Author: mhpsf

  • Class Waiver Provisions Are Today’s Yellow-Dog Contracts – Daily Journal

  • SF Business Times Portraits in Trepidation

    Portraits in Trepidation – Scouting Reports on the Most Feared Lawyers: Cliff Palefsky Specialty: Employment Law What the scouts say: “He just picks you clean. You not only lose to him, but you enjoy it because he’s such a nice guy.”

  • The Lawdragon 500

    EDITORIAL REVIEW Outgoing Silicon Valley executives and other exemployees call on this vocal plaintiff-side employment advocate, who has only grown in influence as the economy worsened and terminations spread. —2008 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America Along with winning huge employment suits for plaintiffs, Palefsky quietly champions the ideals of civility and cooperation, rather than…

  • Chambers & Partners

    USA Leading Business Lawyers Described by some defense firms as “the best plaintiff team in California” … CALIFORNIA Leading firms: (Employment: Mainly Plaintiff) 1) McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky, San francisco Leading individuals: (Employment: Mainly Plaintiff) 1) Cliff Palefsky

  • Congressional Testimony

  • California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year 2010

    March 2009 The 2010 Clay Awards by the editors of California Lawyer The California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Awards recognize lawyers throughout the state whose legal work made a profound impact in 2009. They include a state Assembly member, law professors, sole practitioners, and lawyers from large international law firms. Their practice areas range…

  • Northern Cal Super Lawyers August 2008

    From Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine – August 2008 True Believer By Brent Boyd Some people are guided by a moral compass; San Francisco employment attorney Cliff Palefsky has a moral GPS Published in Northern California Super Lawyers 2008 — August 2008 Cliff Palefsky’s San Francisco office resides in a sturdy brick building that withstood…

  • Human Resource Executive Online

    By Scott Flander August 1, 2007 The following list was prepared exclusively for Human Resource Executive® by Lawdragon, a Los Angeles-based networking site for lawyers and clients. The attorneys were selected on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers, and reporting by the Lawdragon staff. Cliff Palefsky Partner, McGuinn Hillsman & Palefsky,…

  • The Recorder Sept 21 2009

  • SFGate Top 25 Lawyers

    Note: The San Francisco Chronicle named the 25 lawyers “whose names came up the most often and with the most enthusiasm” in its May 4, 2003 issue. Cliff Palefsky was named to the list as a top attorney in the field of Employment Law. The complete list can be viewed HERE. Below is the listing…