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FisherBroyles’ Partner Gordon M. Berger will be Speaking at the 2019 NAPEO Annual Conference & Marketplace in Austin

FisherBroyles' Partner Gordon M. Berger will be speaking to professional employer organizations (PEOs) at the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) Annual Conference & Marketplace in Austin, TX. First, Gordon will be part of a panel presenting the PEO University Session on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. The PEO University is a three-hour program [...]

Client Alert – FDA Issues More Warning Letters Regarding the Marketing of Cannabidiol-Containing Product

Yesterday the FTC issued letters to three unidentified companies warning that their advertising of CBD oils, tinctures, capsules, “gummies” and creams may violate FTC rules. The Commission issued similar letters in April to Nutra Pure, PotNetwork Hold and Advanced Pain. The companies are being warned regarding unsubstantiated claims related to a number of different cannabidiol [...]

FisherBroyles Co-Founders James Fisher and Kevin Broyles Discuss the Law Firm 2.0® Model in the Lean Law Firm Podcast

FisherBroyles co-founders James Fisher and Kevin Broyles discuss the efficiency and profitability of the Law Firm 2.0® model in the Lean Law Firm Podcast, September 10, 2019 Listen here.

Client Alert – CMS Announces New Rules Intended to Stop Fraud Before it Occurs

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the issuance of a final rule designed to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs before they actually take place. The rule, entitled “Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process,” includes several key provisions that attempt a more proactive and [...]

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Quoted in Business Insurance

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, quoted in Business Insurance. On Friday, September 6, 2019, Judy Greenwald quoted Eric in her article for Business Insurance entitled, "NLRB seeks comment on whether profane language protected." The article explores the National Labor Relations Board's recent invitation for businesses and other stakeholders to weigh in on the issue of whether the National Labor [...]

Admiralty and Maritime Law Partner, Brad Gandrup, Named Best Lawyers in America’s 2020 Lawyer of the Year for Maritime Law in Boston

Admiralty and Maritime law partner, Brad Gandrup, has been named Best Lawyers in America's 2020 Lawyer of the Year for Maritime Law in Boston. Recognition by Best Lawyers in America is significant, because it's based entirely on peer review. Receiving the Lawyer of the Year Award is a particular honor, as it is given to the lawyer [...]

Client Alert – China Section 301 Update, Key Dates, and Immediate Priorities

There are a number of important developments in the escalating U.S.-China trade war which warrant attention, specifically China 301 tariff actions taken—or to be taken—by the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”).  These events have consequences for U.S. companies and consumers, and merit attention for key dates and setting of priorities.  The USTR has organized its China [...]

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Jessica Brown Wilson, Released the First of a Three-Part series Podcast, #MeToo – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Employment partner, Jessica Brown Wilson, just released the first of a three-part series podcast, #MeToo - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. In this episode, she discusses developing a sexual harassment policy that works to truly eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace. Listen to part 1 here.  

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Quoted in HR Magazine

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, quoted in the Fall 2019 Issue of HR Magazine. On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, Tamara Lytle quoted Eric in her article for HR Magazine entitled, "Marijuana and the Workplace: It's Complicated." The article explores how rapidly changing state laws have created a haze of confusion for concerned employers. Eric, who represents cannabis and non-cannabis [...]