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Mike Kelly Selected for Inclusion in ‘2016 Irish Legal 100’

The Irish Legal 100 is proud to announce the 2016 program which has now been released via a national digital edition. The Irish Legal 100 is the preeminent award for lawyers of Irish heritage in North America, and is now nine years old, growing in numbers and prestige every year. You can view all our… read more

After 2 deaths, defective internal pacemakers being recalled

St. Jude Medical Inc, one of the giants of the medical device industry, has announced that it is recalling some of its internal pacemakers after a defect in the devices’ batteries came to light. Though St. Jude claims the risk of serious harm to patients is low, at least two users of the devices have… read more

German regulators give poor marks to Tesla autopilot system

As we move closer and closer to the day when robot cars are driving themselves around the Bay Area, safety regulators in Europe are raising grave concerns about the personal injury producing potential of at least one of those vehicles. Private Wealth magazine is reporting that officials in the German Transportation Ministry are calling the… read more

Who will become history’s next Henry Ford?

The U.S. government finally weighs in with ‘first-ever’ guidelines on self-driving cars. For many commuters the prospect of autonomous vehicles – getting from Point A to Point B without having to lift a finger – is irresistible. The self-driving car (or robot car, as some put it) has demonstrated the technology is available for cars… read more

Firm Recognized as ‘Top Tier’ Firm in U.S. News 2017 Rankings

And Two Partners Named “Lawyer of the Year” We are proud to announce that Mike Kelly, Rich Schoenberger, Doug Saeltzer, Matt Davis, Khaldoun Baghdadi, Doris Cheng, and Spencer Pahlke have all been selected by the prestigious US News/Best Lawyers publication for inclusion in the 2017 edition of “Best Lawyers“. And equally impressively, the firm as… read more

Walkup Partner Douglas S. Saeltzer Selected to Serve on the State of California Committee of Bar Examiners

The appointment carries substantial responsibility as the Committee is responsible for screening all California bar applicants, administering the twice yearly California bar examination, and overseeing the process of law school accreditation throughout the state. The committee also registers unaccredited law schools, studies and reports on proposed changes in the law and other matters concerning the… read more