About Ronald Fein

Ronald L. Fein is the sole practitioner in RL Fein, Inc. Most recently and for nearly two decades, Mr. Fein was a senior shareholder of Stutman, Treister & Glatt. He was admitted to the California bar in 1970 Mr. Fein began his legal career as a corporate lawyer with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher until he was appointed as the youngest Chief Deputy Commissioner of the California Department of Corporations by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. in 1975. Thereafter, he became the firm-wide Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Section and served as a member of the firm-wide Administrative Committee of Jones, Day Reavis & Pogue, one of the world’s largest multinational law firms and ultimately migrated to Stutman Treister & Glatt in 1991.

Employees-Nearly Always Independent Contractors -Not so Much

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                   Employees-Nearly Always                          Independent Contractors -Not so Much

BEWARE: Warning to all businesses, irrespective of size: small, medium and large, you are all now on notice that (1) you cannot have an inadvertent independent contractor relationship with a hired person; (2) your hired person who performs work within the scope of the […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Independent Contractors|0 Comments

Independent Contractor – Employee-No Man’s Land

Is there any certainty when attempting to classify a hire as an independent contractor or as an employee or, in most cases, are you just left to meander aimlessly with no directions, map or GPS system in no man’s land? How out of control and detached from practical reality are the conflicting regulatory and judicial […]

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Independent Contractors|0 Comments

House Subcommittee Considers JOBS Act

Today, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation and Reduce Regulatory Burdens.”  At the hearing, various bills that are intended to promote capital formation.  The memorandum with the full list of bills to be considered may […]

By |April 30th, 2015|Categories: Securities Regulations|0 Comments