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  3. Entertainment: 20%
  4. Employment: 20%
  5. Commercial Real Estate: 20%

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Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP

39 Mesa St
Ste 201
San Francisco, CA, 94129

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198005/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Employment LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Top Lawyer - Commercial LitigationAmerican Lawyer2013
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2012
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2010
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2009
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2008
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2007
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalPhilips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP1997 - Present
PrincipalGoldstein & Phillips, P.C.1987 - 1997
AssociateGoldstein & Phillips, P.C.1980 - 1987
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A
Labor and Employment Law, Litigation sectionsMemberN/A
Labor and Employment Law, Tort and Insurance Practice sectionsMemberN/A
Editorial Board, California Insurance Law & Regulation ReporterMemberN/A
Judiciary CommitteeMember1989 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Canatella v. John Van De Kamp, et. al. 486 F.3d. 1128 (9th Cir. 2007).Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in clients’ favor
Rivera v. Amtrak, 2004 WL 603587obtained summary judgment in defamation action
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
California Insurance Law & Regulation Reporter"Earthquake Insurance: A Practical Guide,"1990
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of California at Davis School of LawEconomics, RhetoricBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
EEOC Technical Assistance SeminarThe ADA Overlap - FMLA, Cal. Family Rights Act2000