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PLAN Celebrates 10 Years with Leadership Seminar at West Point…Hooah!

PLAN celebrates its 10 year anniversary!  Our firm played a key role in the creation and development of PLAN.  Kevin O’Hagan founded the Professional Liability Attorney Network (PLAN) in 2007 to provide a platform for corporate defense attorneys and their clients to connect and share resources all over the country.

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Illinois Employers a Recent Target for Class Actions under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

If you are an employer that uses biometric data, including eye scans, fingerprint, voiceprint, or scan of hand or face geometry, you may need to update your policies and procedures to comply with the Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14/1, et. seq. (“BIPA Illinois”).   While other states like Washington and Texas have followed, Illinois […]

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O’Hagan Meyer Lawyer Seeks Dismissal of RICO Complaint

O’Hagan Meyer Partner, Kevin F. Berry was retained to defend two Florida corporations and their principals against allegations of RICO violations. According to the Plaintiff, the case arose from an Aruban national’s orchestration, oversight, and direction of a more than decade-long scheme of anti-competitive and racketeering activity that targeted an Aruban company organized under the […]

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O’Hagan Meyer Chicago Employment Trial Team Wins Three Trial Verdicts in One Year! 

Chalk another one up for the Chicago Employment Trial Team of O’Hagan Meyer. On Friday, a Federal court jury in Chicago returned a complete defense verdict for O’Hagan Meyer’s employer client in a personal record of 1.5 hours of deliberations…which included lunch. Trial team members Kevin O’Hagan and Jamie Filipovic led the defense in this […]

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O’Hagan Meyer Attorneys Participate in PLAN Atlanta with Braves greats Phil Neikro and Andruw Jones

O’Hagan Meyer Attorneys Participate in PLAN Atlanta with Braves greats Phil Neikro and Andruw Jones

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Fired Employees Can Compete, So Says New York

A company that terminates an employee—even if it offers the employee the chance to apply for a position with the company’s successor—cannot enforce restrictive covenants over that employee, a New York appeals court recently held. In Buchanan Capital Markets, LLC v. DeLucca, 144 A.D.3d 508 (N.Y. App. Div. 2016), the First Judicial Department affirmed a lower court’s denial of a preliminary injunction seeking to enforce non-compete and non-solicitation agreements against four employees.

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Kevin O’Hagan Moderates ADA Presentation at Regional PLAN Event

Kevin O’Hagan moderates From the Stairway to Cyberspace at the Hartford, Connecticut Regional PLAN event on February 16th, 2017.

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O’Hagan Meyer’s Employment Defense Team Prevails in Auto Dealership Defense

Kevin O’Hagan and Kristine Phillips recently obtained a not guilty verdict in favor of a large Midwest auto dealership (Grossinger Auto Group) after a trial that lasted over a week.

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VBA Recognizes Virginia Women Attorneys Association

VBA Recognizes Virginia Women Attorneys Association

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Federal Court Halts Implementation of New FLSA Overtime Rule (For Now)

On November 22, 2016, a federal District Court judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction that suspends implementation of the new overtime rule announced earlier this year by the Department of Labor (DOL). In Brief In May 2016, the Department of Labor approved a new overtime rule that increased the minimum salary threshold for “white […]

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