Stuart Kane Continues to Grow with Addition of Real Estate Attorney Cole Morgan

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce Cole F. Morgan has joined the firm as an associate attorney in the Real Estate group. Cole focuses his practice on the areas of commercial real estate and corporate law. He handles all aspects of real estate and corporate transactions, including negotiation and drafting of agreements, leases, conducting due diligence, and advising on legal and compliance issues. Cole also assists clients involved[…]

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Four Stuart Kane Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers List

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that partners Eve A. Brackmann, Josh C. Grushkin, Javier F. Gutierrez and Bruce C. Stuarthave been selected to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition[…]

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Stuart Kane Partner Shane Criqui Authors OCBJ Article: #MeToo Momentum Leads To Significant Changes In California Employment Laws For 2019

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Shane P. Criqui has published an article in the OCBJ titled, “#MeToo Momentum Leads To Significant Changes In California Employment Laws For 2019.” The article explores how the #MeToo movement has impacted California Employment Laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. Click here to read the full article. Criqui has been practicing law for 10 years and is a[…]

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Stuart Kane Ranked in 2019 Best Law Firms List in Orange County

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce it has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019 in the following practice areas for Orange County: Employment Law Management, Labor & Employment Litigation and Real Estate Litigation. The 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings showcase top firms recognized by clients and peers for continuing to deliver professional excellence and optimal quality. The rankings indicate a unique combination of[…]

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Streamlining and Managing Litigation – Is Technology Friend or Foe?

Stuart Kane LLP partners Donald Hamman and Eve Brackmann published the article “Streamlining and Managing Litigation – Is Technology Friend or Foe?” in the October 22, 2018 issue of the Orange County Business Journal. “Litigation technology provides an important tool for efficiency. Yet one of the most important factors in streamlining business litigation has remained constant since well before the first microchip was soldered onto a circuit board:[…]

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Stuart Kane Supports the 22nd Annual Project Youth OCBF SHORTSTOP Golf Classic

Stuart Kane LLP was proud to again support the 22ndAnnual John C. Herklotz – SHORTSTOP Golf Classic presented by Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation (OCBF) at the corporate sponsor level on October 5, 2018 at the Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine. In addition to sponsorship, Stuart Kane partner Shane Criqui will be participating in the tournament. Shane practices in the Employment Litigation, Business Litigation and Real Estate[…]

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Stuart Kane Partner Shane Criqui Named 2018 Southern California Rising Star

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that partner Shane P. Criqui has been selected to the 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers magazine. This is the fourth year in a row that Criqui has been recognized by the publication. Criqui has been practicing law for 10 years and is a veteran of eight trials, including trials in Orange County, Los Angeles, and Riverside superior courts. He has also[…]

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Stuart Kane Partner Eve Brackmann Authors ICSC Article: Does a “Groceries” Exclusive Include Alcoholic Beverages for Off-Site Consumption?

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that partner Eve Brackmann has published an article in the Winter edition of Shopping Center Law & Strategy, the legal journal for International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), titled “Does a ‘Groceries’ Exclusive Include Alcoholic Beverages for Off-Site Consumption?”  Eve co-authored the article with attorney Nairi Siddiqi. The article explores whether alcohol qualifies as “groceries” in the exclusive use clause in[…]

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Stuart Kane Participates in OCTANe’s Technology Innovation Forum

Stuart Kane LLP is proud to support the 12th annual OCTANe Technology Innovation Forum (TIF) on May 31-June 1 at the Newport Beach Marriott Salon and Spa. TIF is the largest conference in Southern California focused on high-growth technology innovation and investment and brings together over 850 attendees ranging from SMBs, industry executives, strategic partners, universities and qualified investors for a two-day, content-rich forum. The following Stuart Kane attorneys will[…]

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Contract With Care: New Law Increases Direct Risk for General Contractors (and Indirect Risk for Owners) Regarding Subcontractor Wages

Stuart Kane LLP partners Shane Criqui and Jeremiah Nelson published the article “Contract With Care: New Law Increases Direct Risk for General Contractors (and Indirect Risk for Owners) Regarding Subcontractor Wages” in the May 7, 2018 issue of the Orange County Business Journal. “While not uncommon for owners and general contractors to haggle over payment of unforeseen cost increases on construction projects, imagine arguing over who pays[…]

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Stuart Kane Supports 3rd Annual Orange County Real Estate Luncheon

Stuart Kane LLP is proud to support the 3rd Annual Orange County Real Estate Luncheon being held at the Hotel Irvine on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The firm has been a Platinum level sponsor for the past three years. In partnership with the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF), the event will benefit the health, education, and employment of Orange County veterans through OCFF’s OC Veterans Initiative. In 2017, the second[…]

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Immigration Compliance in a Sanctuary State: How Two New California Laws Affect Employers

Stuart Kane partner Shane Criqui published the article “Immigration Compliance in a Sanctuary State: How Two New California Laws Affect Employers” in the March 5, 2018 issue of the Orange County Business Journal. California’s Senate Judiciary Committee currently estimates that there are more than 2.6 million undocumented immigrants in California and that one in ten California workers are undocumented. Clearly, immigration enforcement is an issue that has the[…]

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Employment Law Update 2018: A Workshop for Management

On Thursday, February 15 OCTANe will host an annual update on Employment Law in 2018. Attorneys Bruce May and Shane Criqui from Stuart Kane LLP and insurance brokers Kirk Aguilera and Gordon Fraser from Hays Companies will present a lively and informative overview of new legal requirements for employers in California. Topics will include:

  • The #MeToo/#TimesUp Movement
  • Marijuana in the Workplace
  • ICE Raids and Sanctuary States
  • Salary History

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Eve Brackmann and Bruce Stuart Recognized in 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers List

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that partners Bruce C. Stuart and Eve A. Brackmann have both been selected to the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.  Both Bruce and Eve have appeared on past years’ lists, numerous times. Eve is a business trial lawyer specializing in real estate and employment litigation. She[…]

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Eve Brackmann Joins the ICSC Shopping Center Law & Strategy Journal Editorial Board

Stuart Kane LLP is pleased to announce that partner Eve Brackmann has joined the Editorial Board of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Shopping Center Law & Strategy Journal. The ICSC Shopping Center Law and Strategy Journal is the legal journal for retail real estate and published quarterly. The electronic newsletter offers practical advice as well as scholarly analysis for shopping center professionals—from creative solutions to tough[…]

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The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Employee Arbitration Agreements

Stuart Kane partner Shane Criqui published the article “The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Employee Arbitration Agreements” in the December 4, 2017 issue of the Orange County Business Journal. “The most obvious benefit of arbitration is that it allows an employer to avoid the cost and uncertainty of a jury trial. There is no jury in arbitration. Instead, a neutral (generally a retired judge or an experienced attorney) is[…]

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