In the United States, parties to legal proceedings bear their own attorney’s fees.  Generally, a court may award attorney’s fees only where a statute or an agreement amongst the parties provides for an award of attorney’s fees. Read more →

In January the Court of Appeal (First District, Division One) issued its decision in Goncharov v. Uber Technologies, Inc 19 Cal. App. 4th 1157,2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 72 (January 29, 2018). The Court affirmed the dismissal of a class action by several taxicab companies against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”). The plaintiffs claimed that Uber had unfairly Read more →

Regulatory Goodin MacBride attorneys persuaded the Supreme Court of California to set aside two decisions Read more →

Four partners in our firm have been named ‘Super Lawyers’ for 2014: Robert Goodin was chosen for his expertise in Business Litigation; Thomas MacBride was chosen for his outstanding practice in Utilities and Administrative Law; Read more →

US News & World Report-Best Lawyers — Four partners in the firm have been named to the 2012 Edition of San Francisco’s Best Lawyers. Michael B. Day was named for his work in Energy Law. Robert Goodin was chosen for both Commercial Litigation and “Bet the Company” Litigation. Thomas J. MacBride, Jr. and James D. Squeri were selected in both the Energy Law and Commissions Law categories. Read more →