DEF Institutes Mandatory Work-From-Home Status in Response to COVID-19
"In order to decrease the spread of COVID-19, and in compliance with the CDC's recommendations to implement the use of social distancing strategies, Drew Eckl & Farnham has made the decision to institute a mandatory work-from -home status for all of our offices starting on March 17.
Despite the closing of our physical offices, we will continue providing our clients with exceptional legal services." ... Continue Reading
In a landmark 6-3 decision authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the United States Supreme Court ruled today that Title VII, which makes it illegal to for employers to discriminate because of a person's sex (among other categories), also protects employees from workplace discrimination due to sexual orientation, gender identity and transgender status. ... Continue Reading
Attorney, and GAPABA's Women Leadership Network (WLN) committee co-chair, Kayla Chen will be co-hosting the WLN event, Putting Your Best Face Forward, on Wednesday, June 3rd at 5:30 pm. This presentation is geared towards determining how to dress professionally for video communications, including virtual presentations. Fashion Stylist Shaye Strager will be participating in the presentation and providing tips and tricks on how to best prepare and present yourself via video communications. For more information or to register for the free zoom presentations, please see below. ... Continue Reading
The Georgia Attorney General, the State Bar, Young Lawyers Division, and the Georgia Food Bank Association have organized The Georgia Legal Food Frenzya, 2-week (virtual) fund drive competition to raise funds for our local food bank. The competition began on April 20th and will continue through May 1st. This year's competition is more important than ever with the COVID pandemic and ensuring access to food. 1 in 5 kids in Georgia live in food insecure households, meaning they don't necessarily know where their next meal will come from. ... Continue Reading
Partner Robert Goldsmith will be participating in ADR in the Workers' Compensation Arena is on Wednesday, March 18th at the State Bar Atlanta Conference Center. ... Continue Reading