November 18th, 2013

Lim Ruger Assists Acquisition of Automobile Parts Distributor

Lim Ruger advised a client in the acquisition of an automobile parts distributor and franchisor based in the western United States.  The client is the U.S. subsidiary of a major overseas conglomerate involved in the automobile and construction industries, among others.  The multi-million dollar asset deal was led by Lim Ruger corporate attorneys Richard Ruger […]

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November 18th, 2013

New Legislation Alert: Nannies and Housekeepers Entitled to Overtime Pay

Governor Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 241, also known as the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.  Under this new law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2014, domestic workers employed in private households, including nannies, housekeepers and personal caregivers, must be paid overtime when they work more than nine hours in a […]

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November 18th, 2013

Helping Small Business Owners

Lim Ruger attorneys have participated in all four of the 10,000 Small Businesses legal workshops in Southern California this year as speakers and pro bono counselors.   Phillip Cha has presented several times on employment law and compliance issues.  Attorneys Richard Ruger, Lisa Yang, Sandy Sakamoto, and Phillip Cha have advised and counseled small business owners […]

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November 18th, 2013

Congratulations to Lim Ruger Scholars

Congratulations to Eduardo Ramirez Castro, University of California, Davis, School of Law (class of 2016), and at least 10 other Lim Ruger scholarship recipients for 2013!  Eduardo, having grown up as an undocumented immigrant, worried that his access to education might be taken away at any moment.  He not only graduated from college but also […]

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November 12th, 2013

Lim Ruger Awarded 2013 Law Firm Diversity Award

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) honored Lim Ruger with its 2013 Law Firm Diversity Award at its 25th Anniversary Convention Gala in Kansas City, Missouri on November 9, 2013 before 1,200 attendees.   Lim Ruger received this award for its activism in promoting, recognizing the promise and raising the influence of APA lawyers. […]

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June 25th, 2013

Alert: Effective July 1, 2013 New Law Requires Access Disclosures in Commercial Leases

NEW LEASES MUST STATE WHETHER PROPERTY HAS BEEN INSPECTED BY CERTIFIED ACCESS SPECIALIST Under newly added Section 1938 of the California Civil Code, commercial property owners are required to state in all leases and rental agreements executed on or after July 1, 2013 whether the property being leased or rented has undergone inspection by a […]

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June 25th, 2013

Lim Ruger Closes $60 Million Loan For Acquisition of UCLA Medical Office Building

Lim Ruger served as local counsel in connection with acquisition financing for an East Coast purchaser of a medical office building (“MOB”) in Santa Monica.  UCLA will continue to be the sole tenant of the MOB.  Because the deal was highly leveraged, the loan terms were a key driver for the transaction.  Lim Ruger attorneys […]

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June 25th, 2013

John Lim Speaks on “Emerging Business Models”

John Lim recently presented “Hybrid Corporations in California as Emerging Business Models for Modern Times” at the Annual Advanced Planning Conference.  The conference was presented by the Professional Advisors Group and attended by CPAs and attorneys from the Greater Los Angeles area. This presentation focused on important features of three new corporate structures, i.e., the benefit […]

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June 25th, 2013

Lisa Yang A Rising Star Again

Litigation partner Lisa Yang was again named a Rising Star in the Southern California Super Lawyers publication for 2013.  This is the sixth year in which she has been selected for the honor.  Ms. Yang is the Vice President of the International Association of Korean Lawyers Overseas Chapter, a past president of the Korean American […]

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May 31st, 2013

Lim Ruger Obtains $2.1 Million Jury Award Against Real Estate Mogul For Defamation

Lim Ruger litigators Bryan Sheldon and Norma Nava obtained a $2.1 million jury verdict for defamation against a national real estate sales chain and its CEO. The court also ordered a refund of illegally collected franchise fees to Lim Ruger’s client, a former putative franchisee.  After a three week trial, the Orange County Superior Court […]

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