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The National Law Journal Names Lewis & Llewellyn Partners as Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Trailblazers

Lewis & Llewellyn is pleased to announce that partners Marc Lewis, Paul Llewellyn, Ryan Erickson, and Becca Furman have been selected by The National Law Journal (“NLJ”) to its 2022 list of Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Trailblazers.  … Read more

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Announcing the Launch of the Annual Lewis & Llewellyn Equity Fellowship

At Lewis & Llewellyn, we are committed to providing a space for high-achieving young adults to explore their interest in the law. We are particularly committed to enabling individuals from groups under-represented in the legal profession … Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn Wins $28M Award and Defeats $30M Claim, Securing Complete Arbitration Victory

We are pleased to report another landmark win for a Lewis & Llewellyn client.  As reported in Law360 and the Daily Journal, following a two week arbitration and years of litigation, Lewis & Llewellyn client … Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn Files High Profile Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against The Branson School

At Lewis & Llewellyn, we continue to lead the fight for justice on behalf of survivors of childhood sexual abuse.  Recently, a team led by Paul Llewellyn and Nathalie Fayad filed a high-profile lawsuit against … Read more

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Evangeline Burbidge Recognized By Best Lawyers

  Partner Evangeline (“Evan”) Burbidge was recently selected for recognition by Best Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in California.  Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, and its methodology is designed … Read more

Litigation Tips

Important Changes to the California Code of Civil Procedure

The New Year brings with it some important changes to the Code of Civil Procedure (“CCP”).  On January 1, 2021, California updated the CCP to incorporate two of the Covid-related Emergency Orders.  These changes are … Read more

Announcements

Announcing the Launch of the Annual Lewis & Llewellyn Equity Fellowship

At Lewis & Llewellyn, we are committed to providing a space for high-achieving young adults to explore their interest in the law. We are particularly committed to enabling individuals from groups under-represented in the legal profession …Read more

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Daily Journal Published Op-Ed by Marc Lewis on Crescent City Sexual Abuse Case

Lewis & Llewellyn partner Marc Lewis wrote an Op-Ed in the Daily Journal regarding a Crescent City sexual abuse case that has concerning similarities to the Brock Turner case that sparked nationwide outrage last year. Read more

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EVAN BURBIDGE APPOINTED CO-CHAIR OF BASF BARRISTERS LITIGATION SECTION

Lewis & Llewellyn attorney Evan Burbidge was recently appointed as co-chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco's Barristers Litigation Section.  The mission of the section is to develop and maintain a strong community among …Read more

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EVAN BURBIDGE APPOINTED TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF BASF BARRISTERS LITIGATION SECTION

We are pleased to announce that Lewis & Llewellyn associate Evan Burbidge was recently appointed to the Executive Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco's (BASF) Barristers Litigation Section.  Evan is a longtime member …Read more

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Evangeline Burbidge Recognized By Best Lawyers

  Partner Evangeline (“Evan”) Burbidge was recently selected for recognition by Best Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in California.  Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, and its methodology is designed …Read more

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Law360 Features Lewis & Llewellyn’s Family-Friendly Culture

Any working parent knows the struggle of balancing family time and work responsibilities. In an article reflecting on what this balance means for lawyers, Law360 featured the story of Lewis & Llewellyn partner and father-of-three, …Read more

Litigation Tips

AMENDMENTS TO F.R.CP. RULE 45: FEDERAL SUBPOENAS

Here at Lewis & Llewellyn, we frequently handle subpoena issuance and compliance in federal court, particularly for our Fortune 500 clients in the technology and financial sectors.  Effective December 1, 2013, Congress has made significant changes …Read more

Litigation Tips

An Individual Cure is a Class Cure Under California’s New Privacy Act

As most business leaders know, the most stringent privacy law in the United States—the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)—went into effect this year and applies to all companies that do business in the Golden State.  …Read more

Litigation Tips

Availability of Attorneys’ Fees in Defending Against Employee Non-Solicitation Claims

In the previous litigation tip we discussed several recent cases that concluded employee non-solicitation provisions in employment agreements are per se invalid under California law.  It is axiomatic that parties in litigation generally pay their …Read more

Litigation Tips

Avoid Setting Off Alarm Bells When Switching Jobs

When departing a company to join a competitor, employees should proceed with caution before downloading “personal” information saved on their work computer.  While this material is not a company trade secret, downloading it shortly before …Read more

Litigation Tips

Beware Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

When a case settles, most settlement agreements include a confidentiality provision for key terms.  Attorneys often believe they are bound by such terms either when they approve the settlement as to form or even when …Read more

Litigation Tips

Beware the Pitfalls of CCP Section 664.6

Most litigators are generally familiar with Section 664.6 of the California Code of Civil Procedure, which provides a summary procedure to enforce a settlement agreement after dismissal of a lawsuit.  Without such a provision, a …Read more

Speaking Engagements

EVAN BURBIDGE TO MODERATE CLE ON AN INSIDE VIEW WITH IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

On October 22, a top-flight panel of in-house counsel from Bank of the West, Lyft, and Yahoo! will provide the inside scoop on how they got where they are and what they look for in …Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn in the Community

Our attorneys are actively involved in the legal community, lecturing frequently on all aspects of civil litigation.  Last month, partner Evan Burbidge spoke alongside Casey O’Connor, Associate General Counsel at Stitch Fix, and Neil Pai, …Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn in the Community

Our attorneys are actively involved in the legal community, lecturing frequently on all aspects of civil litigation.  Partners Ryan Erickson and Evan Burbidge recently gave presentations on “Mastering Oral Argument” and “How to Prepare for …Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn in the Community

Becca Furman and Ryan Erickson will be speakers at a Bar Association of San Francisco panel on Civil Litigation of Sexual Assault Cases in the #MeTooEra, on May 2, 2019.  This session will focus on how …Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn in the Community

As a firm, Lewis & Llewellyn is committed to fighting the epidemic of sexual abuse in America.  Last month, Becca Furman spoke at the The Worldwide #MeToo Movement: Global Resistance to Sexual Harassment and Violence Conference, …Read more

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Lewis & Llewellyn in the Community

Last week, Lewis & Llewellyn partner Paul Llewellyn was a featured speaker at the Practising Law Institute’s Pocket MBA 2019 program.  This two-day intensive course was designed for non-accountants, in-house and law firm attorneys looking to …Read more

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