Weintraub Tobin Ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms”

Weintraub has been recognized with numerous rankings in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The tiered rankings are assigned to law firm practice groups by metropolitan area. Thousands of firms are considered and reviewed nationwide through a detailed evaluation process before U.S. News and Best Lawyers® make selections for “Best Law Firms” rankings. The complete list is published on the U.S.

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26 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Included in Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List 2021

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 26 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Top Lawyers by Sacramento Magazine, including 8 attorneys recognized in multiple practices. Voting for Top Lawyers was managed by Professional Research Services and was open to all licensed attorneys in Sacramento. Voters were asked which of their peers they would recommend among 53 legal specialties, and the list reflects attorneys who received the highest number of votes in each specialty.

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35 Weintraub Attorneys Named to 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Firm Retains Highest Percentage of Sacramento Top 25 List

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 38 of its attorneys have been included on the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys in Northern California.  In addition, 4 Weintraub Tobin attorneys received special recognition on Northern California and Sacramento “Top” lists. Weintraub attorneys represent 16 percent of the 2021 Sacramento Top 25 Super Lawyers, achieving the region’s highest percentage again this year.

Attorneys selected to the 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list include Brendan J.

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Virtual Workshop - StartupSac Office Hours: Intellectual Property Control and Protection

Weintraub attorneys Josh H. Escovedo and Justin M. Borrowdale present a virtual workshop with StartupSac where they will focus on intellectual property control and protection for tech startups.

Summary:

How do you protect the great ideas that launched your tech startup? There’s more to it than filing a patent or registering a trademark. In this workshop, attorneys from Weintraub Tobin will cover intellectual property control and protection.

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WEBINAR: The Impact of the American Rescue Plan on Business

The Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan has been signed into law, bringing with it a flood of programs, initiatives, and COVID relief.

Summary:
On March 23, 2021, Weintraub Tobin partnered with BFBA and CVF Capital Partners to give an overview of the Plan, including investment, tax and legal implications. CVF Capital Partners managing partner Jose Blanco moderated the program, featuring presentations from Ben Brown of BFBA, 

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California Proposition 19 Limits Parent-Child & Grandparent-Grandchild Exclusion

Since 1986, when Proposition 58 passed, certain transfers of real property between parents and their children have been excluded from reassessment for purposes of determining property taxes. Proposition 58 provided an exclusion from reassessment for (1) a principal residence of the transferring parent, and (2) the first $1 million of full cash value of all “other real property” transferred from a parent to a child. Proposition 193, passed in 1996, added a similar reassessment exclusion for transfers between grandparents and their grandchildren (when the grandchildren’s parents are deceased).

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PPP Second Draw Loans

In December 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the CAA).

In total, the CAA provides $900 billion in COVID relief, including $284 billion for additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for new borrowers and “second draw” loans for existing borrowers.

The eligibility requirements for a “second draw” PPP loan (PPP2 Loan) are as follows:

1) The borrower must spend the full amount of the first PPP loan before receiving the PPP2 Loan.

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Gary Bradus in the Sacramento Business Journal: Kru Owner Sues Business Partners, Accusing Them Of Siphoning Funds To Other Businesses

In an article in the Sacramento Business Journal, Felicia Alvarez writes that the owner of popular local sushi restaurant Kru Contemporary Japanese Cuisine has filed a lawsuit against his business partners Madrow-Bazett, Inc. for alleged acts of misconduct and mismanagement of funds. Gary Bradus, who represents Madrow-Bazett, is quoted in the story:

Modrow-Bazett denies the allegations that are in the complaint,” he said. “There have been disagreements regarding the operations of the business.

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