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Kelly Ransom's column—entitled “Fifth Circuit Affirms Remand Orders in Louisiana Coastal Zone Lawsuits” and published in the Energy Law Advisor—addresses the federal appeals court's decision to prevent oil companies from moving Louisiana coastal wetlands lawsuits to federal court.
Sean Bryan Authors Article on New Guidance for PPP Loan Forgiveness for Owner-Employees and Non-Payroll ItemsSean Bryan’s article—entitled "New Guidance for PPP Loan Forgiveness for Owner-Employees and Non-Payroll Items”—addresses supplemental information on PPP loan forgiveness and clarity on certain issues.
Lars Berg Named 2021 Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action Plantiffs "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers®Best Lawyers in America® selected Lars Berg as the 2021 Dallas/Fort Worth Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action Plantiffs “Lawyer of the Year.”
Sean Bryan’s column—entitled "New FAQs for PPP Loan Forgiveness”—addresses supplemental information and detail on PPP loan forgiveness.
Alan Hegi recently spoke on “Force Majeure in the Time of Coronavirus: A Review of Contract Issues" at the virtual Annual Meeting for the American Railway Development Association (ARDA).
The Best Lawyers in America© has named nine Kelly Hart attorneys to its inaugural 2021 Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch list, which is published in U.S. News & World Reports.
Sean Bryan's article—entitled "Revisions to PPP Loan Rules for Loan Forgiveness”—addresses changes in the law, as well as the announcement of a simplified PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form.
Sean Bryan column—entitled “New Extensions for PPP Loans ”—addresses extensions for both the application deadline and the cap on highly paid employees.
Hannah Parks Authors Blog on Employer Considerations for Returning Employees After COVID-19 ShutdownsThe EEOC recently clarified its update to its Pandemic Preparedeness in the Worklplace and the ADA Guidance.
Treasury and IRS Delay Federal Tax Day from April 15 to July 15 Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
The CARES Act provides fast and direct economic assistance for American workers and families, small businesses, and preserves jobs for American industries.
Russell Cawyer Authors Blog on Temporary Regulations on Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Expansion ActsOn April 1, 2020, the DOL issued its regulations on the paid leave provision of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The Rule defines “quarantine or isolation orders” to include a broad range of governmental orders.
New Orleans CityBusiness has selected Loulan Pitre as a 2020 Driving Forces Award recipient.
The U.S. Department of Labor published Questions and Answers on the soon-to-be effective Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act
Lesli D. Harris recently presented a Sound Advice podcast on scandalous and obscene trademarks for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation IP subcommittee.
Louis Phillips recently spoke on “Applying Objective Reasonableness: The Many Questions That Remain After Taggart V. Lorenzen” at the Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 5-7, 2020.
Kelly Ransom recently was appointed to serve on the Institute for Energy Law’s (IEL) executive committee.
The 39th Annual Bankruptcy Law Conference will be held on November 14-15, 2019, at the Oxford Conference Center in Oxford, Mississippi.
Tiffany P. Means penned an article in the October 2019 issue of The Energy Dispatch, a news publication produced by The Institute For Energy Law's Young Energy Professionals (IEL).
Kelly Hart earned top tier rankings in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, including four national rankings and 28 first-tier metropolitan rankings.
Nirav Patel penned an article in the October 2019 issue of The Energy Dispatch, a news publication produced by the Institute for Energy Law’s Young Energy Professionals (IEL).
Braden Allman joins the firm as an associate in the Fort Worth office’s Labor & Employment section.
David Keltner has been recognized as a Top 10 Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers.
Forty-three Kelly Hart attorneys were included in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© which is published annually in U.S. News & World Reports.
Travis Alley joins Kelly Hart as an associate in the Fort Worth office’s Corporate & Securities section.
Hannah Parks authored an article addressing what businesses need to know about service and emotional support animals in the workplace.
Kelly Ransom served as editor of the July 2019 issue of The Energy Dispatch, a news publication produced by the Institute for Energy Law's Young Energy Professionals.
Sean Bryan penned a 3-part article, “New Guidance for Investment in Qualified Opportunity Zones—Part I, II, and III,” which recently was published in the Fort Worth Business Press.
The 13th Annual Texas Bench Bar Conference provided current and informative advice on the issues most important to bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners.
Rick Shelby recently spoke on “Everybody Wants a Discharge—What Is It and How to” at the Louisiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Code seminar in New Orleans.
Kelly Hart Partner David S. Morales Confirmed as United States District Judge for the Southern District of TexasThe United States Senate confirmed David S. Morales to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Alan Hegi and Michael McConnell Featured Speakers at American Railway Development Association Executive ForumAlan Hegi and Michael McConnell recently spoke to the Executive Forum of the American Railway Development Association (ARDA) regarding issues and risks in tenant bankruptcy.
Louis Phillips Featured Speaker at the 14th Annual Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditor Rights Retreat
The 14th Annual Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditor Rights (BICR) Retreat will provide the most current and informative advice on the issues most important to bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners.
Henry Robinson penned an article, “How Employers and Employees may Minimize Current Fiduciary Risks under ERISA,” to be published in the Spring 2019 Employee Relations Law Journal.
Sean Bryan authored an article addressing Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) and the deferral of tax on capital gains that are invested in these QOZs.
Kelly Hart earned high rankings in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, including 4 national rankings and 26 first-tier metropolitan rankings.
The Fort Worth Business Press selected Cheryl Leb as a 2018 Great Woman of Texas.