The annual Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA) conference took place on September 26th at Stephens Green, Hibernian Club, Dublin City Centre. The one-day conference was aimed at lawyers and professionals such as accountants, engineers and architects, seeking an update on professional negligence and liability law and practice. The conference addressed topics such as the legal implications of Brexit for businesses, the claims culture in Ireland and the resurgence of the construction industry.
Brexit implications a key theme at the ‘Professional Negligence Lawyers Association’ Annual Conference Sponsored by Holmes O’Malley Sexton
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Once again, Torres Law, an International Trade & National Security law firm, is delighted to announce that the firm’s Founder and Managing Member, Olga Torres, has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Trade and Customs 2019, a guide to the world’s leading trade and customs lawyers, economists, and anti-dumping consultants.
Who’s Who Legal publications identifies the prominent legal practitioners in more than 150 national jurisdictions, covering 34 areas in multiple global areas of business law. The services of Who’s Who Legal are intended to serve as reference sources for companies seeking to corroborate the reputations of lawyers recommended by another party. Only lawyers who have met independent international research criteria from peers and clients are listed, and it is not possible to buy entry into any Who’s Who Legal publications. Read more…
Newly Published Book “Nevada State Court Litigation Checklist” Updates Recent Changes in Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure
Las Vegas, September 19, 2019 – A new book has been published which provides an updated comprehensive checklist to guide counsel and litigants through the perils of preparing a lawsuit for trial.
Entitled “Nevada State Court Litigation Checklist” the book was authored by Las Vegas attorney Jay Young. Young is a partner with the Howard & Howard law firm in Las Vegas.
We’re thrilled to announce the addition of Zieba & Partners, Poland!
Zieba & Partners is a recently launched Polish law firm, made up of business-oriented lawyers and tax experts who have backgrounds in both domestic and international law firms. Their growing firm consists of just over 40 professionals specializing in a number of key practice areas and industry sectors.
- Who’s Who Legal is a leading legal guide and has recently published a Guide on the legal sector in Italy. In this Guide Exp Legal, in person of Avv. Giorgio Cherubini, has been indicated as leader for restructuring, as a result of an independent search conducted among professionals from various Countries.
ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 17, 2019 – Twenty-two Howard & Howard attorneys were recently named to Michigan Super Lawyers® and Michigan Rising Stars 2019 as a result of a patented selection process. This process includes peer evaluation and independent research. Only five percent of the attorneys in Michigan were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and one half percent to Rising Stars.
Lewis Rice is proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America® has named Lewis Rice member John M. Hessel as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – First Amendment for 2020 in the St. Louis metropolitan area. This is the seventh time in the past 10 years that John has received the “Lawyer of the Year” award. He previously received the “Lawyer of the Year” award for Municipal Law in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2016 and for Litigation – First Amendment in 2014 and 2018. Best Lawyers has also included him in its annual list every year since 2009 for Commercial Litigation, Municipal Law, Litigation – Municipal, and Litigation – First Amendment.
Bill Griffin‘s article, “Tax Traps for Foreign Real Estate Investors,” was published in the September issue of SumNews. The article identifies some of the most common areas where nonresident foreign investors may need specialized tax advice to avoid costly mistakes.
Department of Family and Medical Leave Provides Further Guidance on the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act
On October 1, 2019, the payroll tax for the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML) will go into effect, following a three-month delay to give employers more time to prepare for the rollout of the program and for the newly created Department of Family and Medical Leave (the Department) to provide further guidance on the law. Two points on which the Department provided further guidance are discussed below.
Susan Gross Sholinsky of Epstein Becker Green and Jennifer Smuts of Connolly Gallagher LLP are both involved in 2020 Women on Boards, a campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. Boards of Directors to 20% or greater by the year 2020. Both women are co-chairs of their respective cities and have planned the National Conversation on Board Diversity events for later this year. 2019’s National Conversation is taking places in almost 40 cities, including Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, San Francisco, Tampa, Washington, D.C. and Wilmington. During this event, thousands of C-Suite and senior executives will discuss the topic “Now Is the Time: How Can We Held Each Other and Seek Allies to Find a Corporate Board Seat?”