City and County of San Francisco – San Francisco International Airport

Represented City and County of San Francisco in a multi-million dollar fraud action against a contractor arising from the construction of the International Terminal Complex. The complaint alleged both False Claims and RICO violations and sought damages for a pattern of fraudulent conduct and false claims, including false representations regarding the use of minority subcontractors, artificial inflation of the cost of work under contract change orders, intentional double billing and front-loading, wrongful threats of job delay and closure, and deliberate manipulation of project schedules and other data to falsely claim payments for job delays, acceleration and inefficiency.

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Aviva Gilbert Selected as 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder

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Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

Lysondra Ludwig will speak at the WCS Talks - a full day TED-Style event and startup pitch competition hosted by Google.

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2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges: Aggregate Litigation in State Courts - Preserving Vital Mechanisms

At the Pound Civil Justice Institute's 2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges, Jim Bruen will discuss recent impediments to aggregate litigation implemented on the federal level, emerging trends in aggregate litigation in the United States,...

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Keeping Tabs on Energy Efficiency – New Benchmarking Requirements for San Francisco

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Insurance for the Cannabis Industry Program Takeaways

I recently moderated a Bar Association of San Francisco Insurance Section program co-sponsored with the Cannabis Law Section. The program highlighted recent changes to local insurance requirements and market availability of coverage for cannabis...

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Cannabis Companies and the California Consumer Privacy Act

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Legal Ins and Outs of 'Opportunity Zones' — so Far

A new tax incentive intended to stimulate investment in low-income communities known as opportunity zones has attracted significant attention from investors, developers, and business owners since its enactment under Section 1400Z-2 of the Internal...

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Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West: The Trigger: Internal Investigation Trends

Jessica Nall will speak at the Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West program, "The Trigger: Internal Investigation Trends." For companies that are rapidly evolving, becoming more digital and global, staying aware of developments that may...

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Former City of Napa Planner Rick Tooker Joins Farella Braun + Martel

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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named 2019 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel’s James L. Day , Jeffrey M. Fisher , Eugene Mar , Stephanie P. Skaff and Roderick M. Thompson have been named IP Stars by Managing...

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