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...

3 Items For Your Winter Corporate Check-Up

One of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP‘s main goals is to help our clients avoid legal problems from occurring in the first place and, with that in mind, based on our clients’ experiences and recent legal developments, we suggest you consider doing...