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  • January 2022   Gibbs Giden is pleased to announce that Maxwell A. Harrington has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as a new Associate Attorney. Max is a 2016 graduate of UCLA and, most recently, a 2021 graduate of Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. Prior to law school, Max co-founded a startup company in the United Kingdom and directed its operations through its initial rounds of funding and merger, and brings his real-world experience to his business, commercial, and construction law practice.         For more information about Max, visit   Max can also be reached […]

  • December 2021 from L.A. Times B2B Publishing Partner Barbara R. Gadbois was honored as a female business leader who has demonstrated noteworthy success and accomplishments in the past 24 months. 310-734-3366 Barbara R. Gadbois, is a senior partner at the Gibbs Giden law firm in Los Angeles, with over 35 years of experience in public and private construction law.  She concentrates her practice in the development and management of construction projects, including drafting and negotiation of bid and contract documents, procurement issues, public works, competitive bidding requirements, bid protest issues, pre-qualification, project delivery methods, design-build projects, risk allocation […]

  • 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 […]

  • May 2022 We congratulate partners Jonathan Wolf and Jeff Love for being named “2022 Visionaries” in the LA Times B2B Publishing Commercial Real Estate Magazine for the second year in a row.  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 […]