Press from hearing in Commission on Judicial Performance v. Howle

The linked article discusses the November 3 hearing in the case Commission on Judicial Performance v. Elaine Howle, et al.  California Judicial Watchdog Gets Let Up on Secret Records The Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP) is an independent st… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe obtains reversal on appeal of judgment against client

On August 15, 2017, the Court of Appeal for the First District reversed a judgment against one of Kerr & Wagstaffe’s clients, remanding the action for entry of judgment for the firm’s client.  The case involved whether an easement over a com… Read More
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Press from today's hearing in Commission on Judicial Performance v. Howle

Linked below is some press from today’s hearing in Commission on Judicial Performance v. Howle. Michael von Loewenfeldt argued on behalf of our client, Commission on Judicial Performance. Please note the article from The Recorder is behind a pa… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe obtains dismissal—with prejudice—in action against four Bay Area counties

The Northern District of California, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers presiding, dismissed nearly all claims brought against the counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, and Contra Costa by putative classes of county jail inmates and their families a… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe wins appeal regarding identities of anonymous Glassdoor reviewers

In the published opinion today, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit by the firm’s client, ZL Technologies, Inc. for defamation against several persons who posted false and defamatory anonymous “reviews” on the… Read More
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Kerr & Wagstaffe attorneys selected as 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that Kerr & Wagstaffe partners James Wagstaffe, Ivo Labar, Adrian Sawyer and Michael von Loewenfeldt have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list for their work in the practice are… Read More
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Ivo Labar featured in Law.com and The Recorder articles on Hartford insurance class action suit

A federal court in San Francisco has certified a class of roughly 19,500 California policyholders in a putative suit against insurer The Hartford, which claims that The Hartford systematically underpays its policyholders by applying illegal depreciat… Read More
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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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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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