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Author Archives: Pat Murphy and Jason Boleman

Environmental bar deciphers SCOTUS ruling (access required)

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that cast aside an Obama-era climate change initiative has sparked discussion among environmental law attorneys. In its June 30 decision in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, the court crafted the “major questions doctrine” to ...

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Virginia attorneys cool to bankruptcy venue changes (access required)

Getting businesses to file their Chapter 11 cases closer to home seems like a good idea, which is why some bankruptcy attorneys elsewhere in the country are hoping Congress enacts bipartisan legislation intended to cut down on forum-shopping. But bankruptcy ...

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Legal battle ahead: New vaccination rules top ‘to-do’ list for employers (access required)

Vaccinated woman in mask showing COVID-19 Vaccination Record

With deadlines looming and in spite of legal challenges sprouting like weeds, large employers are busy implementing plans to comply with the new federal regulations that address the polarizing issue of compelling workers to get vaccinated for COVID-19. On Nov. ...

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