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California Relaxing Independent Contractor Law

Roland’s practice focuses exclusively on employment and labor law.

Roland has exclusively handled employment cases since 1992. He was named a 2020 Top Minority Attorney in Los Angeles and a 2019 Top Litigator & Trial Lawyer, both by the Los Angeles Business Journal; a California Labor and Employment Star and was nominated as California’s top Labor & Employment Litigation Attorney in 2019, both by Benchmark Litigation. Hunton’s California Employment Group was also nominated as the California Employment Group of the Year in 2019 by Benchmark. Roland’s experience includes class actions, non-compete, non-solicitation and employee raiding cases, discrimination, harassment, disability, wage and hour, PAGA and Title III website accessibility cases. He has numerous recent trial and arbitration wins and regularly practices in state and federal courts and JAMS arbitrations in California. 

Roland is a contributing author to the firm’s Employment & Labor Perspectives blog. He also serves as the Co-Head of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Unfair Competition and Information Protection Task Force. He is also a member of the Firm’s national associates committee. Roland is admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 9th and 11th Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California and Texas; and the Northern District of Georgia. He was also a law clerk for Acting Justice Carol H. Arber, New York State Supreme Court (1990).

Relevant Experience

  • Successful prosecution of employee “raiding” and theft of trade secret matters, and defense against injunctions in non-competition and trade secret matters.
  • Multiple successful defense verdicts in trials alleging unpaid overtime, missed meal and rest breaks, and inaccurate wage statements based on misclassification and other wage and hour claims.
  • Multiple successful defense victories in JAMS Arbitrations including unpaid overtime, missed meal and rest breaks, and misclassification claims; discrimination, retaliation, failure to
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Bedroom Ideas For A Relaxing And Tranquil Space – Bedroom Decor Ideas

Photographed by Maria del Rio.

No matter what you do in between, your bedroom is where you begin and end every single day. It’s your sanctuary — or it should be, anyway — and that’s why it’s so important to make it yours. Luckily, there are countless stylish bedroom design ideas that’ll help you do just that. Before you start tossing out furniture and knocking down walls, however, you might want to figure out which design plans are realistic for your particular space, budget, and abilities. 

Ultimately, when you’re redoing a room, you can break down your design plans into three categories: decorative, aesthetic, and structural. All of them have the potential to transform a room, but some are more dramatic (and more expensive) than others. 

We’ll start with decorative, since it’s typically the most accessible category. These are the changes that you can tackle in a single day, since they don’t alter a room’s hardware or structural elements: upgrading your furniture, investing in new decorations, hanging paintings, or switching up your lamps. These easy jobs can revamp your bedroom overnight, without breaking the bank. 

Next, there are aesthetic changes, which require a little more elbow grease. Yes, this category probably means breaking out your drill and picking up some drop-cloths, but it’s worth it; a fresh coat of paint and a refinished floor go a very long way when it comes to creating a relaxing and tranquil space — especially when paired with new light fixtures and some stylish shelves. 

Last but not least, there’s the structural renovations category. These are by far the most dramatic changes, as they alter the physical footprint of your bedroom. Examples might include exposing some beams, raising your ceiling, breaking through a wall to add square footage, adding a picture window, or building

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