Washington, DC (August 16, 2018) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Neil P. Di Spirito, an attorney with more than two decades of experience advising pharmaceutical, medical device, biologic, and life sciences clients on compliance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, has joined as a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice in the District of Columbia and Florida.
In this briefing we look at two recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions relevant to dismissal: In the first, Quintiles Commercial UK Ltd v Barongo, the EAT considered whether an Employment Tribunal had been correct in deciding that a dismissal for a first offence of misconduct had been automatically unfair where the conduct in question had been serious, but not “gross”, misconduct; Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd T/A Dominos Pizza, on the other hand, addressed the crucial question of whether the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures has wider application to dismissals for some other substantial reason.
MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd
The case of MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Limited saw the Supreme Court make a ruling on a fundamental issue in the law of contract. It held that a clause in a contract that required modifications to that contract in writing and signed by the parties invalidated a subsequent oral agreement to amend the contract.
On the 17th episode of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke talks with McDonald Hopkins trust and estate attorney Roger Shumaker about fiduciaries: Who are they, what do they do, and how do they act?
M&As, Financing and Business Transactions
Assisting a Canadian-based supplier of apparel, accessories and other merchandise, together with its affiliates, in concluding an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with its bank. (Sharon G. Druker)
Epstein Becker Green Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2019 and Four Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year”
New York, NY (August 15, 2018) – The following 38 attorneys from Epstein Becker Green (EBG) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Best Lawyers® compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate the professional abilities of their peers within their geographical and legal practice area.
Shutts and Bowen is proud to announce 85 lawyers were recognized by their peers for inclusion in 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for 2019. Partners Hank Jackson, John Patterson, and Woodrow “Woody” Pollack were also selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation—Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law, and Litigation –Patent, respectively. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and metropolitan regions.
Best Lawyers Recognizes 13 Davis & Gilbert Partners and Names Joseph Lewczak Advertising “Lawyer of the Year”
NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Davis & Gilbert is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s partners have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most venerable peer-reviewed and recommended publication in the legal profession.
Bloggers naturally desire to write about new developments and new cases. But, because writing on legal topics is often like pulling snap shots out of a film, there is also sometimes a feeling that one is obliged to return to a previously noted case to report back on the rest of the story (as one might say (if named Paul Harvey)). So it is today for this blogger, as he reports on the developments in a case that occurred after the previous blog post freeze frame.
Las Vegas, Nevada, August 14, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that veteran gaming lawyer Jennifer L. Carleton has joined the firm’s gaming practice as a partner in the Las Vegas office.