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Jennifer McDaniel Featured Panelist at Bloomsburg University Professional Development Speaker SeriesJennifer McDaniel recently participated in a panel discussion at Bloomsburg University to discuss what a career in law is like with current BU students.
Lindsey B. Harmon joins the firm as an associate in the Fort Worth office’s Labor & Employment section.
Austin Franklin joins the firm as an associate in the Litigation section.
Kelly Hart receives top tier rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2021 survey, including four national rankings and 27 tier 1 metropolitan rankings.
Texas Super Lawyers has named six Kelly Hart attorneys to its 2020 top honors lists.
Super Lawyers has named Pati Meadows and Sharon Millians to its 2020 Top 50 Texas Women Super Lawyers list.
Sean Bryan Authors Article on New Interim Final Rule for PPP Loan Forgiveness for Owner-Employees and Non-Payroll ItemsSean Bryan’s column—entitled “Paycheck Protection Program Simplifies Forgiveness for Small Borrowers and Confirms Certain Lender Review Responsibilities”—addresses supplemental PPP information and clarity on loan forgiveness documentation.
Clark Rucker recently presented an update on Texas oil and gas caselaw at the Whitley Penn 2020 Virtual Energy Conference.
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).
Jody Sanders recently spoke on "Fiduciary Duties" at the Texas Bar CLE Advanced Civil Trial Course webinar.
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.
The Texas Workforce Commission has promulgated rules allowing employees to continue receipt of benefits even if rejecting a return to suitable work.
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.
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
The Texas Appellate Law Podcast covers topics of interest to lawyers handling civil appellate matters in Texas courts.
Lesli D. Harris recently presented a Sound Advice podcast on scandalous and obscene trademarks for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation IP subcommittee.
Russell Cawyer Authors Blog on Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Emergency Paid Leave Act of 2020
The Bill, if passed by the Senate, will provide paid sick leave and unemployment benefits to employees taking leave as a result of COVID-19.
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.
Hannah Parks is board certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Kelly Ransom recently was appointed to serve on the Institute for Energy Law’s (IEL) executive committee.
Gus Bates Insurance and Investments recently hosted a Labor and Employment Lunch & Learn, featuring Russell Cawyer.