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Womble Carlyle to acquire firm in Charleston, SC

With more than 500 lawyers and an office in Tysons Corner, North Carolina-based Womble Carlyle is poised to expand by taking over a 44-lawyer firm in Charleston, SC. Buist Moore Smythe McGhee is Charleston’s largest law firm. Its acquisition by ...

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Lawsuit could lead to explanation for no-show worker

The Norfolk Community Services Board has sued to recover money it spent on salary and benefits for an employee who was allowed to stay at home for 12 years. By naming as defendants the suspended-with-pay worker and four former staffers ...

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Claim for Discharge Without Good Cause Advances (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court overrules defendant’s demurrer to plaintiff’s claim for breach of contract, as defendants’ claims of sovereign immunity are reserved for trial. Defendants’ demurrer to count II, a claim for discharge without good cause is likewise overruled. The ...

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