Dear Clients and Friends,
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to disrupt daily life, we want to assure you that Olson Remcho will be working diligently to address our clients’ needs during this period while ensuring that our employees remain safe. As of close of business Tuesday, March 17, 2020, our lawyers and staff in Oakland, Sacramento and Long Beach will be working remotely. Our IT systems will allow us to continue to provide our full range of services to our clients throughout. Please do not hesitate to continue to email or call us about your legal or reporting needs.
We hope all of you remain safe and healthy, and we thank you for your trust in us.
Robin Johansen and Tom Willis of Olson Remcho will be speakers at the MLI Symposium 2020 in San Francisco on Friday, March 6, 2020. They will take part in the Voting Rights Litigation and Strategy session from 10:30am-12pm. For more information or to register for this event, please visit here.
Olson Remcho’s Robin Johansen joins KQED’s Political Breakdown to talk about her work on the House Judiciary Committee during the Nixon impeachment, representing Willie Brown and the state Legislature, battling changes to term limits and redistricting, and the future of the state’s initiative system: Robin Johansen on a Career in Political Law.
The announcement of the merger of Olson, Hagel & Fishburn and Remcho, Johansen & Purcell on December 3, 2019 garnered extensive coverage in the California press.
Carla Marinucci of Politico’s California Playbook noted “Two of California’s powerhouse legal firms announced Tuesday they’ll merge in 2020, forming a new firm that will represent a host of major political figures and entities including the governor, Assembly speaker, the Senate president pro tempore, the California Democratic Party, dozens of labor organizations and several members of the California Congressional delegation.” Read more
Two of California’s powerhouse legal firms announced they’ll merge in 2020, forming a new firm that will represent a host of major political figures.
In the months prior to the merger creating Olson Remcho, the Daily Journal named Olson, Hagel & Fishburn one of California’s Top Boutiques for 2019. Read more
Obviously 2020 is a huge and important election year for many of our clients. - Richard Rios
December 3, 2019, Sacramento and Oakland, CA – California’s two leading political and government law firms – Olson, Hagel & Fishburn (“OHF”) and Remcho, Johansen & Purcell (“RJP”) – announced today that they are merging on January 1, 2020 to form the new law firm of Olson Remcho LLP. Read more
We believe that the new firm will be a leader in California law and politics for years to come. - Lance Olson
Olson Remcho’s Andrew Werbrock represents Andrew Janz, a candidate for Mayor of Fresno, and responded to a letter to his client from Devin Nunes’ lawyers. The Fresno Bee covered the story on November 5, 2019: Fake Cow Account Must Go, Devin Nunes Demands in Letter to Democrat Over Twitter Taunts.