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Effective March 17, Lafayette & Kumagai LLP’s physical office is closed due to the mandatory shelter in place order issued by the Alameda County Public Health Officer in response to the COVID-19 virus. The firm will, however, continue to monitor updates regarding the virus and and will continue to meet the needs of our clients,
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Lafayette & Kumagai Partner Gary Lafayette and Director of Marketing Anna Ludwig attended the 2020 National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This year, Lafayette & Kumagai participated in Pitch Perfect: Gary knocked it out of the park when pitching the firm’s capabilities in
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Gary Lafayette is honored to moderate the General Counsel Panel at the upcoming NELC Texas Regional Conference and Reception on Wednesday 2/19/2020, presented by Toyota. Panelists include Sandra Phillips Rogers (Group Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.), Chris Luna, (VP, Legal Affairs and Chief Counsel, Metro by
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Lafayette & Kumagai is proud to sponsor the 2020 National Employment Law Council (NELC) San Francisco Regional Reception on Thursday 2/20/2020 at Trailblazer Tavern! The NELC strives to be the premiere organization for all experienced management-side labor and management-side employment law attorneys and human resources leaders of color practicing by providing an unparalleled platform for
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Congratulations to Barbara Lyons! Barbara successfully obtained a dismissal of a class action in United States District Court, Northern District of California, brought against a public entity client. Plaintiffs filed suit in the wake of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees, Counsel 31, 138 S. Ct. 2448 (2018), in which the
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Ingrid Ahuja Joins Lafayette & Kumagai LLP

  • January 14, 2020
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Lafayette & Kumagai is pleased to welcome Ingrid M. Ahuja to the firm. Ms. Ahuja handles all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, restrictive covenants, classification issues and wage and hour class action litigation. In addition, she has significant experience in commercial and general business litigation matters, including breach of contract, privacy, slander,
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Lafayette & Kumagai is pleased to announce that Saisruthi Paspulati has joined the firm. Ms. Paspulati has experience handling employment matters in state court, as well as before administrative agencies. She has successfully defended employers in a variety of industries, including staffing agencies, automotive manufacturers, retail stores, restaurants, and large HR outsourcing companies. Prior to
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Lafayette & Kumagai LLP had such an incredible time at the NAMWOLF 2019 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo! We appreciate everyone who stopped by to visit us at the Law Firm Expo and take home a magic robot. Thank you to the NAMWOLF team for a fantastic 2019 Annual Meeting in LA. It was
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