CLIENT ALERT – IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARTNERSHIPS POTENTIAL ACTION NECESSARY BY MARCH 15, 2019

Posted by Dowling Aaron on

Are you a partner in a partnership or memberin an LLC?If able, most partnerships (including LLCs taxed as partnerships) likely will want to “opt out” of the new centralized audit regime enacted under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (“BBA”) on their upcoming tax return. If unable to opt out (as discussed below), we still […]

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Is there a triable issue of fact concerning company lawyer as a cause of termination of employee when company lawyer co-represents employer and employee?

Posted by Steven Vartabedian on

In Yanez v. Plummer (filed & published 11/5/13) C070726, Plaintiff Yanez sued his former employer, Union Pacific, for wrongful discharge and its in-house counsel, Plummer for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Yanez had witnessed the injury of a co-worker who filed a personal injury lawsuit under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) […]

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