Thank you for visiting lewitthackman.com (the “Website”). The information below outlines: (i) the policies of Lewitt Hackman governing e-mail sent by shareholders and employees of Lewitt Hackman, (ii) confidential information provided to Lewitt Hackman, and (iii) the Website. Your receipt of e-mail from Lewitt Hackman and your use of our Website is subject to the following terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Website.
This policy applies to all e-signatures and e-mails sent by us and are the conditions under which we authorize Lewitt Hackman shareholders, employees and agents to use electronic signatures.
Lewitt Hackman’s e-mail messages, including any attachments, are confidential, for the sole use of the intended recipient(s), and may contain information which is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law, including, without limitation, trade secrets. Federal and state law governing electronic communications apply. Any unauthorized review, use, forwarding, printing, copying, disclosure or distribution is strictly prohibited and may subject that individual to criminal or civil penalties.
Lewitt Hackman senders shall not be liable for the improper and/or incomplete transmission of the information contained in this communication or for any delay in its receipt. If you received an e-mail in error or have reason to believe you are not authorized to receive the message, please promptly delete the message and notify the sender by e-mail. The email, including any attachments, could possibly contain viruses. The receiver assumes all responsible for checking and deleting any potential viruses. No employee, agent or office of the company has the authority to form binding contracts via email. All contracts must be in writing and signed by a company officer. Employees are prohibited from sending libelous emails.
All electronic communications, including electronic signatures or identifiers of the sender, are transmitted solely for informational purposes. By making the electronic communication, the sender, including Lewitt Hackman, specifically does not intend to agree, bind or otherwise consent to any matter for any purpose whatsoever, including any and all client representational matters; and does not intend that the electronic communication or any related or associated electronic media or data, to constitute, or to be deemed to constitute, an electronic signature pursuant to any state or federal law or regulation that authorizes the use of electronic signatures. It is the stated policy of Lewitt Hackman to utilize electronic signatures only when accompanied by a statement authorized by Lewitt Hackman to the effect that the sender specifically and intentionally intends that the electronic signature or other identifier of the sender is being transmitted as an electronic signature pursuant to federal or state laws or regulations that authorize electronic signatures.
The views and opinions included in sender messages belong to their author and do not necessarily mirror the views and opinions of Lewitt Hackman. Our employees are obliged not to make any defamatory clauses, infringe, or authorize infringement of any legal right. Therefore, Lewitt Hackman will not take any liability for such statements included in emails.
If you are an existing client of Lewitt Hackman, the purpose of this notice is to explain what Lewitt Hackman will be doing with the financial information you provide to it, and the ways that it will protect your privacy. If you are not an existing client of Lewitt Hackman, this notice does not apply to you.
Types of Nonpublic Personal Information Lewitt Hackman May Collect
Lewitt Hackman may collect nonpublic personal information about you that is provided by you or obtained by Lewitt Hackman in the course of providing you with legal services that you have requested. This information, in some cases, includes information about your personal finances and property.
Disclosure of Information
Lewitt Hackman may disclose nonpublic personal information about you only to individuals or entities necessary in order to provide you with the legal services that you have requested. For instance, Lewitt Hackman staff may have access to your nonpublic personal information in order for it to efficiently provide you with the legal services you have requested. In some situations, we may provide information to another organization (such as your accountant, your realtor, or insurance company) in order to obtain information or assist in providing the legal services you have requested.
Lewitt Hackman will not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as is necessary in order to provide you with the legal services that you have requested.
You Have the Right to Prohibit Disclosure
If for any reason you do not want Lewitt Hackman to provide nonpublic personal information about you to other parties in the course of providing you with legal services, you may direct Lewitt Hackman not to make those disclosures. If you wish to direct Lewitt Hackman not to disclose information, please call the attorney representing you.
In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the Code of Professional Responsibility that governs our profession. Please call the attorney representing you with any questions that you have about protecting your privacy.
Web Site Informational Purposes Only
The materials on the Website have been prepared by Lewitt Hackman and are for informational purposes only to permit you to learn about Lewitt Hackman attorneys and the services Lewitt Hackman offers. The information presented on the Website does not constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. The information on the Website is not a substitute for advice from qualified counsel licensed in your state or jurisdiction and should not be relied upon as such.
The principal office of Lewitt Hackman is located in Encino, California. Lewitt Hackman attorneys named in the Website may not be authorized to practice law except in jurisdictions where Lewitt Hackman maintains an office.
The information on the Website is not intended to be advertising or solicitation. Lewitt Hackman has endeavored to comply with all applicable legal and ethical requirements in creating the Website. Lewitt Hackman does not seek to represent anyone by means of the Website in a state or jurisdiction where the Website may not comply with all legal and ethical requirements of that state or jurisdiction.
The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, we would be pleased to send you written information about Lewitt Hackman’s qualifications and experience.
No Attorney-Client Relationship
Transmission, use, and receipt of the information on the Website and communications sent via e-mails or other transmissions are not intended to create and do not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Lewitt Hackman. Unsolicited or confidential e-mails or other transmissions sent to Lewitt Hackman in connection with a matter for which we do not represent you may not be subject to an attorney-client privilege and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. Please do not send Lewitt Hackman any confidential or sensitive communications without first speaking with and obtaining prior authorization from one of Lewitt Hackman’s attorneys to send such communications.
Information contained on the Website is provided “as-is” without any warranty, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, fitness for a particular purpose, noninfringement, and merchantability. Lewitt Hackman disclaims any warranty or representation that information contained on the Website is or will be always accurate, complete, or current. As the law is constantly changing, the information on the Website may or may not reflect the most current legal developments.
Your use of the Website is at your own risk. You agree that Lewitt Hackman may modify the Website at any time without notice and that Lewitt Hackman is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for any damages from the use of the Website under any circumstances. This includes any direct, incidental, or consequential damages, or other expenses, losses, or costs arising through use of the Website including but not limited to, computer system viruses or bugs, hardware or software malfunctions, and network connection errors.
Intellectual Property Rights
All materials on the Website, including but not limited to, text, images, designs, photographs, illustrations, and other materials, are protected by intellectual property laws and are the copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual properties owned, controlled, or licensed by Lewitt Hackman. Except as provided herein, none of the materials on the Website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, downloaded, displayed or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of Lewitt Hackman. However, you may copy, reproduce, distribute, download, display, or transmit materials on the Website for your personal, non-commercial, or temporary use within your organization only, provided you do not modify the materials or create derivative works based on the materials, and provided that you retain all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. Lewitt Hackman will enforce its intellectual property rights to the full extent of the law.
If you are not an existing client of Lewitt Hackman and choose to provide Lewitt Hackman with personal information about yourself, by sending us e-mail or filling out our Website form, we may collect and use that information to contact you or to send you additional information. We may also collect information your browser provides to us regarding your use of the Website, including time of visit, duration, and areas of interest. We may use this information to identify levels and areas of interest in Lewitt Hackman which enables Lewitt Hackman to improve and refine the content of the Website. Lewitt Hackman does not sell any of this personal information to third parties.
Please remember that if you are not an existing client of Lewitt Hackman, any communication you send to Lewitt Hackman will not be treated as confidential unless you have prior authorization from one of our attorneys. Even if you receive such authorization, we cannot guarantee the security of your electronic communication. Therefore, you should consider other means of sending confidential or sensitive information.
Although Lewitt Hackman uses security to protect any personal or confidential information disclosed on the Website, Lewitt Hackman does not guarantee that such security will protect against, and Lewitt Hackman expressly disclaims any liability for, any loss, misuse, or modification of such personal or confidential information.
By accessing the Website, you agree that any disputes or matters arising out of or related to your viewing or use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of the State of California.