And in more news from the department of “it’s tough all over,” compensation for corporate counsel also has dropped, according to a new survey released by AmLaw’s Corporate Counsel. Base pay has been relatively stable, the survey reports, dropping slightly ...Read More »
The EEOC can obtain five years’ worth of job assignment records from a company that deploys as many as 45,000 temporary workers on a weekly basis, in a case alleging the company illegally discriminated when it refused to reassign a ...Read More »
Displaced high school students who were barred from playing interscholastic sports at their new school get no relief from a federal appeals court. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Virginia High School League ...
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A lawyer accused of unfair debt collection is protected by the “bona fide error defense,” even though he persisted in seeking attorney fees under an invalid contract, a federal appeals court panel has ruled. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...Read More »
It’s not just “heads on the beds” that count when a bankruptcy court is trying to determine “household” size for a Chapter 13 debtor who shares joint custody of two children with her ex-husband. A better count comes from an ...Read More »
The Fairfax Law Foundation’s Society of Fellows has announced the winners of its first annual Golden Gavel Awards. The Awards were established to recognize the contributions of individuals, organizations and businesses for their leadership and community service. The Golden Gavel ...Read More »
Longtime McGuireWoods leader Robert H. Patterson Jr. has died, sixty years after he become the ninth lawyer at a Richmond firm then called McGuire, Eggleston, Bocock & Wood. From humble beginnings – growing up on Church Hill as a son ...Read More »