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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Sander v. State Bar – Court Affirms State Bar Decision to Protect Privacy Rights of Attorneys

November 7, 2016 – In a case tried by Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP, the San Francisco Superior Court has issued a decision that protects the privacy of hundreds of thousands of California lawyers. The Court ruled in favor of the State Bar of California… Read More
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Law360 reports on Yelp's motion for summary judgment in Opperman v. Path

Kerr & Wagstaffe represents the consumers in a putative class action against big-name apps including Path and Yelp, among others. The suit alleges that the apps violated users’ privacy by uploading users’ contacts to the apps’… Read More
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Law360 discusses putative class member claims in Opperman v. Path

Kerr & Wagstaffe represents the consumers in a putative class action against big-name apps including Path and Twitter, among others. The suit alleges that the apps violated users’ privacy by uploading users’ contacts to the appsR… Read More
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Seven K&W attorneys rated by Super Lawyers in 2016

The 2016 Super Lawyers selections have been officially announced, and seven attorneys from Kerr & Wagstaffe were selected: four to Super Lawyers and three to Rising Stars. Founding partner Jim Wagstaffe was selected to Super Lawyers and was also… Read More
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News coverage of Sander v. State Bar trial

  The Daily Journal has been covering the bench trial of Sander, et al v. State Bar of California, et al. Trial began Monday, July 11 and is being heard by Judge Mary Wiss of the San Francisco Superior Court. Kerr & Wagstaffe partners Mich… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe obtains Summary Adjudication in favor of Board of Equalization and California Counties

The Sacramento Superior Court has granted a motion for summary adjudication which disposes of tens of millions of dollars in tax refund claims in an action brought by Verizon California, Inc. against the California State Board of Equalization and Cal… Read More
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Federal Court affirms whistleblower protections for K&W client

October 23, 2015 – In a groundbreaking decision in a case brought by Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP, a California federal court today affirmed the strong protections Congress afforded to whistleblowers under the Sarbanes Oxley and Dodd-Frank acts. The d… Read More
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Ninth Circuit Affirms Kerr & Wagstaffe’s defense of State Bar law school accreditation rules

In unanimous decisions, the Ninth Circuit has affirmed trial court victories by Kerr & Wagstaffe in two related cases brought by Southern California Institute of Law challenging accreditation guidelines that require California accredited law sc… Read More
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