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FisherBroyles Partner, Patricia Fugée, participates in Whose Company is it Anyway podcast

Think your industry is too traditional to embrace innovation? Whose Company is it Anyway host Sheldon Stone, a partner in Amherst Partners, a financial advisory firm based in Birmingham, MI, explores the rise of cloud-based law firms with his special guest, Patricia Fugée, a partner at FisherBroyles law firm. The firm's Next Generation Law Firm® model was engineered to maximize [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Rebecca Rettig Featured at WSBA’s Event on SEC Investigations & Enforcement Actions

On January 23, 2020, Rebecca Rettig will be a featured panelist, along with other prominent securities litigators, at the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance's event, "When the SEC Comes Calling: Practical Tips When Faced With an SEC Investigation or Enforcement Action." The event will address the recent high-profile investigations and enforcement actions brought by the SEC [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Patricia Fugée is President-Elect of American Board of Certification

On January 1, 2020, Partner Patricia Fugée became President-Elect of the American Board of Certification. This national organization is dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bar by certifying lawyers in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights. Board certification assists the public in identifying those attorneys who have the skills [...]

Client Alert – Preparing for Life After Libor

LIBOR History The London Interbank Offered Rate or “LIBOR” originated in the 1970’s, around the time sovereign debt and cross-border M&A financing were exploding. It represents the average of the interest rates offered by depository banks in the London market for deposits of different tenures, ranging from overnight to 30-day interest periods up to 360 [...]

Client Alert – Justice Department Reports FCA Recoveries for FY2019

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice issued a compilation of False Claims Act recovery information showing that it had obtained more than $3 billion in settlements and judgments during the course of fiscal year 2019 (October 2, 2018 – September 20, 2019). The bulk of recoveries once again arose in the health care industry—a [...]

FisherBroyles Partner and Employment Counsel, Amy Epstein Gluck, quoted in The Washington Post.

On Thursday, January 2, 2020, columnist Karla Miller quoted Amy in her article for The Washington Post entitled, "When an employer actually needs 'the best man for the job.'" The article, which you can read here, discussed a narrow exception under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964-posting a job ad specifying one gender instead of [...]

FisherBroyles Partners Jack Wuerker and Amy Epstein Gluck Secure Virginia Supreme Court Victory

FisherBroyles Partners Jack L. Wuerker and Amy Epstein Gluck secured a Virginia Supreme Court ruling in favor of their clients, Cross-Land Harbour, Inc. and Harbour Constructors Co., which affirmed a circuit court holding that dismissed their opponent's case in its entirety. The Virginia Supreme Court ruled that there was "no reversible error" in the circuit [...]

Client Alert: CBD Brands Targeted: FDA Issues a Flurry of Warning Letters and Two More Class Actions are Filed in California

It has been another rough few weeks for CBD companies. Over the last few months we’ve seen a major uptick in class action lawsuit filings and regulatory warnings aimed at CBD brands and the last two weeks have been no different. On November 25, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to [...]

FisherBroyles’ Partner Stu Panensky Featured at the 2019 International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC)

FisherBroyles' Partner Stu Panensky will be speaking about cyber and privacy risk this week at the 2019 International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) in Hamilton, Bermuda. Stu's panel will discuss trends in cyber and privacy liability and worst-case situations for risk managers and cyber insurers. For more information about the ICRMC, please visit its website.

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Quoted in Law360

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, quoted in Law360. On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Braden Campbell quoted Eric in his article for Law360 entitled, "EEOC Trumps NLRB On Worker Speech Concerns." The article explores employers' obligation to keep workplaces free of unlawful discrimination and the National Labor Relations Act's protections for workers who say arguably offensive things. You can read [...]