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
2019 | Awards & Recognition
Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that eight of the firm's partners have been selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition by Super Lawyers® Magazine.
Webinar
2021 | Webinar
Join us for a lively discussion of critical year-end updates for California employers.  We will address new legislation and key case rulings.  
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Media Mention, Labor and Employment Law
2019 | Media Mention, Labor and Employment Law
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A California appeals court on Monday handed a win to grocery chain Safeway Inc. in a suit brought by a group of former employees challenging the company's former policy on missed meal breaks, finding the workers hadn't shown they were entitled to the restitution they were after.
Awards & Recognition
2019 | Awards & Recognition
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May 30, 2019 – Irvine, CA – Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been selected as 2019 Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®. Congratulations Ray E. Boggess, Rhianna S. Hughes, Leilani E. Jones, Scott O. Luskin, Robert T. Matsuishi, and Alejandro G. Ruiz.
Awards & Recognition
2019 | Awards & Recognition
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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. 

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