McManis Faulkner

The NLRB Expands the Application of the Joint-Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris

On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued a groundbreaking decision upending long-held precedent for when a joint-employer relationship could be found. The Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Four Easy Steps to Protecting Your Privacy on an iPhone

In today’s world, we use smartphones for more than just making calls. From emailing, to calendaring events, to taking photos, we store so much data on our handhelds. We sometimes even store important financial information and…more
| Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Where Fantasy Football and Trial Practice Intersect

With Labor Day right around the corner, the NFL is gearing up for the 2015 season. Fantasy football leagues are getting ready for another year of camaraderie, smack talk, and thoughts of a championship. Mention fantasy…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

Virtually Served in the Online World: The Intersection of Law and Technology

Look around the playing fields where children practice soccer or baseball, and you will see many parents checking their phones. However, opening Facebook Messenger may lead to more than an invite to this weekend’s tournament;…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Electronic Discovery

Amendments to California’s Sick Leave Law Provides Flexibility for Employers

On July 13, 2015, Governor Brown signed urgency legislation amending California’s new sick leave law—the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The amendments, which took effect immediately, clarify the law and…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The Benefits of Teaming Up With eDiscovery Co-Counsel [Video]

The recent formal opinion by The State Bar of California advises that an attorney’s ethical duties extend to possessing a basic understanding of eDiscovery and electronically stored information (ESI), in cases that involve…more
| Electronic Discovery

New Amendments To The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Regulations

The Fair Employment and Housing Council recently adopted significant amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations, which took effect on July 1, 2015. The CFRA provides family and medical leave to eligible…more
| Labor & Employment Law

There Can Be Dignity In Divorce

When the divorce is over, how will you feel about the way you navigated the process? Divorce is difficult. While dealing with the unexpected ups and downs of this experience, your feelings will include grief, anger,…more
| Family Law

Stilettos In The Courtroom

As a young lawyer, I was mistaken for the court reporter more than once when I walked into the courtroom. But in the past few years, I have happily found myself in depositions and other court proceedings where all of the legal…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

Divorce: Your Child Is Watching!

Divorce is never easy. In the eyes of a child, it is never about money or property. It is only about emotions and lifestyle changes. It is never easy to adapt to new situations, and therefore it is important to keep disputes…more
| Family Law

Caitlyn Jenner's Gift to Employment Law

Employers can learn a lot from Caitlyn Jenner. The ink on the Caitlyn Jenner cover of Vanity Fair magazine was not dry but social media was all atwitter over the transformation of Bruce to Caitlyn. The reactions to Ms…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Discovery in International Litigation: Data Privacy and Best Practices for Global Organizations

In an increasingly global economy, it is only natural to see a rise in complex and high-stakes international lawsuits. As a result, cross-border discovery issues are now commonplace, a staple of international litigation. …more
| Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Worldwide Bound: the Hague Service Convention in International Family Law Cases

As a family lawyer in Silicon Valley, I often work with clients with international issues: enforcing judgments in Europe, dividing property abroad or obtaining custody orders when the parents live on different continents. A…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law, International Law & Trade

From Timeouts To Tantrums – What Two Rounds Of The Terrible Twos Taught Me As A Trial Lawyer

Reflecting on skills learned through parenting children through the “Terrible Twos,” I realized the skills I have acquired in dealing with a difficult two-year old often come in handy when dealing with troublesome opposing…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

California Becomes Second State To Mandate Paid Sick Leave (AB 1522) [Video]

California is now the second state in the nation that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. Employers should review their policies now and think about how they are going to comply with the new law’s…more
| Labor & Employment Law
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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
Number of Attorneys

25-50 Attorneys

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