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Up and coming associate and insurance attorney Justin Clark is the newest associate to join the ever-growing litigation practice at Newmeyer & Dillion LLP’s Walnut Creek office. Clark brings experience in the areas of insurance litigation, construction defect litigation, and business transactions.
April 28, 2017
Prominent business and real estate law firm Newmeyer & Dillion LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys – Ben Ammerman, Anne Kelley and Rondi Walsh – have been elected to partnership. Their promotions are effective immediately.
February 7, 2017
I am not a winemaker, and I do not practice wine law. But I have been on a long and sometimes arduous journey of helping my husband start and operate a licensed winery in Orange County, California.
June 2, 2016
Newmeyer & Dillion Partner Jane Samson was quoted in Paul Jones’s story, “State Revives Improvement Tax Increment Finance Districts,” in State Tax Notes, pp. 278-279 on Oct. 26, 2015.
January 14, 2016
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September 30, 2015
It’s Time to Start Planning for Implementation of OSHA’s Silica Rule By Louis "Dutch" Schotemeyer, J. Nathan Owens
Getting a notification from OSHA that your company is being investigated for a health or safety violation is an unwanted disruption to your business that could lead to a hefty monetary fine. Worse yet, if your company is found to have committed multiple violations, OSHA may categorize your company as a severe violator, which makes you subject to follow-up inspections. In the last 6 years, OSHA has added 520 companies to the Severe Violator Enforcement Program - sixty percent of which are in the construction industry.
April 21, 2017
President Trump Nullifies “Volks Rule” Regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Recordkeeping Requirements By Louis "Dutch" Schotemeyer
OSHA requires employers to maintain safety records for a period of five years. The Occupational Safety and Health Act contains a six month statute of limitations for OSHA to issue citations to employers for violations. In an effort to close the gap between the five years employers are required to keep records and the six month citation window, the Obama Administration implemented the “Volks Rule,” making recordkeeping requirements a “continuing obligation” for employers and effectively extending the statute of limitations for violations of recordkeeping requirements from six months to five years.
April 13, 2017
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