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Nixon Peabody continues West Coast Corporate practice growth with addition of employee benefits and executive compensation attorney

September 15, 2021

Nixon Peabody expands NYC Cooperatives & Condominiums team arrival of Laura Sugarman

September 14, 2021

Nixon Peabody recognized for diversity, equity, and inclusion commitment by achieving Mansfield Certification Plus for fourth consecutive year

September 13, 2021

Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as intellectual property leaders in IAM Strategy 300

September 07, 2021

Nixon Peabody secures win in Massachusetts’ highest court for Suburban Home Health Care

September 07, 2021

Nixon Peabody West Coast Corporate team adds partner Michael Lawhead in Los Angeles

August 25, 2021

Ten Nixon Peabody attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

August 19, 2021

Nixon Peabody adds New York State Department of Health attorney to Health Care practice in Albany

August 18, 2021

Nixon Peabody’s Joseph Ortego selected as Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2021 Rainmaker

August 17, 2021

Nixon Peabody continues expanding its real estate team in Chicago with the arrival of Gregg Dorman

August 11, 2021

Nixon Peabody selects Armando Batastini to lead the law firm’s Providence office

August 02, 2021

Nixon Peabody expands its entertainment team with the addition of Farrah Usmani to the firm’s Los Angeles office

July 28, 2021

Friends of the Urban Forest appoints Nixon Peabody partner Alison B. Torbitt to Board of Directors

July 19, 2021

Los Angeles Business Journal names Nixon Peabody’s Thaddeus Stauber as a “Leader of Influence”

July 12, 2021

Nixon Peabody adds Los Angeles Intellectual Property counsel, continuing West Coast expansion

July 09, 2021

Nixon Peabody and several of its IP attorneys recognized by IAM Patent 1000 as leaders in their field

July 08, 2021

First Circuit affirms decision recognizing Reuben Klamer as The Game of Life author and copyright owner

June 28, 2021

Nixon Peabody advises joint venture on California’s first RAD for PRAC low-income housing transaction

June 17, 2021

Managing Intellectual Property recognizes Nixon Peabody attorneys as “IP Stars” for 2021

June 15, 2021

Nixon Peabody names Todd Tidgewell as leader of the firm’s Corporate practice

June 14, 2021

Recent Media Highlights

In Depth

CBS/KNX News Radio | June 01, 2021

San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Rachel Conn discussed Cal/OSHA’ s proposed updated COVID-19 guidelines and other top-of-mind issues for California-based employers and employees, including whether employers can ask for workers’ vaccination status, Cal/OSHA’ s requirement for vaccination documentation, and whether employers can require employees to be vaccinated.

Nixon Peabody's talent officer talks maintaining firm culture

Law360 | May 27, 2021

In this Q&A feature, Chief Talent Officer Stacie Collier, of the Labor & Employment group, discusses priorities and goals in her new role, and how she views this new role as an evolution of work that she and the firm have been doing for a long time.

Scripps cyberattack highlights patient safety risks during breaches

Modern Healthcare | May 14, 2021

In this article on the recent cyberattack on Scripps Health, which disrupted the San Diego-based health system’s patient portal and email systems, Chicago Health Care partner Valerie Montague is quoted on HIPAA considerations for health systems when communicating with patients via social media.

As businesses digest CDC mask guidance, some look to Governor Baker for faster reopening

The Boston Globe | May 13, 2021

This article covering the CDC’s new mask guidance for fully vaccinated people quotes Boston Labor & Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth on implications for employers and the workplace, including how it could get problematic if employers ask for evidence of vaccination.

The 13 leading attorneys and law firms that work with digital creators and influencers

Business Insider | May 12, 2021

This article on the top attorneys and law firms representing digital influencers features Los Angeles Corporate partner Ellie Heisler, including how she got her start in the space and how her practice has grown. Los Angeles Corporate associate Christina Chang is mentioned for being Ellie’s “ right hand”.

The Cannabis industry should employ careful tax planning when allocating between cost of goods sold and ordinary business expenses

Cannabis Business Executive | May 09, 2021

Corporate partner and Tax team member Rick Cox and Corporate associate Vince Tennant, both of the New York City office, contributed this article on careful tax planning for cannabis companies, which are denied certain business expenses since cannabis remains illegal at the federal level.

Weed and the workplace: What legalization could mean for testing, possession, and use

WROC-TV | March 29, 2021

The following television news segment on New York State’s pending marijuana legalization bill quotes Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kim Harding on how the enforcement of marijuana in the workplace will likely be similar to alcohol.

Key points to consider as employers start bringing back employees to the workplace

Newsday | March 25, 2021

Long Island Labor & Employment counsel David Tauster is quoted in this story on business reopening in the region for his outlook on accommodation considerations and preparation time for employers.

Amazon's new telehealth service is coming to Massachusetts this summer

Boston Business Journal | March 24, 2021

This article on Amazon’s plan to offer its own telehealth service to the company’s Massachusetts workers this summer quotes Washington, DC Health Care counsel Sarah Swank on potential telehealth challenges once temporary cross-state provider licenses expire 30 days after the state of emergency ends.

What's at stake as high court tackles union access case

Law360 | March 19, 2021

This article, focused on a case of whether a California regulation requiring growers to let union organizers on their property is unconstitutional, quotes San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Bonnie Glatzer on governmental policies and ways that the court could address the issue.

Employers face new risks as business travel returns

Law360 | March 16, 2021

This article on the risks employers face as business travel returns quotes Labor & Employment deputy practice group leader and OSHA practice chair Ben Kim, of Los Angeles, and San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Rachel Conn on the realities of a shifting office environment.

AI Advisors Suggest Better Ways to Build

Engineering News-Record | February 10, 2021

In this article on artificial intelligence and technology innovations in construction, San Francisco Complex Commercial Disputes partner Aldo Ibarra and associate Tracy Ickes are quoted extensively for their outlook on accommodating new technologies in contract language, shifting risk to tech companies, better risk assessment for emerging AI advisors, and how tech vendors license to their users.

As Nixon Peabody Considers West Coast Growth, New Leader Steps In

The American Lawyer | February 01, 2021

The following article features Managing Partner and CEO Steve Zubiago’s appointment to the helm of the firm, highlighting his leadership of the Business & Finance Department over the past decade as well as some of his initial priorities in his new role. Senior Chairman and Partner Andrew Glincher is also quoted extensively on his proudest accomplishments during his tenure.

Hospitals See Opportunity, Risk in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Modern Healthcare | January 25, 2021

This article on the increasing trend among hospitals to invest in ambulatory surgery centers extensively quotes Los Angeles Health Care partner Jill Gordon and Washington, D.C. Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense partner Adam Tarosky for their outlook on the Department of Health and Human Services’ updated anti-kickback statute, joint ventures among hospitals and ASCs, and a hospital’s ability to attract and retain top surgeons.

New York Takes Next Step Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana—How you can best prepare for and benefit from legalized recreational use

Cannabis Business Executive | January 13, 2021

Following New York’s reintroduction of a bill that would legalize and tax adult-use recreational marijuana, Rochester Corporate partner and Cannabis practice co-leader Lori Green, New York City Complex Commercial Disputes associate Catherine Savio, and Rochester Corporate associate Brandon Coyle contributed this article highlighting key focus areas for those looking to enter the potential new industry.

$900 Billion Stimulus Throws a Rope, but Retail Needs More

Women’s Wear Daily | January 06, 2021

Los Angeles Intellectual Property partner Staci Riordan, leader of the firm’s Fashion practice, is quoted in this article on how the new stimulus legislation, as well as changes in Congress, could impact retailers.

A Spanish Museum Can Keep a Looted Camille Pissarro Painting, an Appeals Court Rules

Artnet News | August 18, 2020

This article discusses a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that unanimously affirms that NP’s Spanish client, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, is the rightful owner of a prominent artwork by Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro. The article quotes Los Angeles Complex Commercial Disputes partner and Arts & Cultural Institutions team leader Thaddeus Stauber on the decision. The NP team also includes Complex Commercial Disputes partner Sarah Andre, Intellectual Property counsel Aaron Brian, and Labor & Employment associate Irene Scholl-Tatevosyan, all of Los Angeles. Click here to read the article.

Has Covid-19 And Its Accelerated Work-From-Home Experiment Permanently Changed The Future Of Cities?

Forbes | July 31, 2020

In this contributed article, Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo discusses how COVID-19 and the forced work-from-home experiment may have permanently changed the future of cities as the epicenters of the economy.

'Not a black-and-white issue:' Legal, business implications of facial recognition tech

Boston Business Journal | July 30, 2020

Boston Intellectual Property associate and deputy leader of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group Troy Lieberman was featured in a Q&A for his outlook on facial recognition technologies in light of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh recently signing into law a ban on government use of these technologies in the city.

5 ERISA Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2020

Law360 | July 29, 2020

San Francisco office managing partner and Corporate partner Karen Ng was quoted in this article for her outlook on the federal government’s interest in Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association v. California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, and the rise in ERISA privacy and cybersecurity lawsuits in Harmon et al. v. Shell Oil Co. et al.

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