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  • Environmental Stumbling Blocks for P3 Projects: Avoiding Project Litigation and Overcoming Community OppositionOctober 24, 2019Public-private partnerships that plan, develop and deliver projects frequently encounter environmentally based opposition, ranging from NIMBY community issues to years-long litigation over complicated compliance with local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Please join Meyers Nave Of Counsel Shiraz Tangri and Principal Jon Goetz on October 24 at the P3 Higher Education Summit for a roundtable discussion on avoiding environmental litigation and overcoming community ... read more
  • Public Contracting Requirements and Competitive Bidding in CaliforniaOctober 22, 2019Please join Eric Firstman, Chair of Meyers Nave's Public Contracts and Construction Practice Groups, and Meyers Nave Principal Doug McManamon for a full-day program that will review the key issues and trade-offs at each stage of a California public works construction project. This seminar will take place on October 22 in Sacramento. Starting with selection of a project delivery method, the seminar will move through ... read more
  • PFAS – The “Forever Chemical” A Regulatory and Liability Update for CaliforniaOctober 20, 2019Please join Meyers Nave Principal Greg Newmark for an update on the regulatory and liability landscape relating to PFAS on October 20 at the Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite, which is recognized as the largest gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use and natural resources law. What Are PFAS and Why Do They Matter? PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a group of ... read more
  • Prejudgment Possession: An Eminent Domain Law UpdateOctober 17, 2019Meyers Nave Principal Brenda Aguilar-Guerrero, Chair of Meyers Nave’s Eminent Domain & Inverse Condemnation Practice Group, invites you to attend CLE International’s 21st Annual Eminent Domain Law Conference to be held October 17-18 at the BASF Conference Center in San Francisco. Brenda has served as the conference Program Co-Chair since 2007. The two-day conference includes more than one dozen sessions addressing California's constantly changing Eminent Domain legal ... read more
  • Legal Updates and Compliance Training for Special DistrictsSeptember 28, 2019Please join Meyers Nave attorneys Alex Mog, Camille Hamilton Pating, Richard Pio Roda, Frank Splendorio, and Trevor Taniguchi for their presentations at the California Special Districts Association’s Annual Conference September 25-28 in Anaheim, CA. The annual conference provides educational programs and training sessions for special district professionals who lead, strategize and implement their district’s goals. Meyers Nave Presentations California’s Top 5 New Employment Laws in ... read more
  • CEQA Update: New Laws on Streamlining, Exemptions and Special Legislation for Expediting the CEQA ProcessJuly 17, 2019CEQA compliance is often the biggest source of time delays and litigation risk for project development. Staying on top of significant developments in the law is critical to successfully moving projects forward. On July 17, Meyers Nave Principal Shaye Diveley will present a one-hour MCLE webinar that will cover: New judicial decisions and new legislation including SB 827, AB 2341, AB 2782 and AB 2923 ... read more
  • Meyers Nave’s Women’s Initiative Sponsors Membership Drive for the Lawyers Club of San DiegoJuly 17, 2019Meyers Nave’s Women’s Initiative proudly announces our sponsorship of a Membership Mixer on July 17 to help promote the mission of the Lawyers Club of San Diego and support its continually growing membership.  The event brings together members and non-members who are attorneys, judges, law students and others in the San Diego community. The Lawyers Club of San Diego is a specialty bar association founded ... read more
  • Public Contracting Requirements and Competitive Bidding in CaliforniaJuly 11, 2019This seminar will review the key issues and trade-offs at each stage of a California public works construction project. Starting with selection of a project delivery method, the seminar will move through the life cycle of a project including professional services agreements, prequalification and best value selection, key construction contract terms, limiting liability and risk transfers, labor compliance, liquidated damages, disputes, statutory claim procedures, close-out ... read more
  • May Public Officials Block or Regulate Participation on Social Media Accounts?May 1, 2019Elected officials and government entities are becoming more accessible and connected to constituents through social media. The 21st century question is what may government entities and elected officials do and not do to block or otherwise regulate the public’s participation in their social media accounts? Part of the answer to that question was underway on March 26 when a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court ... read more
  • At-Large vs. District-Based Elections: Legal Challenges, Financial Risks and Compliance ProceduresMarch 19, 2019Public agencies across California are facing a wave of demand letters threatening litigation if they do not change their at-large elections (all voters can vote on all candidates) to district-based elections, which requires creating district maps that separate the public entity into defined geographic areas from which that area elects a representative. Further, if public agencies do not switch to district elections, the California Voting ... read more