest organizations, and public agencies to obtain nationwide preliminary […]
On March 27, 2018, the San Francisco Superior Court overruled Google’s demurrer to an amended complaint filed by Altshuler Berzon LLP and co-counsel alleging that Google has engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination against its women employees in California. The court found that the amended complaint adequately alleges that Google has company-wide […]
Altshuler Berzon LLP is pleased to welcome its 2018 Summer Associates: James Baltzer (Stanford Law School), Nicholas DeFiesta (Stanford Law School), Dylan Saba (Berkeley Law), Robin Tholin (Harvard Law School), and Daniel Yablon (Berkeley Law). Additionally, Altshuler Berzon LLP congratulates them on accepting the following post-graduation judicial clerkships: James Baltzer will be clerking for Judge […]
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California has entered a nationwide preliminary injunction requiring the federal government to maintain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for the duration of lawsuits challenging the Trump Administration’s abrupt rescission of the program. The district court found that plaintiffs County of Santa Clara […]
Altshuler Berzon LLP, with co-counsel Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP, filed an amended complaint in San Francisco Superior Court alleging that Google has engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination against its female employees in California. The lawsuit, Ellis v. Google Inc., originally filed by Kelly Ellis, Holly Pease, and Kelli Wisuri, […]
Altshuler Berzon LLP is pleased to announce that Eric P. Brown and Matthew Murray became members of the partnership on January 1, 2018. Eric is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. Prior to joining the firm, Eric served as a law clerk to Judge Kermit V. Lipez of the United States Court […]