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Client Alerts

The California state legislature, local government entities, and state and federal courts are constantly changing the environment in which our clients operate on a daily basis and plan their future strategic direction. Staying abreast of new laws, regulations and other legal developments – and analyzing the impact on clients – is what makes our attorneys standout as go-to experts. We share breaking-news information through the timely distribution of Client Alerts, and we encourage you to sign up to receive these updates by completing the subscription information in the left column. Our most recent Client Alerts are provided below, alphabetized by area of law.  Prior alerts are available in the annual archives in the left column or via the search function on our website.

First Amendment

Transportation and Infrastructure

Labor and Employment

Trial and Litigation

  • One Year In: Recent Shelter In Place Litigation RoundupMarch 15, 2021Faced with a once in a century pandemic, everyday life has changed in ways that none could have predicted a year ago. This extends to a quickly evolving jurisprudence regarding the interplay between constitutional rights and the government’s ability to restrict activity during a pandemic as the courts, including SCOTUS, have issued a plethora of expedited rulings on these issues. All ... read more


  • California’s Density Bonus Law: 2021 UpdateFebruary 17, 2021Legislative Change Increases Density Bonus Amount and Parking Benefits California’s Density Bonus Law provides housing developers with tools to encourage the development of much needed affordable and senior housing. New legislation that took effect on January 1 of this year provides for up to a 50% density bonus to be granted to housing projects consisting of a mix ... read more
  • Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance Update: SB 91 Enacts Changes for Landlords and TenantsFebruary 11, 2021The California Legislature passed Senate Bill 91 just days before the State’s existing COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act was set to expire.  In addition to extending the existing eviction moratorium and approving new rental assistance, SB 91 enacts many new and important changes to unlawful detainer law that impact landlords and tenants.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, this is the first time the ... read more

Environmental Law