Mar 23, 2020

MAYNARD LEADER NAMED TO TOP INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWYERS IN CALIFORNIA

Maynard Cooper's Sasha Rao, who leads the firm's Intellectual Property practice, has once again been named by the Daily Journal as one of the Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California. The Daily Journal notes that Sasha has advanced expertise in autonomy and robotic systems and represents such industry leaders as...

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Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 & FFCRA Update: Impact on Employee Benefits

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, Congress has passed and the President has signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The FFCRA’s biggest headlines for employers are the new Emergency Paid Sick Leave and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion. The FFCRA also affects...

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Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT — YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

On March 18, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order invoking the Defense Production Act (DPA). Here is how the DPA might affect your business. What Is It? Congress originally enacted the DPA in 1950 to give the President the power to take actions he deemed necessary to ensure...

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