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  • Cindy Ricketts Ranked by Chambers and Partners

    With great pleasure, Sacks, Ricketts & Case LLP announces that Chambers and Partners ranked Cindy Ricketts, one of the firm’s founding partners, for Litigation: General Commercial. Chambers ranks individual lawyers from across the United States for “their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness and their client-service” based on rigorous vetting through “interviews with […]

  • Cindy Ricketts Named One of Top 25 Arizona Women Lawyers

    SRC is proud to announce that founder Cindy Ricketts was named one of Arizona’s Top 25 Arizona Women Lawyers in the 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers and was featured in the cover article in the 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers annual magazine, which is available at https://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/swslrs20/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1578730&app=false#articleId1578730. This is the seventh consecutive year Cindy has been named […]

  • SRC 2020 San Diego and Phoenix SuperLawyers and Rising Stars!

    SRC is proud to announce our SuperLawyers and Rising Stars for 2020 in our San Diego and Phoenix offices! Andrew Stanley (Phoenix) has been named a Rising Star for the sixth consecutive year. SuperLawyers for 2020 are Merrili Escue (San Diego), Cindy Ricketts (Phoenix), and Erik Johnson (San Diego). The SuperLawyers list for Northern California […]

  • Erik Johnson Serves On Webinar Panel

    SRC’s Erik Johnson recently served as a panel member for the webinar, “HR’s New Hybrid Workforce – Connecting & Communicating.” During the webinar, sponsored by the North County Human Resources – San Diego, Erik discussed new workplaces and converted home spaces, disconnected teams and distributed work, employee disruptions, stabilizing mental health, communication, and HR’s role […]

  • Cindy Ricketts Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona

    For the fifth consecutive year, SRC founding partner Cindy Ricketts has been named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona by AZ Business Magazine. The attorneys on the list were selected from a pool of nearly 2,000 of the state’s most talented and successful attorneys. Selections are based on each lawyer’s professional success and […]

  • Department of Labor Issues First Guidance on Implementation of Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Updates to CDC Guidance for Employers – March 24, 2020

    Department of Labor Issues First Guidance on Implementation of Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Updates to CDC Guidance for Employers March 24, 2020 Today, March 24, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor issued its first guidance to help employers and employees understand the new emergency paid sick […]

  • Families First Act Employer Paid Leave Benefits: The IRS, DOL, Treasury Plan For Implementing Tax Credits – March 23, 2020

    Families First Act Employer Paid Leave Benefits:  The IRS, DOL, Treasury Plan For Implementing Tax Credits March 23, 2020   As the April 2, 2020, effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Families First Act” or the “Act”) draws near, the U.S. Treasury Department (“Treasury”), Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and Department of Labor […]

  • Californians to Shelter in Place: But Critical Infrastructure Businesses to Continue – March 20, 2020

    Californians to Shelter in Place: But Critical Infrastructure Businesses to Continue March 20, 2020 In a bold and historic move, California has become the first state in the nation to issue a “stay at home” order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, on the evening of March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive […]

  • Special Edition – UPDATE – Employer COVID-19 Preparedness Guide March 18, 2020

    Special Edition Employer COVID-19 Preparedness Guide March 18, 2020—UPDATE California Governor Suspends Cal-WARN Notice Requirement As the 2019 Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) crises continue to unfold, Sacks Ricketts & Case, LLP remains committed to keeping our clients up to date.  This is a brief update to the e-alert sent earlier today. Cal-WARN Notice Period Suspended Yesterday, California […]

  • Special Edition – Employer COVID-19 Preparedness Guide – March 18, 2020

    Special Edition Employer COVID-19 Preparedness Guide March 18, 2020 Workplace Issues and COVID-19 As the 2019 Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic spreads across the world, it is vital that employers remain vigilant in monitoring the situation and staying informed of governmental orders and developments.  As the second of a series of informational e-alerts, Sacks Ricketts & Case, […]

  • Employment Law Update — March 13, 2020

    Employment Law Update — March 13, 2020 A CIRCUIT SPLIT ON WHETHER OBESITY IS A DISABILITY. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees with disabilities that can otherwise perform the essential functions of their jobs. The ADA defines a “disability” as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one […]