News & Events

News & Events

Stay connected to Payne & Fears. We routinely provide training and educational programs, attend industry conferences and participate in community events.

Awards & Recognition
Aug 20 | Awards & Recognition
Congratulations to the eight Payne & Fears partners recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021. Additionally, James L. Payne has been named "Lawyer of the Year."
Webinar
Nov 10 | Webinar
Does your company have a crisis communications plan? Many don’t. In this age of social media journalism, it is important to at least have a basic idea of what to do should the press start talking about your organization. This panel will address some best PR practices.  
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Awards & Recognition
2019 | Awards & Recognition
Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah J. Odia has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® 2019 Mountain States Rising Stars List.
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
James R. Moss, a partner in the firm's Salt Lake City office, will be speaking at the Employers Council of Utah. This briefing will focus on laws and situations that are most likely to get employers into legal trouble as they try to balance their rights with the rights of employees, including ADA, negligence theories, employee privacy vs. employer surveillance/search rights, OSHA's general duty obligations and OSHA guidance on workplace violence.
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: IRVINE, CA
This informative session will cover some of the most pressing legal topics for CFOs today that directly affect business. Our experts will cover the Top 10 Provisions to Include (or Avoid) in Contracts Related to Workers. This Presentation will focus on best practices, poor practices and recent legal developments that impact contracts with employees and independent contractors, as well as vendors and subcontractors with staff in your workplace.
Client News, Business Litigation
2019 | Client News, Business Litigation
A federal jury handed down a huge win for Payne & Fears client Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in its defense of efforts by pharmaceutical giant Allergan USA, Inc. to put it out of business.
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
James R. Moss, a partner in the firm's Salt Lake City office, will be speaking at the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Utah State Bar. The session will focus on laws and situations that are most likely to get employers into legal trouble as they try to balance their rights with the rights of employees, including ADA, negligence theories, employee privacy vs. employer surveillance/search rights, OSHA's general duty obligations and OSHA guidance on workplace violence.
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: Irvine, CA
Richard K. Zepfel, a partner in the firm's Irvine office, will be speaking along with a panel at The CFO Leadership Council Orange County.
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Jared De Jong, a partner in the firm's Irvine office, will be speaking along with a panel at the Orange County Bar Association's Health Care Law and Insurance Law Joint Section Meeting. The panel will cover an overview of current data privacy and preview the laws that are coming, with an emphasis on the financial services, insurance, and healthcare sectors. 
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Leila Narvid, a Partner in our San Francisco office, was a guest speaker at Middlebury Institute of International Studies for their course entitled "Legal Aspects of Compliance."
Speaking Engagement
2019 | Speaking Engagement
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Benjamin Nix and Daniel Rasmussen discussed the growing trend of companies suing their competitors for allegedly making false or misleading statements about their products.

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