Scratch That . . . A Win for Cats and Dogs, a Loss for Landlords

The LA Times blog reports that a bill approved by the Legislature last week imposes fines ($1000 civil penalty) on any landlord who requires that their tenant declaw their cats or dogs.  It remains to be seen whether Governor Jerry Brown will sign the bill into law.  The story is available here.

Author: Kent Schmidt

As a Partner in the Southern California office, Kent practices in virtually all types of general business litigation, with an emphasis in unfair business practices, First Amendment litigation, defamation, trade secret litigation, class actions, product liability, securities litigation and enforcement, commercial disputes, employment law, intellectual property and Prop 65 (environmental) claims. He is an aggressive and creative courtroom advocate, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Having spent his entire legal career at Dorsey, Kent is adept at finding the right lawyers in the firm to collaborate with in order to provide the best representation for his clients.