DEF Attorney Dan Kniffen Discusses the Do's and Don'ts of Talking Politics in the Office

January 04, 2017 BY DEF Admin | Publications and Presentations

"Expressing yourself politically—both online and in the workplace—can be nerve racking as a law student. Sure, lawyers are often politically and socially active. But how should you address your passionate views when a job is at stake?" ... Continue Reading

Uber and Kay Jeweler Headlines: 3 Critical Lessons for Employers

March 08, 2017 BY DEF Admin | Client Alerts

Recent headlines about large scale sexual harassment allegations at Uber and the parent corporation of Kay Jewelers highlight the increased risk faced by today's employers for costly litigation arising out of their workforce. ... Continue Reading

Big Changes to Overtime Effective December 1, 2016

December 05, 2016 BY DEF Admin | Client Alerts

As you have likely already heard by now, the United States Department of Labor has published its long-awaited final rule greatly expanding the overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). The new rule became effective December 1, 2016. ... Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Deemed The Use of Attorney General Letterhead is Not Misleading When Used by Private Attorneys in Special Counsel

May 17, 2016 BY Eric Retter | Client Alerts

Collection Letters Mailed by Private Attorneys Serving as Special Counsel to State Attorney General Not False or Misleading When On Attorney General Letterhead ... Continue Reading

Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins: Light at the End of the Tunnel

May 17, 2016 BY Adam Beedenbender | Client Alerts

In a May 16, 2016 opinion, the United States Supreme Court issued a holding which could offer debt collectors substantial protection against frivolous consumer suits and class actions in the federal courts. ... Continue Reading

Defense Verdict for Retail Chain Client in Slip & Fall Claim

May 11, 2016 BY DEF Admin | Client Alerts

Attorney Randy Moody obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial in the State Court of Clayton County on behalf of a major retail chain. ... Continue Reading

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