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March 19, 2021

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Insurance Mandate and ERISA Can Co-Exist

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that a Seattle law, supported by other cities including San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin, requiring large hotels (100+ rooms) to provide its workers with health care ...... Read More

March 16, 2021

OMLO Successfully Represents Antelope Valley–East Kern Water Agency in “Antelope Valley Groundwater Cases”

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, led by Keith Lemieux, successfully represented Antelope Valley–East Kern Water Agency in what has become known as the “Antelope Valley Groundwater Cases,” which deal with the use of groundwater supply. The Court of Appeal ...... Read More

March 16, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Enables School Districts to Make Their HVAC Systems Safer for Students Returning to Classrooms

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law a $1.9 trillion stimulus package, H.R. 1319, better known as the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, to provide much needed COVID-19 relief. This ...... Read More

March 5, 2021

Compton USD Leadership Discusses School Re-Openings During COVID With KPCC/NPR

Superintendent Darin Brawley and Board of Trustees President Micah Ali of OMLO client Compton Unified School District made an appearance on KPCC/NPR’s “Take Two” on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 to discuss school re-openings in the face of the ongoing global COVID-19 ...... Read More

February 27, 2021

Join OMLO in Supporting the GLA ALA Book Drive!

OMLO is proud to support the GLA/ALA Book Drive, a collaboration with Lee & Low Books in honor of Black History Month. The drive, organized by GLA ALA‘s Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Accessibility (DEIA) and ...... Read More

February 26, 2021

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling: City Did Not Waive Refund Claim Filing Deadline in Water Billing Case

On Tuesday, February 16th, the California Court of Appeals for the 4th District upheld a lower court’s ruling and found that substantial evidence supported the trial court’s decision that the City of San Juan Capistrano ...... Read More

February 24, 2021

David F. Gondek Honored by City of El Monte for Years of Service

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill LLP is proud to share that the City of El Monte and OutFront Media have partnered to honor late OMLO attorney David F. Gondek with a month-long electronic billboard display on ...... Read More

February 24, 2021

OMLO Partner Thomas Madruga Receives Highest Peer Rating for Ethics and Professional Excellence

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP is proud to announce that our Partner Thomas Madruga has been rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent rating is Martindale-Hubbell‘s highest rating for ethics and professional excellence, and is given upon ...... Read More

February 11, 2021

Rick Olivarez Tapped to Serve on Board of Directors for PCI Media

OMLO is proud to announce that our Managing partner, Rick Olivarez, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for PCI Media. PCI Media’s mission is social change through education and communication, combining ...... Read More

February 3, 2021

OMLO Proudly Announces the Launch of the Firm’s New Website

We at Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP are pleased to announce the launch of our new website, designed and developed to better inform and serve our clients and others with specific legal needs. We invite ...... Read More

February 3, 2021

Tom Madruga Named to 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers”

OMLO is proud to announce that Tom Madruga has been named to the 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters. The “Super Lawyer” distinction honors attorneys who have attained outstanding professional achievement and ...... Read More

January 19, 2021

Rick Olivarez Tapped To Serve on Homeboy Industries’ Board of Directors

OMLO is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Rick Olivarez, has been selected to serve on Homeboy Industries’ Board of Directors. Homeboy is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Rick ...... Read More