Hagåtña, Guam – October 31, 2023 - Calvo Fisher & Jacob announced today that Kathy Fisher will be entering a new relationship with the firm at the end of the month and that the firm will change its name to Calvo Jacob & Pangelinan effective November 1, 2023.
Calvo Fisher & Jacob is co-counsel for the class in the FTB Limited Liability Corporation Tax Refund Cases. The class action notice is available here.
NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF CLASS ACTION
Mail Date: 4/30/2020
FTB LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION TAX REFUND CASES
Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4742 (City & County of SF Superior Court Case No. CGC-07-462728; Fresno County Superior Court Case No. 10CECG00434)
Calvo Fisher & Jacob’s Rodney Jacob testified before the Committee on Natural Resources of the U.S. House of Representatives at a remote hearing on July 28, 2021 titled “The President's FY22 Budget Priority for the Territories: Medicaid, SSI, and SNAP Parity.”
CFJ's Michael Pangelinan has been elected to the Board of Directors and as Vice President of Public Relations of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Guam Chapter.
The Guam Public Utilities Commission decided on Thursday, July 30 to keep power rates low despite a recent increase in the cost of fuel. CFJ Partner Michael Pangelinan is a member of the Commission.
In December 2018, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP, and Farrell & Reisinger LLC filed two lawsuits against the Social Security Administration challenging the U.S. government’s policy of refusing to provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits to American citizens living on Guam.
CFJ Assists Guam Hotels in Negotiating Contract with Navy to Accommodate 5,000 USS Roosevelt Sailors Quarantined on Guam
The outbreak of COVID-19 on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt while docked in Guam made worldwide headlines. After the U.S. Navy decided to quarantine all crew members who had tested negative in eleven (11) hotels on the island, Calvo Fisher & Jacob (CFJ) was a retained by the Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association (GHRA) to represent it in negotiations with the Navy.
CFJ's Genevieve Rapadas had the honor of being one of the first attorneys to present a virtual appellate argument before the Supreme Court of Guam on May 1, 2020.
The partners and management team at Calvo Fisher & Jacob have been closely tracking developments relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the recommendations of government public health officials, we have instituted best practices for keeping our people safe, including social distancing, while continuing to provide uninterrupted service to our clients.