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L&H Prevails at Trial on Behalf of Surety

In an expedited jury trial, Lanak & Hanna defended a surety against a homeowner’s claim for recovery on a contractor’s license bond for violations of the Business & Profession Code sections requiring written home improvement contracts. The jury was persuaded…
Amber Kim
December 3, 2019

Featured L&H Attorney: Thomas Padian

Associate Attorney Thomas Padian is licensed in California and Nevada, representing Lanak & Hanna clients in all aspects of construction litigation, commercial collections, and surety matters. Thomas Padian can be contacted at or (714) 451-7921.
Thomas Padian
December 3, 2019

Important New Employer Laws Go Into Effect Jan. 1

The close of the 2019 legislative year saw a flurry of new laws aimed at employers, including regarding:   Independent Contractors   Family Accommodations   Employer/Employee   Sexual Harassment TrainingTo see full article, click HERE. For more on these new legislative enactments, contact Colin…
Colin McCarthy
November 8, 2019

IP, Transactional Services, and More

L&H Senior Counsel Jim Millane is a registered patent attorney experienced in securing and protecting intellectual property including procurement of patents, trademarks and copyrights and related litigation. Jim is also experienced in a wide variety of transactional matters including contract…
James Millane
November 8, 2019

L&H Expertise on Display Nationwide

In recent months, L&H has presented nationwide, including on the following topics:‍ ·  "Legal Update and Labor Compliance" at the California Construction Institute's 2019 Public Works Update in Santa Ana, California. ·  "How to Perfect and Enforce Your California Mechanic's…
Colin McCarthy
November 8, 2019

L&H Helps Launch the California Construction Institute

At the request of leaders in the California construction industry, L&H has helped to partner with and launch, the California Construction Institute. CCI is a non-profit organization of diverse construction professionals working to improve the construction industry by sharing experiences, knowledge…
Colin McCarthy
September 4, 2019
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