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  • Legal Alerts
    |July 05, 2022

    On June 27, 2022, following the G7 annual summit in Madrid, Spain, President Biden issued a statement affirming the United States commitment to levy tariffs on imports from Russia, impose sanctions on entities aiding Russia, and restrict Russian access to industrial inputs services and technologies. These measures will impact a substantial number of U.S. industrial sectors and businesses, and create additional considerations for U.S. companies navigating a complex maze of potential legal risks.

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  • News
    |July 05, 2022

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to present our next webinar of 2022, "Ethics I: Trouble with Clients? How to Deal Practically & Ethically", taking place Thursday, July 21 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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  • Blogs
    |July 01, 2022

    For almost two decades, the California Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) has vexed employers and resulted in significant increased exposure to wage and hour claims. To limit exposure, many employers have implemented arbitration agreements that include class and PAGA representative action waivers, which appeared unenforceable. However, in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, the U.S. Supreme Court recently breathed new life into this strategy.

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  • Legal Alerts
    |July 01, 2022

    On June 28, 2022, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a joint alert advising financial institutions to be aware of individuals or entities attempting to circumvent U.S. export controls related to the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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  • Legal Alerts
    |July 01, 2022

    On June 30, 2022 – the final day of the October 2021 term – the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review whether California’s worker classification law runs afoul of the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 as applied to truck drivers. This blow to 70,000+ independent contractors in California will reverberate across the national supply chain and interstate commerce.

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  • News
    |June 30, 2022

    Throughout Pride Month 2022, Lewis Brisbois honored our LGBTQ colleagues and the LGBTQ community at large with a month-long spotlight series during which we will shared reflections from LGBTQ members of our Lewis Brisbois family.

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  • News
    |June 30, 2022

    Atlanta Partners Seth M. Friedman and Christopher Meeks recently secured a significant appellate victory on behalf of an insurer when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the grant of Lewis Brisbois’ motion to dismiss an insurance coverage matter.

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  • News
    |June 30, 2022

    On July 1, 2022, Lewis Brisbois will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of its New York City office – the firm’s first location outside of California. Since opening its doors in 2002 for the purpose of servicing one of its major insurance carrier clients, the office has grown to more than 160 attorneys and now serves clients across a broad range of practice areas and industries.

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  • Legal Alerts
    |June 29, 2022

    The Florida Third District Court of Appeal unanimously expanded the rights of private employees to sue for workplace discrimination under a local Miami-Dade County ordinance. In White v. AutoZone Investment Corp., No. 3D21-598 (Fla. 3d DCA June 15, 2022), the Third District held that the “plain and unambiguous language” of section 11A-28(10) of the Miami-Dade County Code establishes a private cause of action for employees who file employment discrimination complaints under the ordinance.

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  • News
    |June 29, 2022

    Phoenix Partner Gregg E. Clifton recently spoke with BallNine, a baseball industry-focused site, for an article titled, “Law of the Game,” which discusses Mr. Clifton’s recent move to Lewis Brisbois, his journey to becoming a sports law attorney, and his perspectives on baseball.

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  • News
    |June 29, 2022

    Lewis Brisbois' Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Team has made another key hire to bolster its compliance advisory services. The team has hired Partner John C. Babione, previously with Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Indianapolis, Indiana, to add seasoned capacity for the provision of data privacy assessments, data privacy and security policy development, and numerous other proactive services. He will be affiliated with Lewis Brisbois’ Indianapolis office.

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  • News
    |June 29, 2022

    Lexington and Cincinnati Managing Partner Judd Uhl and Partner Craig M. Schneider recently secured a significant victory on behalf of Lewis Brisbois’ car dealer client when the Supreme Court of Kentucky unanimously affirmed the dismissal of a complaint against the client in a published opinion that will become controlling law in the Bluegrass State.

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  • News
    |June 29, 2022

    Atlanta Partner Steven H. Lee recently authored an Expert Analysis article for Law360, titled “Recent Trade Secret Cases Show Sentencing Disparities,” which discusses issues related to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines in criminal trade secrets cases and how, based upon the current legal landscape, they fail to provide for precise calibration of sentences.

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  • News
    |June 28, 2022

    Phoenix Associate Randall Nice recently received the Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award at The Burton Awards ceremony, hosted at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

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  • Blogs
    |June 28, 2022

    The number of states enacting comprehensive privacy laws is growing, adding to the existing patchwork of privacy, security, and data breach notification laws that keep legal and compliance personnel busy. This five-part series will highlight key provisions in a few of the new comprehensive privacy laws and regulations. Each week we will examine laws in a new state and provide recommendations on what steps businesses should consider taking. In Part IV, we discuss the Connecticut Data Privacy Act..

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