Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in Corporate Counsel‘s May 31, 2019 article on the college admissions scandal. “Scandal on Campus: University admissions policies face fairness, credibility questions” notes that: “The massive criminal indictments filed in March against parents, testers, coaches and others sparked outrage across the country. They also opened the dark world of…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Benjamin Treger‘s article, “Employee Arbitration Pact Pointers From Calif. Courts,” appeared on Law360.com May 8, 2019. Excerpt below: Those following the evolution of arbitration law in the employment setting have no doubt felt a distinct change in the winds this past year. Though reasonable minds may disagree as to whether these developments reflect sound or…

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed its practice of sending employers social security number (SSN) no-match letters, labeled Employer Correction Requests. Here’s what you need to know: SSA stopped issuing SSN no-match letters in 2007 because it was uncertain what employers were required to do after receiving one of these letters. SSA had issued…

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Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick, formerly General Counsel for the California State University system, was quoted this week on CNN and Corporate Counsel. Helwick was asked to weigh in on the biggest college admissions fraud in U.S. history, in which over 50 people have been charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering or fraud. The case involves…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Seven Hirschfeld Kraemer lawyers have been named to the list of 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the areas of Employment Litigation and/or Employment and Labor law. Partners Greg Glazer, Dan Handman, Glen Kraemer, and Reed Schaper have been named 2019 Super Lawyers. Selection to the list of Super Lawyers is a rigorous,…

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