Matt Sugarman in the Los Angeles Times: Hollywood’s Lawyers Play On-call Doctors in Drama Between WGA and Agencies


Matt Sugarman is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the on-going tensions and labor dispute between the Writers Guild of America West and the Association of Talent Agents. Entertainment attorneys haven’t been able to go far from their phones this summer as clients reach out to them with questions, concerns, and requests.

Read the full article here: Hollywood’s Lawyers Play On-call Doctors in Drama Between WGA and Agencies.

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Cameron M. Peyton Joins Weintraub


Weintraub is pleased to welcome Cameron Peyton to our Litigation group. Cameron has significant business litigation experience in a diverse array of industries and has assisted his clients in a wide range of business disputes, including breach of contract, employment, and real property disputes.

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Jonathan L. (Jay) Pettit Joins Weintraub

Weintraub is pleased to announce that Jonathan L. (Jay) Pettit has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Group.  He will be based in the firm’s San Diego office.

Jay is a USPTO Registered Patent Attorney and prepares patent and trademark applications for clients in the U.S. and globally. He represents clients in various complex IP litigation matters in federal and state courts relating to trademark,

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19 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020


SACRAMENTO, CA (August 15, 2019) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that 19 of our attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 The Best Lawyers in America list. In addition, Weintraub Tobin attorney Christopher Chediak was named the Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) in the Sacramento region.

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Ryan Abernethy in Super Lawyers Magazine: Prior Practice

Ryan Abernethy is featured in the 2019 issue of Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine. In a section called “Prior Practice” Ryan discusses his early career in animation and how he uses his creativity in his practice of law.

“Being a trial attorney is a bit of a performance that requires psychology,” he says. “My skill set revolves around conceptualizing. What stops people from doing things is thinking it’s been done before.

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Donald R. Williams Jr. Joins Weintraub

Weintraub is pleased to welcome Donald R. Williams Jr. to our Labor and Employment and Litigation groups. Donald is experienced in many aspects of employment litigation, including workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour class actions.  Additionally, he is a Visiting Law Professor at University of California-Davis School of Law. Donald has been named a recipient of The National Black lawyers’ “Top 40 Under 40”

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