Local Law Firm Struggle to Recruit and Retain Minorities

Law: A White Man’s World
Minorities Scarce as Firms Fail to Reflect Region’s Diverse Population

Sacramento Business Journal
September 28, 2007
By Kathy Robertson, Staff Writer

Shareholder Louis Gonzalez, Jr. comments in this article that the perception about law firms by minority candidates is part of the problem. In this article he states, "Large law firms have had a hard time getting minority students interested." He points out that these students need to apply to large law firms to eliminate this self-perpetuating idea that firm will not hire qualified minority candidates.

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Seven Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Attorneys Honored as 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers

Seven Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Attorneys Honored as 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 27, 2007 –Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation law firm congratulates its seven shareholders who were honored as Northern California Super Lawyers as published in San Francisco Magazine and Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine. This select group of lawyers are recognized for their professional achievements and represent the top five percent of the region’s Bar Association membership.

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Duo Works To Protect Elderly From Financial Scams

Duo Works To Protect Elderly From Financial Scams
The Daily Journal
July 02, 2007
By Gary Scott, Daily Journal Staff Writer

Shareholders Ed Corey and Kelly Sutter comment on the protection of the elderly from financial scams as the population in California grows older and lives longer. They note that there is a dramatic increase in the number of elder financial abuse cases over the past ten years.

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Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Hosts Celebrating Differences Reception

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2, 2007 –Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation firm was proud to host “Celebrating Differences” reception on June 28, 2007.

This reception celebrated the diversity programs sponsored by the No Glass Ceiling Task Force of Sacramento and the Sacramento County Bar Association’s Diversity Hiring and Retention Committee. The keynote speakers, the Honorable Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Third District Court of Appeal;

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Local Law Firms Struggle to Improve Associate Retention

As the Firm Churns – Law Firms Fight to Add Stability and Improve Associate Retention

Sacramento Business Journal
May 18, 2007
By Kathy Robertson, Staff Writer

Attorney Darrin Menezes was quoted in this Sacramento Business Journal article about working at three different Sacramento law firms. Menezes grew up in the Sacramento area and was looking to find the right firm where he could grow his environmental litigation practice.

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David Adams Joins Weintraub Genshlea Chediak as Shareholder

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For Immediate Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 3, 2007 — Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a leading Sacramento-based business and litigation law firm with one of the largest corporate and securities practices in the region, recently added David C. Adams as a shareholder. Adams, a prominent corporate securities lawyer in the area, will join the firm’s corporate, securities and intellectual property practice group.

“This is a terrific addition to our firm,” said Gary Bradus,

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Weintraub Ups Ante to $100,000 for Associate Pay

Weintraub Ups Ante to $100,000 for Associate Pay

Sacramento Business Journal
March 2, 2007
By Kathy Robertson, Staff Writer

Managing Shareholder Gary Bradus is quoted in the article that "the firm is not hiking billing rates or billable hours associates are expected to work." He also noted that this salary increase and the benefits of work/life balance will assist the firm in recruting the "best and brightest"

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Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Elects Three Shareholders

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 26, 2007 – The Sacramento based law firm of Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a business law and business litigation firm, announces that Mike De Angelis, Shawn M. Kent and Lizbeth V. West have been elected shareholders to the firm.

“We are proud to announce the election of Mike, Shawn and Lizbeth to shareholder status,” said Managing Partner Gary Bradus.

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New Associate Jeff Pietsch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JEFF PIETSCH JOINS WEINTRAUB GENSHLEA CHEDIAK

SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 22, 2007 – The Sacramento law firm of Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a business law and business litigation firm announces that Jeffrey Pietsch has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Jeffrey is an associate in the firm’s Business, Securities and Commercial Transactions and Intellectual Property practice groups. His practice focuses on representing public and private companies with complex business and securities matters.

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Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Announces New Managing Shareholder

For Immediate Release

Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Announces New Managing Shareholder Gary Bradus

Sacramento, Calif.Feb. 12, 2007— The Sacramento law firm Weintraub Genshlea Chediak, a business law and business litigation firm, is proud to announce that Gary Bradus has been elected as managing partner. Mr. Bradus will succeed Ken Sylva, who served as managing partner since 2000 and whose loyal service played a key role in the development of the firm.

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