MTA Defeats Challenge To Clients’ Asset Sale With Successful Motion To Dismiss In Federal Court

MTA secured an early judgment in federal court with a successful motion to dismiss for the nation’s third largest provider of surgical repair services and its principal.

Mortenson Taggart LLP Elevates Kevin Adams to Named Partner; The Firm will now be called Mortenson Taggart Adams LLP

Mortenson Taggart LLP has elevated Kevin Adams to a named partner. The firm will change its name accordingly to Mortenson Taggart Adams LLP.

Mortenson Taggart Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers in 2022

Mortenson Taggart LLP is proud of Michael D. Mortenson, Craig Taggart, and Kevin Adams, all of whom have been recognized as 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers. Mr. Mortenson in the area of Business Litigation, Mr. Taggart in the area of Securities Litigation, and Mr. Adams in the area of Franchise/Dealership.

Mortenson Taggart Featured In Daily Journal

Mortenson Taggart LLP featured in Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal article “Winning the War; Lawyers at Mortenson Taggart LLP are longterm strategists who don’t get tangled up in small battles.”

New Ninth Circuit Ruling Allows California Legislature To Criminalize Employers Inclusion Of Arbitration Agreements In Employment Contracts

The Ninth Circuit – in a hotly contested 2-1 decision – reversed, in part, a district court’s finding that the California legislature’s newest attack on employers’ use of arbitration agreements with employees was preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act.

California Court of Appeal Holds Trial Courts Have Authority to Strike Unmanageable PAGA Claims

On September 9, 2021, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued an important win for California employers in Wesson v. Staples the Office Superstore, No. B8302988 (Cal. Ct. App. Sept. 9, 2021), holding that trial courts have the inherent authority to strike unmanageable claims brought under the Private Attorneys General Act.

Mortenson Taggart’s Lawsuit Results In Relief For California Breweries

California’s breweries are again free to serve beer to their customers, unencumbered by unlawful meal requirements and other restrictions that adversely impacted their business, following lawsuit by Mortenson Taggart.

What Is “Unfair” Conduct in a Franchise Case Under California’s Unfair Competition Law?

This article addresses whether the UCL “unfairness” prong has been (and can be) applied in franchise disputes, the controlling “unfairness” tests in both competitor and consumer actions, and the courts reconciliation and application of these tests in the typical franchise dispute, which involves neither competitors nor consumers.

Mortenson Taggart Welcomes Four New Attorneys

Mortenson Taggart is pleased to announce the addition of Sherry Hamilton, Patricia Jun, Sarah Pfeffer, and Hannah Miller to its litigation team.

Mortenson Taggart Files Suit On Behalf Of California Breweries Challenging State’s COVID Tasting Room Restrictions

Mortenson Taggart files lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom and State Public Health Officer Sandra Shewry on behalf of California breweries for violation of Equal Protection and Due Process.