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The Content Rundown
Clouse Brown Law Firm Adds Executive Employment Attorney in Dallas, via Clouse Brown PLLC. Executive employment law boutique Clouse Brown PLLC has added attorney Megan Smale in Dallas. She brings more than 15 years of diverse experience in labor and employment matters, including prior work as in-house counsel at global corporations and significant expertise in conducting workplace investigations. Welcome to the firm, Megan!
God’s Promise, by Michelle May O’Neil. Many of you in the legal profession probably know Michelle O’Neil as the “hell on heels” family lawyer who is one-half of O’Neil Wysocki. For those of you who are unfamiliar with her other pursuits, she’s also a motivational speaker and published author. Her recent post, God’s Promise, is an overview and video about how mornings with her mom influenced the woman she is today.
Will your legal structure help or impede the sale of your MPC?, by The Watson Firm’s Rachel Wilson. Every Master Planned Community is for sale, every day, if the price is right. That simply is the nature of almost any development, especially if the owner has a fixed life fund holding the asset. What does that mean for the developer and the equity? Real estate attorney Rachel Wilson has the answers, as well as the provisions that should be negotiated in part two of this series, Ensuring Your MPC is Sale-Ready.
What Employers Need to Know about Dallas’ Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, by Clouse Brown’s Alyson Brown. Despite the ongoing challenges to paid sick leave ordinances in Austin and San Antonio, the Dallas ordinance is teed up to take effect on August 1, 2019. In her blog post, executive employment attorney Alyson Brown provides an overview of the Dallas ordinance, including its application, requirements, and potential penalties.
Workplace Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation, by Jackson Spencer Law’s Jennifer Spencer. Unfortunately, it is all too common for retaliation to follow a claim of harassment or discrimination in the workplace. In fact, retaliation claims are on the rise: 57 percent of charges received by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Texas were for retaliation. Labor and employment advocate Jennifer Spencer shows us the forms retaliation can take, and how employees can defend themselves in the workplace.
What Every Executive Needs to Know About Cloud Computing Agreements (Part 1), by Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC’s Suzy Fulton. Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements are everywhere in the business world and they are not going away. With 83 percent of enterprise workloads projected to be in the cloud by 2020 (Forbes, 2018), are you ready to negotiate better cloud computing agreements that give your company an advantage in the industry? Lawyer and tech guru Suzy Fulton shares what you need to know about SaaS agreements to keep your company ahead of the curve.
Brooker Law, Speiser Krause Reviewing Texas Airplane Crash, via Brooker Law. Trial lawyer Chip Brooker of Dallas-based Brooker Law, PLLC, and aviation lawyer Dan Barks of Speiser Krause in Atlanta are reviewing the circumstances of a deadly Texas airplane crash at Addison Airport July 2 that claimed the lives of eight passengers and two crew members.
Keith Clouse Inducted into Prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, via Clouse Brown. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of labor and employment law, has selected Clouse Brown PLLC name partner Keith Clouse as a fellow of the organization. Congratulations, Keith!
Common Business Litigation Threats, by Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC’s Brian Farlow. Lawsuits up-end businesses (and their leadership) every day in the United States and yet many business owners are shockingly under-informed about common legal threats to their companies. In his post, litigator Brian Farlow outlines several things businesses can do to avoid lawsuits.
Severance Pay Basics, by Jackson Spencer’s Jennifer Spencer. Losing a job, especially when unexpected, is a nightmare for most employees. Worrying about finding another job, paying bills, and covering health insurance premiums between jobs stresses any employee who has been terminated or laid off. Severance advocate Jennifer Spencer shows us how to reduce these fears in this blog post.
I Think I Have a Discrimination Claim. What Should I Do Next?, by Jackson Spencer’s Jennifer Spencer. Realizing you have been discriminated against at work can be distressing, but there are several steps you can take if you believe you have a discrimination claim. While some forms of discrimination are easy to spot, identifying what is illegal (as opposed to unfair) can be tricky. Employment attorney Jennifer Spencer clarifies discrimination signs and next steps in this blog post.
Don’t Be Cattle, by Michelle May O’Neil. In the latest installment of her series of blog posts dedicated to life lessons her Momma taught her, family lawyer Michelle May O’Neil teaches readers not to follow the herd mindlessly, but to stand up for what is right.
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