Category: News

Albert Wins Precedent-Setting Delaware Decision Upholding Employer’s Placement of Departing Professional Employee on “Garden Leave”

O’Hagan Meyer’s Alan Albert has won a precedent-setting victory in Delaware’s Superior Court, upholding the decision of a medical practice employer to place a physician employee on “garden leave” during the final portion of a contractually-mandated six-month notice period for voluntary termination of employment. 

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce hosts the Chamber’s First Inaugural Military and Veterans Affairs Conference

Charlie Meyer, Chair of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, hosted the Chamber’s First Inaugural Military and Veterans Affairs Conference with Virginia’s Department of Veterans Services and more than 620 participants. As Virginia celebrates it’s recent ranking as the #1 state to do business in the country, the Virginia Chamber is equally proud to be working with DVS to make Virginia the best state in the country for our Veterans, Active Duty Military, and their spouses.

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O’Hagan Meyer Announces Five New Attorneys

O’Hagan Meyer is pleased to announce the addition of five new attorneys to its Richmond, Virginia office. The group is led by partners Stephan (Hobie) Andrews and James Cosby, and includes James Walker, Sean Golden and Brandon Sieg. Accompanying the group are paralegal and support staff members Tracey Robinson and Katie Condyles. All of our additions join us from Vandeventer Black LLP.

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Webinar: Navigating ERISA Litigation Best Practices for You and Your Defense Counsel

It goes without saying that ERISA is an enormously complex and detailed statute which governs our Nation’s private employment benefits system. Handling cases with ERISA claims, however, does not have to be overwhelming or complicated.  At bottom, cases involving ERISA claims are grounded in the statute’s language, the applicable plan documents, and application of basic equity and fiduciary principles.

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Chair Charlie Meyer Reports on Virginia’s New Ranking as Top State to do Business in 2019

Virginia has been named the top state for business in 2019 by CNBC and Amazon agrees! Attracted by the state’s tech talent, Amazon decided to house their second headquarters in Arlington and is promising to bring 25,000 jobs to the state. Our very own, Charlie Meyer, is leading the way through his involvement with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

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Matthew Sgnilek & Andrea Rosenkranz Speak at Montage Insurance Solutions

Our Orange County attorneys spoke at Montage Insurance Solutions on June 18, 2019 about employee discipline and termination. Matt & Andrea covered common misconceptions about the “at-will” doctrine, best practices for documenting discipline, avoiding discipline and termination pitfalls that lead to litigation, severance agreements and many more interesting topics! Check out details of the event here.

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Despite Recent Extended Deadlines Massachusetts Employers Need To Keep Pressing On To Ensure They Are Ready For The Implementation Of The Paid Family And Medical Leave Law

Two important extended deadlines were recently announced, on May 1, by the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) relating to the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law (PFML).

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Congratulations to O’Hagan Meyer’s 2019 Super Lawyers!

Congratulations to O’Hagan Meyer’s 2019 Super Lawyers!

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Bob Yates and Laura Musick Analyze the Unintended Consequences of Wyatt v. McDermott

H. Robert Yates, III, current Chair of the VADA’s Professional Liability Section, and his associate, Laura K. Musick, look at the tort of intentional interference with parental rights (IIPR) in their article, “The Unintended Consequences of Wyatt v. McDermott: Its Use as a Sword Against Professionals in Custody Cases.” 

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Employers Are Required to Provide Pay EEO Data for 2017 and 2018

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that it will collect workforce pay data for the years 2017 and 2018, after a federal judge’s ruling in late April that pay data must be collected by the agency despite an administration attempt to block the requirement.

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