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June 21, 2017

Joining the ranks of the top 200 law firms for 2017 is WSHB. Each year, Law360 ranks the largest U.S.-based law firms by domestic attorney headcount. Showing year-after-year consistent growth since firm inception, WSHB has jumped from number 217 nationally to 197....

June 19, 2017

The Americans with Disabilities Act, which was first enacted in 1990 (long before the Internet, smart phones, and social media ruled our world), recently joined us on the fast-paced trek into the digital age. The Southern District of Florida has put a new twist on traditional notions of ADA “accessibility” by ruling that Winn-Dixie's failure to make its website accessible to visually impaired users violates the right to accessibility contained in Title III of the Act. In Juan Carlos Gil v. Winn-Dixie, 2017 WL 2547242 (S.D. Fla. 2017), long-time Winn-Dixie patron, Juan Carlos Gil, a legally blind individual, brought suit against the grocer after finding that his commonly used screen reader software was not compatible with Winn-Dixie's website. Mr. Gil wanted to use the website to order his prescriptions online, as well as have access to digital coupons....

June 16, 2017

For the second year in a row, WSHB was ranked in the top 20 most diverse law firms in the United States by American Lawyer in its annual Diversity Scorecard Survey. The annual AmLaw Diversity Survey, considered the “gold standard” for rankings, ranks law firms according to a score based on their combined percentage of minority lawyers and minority partners in U.S. offices....

June 16, 2017

In a closely watched case, a San Diego jury rejected a $12 million demand from two plaintiffs who claimed substantial injuries. Veteran trial lawyer Wyeth Burrows successfully argued that the chronology of events demonstrated the accident was not a substantial factor in the need for the ensuing medical treatments....

June 5, 2017

Two of WSHB’s most celebrated litigators, Constance Endelicato and Brenda Radmacher, have been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the Top 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers....

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