First District Court of Appeal Unanimously Rules the Ellis Act Preempts San Francisco’s 10-Year Ban on Residential Unit Mergers

The First District Court of Appeal issued a unanimous ruling on September 19, striking down a San Francisco ordinance that sought to ban the merger of residential uni Read More →

California Treasurer Restricts Bond Financers from Participating in Bond Election Campaigns

California State Treasurer John Chiang announced a new policy on July 27, prohibiting bond finance firms, bond counsel, underwriters, and financial advisers from enga Read More →

Nielsen Merksamer Attorneys Recognized As 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

Nielsen Merksamer is pleased to announce that Steve Merksamer has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer and Chris Skinnell and Elli Abdoli were named Northern Read More →