June 30 2020
Tara Sattler negotiated the rights for Emmy nominated director Jennifer Fox to write and direct the film adaptation for The Other Dr. Gilmore. The story includes important social issues that are relevant to today such as universal healthcare, mental health care, and how lack of these resources can contribute to mass incarceration. The film will be developed and produced by Concordia Studio, along with Social Construct Films and Maven Screen Media.
June 23 2020
Weintraub Tobin’s 2020 Labor and Employment Seminar and Training schedule has been recently updated and is now available. Click here for a pdf version of the schedule.
If you have any questions on any of our seminars or would like to inquire about private, custom-tailored training, please contact:
June 9 2020
Los Angeles, CA (June 9, 2020) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that Tara Sattler and Jessica Rankin Corpuz have been recognized as 2020 Southern California Rising Stars. To be eligible for inclusion in this list, candidates must be 40 or younger or have been in practice for less than 10 years. Each year Super Lawyers selects only 2.5 percent of lawyers in California for this honor.
May 6 2020
Weintraub Tobin congratulates firm client Annie LeBlanc for winning Favorite Female Social Star at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards held on Saturday, May 2, 2020.
The firm extends its warm congratulations on this tremendous honor.
The complete list of winners can be found in this E! Online article.
April 29 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA (April 29, 2020) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, Josh Escovedo has been named a top Trademarks author in the JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards.
The Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2019.
April 28 2020
Todd Stern’s client Steven Conrad has been engaged by Paramount Pictures to write and executive produce a film about a Nigerian family who fled their home country seeking asylum in New York and their 8 year-old son who won the New York State Chess Championship in 2019. Trevor Noah will produce the drama through his Day Zero Productions banner along with State Street Pictures’ George Tillman Jr. and Bob Teitel.
For more details,
April 15 2020
SAN DIEGO, CA (April 10, 2020) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that Jo Dale Carothers, Ph.D. is a 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers honoree.
Jo Dale Carothers is a shareholder and chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Her practice emphasizes intellectual property litigation, licensing, contract disputes, and issues related to proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (UPSPTO) in all fields.
March 28 2020
by Aman Badyal, Andrew D. McCarthy
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act).
There is no shortage of coverage and commentary on the CARES Act, so we are focusing here on provisions most likely to provide immediate cash flow to small and medium-sized businesses.
I. Lending Programs
a. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Loan Forgiveness.
The CARES Act creates the PPP which allows the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide $349,000,000 of federally backed loans to eligible businesses.
March 27 2020
by Katie A. Collins
The Labor & Employment Law Blog
On March 27, 2020, the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Safety (CARES) Act was passed by the House of Representatives and signed into law by President Trump as the largest emergency aid bill in history. The CARES Act significantly expands unemployment benefits and comes on the heels of 3.3 million Americans having applied for unemployment benefits last week. In California specifically, there were 186,809 claims for unemployment benefits to the Employment Development Department last week.
March 25 2020
by Andrew D. McCarthy
On Wednesday, March 25, the Senate and the White House reached a deal regarding a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus package.
The Senate plans to vote on the legislation on March 25. Then the House will need to pass it before it goes to the President to sign it into law. For the House to pass it quickly on Wednesday, the vote would need to happen by a voice vote without any objections from any member of the House,