Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

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9401 Wilshire Boulevard
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Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2974, United States
Phone: 310-273-6333
Fax: 310-859-2325
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Environmental Law
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  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
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  • Securities Law
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  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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  • California
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Watch Out Commercial Real Property Lenders – Appointment of a Receiver is not a Slam Dunk

The law is always changing. Sometimes changes in the law result from new cases or new statutes. However, sometimes the law changes in reaction to the mood of the country. At present, I believe that that the law may be…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

McGILL v. CITIBANK, N.A.

I have received a few questions from employers about the recent California Supreme Court decision in McGill v. Citibank, N.A.. The McGill case isn’t an employment law case, but rather deals with a consumer class action…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

The Difference Between Bankruptcy & Receivership Payment of Legal Fees to Defend Fee Applications

QUESTION: I was appointed receiver for an apartment building. I operated the property for six months, then the defendant filed bankruptcy…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

AB 2532 Eliminates the Requirement that Private Employers Contracting with State and Local Agencies Verify an Individual’s Status Before Providing Services

Effective January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 2532 eliminates the requirement that private employers contracting with state and local government agencies to provide specified employment services verify an individual’s legal status or…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Government Contracting, Labor & Employment Law

New Law Requires Specific Disability Language in Commercial Leases

California Assembly Bill 2093 requires each commercial property owner/lessor to state on each lease form or rental agreement executed on or after January 1, 2017, whether the premises have undergone an inspection by a Certified…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

A Reminder: The Domestic Worker Bill of Rights is Permanent

Effective January 1, 2017, Senate Bill 1015 removes the 2017 sunset provision of 2013’s Assembly Bill 241, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, which granted overtime protections to California’s privately hired domestic workers…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

2016 Recap: A Busy Year for Employment Law

In case you missed it, 2016 was a banner year for the California Legislature in enacting new employment laws. Here are the highlights..…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Fore Warned: Fifth Circuit Sticks to its Guns

A prior prior Ask the Receiver® discussed the Fifth Circuit case Janvey v. The Golf Channel, Inc., 780 F. 3d 641 (5th Cir. 2015) (“Golf Channel I”). There the court found The Golf Channel liable to return $6,000,000 paid to it…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, Securities Law

New Law Requires Gender Neutral Restrooms

Existing law requires a businesses that serve the public or are open to the public and maintain toilet facilities to make those facilities available to the public free of charge. Existing law also states that publicly and…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts

The Top Ten Laws That Did Not Pass in 2016 (…But May Pass in 2017)

Each year hundreds of laws are introduced in California’s House of Representatives or Senate, only a fraction of which are ever signed into law. Many laws that are passed, such as last year’s Senate Bill 3 which will increase…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Imperfect!!! – Recordation Alone May Not Be Suficient To Perfect Deeds Under California Law

Once a lender records a deed of trust, isn’t that sufficient under California law to perfect the deed against a Chapter 7 trustee’s attempt to set it aside? Based on the recent bankruptcy court decision of In re Nowlin, the…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

A Reminder: The IRS Requires Employers to Obtain Informed Consent to Email W-2s

Unless you reside in a cave (in which case you likely will not be reading this), you are aware that we are moving towards a paperless society. However, assumptions about providing documents electronically can be dangerous, and…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

New Law Requires Written Notice to Employees on Hire (and Existing Employees upon Request) of Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

California law already prohibits employers with 25 or more employees from discriminating or retaliating against employees who take time off work for specified purposes related domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Do Settlement Agreements Need to Be Approved by the Court?

QUESTION: As receiver, I sued a third party to collect funds owed to the entity in receivership. I have settled the lawsuit…more
 /  Civil Procedure

New Accessibility Disclosure Requirements Impact California Landlords

California Assembly Bill 2093, signed by Governor Jerry Brown on September 16, 2016, went into effect on January 1, 2017. AB 2093 amended California Civil Code Section 1938 and expanded landlord disclosure requirements under…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Commercial
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