Month: November 2015

“Master of None” and the Freedom to Be Average

Racial disparities on television are nothing new. When I was a child in the late 1980s, I remember having an internal struggle about whether my career of choice would be professional athlete or superhero. I also remember coming to the conclusion that because no superheroes had brown skin, that professional athlete would be the more “realistic” option. Since I wasn’t actually…

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Marco Rubio and Employer’s Credit Cards

National media, including the New York Times, have been reporting recently that Senator Marco Rubio used a Republican Party credit card for personal items, such as the purchase of paving stones at his home, travel for a family reunion, flights, and even groceries. According to the Times, Senator Rubio has admitted spending more than $16,000 on personal expenses using the…

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At Republican Debates, Little Substance on Issues Facing Working Women

Last night’s GOP debate focused on economics, and I was watching to see if a single Republican candidate – really, anyone – would have anything to say about the challenges facing working women. Marco Rubio stood out as the only one. When asked whether his plan to expand child tax credits was just “another expensive entitlement program,” Rubio talked about…

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Q&A with Katie Lamm

Before my friend Katie Lamm was a Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice, we worked in adjoining offices at Sanford Heisler.  I miss working with her and was excited to learn more about her current work.  Katie works in the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices in the Civil Rights Division.  Seriously – I’m suspicious all that…

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Oh, Canada!

The most remarkable thing about the make-up of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is the attention its gender equity has garnered.  Trudeau’s appointment of women to 15 of 30 seats is blowing up my social media.  His response as to why he did it has practically positioned him the new Feminist Ryan Gosling. But—as Trudeau’s brilliantly nonchalant shrug so…

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U.S. News-Best Lawyer Names Sanford Heisler Kimpel 2016 Tier 1 Firm in Employment Law for San Francisco Metropolitan Area

Posted November 2nd, 2015. Firm Earns Recognition in Three Metro Areas and Four Practices Coast to Coast For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, , [email protected] November 2, 2013, United States – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers today announced Sanford Heisler Kimpel LLP’s Employment Practice earned a Tier 1 ranking in metropolitan San Francisco for 2016. Three other practices of the firm…

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