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“Just One More Thing . . .” BKCG Wins $80 million in Hollywood Accounting Trial. . . So Far

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP‘s trial team of Alton Burkhalter, Dan Kessler and Keith Butler have now completed two phases of a three-phase trial for the creators of the television series Columbo. Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP‘s clients...

Constructing a Solid Defense:

Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP Gets Full Defense Award in $2 Million Claim By Contractor Against Long Time Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP Client  Never walk off the job. That was the message that resonated through the tens of thousands of...

Make sure your employee handbook is complete

Whether you have a large corporation in California or you only employ a couple workers, it is imperative you have a thorough and complete employee handbook. It outlines expectations, gives clear details about company policies and, in turn, prevents legal issues for...

California Passes New Law Aimed at Increasing Corporate Diversity

California has become the first state to require all publicly traded companies based in California to have at least one woman on their board of directors in a push to increase equality in the workplace. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on September 30, 2018...

Better Late Than Never – Late Notice May Not Be Detrimental To Coverage Under An Occurrence Policy

As anyone who has ever tried to read through an insurance policy can attest, there are pages upon pages of terms, conditions, exclusions, limitations, definitions, and … notice requirements. Most notice requirements in policies mandate that notice of a claim be...

New Appeals Court Decision Makes It Harder for Businesses to Protect Themselves from Ex-Employees

In AMN Healthcare, Inc. v. Aya Healthcare Services, Inc., the Court of Appeal held that a “Nonsolicitation of employees” provision of a standard Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement signed by employees who later left to compete against their former...