Daily Journal Highlights Wendel Rosen’s Community Outreach

May 13, 2022

Daily Journal published an article on April 29, 2022 highlighting community outreach through our Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (CSRR).

In this article, Gregg Ankenman, committee chair and Wendel Rosen partner, speaks to how the committee was formed and what projects are currently being worked on. This includes the partnership with Operation Dignity and the largest green roof project in Cupertino that is breaking ground in 2022.

To read the full article, visit Daily Journal.


Partner Robin Thornton Gives Insight About the Process of Eminent Domain

Mar 03, 2022

U.S. News and World Report published an article on February 24, 2022 regarding condemnation in the real estate arena.

In this article, Robin Thornton, who chairs the Eminent Domain Practice Group, explains the condemnation process, discussing what it is and who it affects. Robin and her industry peers discuss past condemnation cases and varying situations that can occur with owning a home or land.

To read the full article, visit US News and World Report.


Donald Simon Speaks to Businesses Going Green on Sticky Lawyers Podcast

Jan 07, 2022

Donald Simon, co-founder of Wendel Rosen’s Green Business Practice Group, is featured in an episode of Sticky Lawyers Podcast. As a leader in the green building industry, Donald shares his expertise on building environmentally conscious businesses and how to have a lighter touch on the land.

To listen to the full episode, visit Sticky Lawyers Podcast.


The Mercury News Highlights Wendel Rosen Volunteers at 30th Annual City of Oakland Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2021

At Wendel Rosen, there is a long history of supporting community causes. The firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, a small team of attorneys and staff who work together to coordinate firm sponsored activities, safely gathered to lend a helping hand in this year’s 30th Annual City of Oakland Thanksgiving event.

Wendel Rosen volunteers, along with others from the community, joined together to help package, load and distribute 3,500 Thanksgiving meals to seniors, low-income families and unhoused residents.

Learn more about this meaningful effort with photos featuring members of Team Wendel from The Mercury News.


Real Estate Outlook – Robin Thornton Provides Industry Wisdom

Oct 05, 2021

The impact of COVID-19 in relation to the real estate industry has been an unforgettable part of history. In a recent Los Angeles Times virtual panel, Partner and Chair of the Eminent Domain Practice Group, Robin Thornton discusses the business of commercial real estate and the overall changes and trends for the future of real estate.

Click here to read these insights and more.


The Business of Cannabis – Zachary Wasserman Provides Industry Insight

Aug 18, 2021

The rise and demand of cannabis has substantially increased as a result of COVID-19 for businesses, consumers and investors. In a recent Los Angeles Times virtual panel, Partner Zachary Wasserman discusses the business of cannabis and the developing trends as the public support for the products and services grow and the legal landscape forecast for the future of cannabis.

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Food & Beverage Post Pandemic – Bill Acevedo Provides Industry Insight 

May 17, 2021

The global outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 brought about unprecedented change, disruption and innovation within the food and beverage sector. In a recent Los Angeles Times virtual panel, Partner and Co-Chair of Wendel Rosen’s Food & Beverage Practice Group, Bill Acevedo comments on what businesses did to quickly adjust and succeed despite the year’s significant challenges, as well as what the new landscape of the food and beverage industry will look like as our pandemic recovery takes hold.

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Gregg Ankenman Highlights Wendel Rosen CSR Community Efforts Throughout the Pandemic in Law Practice Today

Mar 24, 2021

In an article published in Law Practice TodayCorporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee Chair Gregg Ankenman comments on how Wendel Rosen gave back to support the local community in the unprecedented pandemic year. 

Gregg provided Law Practice Today with insights into Wendel Rosen’s multi-tiered CSR strategy which was developed to focus on community service projects, leadership roles and financial contributions to support numerous nonprofits and community organizations. The firm is also working through the duration of the pandemic to provide pro bono and other free legal services to individuals, nonprofits and community groups.

To read the full article, visit Law Practice Today.


Sargento Cheese Faces Litigation for Its ‘No Antibiotics’ Claim – Bill Acevedo Provides Legal Insight on the Lawsuit

Jan 28, 2021

In an article by Food Navigator USA, Partner Bill Acevedo comments on the recent legal challenges leveled against Sargento Foods and the “no antibiotics” claim used on many of its’ product packaging. The December 2020 and January 2021 lawsuits state that the phrasing on Sargento Foods’ packaging is false and misleading, pointing to independent lab tests that show Sargento cheese products contain detectable levels of antibiotics.

Food Navigator looked to Bill for guidance on what this food litigation portends, as labeling claims continue to be challenged in court and remain a potential liability risk for food manufacturers. Bill offered his thoughts on the challenges facing the food manufacturer as well as recent labeling guidance relevant to the dairy industry. Click on the link to read these insights.

To read the full article, visit Food Navigator USA.


Partner Bill Acevedo Highlights Potential Hurdles for the Food and Beverage Industry in 2021

Dec 22, 2020

Food Navigator-USA published an article on December 21, 2020 about the outlook of the food and beverage industry in 2021. They sought information from food and beverage attorneys, including Wendel Rosen Partner Bill Acevedo. In the article, Bill lists the issues the industry may continue to face as the impacts of COVID-19 transfer to the new year. Bill and his industry peers share insights that every food and beverage company should consider as they plan for 2021.  Read the article here.