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By Lindley Fraley, Esq.

It may seem like COVID-19 is a distant memory – we have at-home COVID tests, mask mandates are long gone, and summer get-togethers are in full swing. However, California employers still have a host of regulations with which to comply. How can an employer run an effective and profitable business, and still comply with these requirements?Cal-OSHA’s

Forward Counsel LLP is proud to sponsor the National Charity League – Laguna Chapter’s mission to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences.NCL-Laguna sponsors approximately 30 philanthropies. This past year its members volunteered approximately 9,000 services hours for the various supported philanthropies.LAGUNA CHAPTER – PHILANTHROPIES2021-2022AgeWell Senior ServicesAlzheimer’s AssociationAmerican Heart AssociationAngel AidBoys

By Stewart Mandel and Nicole AuerbachMay 9, 2022170SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The news coming out of last week’s Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 spring meetings was the NCAA’s impending attempt to crack down on schools’ boosters using NIL payments to land recruits. New, clearer NIL guidelines drafted by a subcommittee that includes Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith and

In early March, The Athletic reported that a five-star 2023 recruit signed an $8 million NIL deal with a school’s donor collective. While that remains by far the highest known deal to date, other top recruits are reaping the benefits of a rapidly soaring arms race.The Athletic reviewed three recruits’ recently signed NIL contracts, each with a different school-specific collective. The Athletic agreed to preserve the anonymity

We here at Forward Counsel LLP would like to congratulate LEAD-OC, a non-profit founded by our own Brian Davis, for collaborating with Chinese business leaders to create the “WeTogether” movement and to donate 50,000 surgical masks to UCI Health. Our firm believes in paying it forward, and this is a perfect example. However, more help is still needed to protect