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September 6, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES CORRESPONDENT
Kirk Maldonado, a lawyer in the Costa Mesa office of Riordan & McKinzie, specializes in employee benefits law and is closely following the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, which he does not see providing much benefit to either employees or employers. Maldonado, 43, doubts many workers will choose to take long periods of unpaid time off during a recession. He encourages businesses to write Washington to comment on the act's regulations.
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September 6, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES CORRESPONDENT
Kirk Maldonado, a lawyer in the Costa Mesa office of Riordan & McKinzie, specializes in employee benefits law and is closely following the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, which he does not see providing much benefit to either employees or employers. Maldonado, 43, doubts many workers will choose to take long periods of unpaid time off during a recession. He encourages businesses to write Washington to comment on the act's regulations.
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BUSINESS
March 29, 1988
William M. Wardlaw, managing partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Riordan & McKinzie, has joined Riordan Freeman & Spogli, a Los Angeles-based merchant banking firm.
BUSINESS
June 25, 2003 | Elizabeth Kelly, Times Staff Writer
Riordan & McKinzie, a boutique law firm founded in 1975 by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, said Tuesday that it would be acquired by Boston-based Bingham McCutchen, one of the largest legal firms in the United States. The 60-lawyer Riordan & McKinzie, which specializes in private-equity transactions, had been looking for a merger partner for some time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 4, 2002 | Tina Daunt, Times Staff Writer
Commissioners who oversee the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power voted unanimously Tuesday to award a $1.25-million litigation contract to two law firms associated with former Mayor Richard Riordan and former Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg. The commission granted the contract to Riordan & McKinzie and Mayer, Brown, Row & Maw at the request of the city attorney's office.
NEWS
August 20, 1987
A $200,000 donation by Richard Riordan, a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Riordan & McKinzie, has helped UCLA establish a program to familiarize minority high school and college students with career opportunities in management. The program started in February at the John Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, according to director Linda Baldwin.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1999
Q Why can't employers offer part-time employees medical insurance? Part-time employees should at least have some kind of medical insurance program. --J.D., Los Angeles * A There is no law precluding employers from providing medical insurance to part-time employees. As a practical matter, however, extremely few employers do. The minimum hours that an employee must work in order to receive medical insurance are set by the employer, after consultation with its insurance company. --Kirk F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1997 | HUGO MARTIN
The Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Richard Riordan reached an agreement Friday on the wording for a ballot measure to ask voters to create an elected citizens panel to overhaul the city's 72-year-old charter. Riordan and the council have been at odds for months over the campaign, with the council accusing the mayor of trying to use charter reform to create a charter that increases the authority of the mayor's office.
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January 12, 1994 | CHIP JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor Richard Riordan on Tuesday announced the appointment of Georgia Mercer, a veteran community activist from Tarzana, to fill the second of two San Fernando Valley liaison slots in his office. Mercer was considered the front-runner for the first appointment early last September, but that job went to Cecilia Aguilera, a political novice and wife of an attorney in the mayor's downtown law firm, Riordan & McKinzie.
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