Ian Kanig joined Keker, Van Nest & Peters in the fall of 2016.
Before joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., and externed for Judge Susan Y. Illston, both of the Northern District of California.
A group of Lyft drivers in California lost their latest bid to convince a state court judge to immediately reclassify them as employees with paid sick leave to help fight the spread of Covid-19. Read more
San Francisco Superior Judge Ethan Schulman denied a motion that would have reclassified Lyft drivers as employees, so that they can reap the state’s paid sick leave, agreeing with a federal judge who found that such a ruling would jeopardize drivers' access to federal coronavirus relief. Read more
Facebook Inc. asked a California federal judge on Monday to toss a putative class action alleging the company misled advertisers with false consumer viewing metrics. Read more
KVP attorneys and the ACLU are suing to block the Trump Administration’s Executive Order banning immigration and revoking visas for people from seven Muslim-majority nations. Read more
Note, “Sustainable Capitalism Through the Benefit Corporation,” 64 Hastings L.J. 863 (2013)