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Our Los Angeles attorneys help clients build city infrastructure, improve health care, advance technology and bring deep industry knowledge to fashion, art and entertainment.

Given LA’s position as a thriving business center, our attorneys there practice domestically and abroad on a range of finance, corporate, intellectual property, litigation and transactional matters.

Our clients are public agencies, cultural institutions, strategic and private investors, artists, fashion brands, health care organizations, emerging growth companies and renowned academic institutions creating innovations that will drive society far into the future. They include the City and County of Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the University of Southern California, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, DirecTV, H&M, Express, the Estate of Notorious B.I.G., Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Caltech.

We are committed to playing an active role in strengthening local organizations and participate in advancing charitable causes of the community. As an example, the Los Angeles office represented Venice Family Clinic in its historic acquisition of Common Ground, ensuring that Common Ground’s facility in Santa Monica will be able to provide continued support to those living with HIV and AIDS.

Media Clips

  • Over A Dozen Firms Guided Largest Q1 Real Estate Deals
    Law360 | May 4, 2016
    The $390M purchase of a premier site within New York’s South Street Seaport Subdistrict by Oceanwide Center NY LLC, a subsidiary of Oceanwide Holdings Co., is among the 10 largest Q1 real estate deals. Nixon Peabody advised Oceanwide on the transaction. The coverage notes the deal team was led by partners Denise Pursley, Colette Dafoe and David Cheng.
  • Loyola Event Tackles the Legal Risks of Social Media, Technology and Advertising
    California Apparel News | April 21, 2016
    Los Angeles partner Staci Riordan is quoted in this article about a panel discussion that she moderated at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles on the topic of legal ramifications of the continuous evolution of technology on the fashion industry.
  • Grid110 - How a Group of Diverse Entrepreneurs are Shaping the Tech Ecosystem in Downtown LA
    Huffington Post | April 19, 2016
    Los Angeles office managing partner Seth Levy is quoted in this article about Grid110, a start-up fashion tech organization with which Nixon Peabody is very involved.
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  • Driverless Cars Pave the Way for Real Estate Development
    Law360 | April 7, 2016
    Los Angeles partners Justin Thompson, Rudy Salo and associate Daniel Eliav co-authored this piece discussing the potential impact driverless technology could have on real estate development as well as infrastructure financing.
  • Beats, Rhymes and Law for Nixon Peabody's Julian Petty
    American Lawyer | March 23, 2016
    This article profiles Los Angeles partner Julian Petty. Click here to read the full article.
  • Manhattan Beach eyes Silicon Beach boom
    The Beach Reporter | March 18, 2016
    This coverage notes Los Angeles public finance partner Rudy Salo’s new role on the Economic Development Advisory Council.
  • 4 Ways Fashion Brands Trip On The Oscars Red Carpet
    Law360 | February 25, 2016
    Los Angeles partner and Fashion practice group leader Staci Riordan is quoted in this story about the four biggest legal landmines for fashion brands to avoid when celebrities wear their designs on the Oscars red carpet this Sunday.
  • #FreeKesha Puts a Legal Battle in a Public Spotlight
    NPR | February 23, 2016
    Los Angeles partner Julian Petty is quoted in this story discussing the #FreeKesha movement supporting the pop singer as she fights her recording contract with Sony. Throughout the piece, he provides third-party commentary on how public support is playing into the legal battle. Click here to read the full article.
  • Can Discount Prices Get Retailers Into Trouble?
    Apparel News | January 21, 2016
    Los Angeles partner and Fashion practice group leader Staci Riordan provides third-party commentary in this piece about an increasing number of class-action lawsuits against big-name department stores over markdowns allegedly made on “false” original prices.
  • Revived Real Estate Market a Boon for Transactional Attorneys
    Daily Journal | December 30, 2015
    Los Angeles Real Estate partner Justin Thompson provides commentary in this story on real estate market trends.
  • Notorious B.I.G. estate gets copyright infringement lawsuit tossed
    Reuters | December 23, 2015
    Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this feature article for our representation of Warner Music Group, EMI Music Publishing, Big Poppa Music, Bad Boy Records and the estate of The Notorious BIG. Our team—led by partners Staci Riordan and Julian Petty—won a dismissal of copyright infringement claims involving BIG’s 1994 debut album. Associates Neal Gauger and Seth Berman were part of the legal team. Click here to read the full article.
  • Changing Channels
    Fordham Lawyer | December 11, 2015

    Partner Julian Petty is featured within this article highlighting Fordham Law alumni prominently involved in the evolution of the way we watch movies and listen to music. Click here for the complete coverage.

  • Sneaker Wars: Converse vs. New Balance
    Boston Magazine | December 1, 2015
    Los Angeles partner and leader of our Fashion practice Staci Riordan is included in this feature story on how the footwear industry is dealing with intellectual property lawsuits.
  • The Current Legal State of Hotel-Condo Development
    Hotel Executive | December 1, 2015
    Los Angeles Real Estate partner Justin Thompson authored this column discussing notable legal developments paving the way for a resurgence in developer interest in condo-hotel projects.
  • Your Working Life with Staci Riordan
    Your Working Life | December 1, 2015
    Los Angeles partner and leader of the firm’s Fashion industry team Staci Riordan is profiled in this podcast. Your Working Life is a series that features thought-leaders and influencers in the career and personal growth arena. Staci talks about her passion for fashion and getting into fashion law.
  • Municipal Securities Issuers to Face Enforcement Actions
    Bloomberg BNA Securities Law Daily | November 17, 2015
    This feature article discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission crackdown on municipal securities disclosure violations. Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton provides third-party commentary.
  • Tech Savvy
    Los Angeles Business Journal | November 2, 2015
    Aaron Yowell, lead NP organizer for the recently held “Code the Deal” event in Los Angeles, is quoted in this coverage. Aaron’s comments note how these hackathons are about being thoughtful about the practice of law and figuring out ways to improve practices and increase value for clients.
  • Are Patent Trolls Taking Over the Fashion Industry?
    Fortune | October 7, 2015
    Partner and leader of the firm’s fashion team Staci Riordan provides commentary in this feature story discussing how the fashion industry—especially textile companies—are dealing with copyright infringement lawsuits.
  • Can't I Just "Uber" My Doctor?
    Medical Home News | October 1, 2015
    Los Angeles Health Care partner Jill Gordon and associate Daniel Eliav authored this column discussing the top legal issues for consumer-facing health care technology. Click here to read the full article.
  • Fashion Week gets down to business with show, expert
    Democrat & Chronicle | September 29, 2015
    Los Angeles partner and leader of the firm’s Fashion team Staci Riordan is featured in this column on the legal side of the fashion industry.
  • Endorsements on Social Media Run Afoul of FTC
    Daily Journal | August 26, 2015
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions associate Ellie Altshuler provides third-party commentary in this feature story on celebrity endorsements of brands or products on social media.
  • NABL Provides Issuers Disclosure Guidance in Wake of SEC Cases
    The Bond Buyer | August 20, 2015
    The National Association of Bond Lawyers released a paper giving its members tools to help issuer clients develop written disclosure policies and procedures in response to recent Securities and Exchange Commission cases against issuers. Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton, part of the paper’s drafting committee, is quoted within the piece.
  • Brand Building With a Legal Foundation at Loyola's Summer Fashion Law Program
    California Apparel News | July 30, 2015
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner and leader of the firm’s Fashion practice Staci Jennifer Riordan is included in this article about Loyola Law School’s Fashion Law Summer Intensive. Staci is the executive director of the Fashion Law Project at Loyola and teaches not only fashion entrepreneurs and executives, but also attorneys who represent fashion-industry clients as well as current law students.
  • Study Break: Learn fashion law with Loyola Law School
    FashInvest | July 24, 2015
    This coverage highlights Loyola Law School’s Fashion Law Summer Intensive program focused on what companies need to do in order to develop a brand narrative and all the legal elements necessary to carry that story forward. The program is part of The Fashion Law Project whose executive director is Los Angeles partner and leader of the fashion law practice Staci Riordan. In addition to Staci, Ellie Altshuler and Julian Petty are on the faculty as well.
  • Hip-Hop Lawyer Julian Petty Keeps L.A.'s Top Rappers from Signing Shady Deals
    L.A. Weekly | July 8, 2015
    This profile of Julian Petty includes quotes from him on his experience working with clients in the music industry and how he’s helping them navigate the challenges of an evolving industry. A few of Julian’s clients are quoted throughout the profile. Click here for the complete coverage.
  • American Red Cross Names New Board Chair and New Board Members
    Orange County Business Journal | July 6, 2015
    Los Angeles counsel Dale Hudson has been named as the chair of the American Red Cross Orange County.
  • Julian Petty: The Man with the Master Plan
    Examiner.com | July 3, 2015
    Julian Petty is featured in this Q&A. In the piece, Julian discusses getting into the music industry and how he works with industry clients now. Click here for the complete coverage.
  • UC Will Nurse Lab Inventions
    Los Angeles Business Journal | June 22, 2015
    This article focuses on a new $250 million independent fund created by the University of California to invest in research enterprises on its campuses.  Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Seth Levy talks about the research environment particularly for health care technologies and how it’s changed with regard to what it takes to get technology licensed or spun out.
  • Judge Rejects Claim for a Pissarro by Heirs in Nazi Art Case
    The New York Times | June 10, 2015
    This feature article focuses on a recent U.S. District Court ruling in favor of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation and the Kingdom of Spain in an artwork dispute that spanned a decade. Los Angeles commercial litigation partners Thad Stauber and Sarah André represented the Foundation in this dispute.
  • Calif. Justices to Weigh Break Issue Left Open by Brinker
    Law360 | June 2, 2015
    Los Angeles Labor & Employment counsel Dale Hudson is quoted in this article discussing the California Supreme Court’s decision to hear a class action brought a group of security guards who claim they were illegally forced to be on call during breaks and how this case gives the court a chance to clarify whether rest periods must be free from all work.
  • Cool Jobs: Entertainment Attorney Julian Petty Talks Going from Intern to Law Firm Partner
    Black Enterprise | May 26, 2015
    This article profiles Los Angeles partner Julian Petty who has carved out a successful practice advising clients in the entertainment industry. Click here to read the full article.
  • At Loyola L.A., a Fashion-Conscious Clinic
    National Law Journal | May 18, 2015

    The Fashion Law Clinic at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, is the center of this feature story. The article highlights this first-of-its-kind clinic and notes Los Angeles partner and leader of the firm’s fashion practice Staci Riordan as the creator. Staci and students who have gone through the clinic are quoted throughout the piece.

  • Microphone Check
    NPR | May 12, 2015
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Julian Petty is featured in this interview on NPR's “Microphone Check,” a radio show focused on covering hip-hop music and culture. Julian discusses how the music industry is evolving and how this impacts his clients.
  • 3rd-Party Onlookers May Trigger Breach of EU Privacy Laws
    Law360 | April 15, 2015
    Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz authored this article on claims against businesses handling personal data within the European Union based on an expanded interpretation of the Data Privacy Act.
  • Adam Fleischman-Hosted Food TV Show in Works with Jesse Collins Producing
    Deadline | April 13, 2015
    Nixon Peabody is noted as counsel for Umami Burger founder Adam Fleischman in his deal with Jesse Collins Entertainment to launch a food-centric TV series, Midnight Cook Club.
  • SEC Probing American Apparel
    Los Angeles Business Journal | March 26, 2015
    Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez is quoted in this article discussing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation behind the ousting of the former American Apparel CEO and founder.
  • Real Estate Crowdfunding Needs Compliance and Creativity
    Law360 | March 19, 2015
    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this article discussing growing interest in real estate crowdfunding.
  • Movers & Shakers
    The Deal | March 18, 2015
    This news brief highlights Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rick Jones’ appointment as leader of the public finance practice.
  • Nixon Peabody Names Jones Head of Public Finance
    The Bond Buyer | March 18, 2015
    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rick Jones is featured in this article highlighting his recently-announced public finance practice group leadership.
  • Nixon Peabody Nabs Manatt Real Estate Pro In LA
    Law360 | February 12, 2015
    This feature story highlights the arrival of Los Angeles Real Estate partner Justin Thompson.
  • Cities, States Consider Tapping Investors Via Crowdfunding
    Law360 | January 20, 2015
    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this story discussing increasing interest among state and local governments in crowdfunding.
  • Will There be Life After Death for New Private Museums?
    The Art Newspaper | January 7, 2015
    Los Angeles Commercial Litigation partner and head of the firm’s Art & Cultural Institutions team Thad Stauber is quoted in this column discussing the futures of the single-donor museum following the passing of the founder. The coverage notes Thad arranged San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s 100-year loan of the world renowned Don and Doris Fisher Collection.
  • The Changing Landscape: Looking Forward Through a New Lens
    Loyola Lawyer | January 1, 2015
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Staci Jennifer Riordan, leader of the firm’s Fashion practice, is profiled among other attorneys carving out busy practices in new areas of the law.
  • Top IP Firms Hired To Fight Converse TM Blitz
    Law360 | December 23, 2014
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Staci Jennifer Riordan is noted among the “veritable who's who of elite intellectual property” attorneys and firms representing dozens of major companies for allegedly copying Converse’s iconic Chuck Taylor.
  • The Year in Review: Law Practice
    Daily Journal | December 17, 2014
    This coverage in California highlights our Health Care and Real Estate practices. Los Angeles Health Care partner Jill Gordon and San Francisco Real Estate Paul Schrier are quoted in this feature story highlighting the hottest areas of law this year and looking ahead to 2015.
  • 2014 Newsmakers: Staci Riordan and The Fashion Law Project
    California Apparel News | December 11, 2014
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Staci Jennifer Riordan is featured as a “2014 Newsmaker” in this article on The Fashion Law Project, a collection of classes dealing with the peculiarities of the fashion business that Loyola Law School now offers.
  • Novelty Textile Wins Major Case Over Fabric Design Copyright
    California Apparel News | November 26, 2014
    Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Staci Jennifer Riordan provides commentary in this article on fashion copyright infringement.
  • Dealmakers
    Daily Journal | November 20, 2014
    Los Angeles Health Care partner Jill Gordon and associate Daniel Eliav and Los Angeles Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Matt Grazier and associate Stephen Reil’s representation of Apollo Medical Holdings is noted in this coverage of Apollo’s launch of a new subsidiary—Apollo Palliative Services, a source for hospice, palliative and home health services.
  • Don't Worry About Stem Cell Patents… Yet
    Daily Journal | November 18, 2014
    Los Angeles office managing partner and IP Counseling & Transactions attorney Seth Levy and Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions patent agent Stephen Chen authored this column discussing a recently filed U.S. Supreme Court petition in the ongoing saga about the patentability of stem cells.
  • Law Firms Double Down on Veterans Pro Bono
    Daily Journal | November 14, 2014
    Nixon Peabody is acknowledged by Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Veterans Project for the firm’s pro bono support in this feature story on local initiatives supporting Veterans.
  • Nixon Peabody Nabs Fox Rothschild's Fashion Law Head
    Law360 | October 7, 2014
    This feature story highlights the arrival of Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partners Staci Jennifer Riordan and Julian Petty. The coverage notes that Staci Jennifer will lead our fashion law team after having spearheaded Fox’s group and Julian will focus his practice on providing strategic career and business guidance to clients in the music, TV, film, new media and book publishing industries.
  • Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good vs. Privacy
    InformationWeek | October 6, 2014
    Los Angeles Health Care partner Jill Gordon is featured in this article discussing big data’s role in health care. Jill’s comments are from her panel discussion at the 8th annual Body Computing Conference. Click here to read the full article.
  • Franchisors Should Stay Out of Franchisee Personnel Management
    The Legal Intelligencer | September 26, 2014
    New York City partner and leader of the Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg and Los Angeles Labor & Employment associate Michael Curtis authored this column on circumstances where a franchisor may be liable for alleged employment law violations.
  • The Past, Present and Future of Stem Cells
    Daily Journal | August 27, 2014
    Los Angeles office managing partner Seth Levy and Los Angeles patent agent Stephen Chen co-authored this column looking at the state of stem cells and what’s next.
  • 5 Questions Before Cos. Enter Worker Arbitration Deals
    Law360 | August 18, 2014
    Los Angeles Labor & Employment counsel Richard Bromley provides commentary on questions employers should ask themselves before drafting arbitration deals.
  • Immigration-Related Liability for Calif. Employers Rises
    Law360 | July 25, 2014
    Los Angeles Labor & Employment counsel Richard Bromley, Los Angeles Labor & Employment associate Erin Holyoke and San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Paul Lynd discuss a California Supreme Court ruling finding that employers should not continue to employ workers after discovery of unauthorized status because doing so may expose them to further liability.
  • SEC Strikes Back on MCDC
    The Bond Buyer | May 22, 2014
    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation initiative.
  • Universities Seek More Legal Help on Export Control Compliance
    Daily Journal | February 4, 2014
    Patents partner and Los Angeles office managing partner Seth Levy discusses export control compliance relating to increased federal enforcement attention on academic institutions bringing in top international talent.
  • Chinese Developer to Spend $200M on 4.6-Acre Site in Downtown LA
    Commercial Property Executive | January 2, 2014
    This coverage notes that Chinese investor Oceanwide Real Estate Group has closed escrow on land in downtown Los Angeles. Nixon Peabody served as Oceanwide’s acquisition counsel and will serve as development counsel moving forward.
  • Nixon Peabody Hires California Private Equity Partner
    Bloomberg News | December 20, 2013
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Los Angeles Private Equity partner Marc Kenny.
  • Firms Reinvent Office Managing Role Amid Changing Legal Environment
    Daily Journal | December 20, 2013
    Seth Levy is among those Los Angeles–based office managing partners profiled for this story.
  • Patentable Subject Matter in the U.S.
    IP Copy | December 17, 2013

    Los Angeles patents partner Seth Levy discusses the current state of case law in the U.S., the U.S. Supreme Court's Myriad decision and its aftermath, USPTO Guidance, and patent prosecution tips.

  • Enter the Academic-Entrepreneur
    Daily Journal | November 27, 2013
    Los Angeles Patents and office managing partner Seth Levy authored this contributed article focusing on some of the pitfalls that exist for the academic-entrepreneur and the university technology transfer programs whose currency is those academician’s innovations.
  • Restaurant Owner Loses $1M Copyright Claim Over TV Show
    National Law Journal | October 23, 2013
    This coverage notes a California federal judge’s decision to dismiss copyright infringement claims against TV One LLC. TV One’s legal team was led by Los Angeles partners Thad Stauber and Sarah André, Washington, DC, partner Kendal Tyre, Los Angeles associate Michael Azat, and Washington, DC, associate Kenneth Nichols.
  • Amid Rollout of Affordable Care Act, Firms Face Challenge in Boosting Health Care Practices
    Daily Journal | October 22, 2013
    Los Angeles Health Services partner Jill Gordon discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act on law firms.
  • Insiders Dissect Rise of New Money Direct Lending
    The Bond Buyer | October 10, 2013
    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Rudy Salo discusses the increased use of direct lending among municipal issuers in California.
  • Business of Law
    Bloomberg News | October 9, 2013
    This story highlights Seth Levy’s new role as managing partner of our Los Angeles office.
  • The Restitution Struggle
    ARTnews | September 1, 2013

    This feature story reports on an in-depth investigation into the state of restitution policies and practices related to Holocaust artworks and objects. Los Angeles commercial litigation partner and leader of the firm’s Arts & Cultural Institutions practice Thad Stauber provides commentary.

  • Former Thelen Attorneys Who Stuck Together Have Thrived
    Daily Journal | August 7, 2013

    This feature story provides a five-year retrospective since Thelen dissolved and highlights how successful this integration was for our firm. Litigation department chair Jenny Kuenster and San Francisco Real Estate partner Paul Schrier are quoted throughout the article.

  • Nixon Peabody Partner Discusses Main Issues in SEC Fraud Charges
    The Bond Buyer | July 3, 2013

    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton is interviewed about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s main concerns and targets of its recent enforcement activity in the muni market.

  • Nixon Peabody Partner Discusses Main Issues in SEC Fraud Charges
    The Bond Buyer | July 3, 2013

    Los Angeles Public Finance partner Dan Deaton is interviewed about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s main concerns and targets of its recent enforcement activity in the muni market.

  • Tax Court: Religious organization not liable for employment taxes
    Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report | July 2, 2013

    This article notes the U.S. Tax Court’s ruling in Kadimah Chapter Kiryat Ungvar v. Commissioner finding that a tax-exempt religious organization was not liable for employment taxes and associated penalties because no employer-employee relationship existed. Kadimah was represented by Washington, DC, Tax partner Ken Silverberg, Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez, and Washington, DC, business associate Rob Trott.

Ideas

California Supreme Court adopts the "sophisticated intermediary" defense for raw material suppliers facing failure to warn claims
Products Litigation Alert | May 26, 2016

California keeps the pressure on most drought restrictions, while turning the faucet back on for a few…
Environmental Law Alert | May 11, 2016

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California's minimum wage is rising, and with it so is the minimum salary for exempt status
Employment Law Alert | April 4, 2016

Better "prompt" than never: court of appeal confirms when contractors must release retention to subcontractors under Public Contract Code Section 7107
Construction Law Alert | March 29, 2016

California issues new requirements for discrimination, harassment and retaliation policies and complaint procedures effective April 1
Employment Law Alert | March 9, 2016

EEOC issues proposed rule to collect pay data from employers
Employment Law Alert | February 5, 2016

You've really got to know when to hold 'em: California Court of Appeal doubles down on its withholding of retention jurisprudence
Construction Law Alert | January 19, 2016

Don't give away your product or services
Commercial Litigation Alert | January 19, 2016

Cal/OSHA's stunning proposed regulation on workplace violence in health care facilities
Employment Law Alert | November 10, 2015

What's Trending in Affordable Housing
October 26, 2015

Hard to keep on truckin': U.S. EPA settles first federal enforcement of CARB's truck and bus regulation
Environmental Law Alert | October 13, 2015

California ups its game yet again in the fight against climate change
Environmental Law Alert | October 9, 2015

California enacts major overhaul of equal pay law
Employment Law Alert | October 7, 2015

California extends protections against discrimination for immigration status, language and citizenship
Employment Law Alert | September 18, 2015

Building resilience—California real estate opportunities and challenges during the drought
Real Estate Alert | July 14, 2015

A new U.K. law aimed at ending human trafficking and forced labor will likely require increased global supply chain oversight
Employment Law Alert | June 29, 2015

California proposed law would prevent employers from asking candidates for prior salary information
Employment Law Alert | June 2, 2015

Song-Beverly credit card opinion highlights need for retailers to review their procedures for credit card transactions
Retail Alert | May 27, 2015

New California Family Rights Act ("CFRA") regulations are effective July 1, 2015
Employment Law Alert | May 6, 2015

California's mandatory water restrictions — just in time for summer, but too little, too late?
Environmental law Alert | April 29, 2015

Retailers and manufacturers beware: CA DOJ is conducting reviews of Supply Chains Act compliance
Employment Law Alert | April 13, 2015

What do California statewide mandatory water cutbacks mean to your business?
Environmental Law Alert | April 2, 2015

Major revisions to Cal/OSHA's heat illness prevention standard
OSHA Law Alert | March 2, 2015

Is "coal" becoming a four-letter word for institutional investors?
Distressed Coal News | February 26, 2015

Legislative Advisory – California Senate Bill 222
Public Finance Alert | February 26, 2015

Oakland joins growing trend — paid sick leave begins Monday, March 2
Employment Law Alert | February 25, 2015

Bidder Beware: California court recognizes intentional interference claims for second place bidders in public works contracts
Construction Law Alert | February 25, 2015

You've got to know when to hold ‘em: what California public entities and public works contractors need to know about retention
Construction Law Alert | February 2, 2015

The New AB 60 Driver's License for Undocumented Individuals in California
Immigration Alert | January 21, 2015

"Change, Change, Change" for Cal/OSHA in 2015
Employment Law Alert | January 8, 2015

A flood of funding for water projects in California
Environmental Law Alert | November 14, 2014

California Federal Court Takes First Stab At False Advertising Claims Involving Prescription Drugs After POM Wonderful
IP Law Alert | October 21, 2014

California adopts new data privacy legislation affecting retailers
Retail Alert | October 15, 2014

Don't get caught holding the bag: California enacts ban on single-use plastic bags
Retail Alert | October 6, 2014

A wellspring of groundwater legislation rises up in California
Environmental Law Alert | September 23, 2014

California's paid sick leave law — no get well card for employers
Employment Law Alert | September 18, 2014

Stay out of it: Franchisors who leave personnel management and training to franchisees not liable for franchisees' actions
Employment Law Alert | September 2, 2014

Webcast Recording: Patents for Humanity
Originally recorded August 14, 2014 | August 20, 2014

No cutting out: California employers must reimburse all cell phone expenses
Employment Law Alert | August 18, 2014

Timing is everything: California Supreme Court clarifies timing of commission pay for overtime exemption and when commissions must be paid
Employment Law Alert | August 4, 2014

Leave deductions for exempt employees' partial-day absences—still ok in California, now with no minimum
Employment Law Alert | August 4, 2014

Joining the main stream: California groundwater regulation seems likely
Environmental Law Alert | July 30, 2014

California Supreme Court allows undocumented workers to recover damages in discrimination cases
Employment Law Alert | July 21, 2014

Retailers and other businesses breathe a sigh of relief: Court rules Target not required to have AEDs
Retail Alert | July 10, 2014

California's Paid Family Leave Program expands the definition of a family member and brings new leave challenges for employers
Employment Law Alert | June 26, 2014

California Supreme Court allows class action waivers — but with exception for PAGA
Employment Law Alert | June 25, 2014

Combating drought: California's new general permit for recycled water use
Environmental Law Alert | June 23, 2014

Don't forget! California's minimum wage increases on July 1, along with minimum salary for exempt employees
Employment Law Alert | June 9, 2014

Will large retailers (and others) be required to install and use emergency medical equipment?
Retail Alert | June 4, 2014

"It's getting hot [out] here…"
OSHA Alert | May 16, 2014

New York and several other states move closer to banning microbeads in personal care products
Products Alert | May 15, 2014

California legislature moves toward enacting new restrictions on merchants' collection and retention of credit card data, and additional liabilities for data breach
Retail Alert | April 30, 2014

Ouch: penalties for reporting errors add up quickly under California's greenhouse gas emissions regulatory regime
Environmental Law Alert | April 15, 2014

Ninth Circuit says PAGA claims are not class actions under CAFA
Class Action Alert | April 9, 2014

Dramatic change for light industry: adoption of California's new Industrial General Permit for stormwater
Environmental Law Alert | April 7, 2014

California's Green Chemistry Initiative continues rolling along: DTSC announces draft priority products which will require a rapid response from manufacturers
Products Alert | April 4, 2014

Adjunct professors targeted for unionization
Employment Law Alert | March 28, 2014

Court of appeal limits liability theories under California's "Shine the Light" data privacy act
Retail Industry Alert | December 31, 2013

Further attempts to avoid dismissal on commonality grounds…
Food Safety & Litigation Alert | December 16, 2013

Coming January 1, 2014: Amendments to California breach notification and privacy laws—what you need to know
Privacy Alert | December 12, 2013

California Employment Legislation: What's New for 2014?
Employment Law Alert | November 12, 2013

California increases minimum wage, in two steps, to $10 per hour
California Law Alert | October 24, 2013

Timing may not be everything after all: A clarification from the California Court of Appeal concerning conflicts of interest and Cumis counsel
Insurance Law Alert | September 24, 2013

The other side of Zhang: an insurer's ability to utilize California's unfair competition law against a business policyholder
Insurance Law Alert | August 16, 2013

California medical center settles HIPAA violation for $275,000
HIPAA Law Alert | June 19, 2013

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Events

Inventing New Water—Achieving Resilient Urban Water Systems in California
June 30, 2016 | Los Angeles, CA

Cost-effective Ways to Challenge Patents on Both Sides of the Atlantic
May 6, 2016 | Los Angeles, CA

2016 Private Equity and M&A Outlook—Trends & Opportunities
January 28, 2016

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11th Annual California MCLE Super Seminar—Los Angeles
January 21, 2016 | Los Angeles, CA

The future of driving with autonomous vehicles
October 28, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

Code the Deal
October 24, 2015

Cash Infusion: Impact of Foreign Investment on SoCal Real Estate
October 15, 2015

Behind the Music—An in-depth discussion with industry insiders
October 14, 2015

Providers as Innovators, Investors and Customers in Digital & Consumer-Facing Health Care
October 7, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

California water rights and operations in the Delta
September 24, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is Next for Fundraising
September 17, 2015

Genetic privacy, discrimination, and commercialization in the era of large-scale bio-banking
June 16, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

Webinar: California Family Leave Act's new regulations take effect July 1: Are you prepared?
June 3, 2015

Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is next for Consumer Products & Services
April 30, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

10th Annual California MCLE Seminar—First time in Los Angeles
January 21, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

2015 Private Equity and M&A Outlook—Trends & Opportunities
December 4, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA

What's next? The future of medical marijuana regulation in California
November 19, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA

Body Computing Conference 8.0
October 3, 2014

Patents for Humanity
August 14, 2014

Investing in Disruptive Health Care Technologies
May 21, 2014

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Nixon Peabody attorneys and practices ranked highly by Chambers and Partners in 2016
May 27, 2016

Nixon Peabody announces counsel promotions
May 18, 2016

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Nixon Peabody attorney Rudy Salo named to Manhattan Beach Economic Development Advisory Council
April 21, 2016

Nixon Peabody expands its IP practice in Los Angeles
March 30, 2016

Nixon Peabody represents executive producers in new ABC series
February 9, 2016

Nixon Peabody advises The Notorious B.I.G. estate and others in copyright claim win
December 23, 2015

U.S. News names Nixon Peabody Health Care Law Firm of the Year
November 2, 2015

Nixon Peabody advises in veterinary cancer practice acquisition
September 16, 2015

Colleagues and peers recognize Nixon Peabody partners as "Lawyers of the Year"
August 17, 2015

Nixon Peabody expands Los Angeles IP practice
August 3, 2015

Spanish Museum and Kingdom of Spain win ten-year legal dispute over ownership of Pissarro painting
June 10, 2015

Nixon Peabody represents Calhoun Vision in $69M financing round
June 8, 2015

Nixon Peabody advises Traverse Biosciences in cooperative research and development agreement with Aratana Therapeutics
May 4, 2015

Nixon Peabody expands West Coast corporate practice
April 7, 2015

Nixon Peabody’s leading Public Finance practice names industry veteran to management role
March 17, 2015

Nixon Peabody growing again in Los Angeles: Justin Thompson adds real estate heft
February 10, 2015

Nixon Peabody grows IP talent in Los Angeles with big experience in fashion and entertainment law
October 7, 2014

Nixon Peabody represents Serimmune in launch of biotech company with Avalon Ventures and GlaxoSmithKline
September 22, 2014

California Pacific Medical Center and Insys Therapeutics collaborate on cancer treatment research
August 25, 2014

SolarCity obtains favorable outcome in class action in California State Court
July 15, 2014

Nixon Peabody's pro bono work for LGBT students honored
June 17, 2014

Nixon Peabody advises Platinum Equity in its sale of Truesense Imaging to ON Semiconductor
May 15, 2014

Nixon Peabody counsels client through international ports strategic alliance
April 7, 2014

Nixon Peabody grows IP litigation talent in Silicon Valley with partners Shawn Hansen and Jeff Lokey
February 18, 2014

Nixon Peabody advises client on downtown Los Angeles real estate purchase
December 30, 2013

Nixon Peabody expands leading private equity practice on the West Coast with the addition of new partner Marc Kenny
December 17, 2013

Nixon Peabody wins in court for TV One
October 23, 2013

Nixon Peabody Names New Managing Partner in Los Angeles
October 7, 2013

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