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  • Written by Keemia Tabrizi and Matthew Wallin August 2021 California employers are required to provide employees with paystubs for each pay period where an employee earned income. Labor Code section 226 (the “Code”) includes very specific information that must be included in every wage statement. Failing to include all of the required information on every wage statement can expose employers to substantial liability, as will be discussed below. I. WHAT INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED: The Code lists nine categories of information that must be included in every wage statement: (1) Gross wages (without deductions); (2) Total hours worked; (3) All […]

  • June 2021 We congratulate partners Jonathan Wolf and Jeff Love for being named “2021 Visionaries” in the LA Times B2B Publishing Commercial Real Estate Magazine.  Jonathan Wolf and Jeff Love have been recognized in Commercial Real Estate Magazine as a ‘2021 Commercial Real Estate Visionaries.’ The inaugural issue honors noteworthy real estate professionals for their “successes and accomplishments during the last 24 months, as well as their exemplary leadership within their organizations and communities across Southern California,” said the Los Angeles Times B2B Publishing Team. Mr. Wolf represents clients with respect to business transactions, real estate transactions, corporate governance matters and related […]

  • July 2021 In 1975, labor effort directed by Cesar Chavez led to the passage of the California Agriculture Labor Relations Act of 1975 (the “Act”). One of the Act’s provisions required agricultural employers to allow union organizers access to their property for up to three hours per day, 120 days per year for organizing efforts. The Act limited the times that union organizers could be present to avoid interfere with the workday, and required organizers to provide notice to the employer prior to coming onto the property.   In 2015, two agricultural companies (the “Growers”) blocked union organizers from accessing their […]

  • January 2021 James I. Montgomery, Jr. and R. Sterling Henderson  –  Recognized in 2021 in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys list. Gibbs Giden partners James I. Montgomery, Jr. and R. Sterling Henderson  have been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles supplement, which recognizes the region’s most influential minority attorneys who have experienced success, made a substantial impact in their practice and communities, and maintained the highest professional and ethical standards.   The content contained herein is published online by Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP (“Gibbs Giden”) for informational […]

  • Gibbs Giden congratulates the nine partners included in the Southern California Super Lawyers 2021 list. The annual list  recognizes exceptional attorneys in specific geographic and practice areas. This year’s list included: JASON M. ADAMS BARBARA R. GADBOIS SARA H. KORNBLATT  WILLIAM B. LOCHER CHRISTOPHER E. NG (Managing Partner) TED L. SENET GLENN E. TURNER, III RICHARD J. WITTBRODT PHILIP C. ZVONICEK The content contained herein is published online by Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP (“Gibbs Giden”) for informational purposes only and may contain attorney advertising. For specific questions about  any of the content posted to the Gibbs […]

  • For the second year in a row, Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP, was named in the LA Business Journal’s 2020 Most Law Admired Firms. “It’s truly a credit to the firm to be named to this list that includes many of the major law firms in Los Angeles,” current Managing Partner and Pepperdine Professor Chris Ng (JD ’01) said. In addition to Chris, Gibbs Giden boasts a bevy of Waves in their ranks: the firm has a grand total of sixteen practicing attorneys, one law clerk, and the head of marketing who all hail from Pepperdine Caruso […]

  • Congratulations to Gibbs Giden partner Sara Kornblatt who has been selected to co-chair the ABA Construction Law Forum 2022 Regional Programs. Sara and her co-chair will select dates and locations for the programs (4-5 cities across the country), prepare materials, recruit speakers and facilitate all planning with on-site coordinators. Sara H. Kornblatt is a partner whose practice is concentrated in both the development and management of construction projects as well as handling claims and complex litigation matters. She is skilled in drafting and negotiating bid and contract documents for owners, contractors, and subcontractors, and handling bid protest and subcontractor substitution […]