An international business, JAMS is considered the dominant company in Los Angeles and the nation when it comes to private mediation and arbitration services.
In what the California Film Commission said is a sign that Hollywood is ready to return to work, the agency announced $40 million in tax credits.
Quarantine prompts a ‘sea change’ for operations
Los Angeles law firms have undergone dramatic changes in less than three months — a response to the Covid-19 quarantine and emerging technology.
While some firms are posting gains, category still faces a long road back
Covid-19 caused private equity fund managers to slam on the brakes but now they're facing some of the most complex deals of their careers.
Businesses may see hikes after vandalism, virus
Businesses throughout L.A. County will almost certainly face some combination of insurance rate increases, coverage cutbacks and new protective requirements as a result of recent looting and virus vulnerabilities.
NY firm adjusts after mass defections by partners
At the height of a heady courtship in February 2017, Chris Caldwell found himself on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, being wooed over dinner at the fashionable Harry Cipriani restaurant by David Boies, perhaps the preeminent trial lawyer of his generation.
Post-lockdown period will lead to ‘very busy’ time
For 23 years, Barbara Hammers’ family law practice Hammers & Baltazar, with offices in Santa Monica and West L.A., hummed along. As one divorce case ended, another walked in the door, providing a steady income.
Company’s planned $800 million debt issuance gets junk level status
S&P Global Inc. has downgraded Live Nation Entertainment Inc.’s credit rating to junk bond status with a negative outlook and rated the company’s proposed $800 million issuance of senior secured notes at junk level.
Impact of virus cited for downgrade
Moody’s Investors Service Inc. has downgraded Beverly Hills-based William Morris Endeavor Entertainment’s new term loan further in the junk bond range.
Julie Miller-Phipps leads Kaiser Permanente’s expansive response to the Covid-19 crisis in the LA market
Among those with major responsibility for managing the response to the Covid-19 contagion in Los Angeles, Julie Miller-Phipps shoulders one of the heaviest loads.