The Law at Work: What to say – and not to say – about an employee’s termination

Dan Eaton’s The Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune recently addressed challenges an employer faces in establishing that a former employee violated a nondisclosure agreement by making anonymous general comments about the employer’s plans on social…


Andrea Myers named one of San Diego’s “Top 40 Under 40″ by The Daily Transcript

Congratulations to SCMV shareholder Andrea Myers on being selected as one of San Diego’s “Top 40 Under 40” by The Daily Transcript.  Andrea was selected as a talented young professional “whose skills, integrity and leadership embody the very best…


Brian Katusian Joins National Institute of Pension Administrators’ Board of Directors

Congratulations to SCMV shareholder Brian Katusian on being appointed to the San Diego Chapter of the National Institute of Pension Administrators’ (NIPA) board of directors. NIPA is a national association representing the retirement and employee benefit plan…


Bankruptcy Year In Review 2016

Bankruptcy Year In Review San Diego County Bar Association Presented by Dennis Wickham March  14, 2017 UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz 136 S.Ct. 1581 (2015) Discharge exception for actual fraud…

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2017 Martindale Hubbell A-V Preeminent Rated Attorneys

We are proud of the high caliber attorneys that call our firm home. In the 2017 Martindale Hubbell ratings, our peers have rated many of SCMV’s attorneys among the very best that San Diego has…


The Law at Work: When employer secrets aren’t really secret

Dan Eaton’s latest The Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune – “When employer secrets aren’t really secret” – addresses a recent California appeals court ruling which demonstrates the gap between what a company…


Dan Eaton Quoted in The Christian Science Monitor

SCMV employment law attorney Dan Eaton was included in an article in The Christian Science Monitor about a California bill that could benefit workers across the gig economy. Dan taps into his experience of counseling…

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Lawrence Branton and Brian Katusian Co-Author Annual CEB Publication

SCMV is pleased to announce that Lawrence S. Branton and Brian Katusian have co-authored two chapters in the CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar) 2017 edition of “Financing and Protecting California Businesses.” In the chapter “Tax…

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Sandra Joan Morris Named One of San Diego’s Most Influential Women

Congratulations to Sandra Joan Morris for being named to The Daily Transcript’s list of “Influential Women” for 2017. The San Diego business women included in this year’s list are recognized for having a major impact on their company,…


The Law at Work

SCMV shareholder Dan Eaton has authored two more The Law at Work columns for the San Diego Union-Tribune. In “They asked you WHAT in your job interview?,” Dan discusses the legal limits on interview questions set out by the…




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