McGlinchey Stafford proudly serves California clients from the heart of the business district of Irvine, California. In 2013, the firm expanded its footprint to Southern California to more effectively serve key clients in the areas of general litigation, commercial litigation, and consumer financial services litigation.
Attorney PresentationThe Rise of FCRA Litigation: Trends, Updates, and Best Litigation Strategies Explored
July 20, 2021
On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, Joseph Apatov and Robert Im will join a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners for an in-depth discussion of FCRA litigation trends, crucial considerations, and effective litigation strategies.
AlertFederal Agencies, Enterprises Extend Foreclosure Moratoriums Again
June 25, 2021
On the eve of the June 30, 2021, the expiration date for all federal pandemic moratoriums, the Federal Government extended its foreclosure and eviction moratoriums, and encouraged delinquent borrowers to seek forbearance and other relief.
PodcastsPodcast: Energy + Cybersecurity – What’s in the Pipeline?
June 4, 2021
Kristi Richard (Baton Rouge) and Dhruv Sharma (Irvine) discuss what energy companies and regulated entities can do to keep consumers safe and their businesses operational and in compliance with changing governmental regulation given the ever-evolving nature of cybersecurity.
Attorney PresentationRegulatory Compliance in the Residential Lending Cycle
May 25, 2021
Sanford Shatz (Irvine) will co-present a session on regulatory compliance in the residential lending cycle during the CMCP track of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
McGlinchey in the NewsCyber Order Is a Start, But Voluntary Info Sharing Is Heavier Lift
May 14, 2021
Member Dhruv Sharma (Irvine) was quoted in an article in Bloomberg Law relating to the Biden Administration's executive order that aims to reduce cybercrime by requiring breach reporting for government contractors and encourages voluntary breach disclosures, in light of the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline.
Attorney PresentationLender Liability for Commercial Lenders in the Era of COVID-19
April 29, 2021
Sanford Shatz (Irvine) will participate in a panel discussion for the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys (ACFA) on Thursday, April 29, 2021. The panel will explore the contours of recent lender liability law and cases and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the legal risks faced by lenders.
AlertCFPB’s Interim Final Rule: Pandemic Debt Collection Practices Effective May 3
April 26, 2021
On April 19, 2021, the CFPB announced that it issued an interim final rule in support of the CDC’s residential eviction moratorium, effective May 3, 2021, which requires debt collectors to provide written notice to tenants of their rights under the CDC Order and prohibits debt collectors from misrepresenting tenants’ eligibility for protection from eviction under the moratorium.
Attorney Published ArticleThe California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Updated: More Protection in the Quest to Access and Protect Personal Information
April 20, 2021
Sanford Shatz (Irvine) and Paul Lysobey (Cleveland) co-authored an article on the California Consumer Privacy Act in the ABA Business Law Section’s The Business Lawyer, Volume 76, Issue 2, Spring 2021.
McGlinchey in the NewsExperts Fear Civil Rights Rollback in Ruling on Border Data Searches
April 8, 2021
Member Dhruv Sharma (Irvine) was quoted in an April 7 article in Digital Privacy News regarding the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling allowing U.S. Border Patrol agents to search travelers’ cellphones and laptops without a warrant.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey Attorney Robert Im named 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder
March 15, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce Robert Im has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)’s Pathfinders program, which aims to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks.