Litigation

LinkedIn and “Recommending” – A refresher on potential liability

Lately I’ve noticed a lot of people are taking greater advantage of LinkedIn’s “recommending” feature. With this tool, a user can request that another user comment on that individual’s professional performance, skill, reputation, and the like. Not only is this feature available, but LinkedIn actually suggests you request a recommendation to complete your profile. Unlike […]

Litigation Trends: Say-on-Pay — Executive compensation issues under the Dodd-Frank Act

Arnstein & Lehr Partner Charles Pautsch examines voting and litigation trends following the second year of executive compensation proxy contests under Dodd-Frank in his article, “US say-on-pay results and litigation trends.” He looks at the role of the ISS as companies react to the results of these contests. Mr. Pautsch’s analysis also tracks the direction […]

Arnstein & Lehr taps Diamond, Gesas and Pautsch to lead practice groups

Arnstein & Lehr LLP recently announced leadership changes within the firm’s practice groups for Labor and Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Michael L. Gesas has been named chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. A partner in the firm’s Chicago office, Mr. Gesas focuses on bankruptcy law in Illinois and Chapter 11 representation in the […]

Harley Storrings quoted in Society for Human Resource Management newsletter on FLSA lawsuits

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Harley Storrings was quoted in the July issue of The Society for Human Resource Management newsletter. The article, titled “FLSA: The Dinosaur in the Room,” discusses the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the increase in lawsuits as the law has increasingly fallen out of step with the modern […]

The importance of legal documentation between business partners to avoid costly litigation

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Steven N. Malitz has written an article entitled, “Leverage and Documentation Create Business Freedom.” In this article, Mr. Malitz discusses his successful representation of a shareholder in two separate suits brought against him by a fellow shareholder and the facts and results of the litigation. The case involved the disagreement […]

Jason Tremblay’s eBook chapter on employment law available now on Amazon

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay has published a chapter of his electronic book on employment law, which is now available on Amazon.com. The eBook chapter is titled “Ten Easy Steps Employers Can Take to Avoid Employment-Related Liability.” Amazon is still working on the full book. To purchase, click here.

Handling defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay authored the article titled “How to avoid defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment,” which appeared in the February 22 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article, Mr. Tremblay explains that an employer must conduct its investigation in the most confidential manner possible and be extremely careful […]

Arnstein & Lehr elevates 13 attorneys

Arnstein & Lehr LLP is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been elevated to equity partner and nine associates elevated to partner in the firm’s Chicago, Miami and West Pam Beach offices. The following attorneys have been elected to equity partner: Paul R. Diamond is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group […]

Jason Tremblay discusses litigation involving HR professionals in Human Resource Executive article

Arnstein & Lehr Partner E. Jason Tremblay was interviewed and quoted in a December 8 online article in Human Resources Executive titled “When HR Sues.” The article discusses litigation by HR professionals and the problems companies face when HR is involved in litigation. In the article, Mr. Tremblay offers several tips for staying out of […]