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Bergman Dacey Goldsmith Announces 2015 Super Lawyers

Bergman Dacey Goldsmith is proud to announce that shareholders Gregory M. Bergman, John P. Dacey, and Michele M. Goldsmith, along with Of Counsel, Mark W. Waterman, have been selected as 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers. Shareholder Brian J. Bergman has also been recognized as a 2014 Southern California Rising Star. Mr. Bergman was recognized in the category of Business Litigation. Mr. Dacey was recognized in the Construction Litigation field. Ms. Goldsmith and Mr. Waterman have been recognized in the Employment Litigation practice area. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyer Magazine recognizes only 5% of lawyers in California. They were selected after considerable polling and peer evaluation with a detailed research process that evaluates each candidate based on 12 indicators of professional achievement.

What Security Screenings Ruling Means for California

Does the Federal Labor Standard Act (FLSA) require employers to compensate employees for the time spent on all actions required by employers? Based on recent lower court decisions, many employers may understand the answer to be “yes.” Not so, ruled a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court in Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. v. Busk , 2014 DJDAR 16194 (Dec. 9, 2014).

Litigation Counsel of America’s (LCA) Fall 2014 Conference in New Orleans

Gregory M. Bergman and Kristi Sjoholm-Sierchio recently attended the Litigation Counsel of America’s (LCA) Fall 2014 Conference in New Orleans. LCA is a trial lawyer honor society comprised of ½ of 1% of all American trial lawyers ( BDG co-hosted the dinner for the International Institute of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law (IINREEL), which is approaching 60 members. Kristi will participate on the planning committee for IINREEL’s 2015 Meeting. Greg and Kristi also attended the meeting of the Complex Commercial Litigation Institute (CCLI). Greg was selected to chair the CCLI committee planning its Spring meeting. For more information on LCA, IINREEL, or CCLI, please contact Greg at [email protected], Brian Bergman at [email protected], or Kristi at [email protected].


Bergman Dacey Goldsmith is proud to be a member of one of the world’s leading global networks – Mackrell International. According to the latest edition of Chambers & Partners Global Guide for Clients, and after extensive research with international businesses, Mackrell International has been placed in the category for leading firms both globally and in Latin America.

Brian J. Bergman named 2014 Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine

BrianJBergmanBergman Dacey Goldsmith is pleased to announce that shareholder Brian J. Bergman has been selected as a 2014 Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. Rising Stars are considered the best attorneys who are under 40 years old. These attorneys are selected through a nomination and research process where they are ranked on a point scale. No more than 2.5 % of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.

BDG Selected as California Employment Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 2014

Bergman Dacey Goldsmith is proud to announce its selection as the 2014 Corporate INTL California Employment Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year. The award commemorates a law firm that has been successful over the past 12 months and that has shown excellence not only in expertise, but in service. For all awards, Corporate INTL has undertaken detailed research via independent research and editorial teams. Corporate INTL focuses on service type, service range, business type, geographical location, how the business operates, and the attorneys’ expertise.

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