Each year, businesses miss out on recovering millions of dollars from antitrust class action settlements due to lack of awareness of their potential claim, complexities of the claims filing process and uncertainties about the value of their claim. As a result, companies and their legal professionals have an untapped opportunity to explore and recover potential antitrust claims to which they may be entitled.
Jon Orr comes from a distinguished career dedicated to developing profitable growth strategies for companies as a C-level executive, certified public accountant and restructuring advisor. His successful track record at a leading class action and...View Full Profile
Overtime is a hot-button topic in today’s workplace. Worse, it has also become a prime target area for plaintiffs’ attorneys. Unfortunately, certain misconceptions about wage and hour compliance persist, and many employers unwittingly make mistakes that expose them to unplanned back wages and legal fees.
Cathy Stutin is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office. She represents employers throughout the United States in state and federal courts, as well as before the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other st...View Full Profile
When choosing a new trademark for your business, be sure to consult an experienced trademark attorney to ensure that your brand is best protected. As trademark law is very complex, keep the below advice in mind if you are choosing a new trademark or think someone is infringing your trademark.
Jon Hyland is a shareholder at Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr and is part of the Dallas office’s Business Litigation, Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation practice groups. He has extensive experience in the field of intellectual ...View Full Profile
Sexual harassment is a very serious matter that needs to be handled seriously by the employer, especially because it can result in significant exposure in terms of monetary and additional damages. There are a number of certain measures to have in place and actions to take in order to effectively handle a sexual harassment lawsuit.
A member of the Florida Bar since 1976, AV-rated attorney, Jay M. Levy, focuses his practice on litigation of business and commercial disputes appeals, and is often asked to collaborate by other attorneys in trial matters. Mr. Levy is Board ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Until Congress actually passes immigration reform, employers should be wary of sponsoring undocumented workers for permanent residency. This is because:
• You will have to disclose their status when you file the PERM labor certification application to the Government.
• Doing so will tell the Government that you have an undocumented worker on your payroll.
• This could subject your company to fines.
Greg Berk is chair of the immigration practice group at Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP. The firm handles labor and employment matters for California employers and has five offices throughout California. He serves on the Executive Committe...View Full Profile
H-1B visas are non-immigrant visas for foreign workers in “specialty occupations.” While there is no set definition for what is considered a “specialty occupation,” the position must meet the certain criteria outlined below.
Congress has placed a cap on the number of visas that will be issued for a fiscal year (October 1st to September 30th) at 65,000. However, there are an additional 20,000 visas available for persons who possess a U.S. earned master’s degree or higher.
Paul Goldstein is an Attorney Of Counsel in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office and is the Director of the firm’s Immigration Law Department. Paul focuses his practice on the complex immigration and naturalization laws of the United States. He rep...View Full ProfileRecent Articles