Aron Beezley Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Regarding Proposed Rule Affecting LPTA Contracting
Government Contracts attorney Aron Beezley
was quoted in Bloomberg BNA
regarding a proposed rule extending anti-counterfeiting obligations to all contractors that will challenge both industry business practices and the acquisition workforce. Analysts suggest the Sept. 21 proposed rule (104 FCR 981) could make lowest price, technically acceptable (LPTA) contracting more expensive by raising the price of spare parts.
The Ever-Moving Target of Joint-Employer Standards: Look Out, Employers!
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a decision in a long-litigated case that further defined how two entities could be considered joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
Frank Caprio Quoted in Adweek Regarding Michael Jordan Congrats Ad
Frank M. Caprio
, chair of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Intellectual Property Practice Group, was quoted in Adweek
regarding a suit brought against Safeway by basketball legend Michael Jordan. A jury decided that Safeway owed Jordan $8.9 million in damages for running a congratulatory ad in Sports Illustrated
that used the star’s name without permission.
Three Bradley Arant Partners Recognized as Emerging Women Compliance Lawyers in this Month’s Issue of Mortgage Compliance Magazine
Bradley Arant financial services litigation and compliance attorneys Heather C. Hutchings
, Christy W. Hancock
and A. Michelle Canter
were included in Mortgage Compliance Magazine
’s list of “Emerging Women Compliance Lawyers.”
Employee or Independent Contractor: The DOL Weighs in on Worker
With the prevalence of companies providing ‘‘on demand’’ services today, the temptation to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees has perhaps never been greater, attorneys Keith Covington
and John P. Rodgers
say in this BNA Insights article.
José Vega Elected President of Hispanic Latino Lawyers Bar
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Charlotte associate José D. Vega
was elected president of the Mecklenburg County Hispanic Latino Lawyers Bar on August 18. Mr. Vega will serve as president for a two-year term.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Managing Partner Margaret Cupples Elected Mississippi Bar Section Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples
, managing partner of the firm’s Jackson office, was elected chair of the Mississippi Bar’s Appellate Practice Section. Ms. Cupples will serve as chair for a one-year term, which commenced on August 1.
Anne Yuengert Quoted in Society for Human Resource Management Regarding ADA
Labor and Employment attorney Anne Yuengert was quoted in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Magazine
regarding Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements including confidentiality and reasonable-accommodation provisions.
Partner Jason Bushby Listed as a Birmingham Business Journal Rising Star
The Birmingham Business Journal unveiled the winners in its inaugural Rising Star Lawyers Awards, which recognize up-and-coming attorneys who are making waves in Birmingham’s legal scene before the age of 40.
Four Partners Named to B-Metro List of Top Women Attorneys
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is pleased to announce that firm partners Anne Y. Yuengert
, Dawn Helms Sharff
, Paige M. Boshell
and Laura P. Washburn
were among the Top Women Attorneys in a recent list compiled by Avvo. The firm celebrates the achievements of our Women Leaders in Law and their impact on the legal industry.
More than 220 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 221 of the firm’s attorneys have been listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America,®
one of the most highly regarded attorney referral publications. In addition, Best Lawyers named 18 of the firm’s attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in their cities.