News & Publications
Nielsen Merksamer Attorneys Recognized As 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers/Rising Stars
Nielsen Merksamer is pleased to announce that Steve Merksamer has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer and Elli Abdoli was named a Northern California Rising Star for 2018.
2018 California Primary Election Summary
While there were no big surprises from Tuesday’s election, there were a number of key races, at the state and federal level, which will impact California’s political landscape and possibly the balance of power in Washington D.C.
Initiative to Repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act Is Headed for November 2018 Ballot
On April 23, proponents of repeal of the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act filed more than 588,000 petition signatures to place the initiative on the November 2018 statewide ballot.
Recent Publications on Donor Disclosure Litigation and Sexual Abuse Legislation Involving Lobbyists
A Nielsen Merksamer attorney and senior researcher recently published articles addressing the possibility of retroactive disclosure of contributors to political nonprofits and additional disclosure, training and certification by lobbyists to address recent sexual abuse scandals.
Nielsen Merksamer Presents Compendium of National Campaign Finance Litigation at Ethics Conference
Nielsen Merksamer participated in the 39th annual Council on Government Ethics Laws (“COGEL”) Conference held in Toronto, Canada from December 3 – 6, 2017.
Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross and Leoni Law Firm Announces Hiring Michelle Rubalcava, Esq.
Sacramento, CA, December 5, 2017 – Michelle Rubalcava, Esq. has joined Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross and Leoni as senior counsel, working out of the firm’s Sacramento office effective December 1, it was announced today.
Presentations on federal political law developments and enforcement priorities at client workshops and briefings.
Essential Ethics: Nielsen Merksamer to Provide Political and Election Law Briefing
On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, Nielsen Merksamer will host another “Essential Ethics” briefing for government affairs reps, GCs, and compliance officers in Sacramento.
Nielsen Merksamer’s Moffatt, Oneto and Palmer Recognized by Sacramento Magazine as “2017 Top Lawyers”
Nielsen Merksamer – one of the preeminent political law, government law and lobbying firms in the country – today announced that Sacramento Magazine honored John J. Moffatt, Kurt Oneto and Benjamin Palmer as “2017 Top Lawyers” for Legislative & Governmental Affairs.
Nielsen Merksamer Adds Three Accomplished Attorneys In Election, Political and Litigation Practice Areas
Nielsen Merksamer is pleased to welcome three new attorneys to its San Francisco Bay Area office, who will provide clients valuable experience and skills across key practice areas.