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Judge's ruling in whistleblower case could hold implications for future employers

Claudia Balthazar Oct. 6, 2016, 11:24am

After a judge found a whistleblower’s attorney’s communications with federal regulators protected by the attorney work product doctrine in the Bofl Federal Bank v. Erhart case, partners are not sure how other courts would respond to rulings involving the common interest exception in whistleblower cases.

City attorney: Santa Monica's home sharing ordinance 'lawful exercise of the city’s police powers'

Claudia Balthazar Sep. 14, 2016, 1:26pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – City Attorney Marsha Moutrie’s office in Santa Monica, California, is defending the city in a lawsuit against an ordinance that stops property owners from renting their homes for less than 30 days.