Jon Holtzman and Linda Ross to Give Presentation on Pension Law Hosted by Sacramento County Bar Association

The presentation will cover developments in public pension law, the “California Rule,” and key decisions recently made  by the California Supreme Court.

2021-04-07T11:59:21-07:00April 7th, 2021|

Building on the Supreme Court’s 2020 Vested Rights Opinion, the First District Court of Appeal Further Expands the Rationale For Modifying Pension Benefits

Wilmot demonstrates that the analytical framework provided by the Supreme Court has applications far beyond the “pension spiking” addressed in that case, and potentially provides a basis to uphold other types of pension reform directed at system loopholes or abuses.

2021-03-08T07:55:20-08:00February 26th, 2021|

Video: Bending the Curve: Cities Lead the Country in Policy Development

RPLG Partner Jon Holtzman and Of Counsel Dennis Aftergut, the former Chief Assistant City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco, discuss attorneys' role in policy development that can bend the curve towards justice.

2020-12-16T17:42:44-08:00December 16th, 2020|

Presentations Available: RPLG Presents on Six Panels at CALPELRA’s 2020 Annual Training Conference

Six members of the RPLG team will present at the virtual California Public Employers Labor Relations Association’s (CALPELRA) 45th Annual Training Conference in November on six different panels.

2020-11-24T09:45:26-08:00November 23rd, 2020|

Linda Ross Delivers Successful Result for Sonoma County Board of Supervisors in Challenge to Measure P

Partner Linda Ross delivered a successful result for the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 5 when the Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma denied Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick's petition for writ of mandate to require the Board to provide funds for him to challenge Measure P. 

2020-11-16T15:20:23-08:00November 16th, 2020|

Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Assn. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Assn.: The California Supreme Court Limits the Scope of the So-Called California Rule Governing Vested Pension Rights But Remains Cagey On When The Rule Will Apply In the Future

On July 30, 2020, the California Supreme Court limited the California Rule in a variety of helpful ways, but ultimately found that the case did not present an opportunity to “revisit” the California Rule itself. We could be waiting a long time for a case that brings further clarity about the continuing vitality and scope of the California Rule.

2020-08-06T18:47:25-07:00August 6th, 2020|
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