Read the full story of Wadler v. Bio-Rad

In February, a unanimous federal jury in San Francisco found that Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. illegally fired its former General Counsel, Sanford Wadler, in retaliation for blowing the whistle on what he reasonably believed were violations of the Fore… Read More
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California Lawyer recognizes James Wagstaffe, Michael von Loewenfeldt, and Melissa Perry for 2017 CLAY Awards win

Kerr & Wagstaffe partners James Wagstaffe and Michael von Loewenfeldt, and associate Melissa Perry, received the 2017 Calfornia Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Awards for their trial win in Sander v. State Bar of California, CPF08508880 (… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe Wins $1.1 million Verdict for Client in Defamation Trial

Second Unanimous Jury Verdict in as Many Months for Firm (San Luis Obispo, California, March 16, 2017).  A unanimous jury in San Luis Obispo found Defendants CalCoastNews and its owner Karen Velie and Senior Correspondent Daniel Blackburn liable for… Read More
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Partner Michael von Loewenfeldt is now a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law

Kerr and Wagstaffe LLP is pleased to announce that Michael von Loewenfeldt has been certified as a Specialist in Appellate Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.    Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP continues to represent clients… Read More
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Denise Huskins and Aaron Quinn Speak at Matthew Muller’s Sentencing Hearing

Denise Huskins and Aaron Quinn spoke at the sentencing hearing of Matthew Muller today, March 16, 2017.  A copy of Denise Huskins’s victim impact statement read aloud in court today can be found here.  A copy of Aaron Quinn’s victim impact stat… Read More
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James Wagstaffe, Michael von Loewenfeldt, and Melissa Perry receive 2016 CLAY Award

Congratulations to attorneys James Wagstaffe, Michael von Loewenfeldt, and Melissa Perry for winning the 2016 Calfornia Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Awards! View our full flier here. Read More
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News coverage of our $11M trial win in Wadler v. Bio-Rad

A unanimous federal jury in San Francisco found that Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. illegally fired its former General Counsel in retaliation for blowing the whistle on what he reasonably believed were violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The… Read More
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Former General Counsel Wins Nearly $11 Million Verdict Against Fortune 1000 Company in Whistleblower Retaliation Trial

(San Francisco, California, February 7, 2017). A unanimous federal jury in San Francisco found that Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. illegally fired its former General Counsel in retaliation for blowing the whistle on what he reasonably believed were viola… Read More
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Dan Veroff participates in webinar on surplus lines insurance

On January 16, Dan Veroff participated on a panel of insurance law experts in a webinar on surplus lines insurance.  The webinar discusses the unique structures and laws of surplus lines carriers, considerations to take into account when in litigati… Read More
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California Supreme Court issues opinion that will help underinsured wildfire victims

This week, the California Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion upholding the California Insurance Commissioner’s powers to protect consumers in the home insurance buying process by requiring agents and brokers to more accurately estimate the am… Read More
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