Partner Art Hartinger, along with Senior Associates Ryan McGinley-Stempel and Ian Long, helped deliver two summary judgments for the Counties of San Joaquin and Orange this fall that will save the government entities millions of dollars in retiree pension dues.
After much anticipation, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued its final rule clarifying the regulations governing calculation of the FLSA regular rate of pay, 29 CFR sections 548 and 778. The Department last updated these rules more than 60 years ago, before the FLSA applied to public agencies.
School districts spread across the Bay Area have filed litigation in San Francisco’s federal district court against Juul Labs, Inc. for its targeting of minors. These Bay Area school districts are joining other school districts across the country, as well as a number of parents and youth, to challenge Juul’s practices of marketing vaping products to minors.
Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to review City of Boise v. Martin, Case No. 19-247—a decision in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that enforcing local laws prohibiting camping and sleeping on public property “when no sleeping space is practically available in any shelter” within the jurisdiction violates the Eighth Amendment protection against cruel and unusual punishment.
On November 4, Founding Partner Louise Renne was featured on NPR-member station KQED as a panelist in a discussion about the making of contemporary San Francisco.
Renne Public Law Group (“RPLG”), recently named a top-20 boutique in California by the Daily Journal, is looking for a litigator with 2-5 years of experience and an eagerness to serve public clients.
The California Court of Appeal recently ruled in favor of Los Angeles County after it fired a sheriff’s deputy for dishonesty. In this unusual case, the court was required to reverse a decision by the Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission.
Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) was a Program Sponsor of the Friends of the Children - SF Bay Area’s Third Annual Fundraiser, which was held on September 26 at Terra Gallery.
Renne Public Law Group has been selected by the Daily Journal as a 2019 Top Boutique Law Firm in its first full year of operation.
RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will present at the 2019 California Public Employees Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) Advanced Labor Academy on Nov. 18, bringing deep expertise in pension negotiations and pension law.