Blog 04
June 30, 2020June 30, 2020

“Me-too” evidence – that an employer engaged in similar misconduct with employees other than the plaintiff – is often admitted in gender discrimination cases as circumstantial proof of the employer’s intent or motive in the present case.  The recent decision Pinter-Brown v. Regents of University of California (2020) 48 Cal.App.5th 55, reminds us that “me-too”…

Blog 01
May 20, 2020June 9, 2020

California Court Of Appeal Opinion Reinforces Voters’ Right To Approve Local Government Taxes Under California Constitution The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Zolly v. City of Oakland, 47 Cal.App.5th 73 (2020), upholds the intent of California voters in adopting article XIII C of the California Constitution (“article XIII C”). Article XIII C generally…

Blog 03
May 10, 2020June 9, 2020

Navigating Risks & Opportunities: Antitrust And Competition Laws During The COVID-19 Pandemic COVID-19 significantly impacts, even if temporarily, how private and public sector entities do business. Whether enterprises are dealing with disruptions to their supply chains or retooling their operations to provide emergency medical gear and equipment, business leaders are exploring collaborative efforts with other…

Blog 02
May 1, 2020June 9, 2020

California Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal Of Taxi Drivers’ Unfair Practices Act And Unfair Competition Law Claims Against Uber In Uber Techs. Pricing Cases, 46 Cal.App.5th 963 (2020), plaintiffs—several taxi companies and taxi medallion owners—filed a class action lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) alleging that the ride-sharing company engaged in predatory pricing in violation of…