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Five Key Partners Selected as Best Lawyers®

CDF proudly announces wide-ranging recognition from Best Lawyers in America© and U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Five key partners selected as Best Lawyers® for 2019. CDF is also ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for its Class Action Defense Practice in Orange County, California. In addition, CDF Founding Partner Tim Freudenberger, is the recipient of the 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Class Action Defense, Orange County, California. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly remarkable.

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Marie DiSante Receives “Lifetime Achievement” Recognition by Corporate Counsel

Marie DiSante, Founding and Firm Managing Partner, was recently named as an honoree in the “Lifetime Achievement” category by Corporate Counsel at the 2018 National Women in Law Awards. Honorees were selected based on their demonstrated commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. Honorees have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and business acumen as they have guided their organizations through often treacherous roads to achieve success. These women stand out because they are business strategists, complex problem-solvers, and of course, great lawyers.

News and Events

Mark S. Spring

Nov. 28 2018: Upcoming Event
CDF Webinar: CA Labor & Employment Law Year in Review – Key Developments…

Dan M. Forman

Oct. 24 2018: Upcoming Event
CDF Webinar: Protecting Against Poachers - Updates on the Trade Secret, Anti-Trust…

Dan M. Forman

Oct. 23 2018: Upcoming Event
Business Series: Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights and Trade…

Candace R. DesBaillets

Oct. 15 2018: News
CDF Announces New Orange County Location and a Trio of New Attorneys

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For over 20 years, CDF has distinguished itself as one of the top employment, labor and immigration firms in California, representing employers in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits and advising employers on related legal compliance and risk avoidance. We cover the state, with five locations from Sacramento to San Diego.

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For over 20 years we have developed a diverse group of the highest caliber attorneys to ensure our clients receive superb representation at reasonable and cost-effective rates.

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Our clients can rest assured that our attorneys will protect their time, protect their dime and protect their peace of mind, so they can focus on maintaining productive and rewarding workplaces to remain competitive and successful in their marketplace. CDF - Attorneys you can Trust. Experience you can Trust. Results you can Trust.

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