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Foley & Mansfield Named Among Florida’s Best Companies to Work For

Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce the firm was named among Florida’s 2015 Best Companies To Work For. Featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine, the firm ranked #8 in the large company category.   This is the sixth consecutive … Continue reading

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Arbitrary Tiered Water Rates Violate California Constitution – Capistrano Taxpayers Association v. City of San Juan Capistrano – What the Appellate Court’s Ruling Means

Arbitrary Tiered Water Rates Violate California Constitution Today, the California Court of Appeal, 4th District, Division 3, issued its long-awaited opinion in the Capistrano Taxpayers Association v. City of San Juan Capistrano water rates case.  Louis C. Klein, a partner … Continue reading

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Foley & Mansfield Wins Summary Judgment for City of Fraser

On August 26, 2014, the Macomb County Circuit granted summary judgment in favor of our client, the City of Fraser, in a case brought against Almeda University, an institution with its place of business located in Puerto Rico, in the … Continue reading

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Stellpflug to Present ABOTA “Masters in Trial” Program at DAJV Conference in Berlin

Janet Stellpflug, a partner in the firm’s Minneapolis office, is a featured presenter at the upcoming DAJV Annual Conference on German and American Law in Berlin, Germany. Stellpflug will participate in the American Board of Trial Advocates’ (ABOTA) “Masters in … Continue reading

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Oakland attorneys Andrew L. Sharp and Khaled Taqi-Eddin Earn a Non-Suit on Behalf of Calaveras Asbestos, Ltd.

Andrew L. Sharp and Khaled Taqi-Eddin successfully argued and were awarded a Non-Suit after three weeks of trial for Calaveras Asbestos, Ltd. in the Fresno County Superior Court, State of California. Plaintiffs filed suit for the death of James Phillips … Continue reading

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Foley & Mansfield Named to Law360 Top 400

Foley & Mansfield ranked #264 among the nation’s largest law firms in the inaugural Law360 Top 400 list released this week by Law360, a LexisNexis Company.    According to BTI Consulting Group Inc., which was cited in the Law360 announcement, … Continue reading

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Builders in California May Further Limit the Statute of Limitations

The California Court of Appeal has upheld a provision in a construction contract by which the builder effectively shaved six years off the limitations period in which the owner could bring a construction defect lawsuit. In Brisbane Lodging L.P. v. … Continue reading

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L.A. Superior Court Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Denial of a Petition to Compel Arbitration of Rosenthal Claims

A recent appellate decision in a Los Angeles case serves as a reminder to businesses with Accounts Receivables to take a close look at arbitration clauses in their agreements. In the matter, Plaintiff filed a Complaint alleging a single cause … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Decides Mixed-Motive Discrimination Case

On February 7, 2013, the California Supreme Court decided Harris v. City of Santa Monica, a mixed-motive discrimination case, bringing California in line with federal law.  The case is important to California employers and practitioners because up to now, California … Continue reading

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Berger Secures More than $980,000.00 for Native American Claimants in Keepsagle v Vilsak

Jana M. Berger, a partner in Foley & Mansfield’s Detroit, Michigan office, recently secured more than $980,000.00 in damages and debt relief for Native American claimants pursuing settlement funds in the Keepseagle v Vilsak class action lawsuit. The Keepsagle v … Continue reading

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