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Kudos to Brian Chun! Brian and Gary Lafayette successfully defended a major Bay Area City in a case where a sworn officer sued claiming sexual harassment, sex discrimination, retaliation, failure to prevent discrimination and harassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent hiring, supervision and retention. Brian and Gary’s Motion for Summary Judgment was granted
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The California Minority Counsel Program (“CMCP”) recognized Susan Kumagai for her contributions to diversity in the legal profession and long-term involvement in the organization. Ms. Kumagai has actively participated in CMCP for a number of years. She served on CMCP’s Steering Committee and its Executive Committee, was the Chair of the 2002 CMCP Annual Business
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Hooray! Susan Kumagai and Brian Chun of Lafayette & Kumagai LLP successfully defended a Fortune 500 retail company in an employment arbitration, where Claimant alleged discrimination on the basis of sex (pregnancy), failure to prevent discrimination, failure to accommodate a pregnancy-related medical condition, retaliation for taking or requesting leave under the pregnancy disability law and
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Congrats to Gary Lafayette and Rebecca Kimura of Lafayette & Kumagai LLP. On April 13, 2015 their Motion for Summary Judgment was granted in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of a Fortune 500 gas and electric company in an employment matter in which Plaintiff alleged race discrimination,
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Panelist Gary Lafayette spoke about connecting with jurors in “The Art of Persuasion: Influencing Juries,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Gene Hou of American Family Insurance, William Sommers, Jr. of Courington Kiefer & Sommers, LLC and puppet master Beth Boggs of Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs. For more information about the National Association
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Panelist Anna Ludwig shared typography and graphic design tips for responding to RFPs at “Keep Calm & Respond On,” on Tuesday, September 23rd, with fellow panelists Pam Bertieri of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Laci Roth of Kuchler Polk Schell Weiner & Richeson LLC, Jamie Autin of Rivero Mestre LLP and Jennifer Collins of Goldfarb
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