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April 11, 2011

Other Professional Liability

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We have comprehensive expertise defending directors & officers and in the unique insurance coverage issues those claims typically present. Our D&O group has developed particular expertise in issues involving directors and officers of financial institutions and lender liability coverage, bankers’ professional liability and financial institution bonds. We have also defended lawsuits against accountants involving every […]

April 11, 2011

Commercial Litigation

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We bring a strategic perspective to bank litigation, securities litigation, dissolution and shareholder disputes and intellectual property/unfair competition claims. Throughout our history, we have specialized in representing financial institutions, privately held businesses and non-profit and professional organizations. Our clients include banks, insurance agents and brokers, closely held businesses and non-profit mutual benefit associations. Our work […]

April 18, 2010

Long & Levit exceeds objectives of the “No Glass Ceiling Initiative” of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

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By The Bar Association of San Francisco (“BASF”) has long been known for its groundbreaking work to ensure equal opportunities for women and people of color at alllevels of the legal profession. A key part of that effort is BASF’s “No Glass Ceiling Initiative: Breaking the Barriers,” which calls upon firms to meet the following […]

May 24, 2001

Solin v. O’Melveny & Meyers, LLP, 01 C.D.O.S. 4245, filed 5/24/01

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Download Publication The Second District has decided that an attorney who retained the services of counsel to advise him about representation of his own clients cannot pursue an action for legal malpractice over his client’s objections if to do so would intrude upon the attorney-client privilege.  It also decided that shareholder derivative suits for legal […]

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May 7, 2001

PLCM Group v. Drexler (2000) 22 Cal.4th 1084, as modified 6/2/00

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Download Publication The Ninth Circuit has allowed concurrent counsel engaged in a fee dispute with their client to recover prevailing party attorneys’ fees when the attorneys represent each other in the fee dispute.  When a fee contract provides for recovery of attorneys’ fees by the prevailing party, attorneys may recover fees paid to their own […]

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April 5, 2001

Farmers Insurance Exchange v. Law Offices of Conrado Joe Sayas, Jr. 250 F.3d 1234 (9th Cir. (Cal.) 2001)

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Download Publication The Ninth Circuit has allowed concurrent counsel engaged in a fee dispute with their client to recover prevailing party attorneys’ fees when the attorneys represent each other in the fee dispute.  When a fee contract provides for recovery of attorneys’ fees by the prevailing party, attorneys may recover fees paid to their own […]

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October 31, 2000

California State Automobile Ass’n Inter-Insurance Bureau v. Parichan, Renberg, Crossman & Harvey (2000) 84 Cal.App.4th 702

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Download Publication Proof of the case-within-the-case is not required in trying transactional legal malpractice actions.  The case-within-the-case requirement still applies to litigation legal malpractice claims. CSAA retained Parichan, Renberg, Crossman & Harvey to represent CSAA’s insured in a car accident.  The law firm did not provide a critical medical expert’s report to CSAA.  The report […]

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September 29, 2000

Wise v. Thrifty Payless, Inc. (2000) 83 Cal.App.4th 1296

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Download Publication Three separate districts have taken three different approaches to the applicability of the litigation privilege to constitutional invasion of privacy claims.  The first district ruled that the privilege cannot be applied without balancing the interests served by the litigation privilege against the constitutional right to privacy.  The fourth district ruled that the interests […]

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September 29, 2000

Randall v. Scovis (2001) 87 Cal.App.4th 631

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Download Publication Three separate districts have taken three different approaches to the applicability of the litigation privilege to constitutional invasion of privacy claims.  The First District ruled that the privilege cannot be applied without balancing the interests served by the litigation privilege against the constitutional right to privacy.  The Fourth District ruled that the interests […]

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September 29, 2000

Jeffrey H. v. Imai, Tadlock & Keeney (2000) 85 Cal.App.4th 345, as modified 1/3/01

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Download Publication Three separate districts have taken three different approaches to the applicability of the litigation privilege to constitutional invasion of privacy claims.  The first district ruled that the privilege cannot be applied without balancing the interests served by the litigation privilege against the constitutional right to privacy.  The fourth district ruled that the interests […]

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