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Category: Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Shareholder Sblend Sblendorio to speak at CCIM’s “Keeping the Deal Moving: Best Practices with Due Diligence and Underwriting” – June 11

By Hoge Fenton | 05.28.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Keeping the Deal Moving: Best Practices with Due Diligence and Underwriting Luncheon (12:00-1:30) Despite the robust commercial real estate market in the Bay Area, sometimes deals go south. Learn how to spot potential problems before they occur. Plan to join us on Tuesday, June 11 as Attorney Sblend Sblendorio of Hoge Fenton examines three subject areas relating to due diligence and underwriting of real estate transactions or financing where lawyers can add value: Timing and effort of permitting to allow use. Opinion letters Estoppels and SNDAs Bring your questions and your horror stories and takeaway some tips that may someday prevent a serious headache. Sblend’s practice focuses exclusively on real estate, commercial, and finance matters. He has negotiated land use entitlements in the Bay Area for a couple of decades with an emphasis in public assistance financing, development agreements, and specific plans. He has negotiated hundreds of business acquisitions and dispositions, real property transactions and work-outs for businesses, developers, commercial landlords, and commercial lenders, and has negotiated the sale, lease, and financing of over a billion dollars of business assets and real property. Sblend was named a “Northern California Super Lawyer” for 2012 and 2016-2018, as chosen by his peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine. Register Now! Price includes lunch and morning sessions. Register in advance and save $25!

High-Risk Employees: Avoiding Pitfalls and Protecting the Company

By Hoge Fenton | 04.11.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

We often say that employees are a company’s greatest asset but also its greatest source of risk. Particularly with the #MeToo movement, we have seen a rise in claims for workplace harassment, retaliation, and discrimination. Often companies see these situations develop over time, well before the employee files a lawsuit. What can you do to manage the situation, resolve the issue, avoid escalation, and escape a lawsuit? And if your company does find itself in a lawsuit, what can you do about it? As the adage goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” ​ Join us for an engaging seminar co-sponsored by Hoge Fenton, Bozzuto & Associates Insurance Services, Brown & Riding Insurance Services Inc., and The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce on managing high-risk employees, preventing lawsuits, and insuring against costly litigation through Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). Speakers LOCATION Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Drysdale Properties 1983 Second StreetLivermore, CA 94550 DATE AND TIME May 15, 20197:30am – Registration8:00am – 10:45am – Program RSVP – LIVERMORE Hoge Fenton, Bozutto,Brown, Riding Clients, All Chambers MembersCost: ComplimentaryClick here to RSVP SVO MembersCost: $35Click here to RSVP Non-ClientsCost: $75Click here to RSVP LOCATION Hoge Fenton60 S. Market Street2nd FloorSan Jose, CA DATE AND TIME May 16, 20197:30am – Registration8:00am – 10:45am – Program RSVP – SAN JOSE Hoge Fenton, Bozutto,Brown, Riding Clients, All Chambers MembersCost: Complimentary Click here to RSVP SVO MembersCost: $35Click here to RSVP Non-ClientsCost: $75 Click here to RSVP Registration

Platinum Affiliate Present: Opportunity Funds with Hoge Fenton Shareholder, Sean Cottle and Sensiba San Filippo LLP Tax Partner, Willam Norwalk

By Hoge Fenton | 04.8.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

Monday, April 29th 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 7021 Koll Center Parkway, Pleasanton Panelists: Sean Cottle, Shareholder, Hoge Fenton William R. Norwalk, Tax Partner, Sensiba San Filippo LLP Bay East REALTOR®/Affiliate: FREE Non Member: $10 For more information about this event, please click flyer button: For online registration, click the following link: If you are not a member of Bay East, please call 925-730-4060 to register.

Chair, Business Litigation Alison Buchanan to speak at CLA’s 25th Annual Public Sector Conference April 12th

By Hoge Fenton | 04.1.2019 | Speaking Engagements & Firm Events

CLA’s 25th Annual Public Sector Conference Friday, April 12, 2019 3:50 p.m. – 5:05 p.m Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel 1230 J St. Sacramento, CA 95814 Sex, Lies, and Diligence: Ethics in a New Era (1.25 Hours of Legal Ethics MCLE) Not only are today’s lawyers presented with ever-changing opportunities for success in advocacy, but we must also navigate recently changed ethical rules. Panelists will address many things an ethical employment lawyer needs to know but may be afraid to ask, with primary focus on the expanded new rules. Panelists will also discuss common missteps, best practices, and the role of attorney well-being in encouraging ethical conduct. SPEAKERS: Daniel J. O’Rielly, Partner, O’Rielly & Roche, LLP Alison P. Buchanan, Shareholder, Hoge Fenton MODERATOR: Latika Malkani, Partner, Siegel LeWitter Malkani FOR MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION CLICK HERE

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