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Originally published in the Daily Journal on August 24, 2012.
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*Account Executives Not Exempt Administrators Under California Law
*No “Grossly Inflated” Attorneys’ Fees on $11,500 Retaliation Verdict
..Arbitration Agreement with Discovery Limitation...more
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