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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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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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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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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