Just in time for the governorship of Jerry Brown, a news release, "Russell Budd of Baron & Budd, P.C. Announces Expansion of California Presence":
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baron & Budd, P.C. announced the expansion of the firm's California office. Previously located in Beverly Hills, the California office has been moved to Century City. The new office will focus on complex litigation, including the representation of businesses and individuals in commercial litigation and municipalities in environmental litigation. The expanded California office will be managed by veteran attorneys Dan Alberstone and Roland Tellis, both recent additions to Baron & Budd's roster of shareholders.
In addition to broadening capacity, Alberstone and Tellis will innovate fee structures for new corporate clientele. "The basic economics of business are changing and we want to be at the forefront of that change, offering corporate clients the advantages of contingency-based and other alternative fee arrangements," said Russell Budd, President and Managing Shareholder of Baron & Budd. "This is a unique entrepreneurial opportunity for us and for the corporate community."
In other California developments, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley (campaign website), maintains a slight lead over San Francisco DA Kamala Harris (website) -- about 19,000 votes out of the more than 7.3 million cast. Now it's on to provisional ballots. News coverage ...
- San Francisco Chronicle, Kamala Harris-Steve Cooley count still ultra-tight
- NBC Los Angeles, "Cooley Leads Harris in Attorney General's Race
- Craig Konnoth, Sacramento Bee, "Viewpoints: Outcome of attorney general's race may affect gay marriage case"