Gymboree Group, Inc. Prevails Against Deutsche Bank
O’Hagan Meyer represented the Gymboree Group, Inc. and affiliates against claims by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, in an Adversary Proceeding in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, arising from one of the largest retailer Chapter 11 cases filed in recent years. All defendants prevailed on motions for summary judgment, on all claims, resulting in dismissal of the entire case, by memorandum opinion.
Litigation and Labor & Employment Law Virtual Breakfast Meeting
The Atlanta Bar Association’s Litigation Section is hosting a joint Zoom breakfast meeting Friday, October 9th at 8am EST with the Employment Law section. According to the section, this discussion will cover the “Emerging Exposures in Employment Litigation from Covid-19.” Jaime Duguay of our Philadelphia office is a panelist alongside Marcus Keegan from Keegan Law Firm, LLC, Kenneth Winkler of Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. and Ariel Zion of Insight Global, LLC.
New Illinois BIPA Ruling
Today, The Illinois Appellate Court, First District, entered a long anticipated Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) ruling in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park LLC.
O’Hagan Meyer Announces the Promotion of Paige Canepari to Partner in the Chicago Office
O’Hagan Meyer is pleased to announce the promotion of Paige Canepari to Partner in the Chicago Office. Ms. Canepari joined O’Hagan Meyer in 2017. She came to O’Hagan Meyer with over ten years of litigation experience. Her experience will further enhance O’Hagan Meyer’s depth in professional liability, commercial and civil litigation.
Congratulations to O’Hagan Meyer’s 2021 Best Lawyers!
We are so thrilled to announce that 10 of our attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Best Lawyers!
Understanding the Obligations as a “Medium Risk” Employer under Virginia’s New COVID-19 Workplace Regulations
Virginia’s first in the nation COVID-19 workplace regulations require businesses across the Commonwealth to assess their COVID risk both as a business and by job. This week we address the ETS requirements for medium risk employers and their workforce.
41st Annual Construction Law and Public Contracts Seminar 2020
Richmond Partner James C. Cosby will be a featured speaker as part of Virginia CLE’s 41st Annual Construction Law and Public Contracts Seminar. On Friday, November 6 at 3:20 PM EST, Cosby and Jesse S. Keene of Cozen O’Connor will co-present Arbitration: Recent Developments and Considerations for the Construction and Public Contract Law Arena. Together they’ll review “significant recent case law developments and how the practice of this ADR mechanism may be changing.”
Understanding the Obligations as a “Low Risk” Employer under Virginia’s New COVID-19 Workplace Regulations
In the wake of the Virginia Department of Labor’s Emergency Temporary Standard on worker protection from Covid-19, businesses across the Commonwealth are trying to decipher the more than 45 pages of new regulations to understand what exactly is required of Virginia employers to comply with these new COVID safety regulations. This alert addresses the conditions which must be met for an employer to qualify as “Low” risk, and, where met, the obligations for each such employers.
Virginia’s Groundbreaking COVID-19 Workplace Safety Regulations
On July 27, 2020, Virginia became the first state to adopt mandatory COVID-19 OSHA safety regulations. Employers are now required to develop and implement a number of precautions and procedures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 at work and to protect the health and safety of their employees.
The U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Dreamers
In a 5-4 decision issued June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Trump Administration’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which currently protects approximately 800,000 immigrants from deportation, was improper.