OCBA member Steffi Gascón Hafen, California Partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been re-elected for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Orange County Head Start, Inc.
OCBA member Amanda Barbatoe has joined the ELDR Center as a staff attorney.
OCBA Board Member Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila has joined the firm Buchalter as Chair of its Appellate practice.
OCBA member Mark Powell, Orange County partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been appointed to the Orange County Superior Court Probate Mediation Panel.
OCBA members Jeff Roberts and Michael Jeandron have formed a new law partnership to serve personal injury victims.
Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces the additions of Ben Ammerman as Of Counsel and Michael S. Armstrong as an associate in its Irvine office.
Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the opening of a new location in San Diego.
Employment, labor, and business immigration law firm Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF) announced the elevation of OCBA member Denisha McKenzie to Senior Counsel. McKenzie is based in the firm's Orange County office.
Snell & Wilmer announced that member Mark Foster has been elected to join the firm’s partnership.
Congratulations to Loren Coe on being elevated to Member of Severson & Werson.
Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce Justin F. Mello and David Rao have joined the firm’s California offices as associates.
Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce a merger with West Coast commercial finance and creditors’ rights law firm Assayag v Mauss (Assayag Mauss).
OCBA member Selwyn Chu joins Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, as an associate in its Irvine office.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added member David Guess as a shareholder in the firm’s Orange County office.
OCBA member Kari Gibson joins the Irvine office of Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, as an associate.
OCBA members Mark Powell and Charles Daff, a partner and associate at Snell & Wilmer respectively, expand the firm's Orange County private client services group.
After two decades in Santa Ana, Klinedinst's Orange County group has moved to new, larger offices at Jamboree Center in Irvine, California.
OCBA President-Elect Scott Garner, Partner at Umberg Zipser LLP, has been appointed as a member of the California Lawyers Association’s newly formed ethics committee.
OCBA Past President Dean Zipser, co-founding partner of Umberg Zipser LLP, will serve on Governor Newsom’s Judicial Selection Advisory Committee.
Congratulations to member Genevieve R. Walser-Jolly on being elected the new Member in Charge for Severson & Werson’s Orange County office.
OCBA member Elizabeth Weldon, a partner at Snell & Wilmer, has been designated a Certified Specialist in Franchise and Distribution Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Womble Bond Dickinson has moved its Orange County office to 400 Spectrum Center in Irvine.
Umberg Zipser LLP announced the addition of OCBA member Vikki L. Vander Woude as its new business litigation partner.
Three OCBA members were announced as Practice Group leaders at Fisher Phillips, Karl Lindegren, Sheldon Blumling, and Robert Yonowitz.
OCBA member Jeremy Stamelman has joined Keller/Anderle LLP as its newest partner. He is an experienced business litigator who before coming to Keller/Anderle spent 16 years at the Los Angeles and New York offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
OCBA member Kristin Walker-Probst has joined Womble Bond Dickinson’s Orange County office as its newest partner.
OCBA member Megan Gess has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the Orange County office.
Brown Rudnick LLP announced today that William R. Baldiga will become Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Firm's Management Committee, effective upon the retirement of current Chief Executive Officer Joseph F. Ryan on March 15, 2019.
OCBA member Deborah Gubernick has joined Snell & Wilmers's Orange County office as a partner in the intellectual property and technology, and commercial litigation groups.
OCBA member Divya Gupta, a partner in Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Costa Mesa office, has been selected as a Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2019 Fellows Program.
Payne & Fears LLP announced that it elected two OCBA members Rihanna Hughes and Alejandro Ruiz as two of the firm's newest partners.
Womble Bond Dickinson named member Artin Betpera as its newest partner, effective January 1, 2019.
OCBA members Ashley Halberda and Nancy “Niki” Lubrano were named as two of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP's newest partners.
OCBA member Andrew Crane joined Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, as an associate in its Irvine office.
OCBA member Brittany Horth Urig joins Outwater & Pinckes, LLP as its newest litigation associate attorney.
OCBA member J. Kyle Janecek joined Newmeyer & Dillion LLP, a business and real estate law firm, as a transactional associate.
Michelle Huh, a tax attorney, joins the Yorba Linda office Wilson Tax law Group.
Snell & Wilmer announced 3 attorneys, including OCBA member Kevin Zen, have been elected to counsel, effective January 1, 2019.
Snell & Wilmer announced 10 attorneys, including OCBA member Steffi Gascón Hafen, have been elected to join the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019.
OCBA members Philip Azzara, Lizbeth Ochoa, and Spencer Waldron were announced as new partners at Fisher & Phillips LLP.
Congratulations to OCBA member Bradley J. McGirr!
OCBA member Brent Babcock, an intellectual property litigation attorney, joins the growing Costa Mesa office of Womble Bond Dickinson.
Congratulations to OCBA member Thy Bui.
OCBA members Scott Satkin, Jasmine Shams, and Stephanie Talavera join Newmeyer & Dillion LLP as its newest associates.
Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF), an award-winning employment, labor and business immigration law firm recognized for protecting employers with workforces in California for nearly 25 years, has relocated its Orange County office.
OCBA member James Yang joined the intellectual property law firm of Klein, O’Neill & Singh LLP as a Partner.
OCBA member Kristin Walker-Probst was elected Managing Partner and new Member in Charge for Severson & Werson’s Orange County office.
Severson & Werson announced the elevation of six attorneys as its newest Members, three of whom are OCBA members David Berkley, Genevieve Walser-Jolly, and Matthew Garfinkle.
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) has named OCBA Board Member Mary-Christine "M.C." Sungaila, a partner and appellate litigator with Haynes and Boone, LLP, to a three-year term on its Board of Directors.
OCBA members Joshua M. Kimura and Darrell P. White have joined with William O. London to provide high-quality legal representation and results to the Southern California community and beyond through the formation of their new law firm of Kimura London & White LLP.
OCBA member Courtney Winzeler joined Kahana & Feld LLP as a Partner in the construction/real estate, insurance defense, and general liability practice groups.
Womble Bond Dickinson continues to build its Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Litigation team with the addition of experienced litigator and member Shane Micheil.
Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announced the addition of OCBA member Jessica Thompson as an associate in its Irvine office.
Umberg Zipser (U/Z) announced that OCBA members Mark Finkelstein and Priti Phukan, Ph.D. have joined the firm. The addition of Finkelstein and Phukan further expands the firm’s full-service Intellectual Property Practice Group.
OCBA member Eric J. Troutman joined Womble Bond Dickinson to lead the firm's financial services litigation team based in Costa Mesa. Troutman is joined by his litigation team, OCBA members Artin Betpera and Nicole Su.
The OCBA is pleased to share that member Mark Powell joins Dorsey & Whitney LLP as a partner of the firm's Tax, Trusts & Estates Group in Southern California.
The OCBA is pleased to share that Martin Fessenmaier, Ph.D., and Minyoung Shin, Ph.D. have joined Umberg/Zipser LLP in addition to OCBA Board Member Mei Tsang and member Ryan Dean.
is pleased to announce that it has welcomed two new attorneys and named a new Shareholder in its Orange County office.
Brown Rudnick LLP, an international AM Law 200 law firm, has announced that it is expanding its global footprint to Southern California, combining with litigation boutique Rus, Miliband & Smith.