The Washington Post quotes Gary Lafayette regarding his Supreme Court victory on behalf of Oakland Housing Authority.
Daily Journal article reflects upon career of 9th circuit judge whose ruling was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case succesfully argued by Gary Lafayette.
City of Oakland hires high profile San Francisco firm Lafayette & Kumagai to handle sensitive matter. Source : The Recorder
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article examining the impact of Prop. 209 on minority-owned law firms: “Each firm’s story is as varied as there are people out there,” says Gary Lafayette of Lafayette & Kumagai, a nine-attorney San Francisco minority firm that is the second incarnation of a firm Lafayette founded that merged
The Recorder describes Lafayette & Kumagai as a “big gun” in “Oakland City Attorney Staffs Up.”
Daily Journal covers sexual harassment allegations against mayoral advisor: The attorney for the woman who claims she was sexually harassed by the top aide to Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown said Tuesday that the city has refused to settle the matter and that he will file a suit on her behalf as soon as he receives
The San Francisco Chronicle describes Lafayette & Kumagai as one of two “big San Francisco legal guns” to be hired by City of Oakland to protect its interests in a high profile sexual harrasment matter: BIG GUNS: The fear of having to dish out big bucks has the city of Oakland bringing out some big
The Recorder interviews Gary Lafayette about defense verdict in the article “Honeywell Loses $10.5M Suit Against City Housing”: A federal jury on Monday deliberated just two hours before siding with the San Francisco Housing Authority in a $10.5 million suit brought by Honeywell Inc. The 3-year-old case challenged the housing authority’s contention that Morristown, N.J.-based
A former high ranking staff attorney for the San Francisco Housing Authority whose contract wasn’t renewed says the troubled city agency discriminates against white lawyers and favors African Americans. According to the lawyer, Joel Blackman of Fairfax, 51, agency director Ronnie Davis said at a staff meeting in August 1998 there were people who would
Daily Journal quotes Gary Lafayette in an article examining the success of some minority-owned firms: Gary Lafayette, an African-American partner at San Francisco’s Lafayette, Kumagai & Clarke, also knows rain can happen when you least expect it. Lafayette got his first client, the Southland Corp, while visiting family in Dallas. One night he and his