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Avoiding Shareholder Litigation | January 1, 2002
“Principles for New Associates When Working with Law Firm Staff” | Los Angeles Lawyer | June 1, 2015
“Ruling Clarifies Mass Tort Jurisdictional Issue” | Los Angeles Daily Journal | August 1, 2014
“Mediation: A Tale of Two Studies” | Apparel News | June 1, 2014
“Fashion Dispute Resolution Makes Legal Disputes a Win-Win Proposition” | Apparel News | February 1, 2014
“Basic Guide to Starting a Garment Business and Compliance” | January 1, 2014
“Early Neutral Evaluation” | Fashion Dispute Resolution | January 1, 2014
“Personal Injury: Survive The Changing Court Environment” | Los Angeles Daily Journal | April 1, 2013
“How to Buy Prints Without Buying a Lawsuit” | Apparel News | September 1, 2012
The “Sham Guaranty” Defense | California Lawyer | April 15, 2012
Have Your Shareholder Rights Been Abridged? | Los Angeles Daily Journal | January 17, 2012
Will Wall Street Executives Seek the Protection of the Fifth Amendment? | Los Angeles Lawyer | July 1, 2010
Business Pays for Court Delays | Los Angeles Business Journal | May 1, 2010
“Adapting to Adaptive Reuse | Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 703″ | January 1, 2009
“New Laws for California Employers for 2008” | Blue Collar Crossing | January 1, 2008
“Employers May Debit Exempt Workers for Part-Day Absences” | Los Angeles Daily Journal | October 1, 2005
“Equal Employment Opportunity Cases” | The California Labor & Employment Quarterly | 1996 – 2005 | January 1, 2005

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“Be Careful What You Wish For! Which Lease Terms Can You Live Without?” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 1, 2018
“Dorothy, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Venturing Outside of the Probate Court” | 43rd Annual USC 2017 Trust & Estate Conference | November 3, 2017
“Protect Your Company’s IPR: Where Does Inspiration End and Appropriation Begin?” | California Fashion Association | August 9, 2017
“In the Blink of an Eye: ‘Pop Up’ Leasing in an Evolving Retail Environment” | Georgetown Law’s 19th Annual Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute | April 1, 2017
“Single Tenant Build-to-Suit Leases: Creating Value for Both Developers and Retailers” | ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference | October 26, 2016
“New Sexual Harassment Regulations” | Greater Los Angeles Association of Legal Administrators | July 1, 2016
Webinar | “NLRB Issues for Unionized and Non-Unionized Employers” | Law Firm Alliance | March 1, 2016
“Living Trusts & More” | Orange Empire Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Society Chapter | May 8, 2015
“Lying Clients and Inadvertent Disclosure: Addressing Intractable Ethical Dilemmas” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 16, 2015
“The New Reality: Why Traditional Planning May Not Be the Best for You” | Chapman University Heritage Luncheon Workshop | April 16, 2015
“Estate Planning for Blended Families” | California State University, Long Beach | February 1, 2015
“Estate Planning Module” | American Institute for Philanthropic Studies | January 1, 2015
“How to Handle a Trade Secrets Trial” | Association of Business Trial Lawyers of Orange County | November 1, 2014
“Defending Against Damages in Wage and Hour Litigation: Preventive and Trial Techniques” | Strafford | November 1, 2014
“The Future of Culver City: LA’s Next Big Submarket?” | Bisnow | October 14, 2014
“Family Medical Leave Act: Leave Administration and Reasonable Accommodation Seminar” | Human Resources Managers of a prominent international food services company | June 10, 2014
“Estate Planning Fundamentals Under the New Tax Act” | Southern Arizona Planned Giving Roundtable | June 1, 2014
“The Prudent Investor Rule – Compliance and Litigation Strategies” | South Bay Estate Planning Council | April 10, 2014
“Beyond Bricks and Mortar: New Building Technology and Leasing” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 10, 2014
“Selling Your Business by Careful Planning (or Act of God)” | California State University of Long Beach | March 1, 2014
“Conflicts of Interest from a Risk Management and Ethics Viewpoint” | 2014 NSCP Regional Meeting | February 10, 2014
“Retirement and Estate Planning” | Southern California Public Radio, SCPR | January 1, 2014
“Wage & Hour Compliance Under California’s Employee-Friendly Framework and New Legislation” | Strafford | January 1, 2014
“California’s New Procedure for Investigating and Litigating Employment Discrimination Claims” | Strafford | December 1, 2013
Bisnow SoCal Industrial Real Estate Summit | November 1, 2013
“Planning the Small and Mid-Sized Estate” | CEB sponsored panel discussion at UCLA | November 1, 2013
“Proper Use of Client Assets: Soft Dollars and Hard Money Payments” | 2013 NSCP National Meeting | August 25, 2013
“Landlord Lease Remedies: A Closer Look” | Los Angeles County Bar Association – Leasing and Development | August 24, 2013
Appraisal Institute National Convention | July 1, 2013
“Entitled or Unworthy: Family Legacy Issues” | 2013 Western Regional Planned Giving Conference | April 23, 2013
“Broker/Dealer Regulatory Exams” | 2013 NSCP Conference | April 4, 2013
“Lessons Sandy Taught Us: Critical Elements in Drafting Insurance and Damage Clauses” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 3, 2013
“American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” | February 1, 2013
“How and Where to Find the Best Real Estate Buys in Today’s Market” | Dynamics Capital’s “The Smart Real Estate Investor’s” Seminar | January 7, 2013
“CCO and General Counsel Liability Webinar: How to Protect Yourself and Avoid Risk ” | CCO and General Counsel Liability Webinar | November 17, 2012
“AIA Contracts: If Only You Knew What You Don’t Know” | International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC) Law Conference | November 7, 2012
“The M&A Game: Playing to Win” | Vistage International’s All City Event | October 4, 2012
“IRA; 401k; 403b and 457 Plan Distributions” | “It’s Your Estate” Workshop Series at St. Joseph Special Events Center | October 1, 2012
“Charitable Gifting Part I: Assets and Entities” | American Institute of Philanthropic Studies | January 1, 1994
“Charitable Gifting Part I: Assets and Entities” | American Institute of Philanthropic Studies | January 1, 2013
“Decision 2012 – The End of 2010 Tax Relief Act” | Neuberger Berman Group LLC | August 31, 2012
“Charitable Planning in a Time of Uncertainty” | Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Sansum Diabetes Research Institute | August 30, 2012
“Primer on Community Property” | AICPA 29th Annual Advanced Estate Planning Conference | August 29, 2012
Appraisal Institute Convention | August 3, 2012
“I Don’t Think We’re in Kansas Anymore: Leasing Across International Borders” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | March 29, 2012
“Decision 2012 – The End of 2010 Tax Relief Act” | Neuberger Berman Group, LLP | March 1, 2012
“Top 10 Issues in Big Box Leasing” | Los Angeles County Bar Association | January 1, 2012
“How to Best Navigate a FINRA Inquiry and the Referral Process between FINRA, the SEC and DOJ” | ABA National Institute of Securities Fraud Conference | November 19, 2011
“SEC Inspections and Examination in the Post Dodd Frank Environment” | PLI Hedge Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments Conference | November 1, 2011
“When the EEOC Comes Knocking: Anticipating and Responding to Discrimination and Retaliation Investigations” | Strafford | July 1, 2011
“The New ADA Regulations: Managing Legal Exposure” | Celesq® AttorneysEd Center in partnership West LegalEdcenter | June 1, 2011
“Insurance for Dummies: Primer on Basic Property & Liability Concepts” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 7, 2011
“Employee Handbooks: Keys to Drafting Effective Policies for Your Clients” | National Constitution Center | March 1, 2011
“Trends in the Real Estate Legal Service Industry” | Appraisal Institute, Southern California Chapter | January 1, 2011
“Drafting Your Smartphone Policy for Healthcare: Legal Do’s & Don’ts” | Progressive Business Audio Conferences | August 1, 2010
Co-Presenter with The Honorable Edward M. Ross (Retired) | “CPA as Trustee” | California Society of CPAs Los Angeles Chapter Personal Financial Planning Committee | July 1, 2010
“Protecting Celebrities with Diminished Capacity; Circling the Star Wagons” | South Bay Bar Trust and Estates Section | July 1, 2010
“Celebrity Dementia” | Santa Monica Bar Association | May 1, 2010
“Trust Distribution Provisions for Capacitated/Surviving Spouse” | Riverside Estate Planning Council | May 1, 2010
“The 600 Ounce Gorilla in Today’s Economy: Dealing with the Financially Impaired Landlord” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 8, 2010
“Cell Phone, BlackBerry and Social Media Policies that Minimize Employer Liability” | National Constitution Center | January 1, 2010
“EEOC Investigations on the Rise: Proactive Strategies to Respond to Discrimination Investigations and Prevail in Claims” | Strafford | January 1, 2010
“Effective Employee Handbooks: Drafting Policies That Work” | Progressive Business Audio Conferences | November 1, 2009
“California Wage and Hour Issues Affecting Residential Cleaning Franchisees” | October 1, 2009
“IAs – Applying the Fundamentals” | National Association of Compliance Professionals Fall National Conference | October 1, 2009
“E-mail, Facebook & Blogging: Employee Internet Policies You Need Now” | Progressive Business Audio Conferences | September 1, 2009
“Drafting and Enforcing Dress Code Policies: What’s Working, What’s Not” | Progressive Business Audio Conferences | August 1, 2009
“Ricci v. DeStefano: Balancing Title VII Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact” | Strafford | July 1, 2009
“Bulletproof Your Employee Handbook” | Progressive Business Audio Conferences | June 1, 2009
“EEOC Investigations: Effective Employer Strategies” | Strafford | April 1, 2009
“2009 Labor and Employment Law Update” | Paramount Educational Seminars | April 1, 2009
“Employee Free Choice Act: Legal Strategies for Employers Facing Broader Unionizing Rights” | Strafford | April 1, 2009
“California Employment Law Update 2009: New Changes You Need to Know” | National Constitution Center | April 1, 2009
“BDs – Supervisory Responsibilities” | National Association of Compliance Professionals | Spring 2009 Regional Conference | April 1, 2009
“The Most Bullet Proof Lease and Loan Agreements Aren’t — Bankruptcy: The Lurking Factor” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 1, 2009
“The New Employer COBRA Obligations” | Professionals in Human Resources Association, District 11 | March 1, 2009
“The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act” | Strafford | February 1, 2009
“The Employee Free Choice Act” | Professionals in Human Resources Association | January 1, 2009
“Looking Ahead to 2010 & 2011 & Beyond” | Desert Community Foundation | September 1, 2008
“Civil Rights Litigation Update” | National Business Institute | July 1, 2008
“Today’s Buyers Need Flexible Agreements” | Real Estate Southern California | April 1, 2008
“‘Deal or No Deal’ — The Art and Science of Successful Negotiations” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | March 1, 2008
“Defending Collective and Class Claims: Class Certification, Trial and Settlement Strategies” | Strafford | September 1, 2007
“Managing DOL Investigations and Avoiding Litigation” | Strafford | September 1, 2007
“Defending Collective and Class Claims: Class Certification, Trial and Settlement Strategies” | Strafford | September 1, 2007
“Managing DOL Investigations and Avoiding Litigation” | Strafford | September 1, 2007
“Mistakes to Avoid in Estate Planning” | California Dental Association – 2007 Spring Scientific Session | May 1, 2007
“Out the Door: Ins and Outs of Assignments and Sublettings” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | March 1, 2007
“Latest Developments in Employment Law: What’s In It For In-House Counsel?” | Association of Corporate Counsel America Southern California Chapter | January 1, 2007
“Latest Developments in Employment Law: What’s In It For In-House Counsel?” | Association of Corporate Counsel America Southern California Chapter | January 1, 2007
“Wage and Hour Collective and Class Claims: Strategies for Defending Claims and Limiting Damages” | Strafford | March 1, 2006
“Wage and Hour Collective and Class Claims: Strategies for Defending Claims and Limiting Damages” | Strafford | March 1, 2006
“That Couldn’t Have Been What You Meant; Betwixt the Office Lease Proposal and the Final Lease” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | March 1, 2006
“Estate Planning” | University of California, Irvine, HR/Benefits Retirement Planning Program Series | February 1, 2006
“Electronic Discovery Do’s and Don’ts” | Association of Corporate Counsel America Southern California Chapter | January 1, 2006
“Workplace Romance Poses New Legal Risk for Employers” | Strafford | November 1, 2005
“FMLA in Flux” | Strafford | October 1, 2005
“Opportunities in Planned Giving” | Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation | October 1, 2005
“Shams and Scams” | Planned Giving Roundtable of Southern California | September 1, 2005
“Wage and Hour Collective and Class Claims: Changing State of the Law and Best Practices for Minimizing Claims” | Strafford | September 1, 2005
“Non-Compete Agreements Under Fire: Crafting Contracts to Protect Your Assets” | Strafford | August 1, 2005
“Disparate Impact Under the ADEA: Understanding the Practical Effect of Smith v. City of Jackson, Mississippi” | Strafford | July 1, 2005
“10th Annual Litigators Forum” | Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles | May 1, 2005
“Blueprint for Avoiding Unfit Upfit: Construction Contracts” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | March 1, 2005
“Enforcement Trends and Recommended Compliance Measures” | FINRA’s (District 2) Annual Preventative Compliance Conference Seminars | January 9, 2005
“Reg D Fraud” | North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) Mid-Atlantic Zone Meeting | January 1, 2005
“The Elimination of Bias in the Legal Department” | Association of Corporate Counsel America Southern California Chapter | January 1, 2005
“Practical Applications of Employment Law” | Sterling Education Services | April 1, 2004
Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 1, 2004
“How Medical Information Fares in Judicial Proceedings” | Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section | February 1, 2004
“Current Issues of Real Estate Transactions” | University of California | Anderson School of Business | May 1, 2003
Co-Presenter with The Honorable Edward M. Ross (Retired) | “Ten Pitfalls to Avoid as a Trustee” | California Society of CPAs Los Angeles Chapter Estate Planning Committee | May 1, 2003
“Restricted Funds” | Western Regional Conference on Planned Giving | May 1, 2003
“Mold Under the Microscope: Emerging Indoor Air Quality Issues” | Georgetown University Law Center | CLE | April 1, 2003
“Restricted Funds: How Restricted is Restricted?” | California CPA Education Foundation Not-for Profit Organization Conference | January 1, 2003
“Navigating the Maze: Various Leaves” | Professionals in Human Resources Association Annual Conference | January 1, 2003
“Use, Exclusives and Radius Clauses” | International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) | October 1, 2002
“Negotiating Land Use and Environmental Issues in the Lease” | Georgetown University Law Center | March 1, 2001
“Basic Estate Planning” | St. John’s Health Center Foundation | January 1, 2001
“The Road to Trial in Contested Probate Matters” | Los Angeles Paralegal Association | Probate and Estate Planning Section | January 1, 2001
“Fundamentals of Employment Law Practice” | The State Bar of California | January 1, 2001
“What Do You Mean This Person Is My Employee??” | Society for Human Resource Management, 52nd Annual Conference & Exposition | June 1, 2000
“The Broad Spectrum of Exclusives: How Far Can We Go?” | Georgetown University Law Center | March 1, 2000
“Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When You are Asked to Be a Trustee” | January 1, 2000
“Avoiding Employer Liability: Things You Should Know and Do” | Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and National Association of Women Business Owners, Los Angeles Chapter | November 1, 1999
“Insurance and Indemnity” | Georgetown University Law Center | March 1, 1999
“Anatomy of a Lease: Part IV” | International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) | October 1, 1998
“Charitable Planning for Stock Options, Rule 144 Stock and IPOs” | National Conference on Planned Giving | October 1, 1998
“Ethics of Lease Negotiations” | Georgetown University Law Center | November 1, 1997
“Anatomy of a Lease: Part IV” | International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) | October 1, 1997
“Commercial and Industrial Transactions” | Los Angeles Escrow Association | August 1, 1997
“How to Maximize Commissions and Expedite Payment – ‘Show Me the Money!'” | Grubb & Ellis | April 1, 1997
“Current Issues in Shopping Center Leases for Lessors and Tenants” | University of California, Los Angeles Extension | November 1, 1996
“Negotiating Fundamental Leasing Issues – Part II” | International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) | October 1, 1995
“Operating Expense and Audit Rights” | Georgetown University Law Center | April 1, 1995
CLE seminars | Orange County Bar Association | April 1, 1995
“Living Trusts & More” | “It’s Your Estate” Workshop Series | January 1, 2015
“Employment Law for Entrepreneurs” | UCLA MBA Program | January 1, 2014
“Estate Planning Basics” | “It’s Your Estate” Workshop Series | January 1, 2008
Emerging Issues in FINRA (CLE, The Knowledge Group) | January 1, 2007
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