MTA 2023 Visionaries

MTA Partners Named 2023 Legal Visionaries in the LA Times B2B Business of Law Magazine

Mortenson Taggart Adams LLP congratulates its founding partners, Michael D. Mortenson and Craig Taggart, on being recognized as 2023 “Legal Visionaries” in the Business of Law: Trends, Updates, Visionaries & In-House Counsel Leadership Awards Magazine produced by the Los Angeles Times B2B, published on June 25, 2023.

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 Obtains $3 Million Jury Trial Victory

PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION UNDER THE CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE INVESTMENT LAW

This article provides a narrative explanation of the private right of action franchisees have under the California Franchise Investment Law and its nuanced and numerous provisions.

Understanding and Avoiding the Accidental Franchise

This article was created to help those businesses that misjudge the nature of their relationships with franchisees – often mischaracterizing those relationship as licenses, independent contractors, distributorships, or joint ventures – identify the existence of a franchise.

The Experienced Franchisee Exemption Under The California Franchise Investment Law

This article provides a narrative explanation of the experienced franchisee registration and disclosure exemption under the California Franchise Investment Law.

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.

Does Arbitration Still Make Sense For Franchisors? A Litigator’s Perspective

This article was created to help those businesses that misjudge the nature of their relationships with franchisees – often mischaracterizing those relationship as licenses, independent contractors, distributorships, or joint ventures – identify the existence of a franchise.

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.