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Nixon Peabody advises in veterinary cancer practice acquisition

settembre 16, 2015

General counsel name Nixon Peabody among top product liability powerhouses

settembre 22, 2015

Nixon Peabody expands Albany litigation team

settembre 24, 2015

Nixon Peabody plays lead role in unique grocery store and health clinic collaboration

settembre 04, 2015

Nixon Peabody's Private Clients practice taps new leadership

settembre 10, 2015

Media Clips

New Law Puts Brakes on Health-Care Reimbursements for Employees

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | settembre 22, 2015

Chicago Labor & Employment partner Yelena Gray authored this column discussing the importance of employers being aware of medical reimbursement arrangements. Click here to read the full article.

The National Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune Announce Boston Rising Stars

National Law Journal | settembre 23, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz is included among the Boston “Rising Stars.”

Catherine Greig looking at more time for not cooperating

Boston Herald | settembre 23, 2015

The girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger is facing contempt charges, which could lengthen her prison time. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Bulger, is quoted discussing what federal authorities are hoping to get from Catherine Greig including where’s Bulger’s money and who might have helped him while he was on the run.

Lawyers on the Move

Reuters Legal | settembre 21, 2015

This news brief notes that Maria Swiatek has been named Silicon Valley office managing partner.

Define contractors' role at work

Democrat and Chronicle | settembre 19, 2015

Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello authored this column on properly classifying contract workers.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | settembre 21, 2015

This news brief notes that Boston Commercial Litigation associate Leslie Hartford has been named to the board of People Making a Difference.

3 Firms Are GCs' Top Picks For Product Liability Litigation

Law360 | settembre 21, 2015

In the BTI Litigation Outlook 2016, Nixon Peabody is named as one of three powerhouses in product liability litigation. The recognition is based on a survey of general counsel and highlights firms with long histories of success in the practice area and reputations for developing big-picture strategies for their clients. Litigation department co-chair Scott O’Connell is quoted within the piece.

Fair housing case may push 'disparate impact' limits

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | settembre 21, 2015

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks provides commentary in this article discussing the decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to hear an appeal that could be a national test case probing the limits of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision validating fair-housing claims on a “disparate impact” basis.

Nixon Peabody Adds Former Bond Schoeneck Partner

Law360 | settembre 24, 2015

This feature story highlights the arrival of Albany Commercial Litigation partner Bill Reynolds.

Fashion Week gets down to business with show, expert

Democrat & Chronicle | settembre 29, 2015

Los Angeles partner and leader of the firm’s Fashion team Staci Riordan is featured in this column on the legal side of the fashion industry.

State, Federal Law Differ on Franchisors as Joint Employers

The Legal Intelligencer | settembre 30, 2015

New York City IP litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing differences in state and federal law related to franchisors as joint employers.

Attorneys React To NCAA Student-Athlete Pay Ruling

Law360 | settembre 30, 2015

Chicago Commercial Litigation partner Steve Thompson provides commentary on the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Edward O’Bannon Jr. v. NCAA et al.

Planet Fitness asks Beale to dismiss Cormier's suit

Midland Daily News | settembre 26, 2015

Boston Franchise partner Art Pressman is noted as counsel for Planet Fitness parent company, Pla-Fit Franchise LLC, in its efforts to dismiss a lawsuit involving the gym’s transgender-friendly locker room policy.

New DOJ Policy May Lead to Fewer Plea Deals

Bloomberg BNA White Collar Report | settembre 25, 2015

This story discusses a new Justice Department policy in which federal prosecutors must focus on individual accountability and that eliminates partial credit for corporate cooperation may have unintended consequences. The topic was the focus of a Nixon Peabody webinar presented by the Government Investigations & White Collar Defense team. Brian Kelly and Dave Vicinanzo are quoted.

2015 Class for Forty Under 40 Chosen

Rochester Business Journal | settembre 25, 2015

Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez is among this year’s “Forty Under 40” class.

DOL Home Care Wage Rule Part of Larger Pro-Worker Agenda

Law360 | settembre 08, 2015

Providence Labor & Employment partner Andrew Prescott authored this column discussing the reinstatement of the U.S. Department of Labor's final rule requiring third-party employers of companionship and live-in domestic service workers to comply with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime and minimum-wage requirements.

Here are the BBJ's 40 Under 40 honorees for 2015

Boston Business Journal | settembre 09, 2015

Boston partner and deputy leader of the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Danielle Pelot is among the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 “40 Under 40” class. Click here to read the full article.

Think NLRB Rules Don't Apply to You? Think Again

Rochester Business Journal | settembre 18, 2015

Rochester Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Kim Harding authored this column discussing increased enforcement actions by the National Labor Relations Board, the resulting litigation and how employers should comply.

Hopping Business

Rochester Business Journal | settembre 18, 2015

Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello and Rochester Corporate Transactions associate Brian Mahoney are extensively quoted in this cover story on how craft breweries are acting as economic drivers and some of the challenges these growing businesses face.

Efforts Intensify to Keep Data Breaches at Bay

Rochester Business Journal | settembre 18, 2015

General Counsel Brian Flanagan and Chief Information Officer Mike Green are quoted in this feature story discussing efforts by professional services organizations to combat data breaches.

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