Author Archives: Brendan Kearney

McGuireWoods didn't violate the FMLA (access required)

BALTIMORE—A federal jury has rejected a former legal secretary’s claim that she was wrongfully fired from the Baltimore office of McGuireWoods LLP for taking time to care for her ailing mother. The secretary, Nancy M. Adair, alleged her September 2005 ...

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Loss in Supreme Court won't bar attorneys' fee award (access required)

No one could have anticipated a used 1997 Chevy Blazer would rack up this much judicial mileage, but the SUV’s legal journey just might be over. First filed in 2000, Bradley Nigh’s Truth in Lending Act suit against Koons Buick ...

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