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Joan McKenna Recognized as One of Virginia’s Influential Women of Law in 2019

O’Hagan Meyer’s own, Joan McKenna, has been recognized by the Virginia Lawyers Weekly as one of Virginia’s Influential Women of Law in 2019.

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O’Hagan Meyer Opens Detroit Office with National Trial Lawyer, Evan Burkholder

O’Hagan Meyer is pleased to announce the addition of Evan A. Burkholder and the opening of its new office in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Burkholder brings to the firm over 30 years of trial experience in business and employment litigation, catastrophic injury cases and product liability matters.

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Commonly Overlooked Legal Aspects of Buying a Franchise

Starting a business can be exciting, but it can also be extremely challenging between developing a brand, marketing, creating systems to provide services or goods, and completing the necessary day-to-day administrative tasks. Starting a business through purchasing a franchise can often be a way to give yourself a jump start on the common challenges facing an entrepreneur. 

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3 Things Every Franchisor/Franchisee Needs to Know About the New MA Non-Compete Law

On October 1, 2018, a new non-compete law went into effect in Massachusetts that concerns a business’s employees and independent contractors. For any non-competition agreement entered into on or after that date, certain statutory conditions must be met for a court to find the agreement enforceable. Franchisors and franchisees alike must be vigilant to examine their non-competition restrictions in light of the new law.

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O’Hagan Meyer Announces the Addition of Sam Edgerton

O’Hagan Meyer is proud to announce the addition of its newest partner, Sam Y. Edgerton, III. Mr. Edgerton joins the firm to service its financial institution and and sales agent clients in its Los Angeles and Orange County offices.

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Charlie Meyer Meets with Virginia Governor

Chair Elect, Charlie Meyer of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, met with former Governors Terry McAuliffe, Bob McDonnell, and George Allen (not shown) as well as current Governor Ralph Northam for the Chamber’s annual 2018 Virginia Conference on World Trade. he conference brought together hundreds of Virginia and international business leaders looking to take advantage of Virginia’s business friendly climate by relocating to the Commonwealth and expanding trade opportunities.

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O’Hagan Meyer Announces Orange County Office Opening

O’Hagan Meyer announced the opening of their Orange County California office with employment law veterans Sarah K. Goldstein and Matthew C. Sgnilek and their team of dedicated employment law specialists. The firm expanded into California earlier this year with the opening of a Los Angeles office.

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O’Hagan Meyer teams up with Chicago Cubs and the new Catalina Club at Wrigley Field!

O’Hagan Meyer is excited to be a proud supporter of the Chicago Cubs and the new Catalina Club at Wrigley Field!

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SCOTUS Sides With Employers, But Risk Remains

“Should employees and employers be allowed to agree that any disputes between them will be resolved through one-on-one arbitration?” asked Justice Neil Gorsuch, “Or should employees always be permitted to bring their claims in class or collective actions, no matter what they agreed with their employers?” Employees will be held to what they agreed with […]

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Contractors May Not Be So “Independent”

Employers of all sizes rely on independent contract labor to keep expenses low, productivity high, and provide flexibility to meet their clients’ needs. Estimates are that individuals operating as independent entities, freelancers, or on-demand employees currently make up more than one-third of the US workforce¹. But a recent landmark California Supreme Court decision, Dynamex Operations […]

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