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O’Hagan Meyer Named a Chicago Top Workplace

O’Hagan Meyer is ecstatic to once again to be named a 2022 Top Workplace! This latest honor was awarded by the Chicago Tribune. Employees at our Chicago headquarters anonymously responded to an employee engagement survey shared to help us understand how effectively we are supporting their growth, contributing to their job satisfaction, and creating a […]

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O’Hagan Meyer Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms”

O’Hagan Meyer Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms” U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 13th consecutive year, announce the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. We have been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in one practice area, and regionally […]

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Overview & Observations Regarding FINRA’s Latest Expungement Reform Proposal

On July 29, 2022, FINRA submitted to the SEC for its approval a new set of rule changes that impose stricter requirements on its process governing the expungement of customer dispute information.[1] FINRA’s current expungement rules provide a procedural mechanism whereby associated persons and Firms can obtain a court order directing FINRA to expunge reference […]

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Congratulations to O’Hagan Meyer’s 2023 Best Lawyers®!

O’Hagan Meyer is pleased to announce that 13 of our lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers® in America! Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. “Best Lawyers was founded more than 40 years ago to recognize […]

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Relatively Unnoticed Supreme Court Decision Has a Big Impact on Public Employers

The Supreme Court just completed its most consequential term in decades, issuing several blockbuster decisions. By any measure, Torres v. Texas Dep’t of Pub. Safety, No. 20-603, 2022 WL 2334306 (U.S. June 29, 2022) was not among them. Still, Torres is significant for any public employer who employs veterans and is subject to the Uniformed […]

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Recent SEC Enforcement of Regulation Best Interest (Reg. BI)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has moved into a new area of broker-dealer enforcement relating to suitability of securities transactions. Historically, SEC enforcement of broker-dealer misconduct involving suitability of trades centered on violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“the Exchange Act”). Indeed, for decades, the SEC did not bring […]

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SCOTUS Finds Individual PAGA Claims Subject to Arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated opinion in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana on June 15, 2022, finding that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts portions of California’s PAGA statute.  In an 8 to 1 ruling, the Court reasoned that claims brought under the California Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) can be split […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Case Holding that Floor Plans are Entitled to Copyright Protection

As anyone who has shopped for or sold a home is aware, inclusion of floor plans in real estate marketing materials is a common and long-standing practice.  This practice, however, may run afoul of copyright law under a 2021 appellate decision which the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review on June 27, 2022. In August […]

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O’Hagan Meyer’s Sports & Entertainment Practice Sponsors Songs 4 Hope & Healing Concert July 19th

O’Hagan Meyer is a proud supporter of Music Heals International (MHI), a Platinum-rated GuideStar Charitable Organization.  We are honored to announce the Firm’s Sports & Entertainment practice group as a sponsor of  MHI’s exclusive summer fundraising concert benefiting its important programs: “Songs 4 Hope & Healing.” On July 19, 2022, “Songs 4 Hope & Healing” will […]

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2022 Virginia Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce O’Hagan Meyer Virginia Attorneys, Charles K. Seyfarth (Partner), Alan D. Albert (Partner), Elizabeth Turner (Associate), and Michael D. Pierce (Associate), were acknowledged this month as 2022 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Thomas Reuters reserves the honor of recognizing lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice field.  Congratulations to you all!

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