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Stone | Dean is a Los Angeles law firm dedicated to solving problems. We offer a full-range of legal and business services to California entrepreneurs, employers, retail stores, grocery chains, transportation companies, insurance professionals, security guards, and law enforcement. We serve clients facing a wide-array of issues involving business planning and formation, business litigation, trust and probate litigation, employment counseling and litigation, insurance analysis and coverage litigation, transportation and logistics, and security and premises issues. Read More

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As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday during this tumultuous year, we would be remiss if we did not express our sincere thanks and appreciation to you, our clients, for your continued support. The COVID pandemic has robbed us of many of the things we previously took for granted – face-to-face visits, conferences, meetings, handshakes, lunches, …

Stone | Dean is pleased to announce that David Breitburg has joined Stone|Dean in its Woodland Hills, California office. David brings his 35 years experience as a civil litigator to our firm. During his career, he has handled a wide range of cases including major exposure cases, catastrophic injuries and complex personal injury defense and …

In light of the passing of Proposition 22 in California, both Uber and Lyft have petitioned the California Court of Appeals for the First Appellate District to reconsider its decision upholding an injunction requiring the ride-hailing companies to classify their drivers as employees. Specifically, the ride share companies have asserted that the California voter approval …

While the results of the Presidential election have yet to be confirmed, it is clear that California voters approved Proposition 22, which carves gig economy companies like Lyft and Uber out of A.B. 5.   A.B. 5 codified a 2018 California Supreme Court decision known as Dynamex , which imposed the so-called ABC Test in most …

By now, you should be well aware of the battles between Uber/Lyft and the State of California regarding the classification of the drivers working for these ride-hailing companies. The battle centers on the State’s desire to have those working for Uber/Lyft to be considered employees, and Uber/Lyft’s desire to have them classified as independent contractors. …

Welcome Aboard! Stone | Dean is pleased to announce the hiring of an extremely capable attorney to handle a diverse caseload in its Warner Center offices. Alan Khlevnoy has been practicing since July 2018.  He received his BA from University of Oregon with a BA in Political Science and his Juris Doctorate at University of …

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