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Jun 11, 2018 Kent L. Richland
Profiles in IP Law—An Interview with Kent L. Richland: Founding Partner, Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP

In a recent interview with Landslide, the official publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, GMSR founding partner Kent Richland was asked to discuss the US Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Oil States case.  The focus of the interview is on the

Gary Wax and David Hackett Selected to the 2018 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars List

Super Lawyers has once again named GMSR appellate lawyers Gary Wax and David Hackett to its list of 2018 Southern California Rising Stars. Gary and David, who were classmates at Loyola Law School, have been included on the list for several years. No more than 2.5

May 30, 2018
GMSR to Attend and Sponsor the Beverly Hills Bar Association 64th Annual Supreme Court Luncheon

GMSR once again is proud to attend and be a Scholarship Donor at the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s annual luncheon honoring the Justices of the California Supreme Court. For sixty-four years, the Beverly Hills Bar Association has honored the Justices of the California Supreme Court. It’s

Chambers And Partners USA Again Ranks GMSR And Two Of Its Partners “Band 1”

GMSR has once again been ranked Band 1 in California for Litigation: Appellate Law by Chambers and Partners USA—one of only three firms to achieve that ranking.   Senior partners Kent Richland and Robin Meadow are both again ranked Band 1, comprising half of that short

GMSR partner Ted Xanders admitted to the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers

GMSR is proud to announce that partner Ted Xanders has been elected a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers (CAAL). Academy membership is limited to highly experienced and skilled appellate lawyers in California.  To be considered, a candidate must have a minimum of ten

Apr 27, 2018 Timothy T. Coates
GMSR Managing Partner Timothy Coates Presenting at the League of California Cities® 2018 Spring Conference

GMSR is proud to be an attending sponsor of the League of California Cities® 2018 Spring Conference. This year’s conference will be held May 2 – 4, 2018 in San Diego, California at the Paradise Point Hotel.  This year, Managing Partner Timothy Coates will present the

Apr 04, 2018 Timothy T. Coates
GMSR Sponsoring and Presenting at the International Municipal Lawyers Association’s 2018 Mid-Year Seminar and Joins Litigation Chair

GMSR is proud to sponsor and be invited to speak at the International Municipal Lawyers Association’s (IMLA) Mid-Year Seminar in Washington, D.C. from April 20-23, 2018.  The IMLA is one of the foremost organizations serving the needs of attorneys representing governmental entities across a broad spectrum

Apr 03, 2018
For the 15th Consecutive Year, GMSR Sponsors the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library’s Beacon of Justice Reception

GMSR continues its long-standing commitment to the Los Angeles County Law Library by sponsoring its annual Beacon of Justice Gala Reception for the 15th consecutive year.  We are proud to join the Library in honoring Andrea Sheridan Ordin and Justice Laurie Zelon on Thursday, April

Apr 03, 2018
GMSR Attending and Sponsoring the 39th Annual LGBT Bar Association of LA Gala

GMSR is proud to be an attending sponsor of the 39th Annual LGBT Bar Association of LA Gala.  This year’s gala will be held at the California Science Center on Friday, April 13, 2018.  The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles strives to provide a

Mar 21, 2018 Robert A. Olson
Deciding Whether To Make The Leap: Evaluating The Chances Of Success On Appeal.

You have just lost at trial (or won) and you want to appeal (or the other side does).  Either way, you want to know the chances of success on appeal.  GMSR Partner Robert Olson explores the considerations in deciding whether or not to appeal and

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