Partner James R. Moss Appointed to Utah State Charter School Board
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, September 19, 2017 – Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that James R. Moss, one of the firm’s partners, has been appointed by Governor Gary R. Herbert to the Utah State Charter School Board.
In 2017, 71,494 students attended Utah’s 127 charter schools. As the largest authorizer in Utah, authorizing over 90% of charter schools in the state, the State Charter School Board works hard to enhance the charter school movement in Utah. Their mission is to provide for positive student outcomes by authorizing, overseeing, and elevating successful public charter schools through a rigorous approval process, effective oversight, and meaningful collaboration.
James R. Moss, Jr. is the managing partner of Payne & Fears LLP's Salt Lake City office, and continues to work extensively with California clients from the firm's Irvine office. He represents employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies in all areas of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, class actions, and trade secret litigation. He has obtained summary judgment or trial victories in numerous employment law cases. Jim also serves on the Education Committee of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Five Partners Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
IRVINE, Calif., August 15, 2017 – Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s partners were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. In addition, Daniel Livingston was recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate in Orange County.
The Best Lawyers in America® is the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review and designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
Payne & Fears LLP partners were recognized in the categories listed below:
Daniel F. Fears
Daniel M. Livingston
James L. Payne
Eric C. Sohlgren
J. Kelby Van Patten
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14 Payne & Fears LLP Attorneys Recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
Irvine, Calif. – Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that nine partners, Jeffrey K. Brown, Daniel F. Fears, Daniel M. Livingston, James R. Moss, Jr., Benjamin A. Nix, James L. Payne, Eric C. Sohlgren, Scott S. Thomas, and Thomas L. Vincent, have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers. Among the nine, Daniel F. Fears has been named in the Top 50: 2017 Orange County Super Lawyers.
In addition, Andrew K. Haeffele, Rhianna S. Hughes, Robert T. Matsuishi, Alejandro G. Ruiz, and Scott O. Luskin were named to the Southern California Rising Stars 2017 list.
Super Lawyers and Southern California Rising Stars conduct a thorough multi-phase process that includes nominations, independent research evaluations of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
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