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Recognizing the signs of embezzlement is important for any business in the San Francisco Bay Area. This includes employees who commit fraud, abuse privileges, or steal from the company. Learn more about how you can recognize the early signs of embezzlement and protect your company.

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Wood Litigation successfully settled a case on behalf of a homeowner who's patio was over the property line and in the path of a major hotel development in Berkeley, California. The developer destroyed the patio and a lawsuit followed. The developer ultimately settled the suit because we showed (1) the developer had exposure for engaging in self-help and (2) the ...

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In 2019, California restricted, and in some cases banned, the use of non-disclosure agreements (often referred to as NDAs) for issues of sexual assault or harassment amid the rise of the #MeToo movement. Since then, the overall validity and enforceability of NDAs in the Golden State has raised both eyebrows and legal questions.

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According to a survey by FindLaw.com, boundary disputes constitute approximately 17% of real estate issues between neighbors. Where your property begins and ends is a very common dispute between homeowners and their neighbors.

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In 2019, approximately 1,400 new trade secret cases were filed in federal courts across the United States. Plaintiffs who were successful in their trade secret claims were awarded over $45 million in total. Trade secrets can include methods, techniques, programs, processes, patterns, and devices.

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In a recent case, Wood Litigation, APC joined forces with the Law Offices of David H. Schwartz in representing founders of a digital marketing company. The founders were forced to sell their shares in a cash-out merger before the marketing company experienced exponential growth. As a result of being forced-out, the founders missed out on the company’s sale years later, ...

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