Category: News

O’Hagan Meyer Opens New Offices in Portland and Las Vegas

  O’Hagan Meyer is excited to announce the opening of our new offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and Portland, Oregon. Our Las Vegas office will be led by Managing Partner, Marcus Lee. Marcus is joined by Associates Inku Nam and Holly Walker. Our Portland office will be led by Managing Partner Brad J. Krupicka. Brad […]

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Introducing Our New Denver Office

O’Hagan Meyer  is excited to announce the opening of our new office in Denver, CO. Led by Managing Partner Alice Powers, our Denver office includes Partners Ben Hase, John Michels, Meredith McDonald, Meryl Mills, and Associate Brian DeMocker. These exceptional employment lawyers and trial attorneys have a proven track record of success in representing our […]

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2023 Mansfield Rule Certification

O’Hagan Meyer is thrilled to share that we have successfully achieved Mansfield Rule Certification! The goal of the Mansfield Rule, administered by Diversity Lab, is to increase and sustain diversity in law firm leadership through proven and carefully considered changes to the internal processes which provide growth opportunities to all our attorneys. O’Hagan Meyer understands […]

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Can AI Discriminate? We may soon find out.

By: Kevin L. Golden Recently, there has been much attention paid to the potential that artificial intelligence (AI) might soon replace large swaths of the workforce. But a recent class action lawsuit filed in California claims AI is already preventing at least one individual from entering the workforce based on his protected characteristics. Concerns about […]

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Client Alert: Severance Agreements Must Comply with New National Labor Relations Board Decision In McClaren Macomb

By: Eileen R. Geller, Lilias Gordon, and Charles Meyer Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) dealt another blow to the rights of employers and employees to enter into severance agreements which prevent the parties from disparaging each other and from disclosing the confidential terms of those agreements. In McClaren Macomb, 372 NLRB No. 58 […]

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Victory for Financial Advisor Accused of Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, & Theft

After an epic four plus year battle, Hermosa Beach Partner Theodore (“Ted”) Peters celebrated a full defense verdict in a California Superior Complex Court following a 17-day jury trial. The trial brought finality to a complicated fact pattern involving no less than six sets of defendants, 20 courtroom attorneys, and sweeping claims of fraud, deceit, […]

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Happy New Year to Employers from the CA Legislature

We have already covered two of the most significant new laws for CA employers that are going into effect January 1, 2023, in separate articles. Unfortunately, that’s not all. Here is a brief review of some more laws California employers must be ready to implement in their practices and policies. Minimum Wage/Salary Requirement Increases All […]

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Updates to the California Pay Transparency Law

Under current CA “Pay Transparency” law, an employer is prohibited from soliciting, or relying on salary history voluntarily provided as a factor in determining whether to offer a prospective employee a job, or what pay to offer them. Employers are also required to disclose pay scales for existing positions on request of a prospective employee. […]

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California Privacy Rights Act

Roll with The Changes If there is one thing that never changes for employers in California, it’s the need to keep up with frequent changes to the legal compliance landscape. The courts give us a moving target throughout the year with their decisions, which is challenging enough, but predictably our legislature heaps on more at […]

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O’Hagan Meyer Named a Chicago Top Workplace

O’Hagan Meyer is ecstatic to once again to be named a 2022 Top Workplace! This latest honor was awarded by the Chicago Tribune. Employees at our Chicago headquarters anonymously responded to an employee engagement survey shared to help us understand how effectively we are supporting their growth, contributing to their job satisfaction, and creating a […]

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