Martin Awarded Defense Lawyer of the Year

Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) has been named the 2019 Defense Lawyer of the Year!  Announced at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (TDLA), the award is given to the TDLA member who has made significant contributions to advancing the civil defense practice in Tennessee.  […]

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Burgess Speaks at National USLAW Event

Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (Tallahassee, FL) was a featured speaker at the 2019 USLAW Network Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange in New Orleans, LA.  In a presentation titled “Big Brother as Referee: Don’t Strike Out with Fair Play,” Betsy and attorney Robyn F. McGrath of Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) […]

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Haley-Gleason to Present in USLAW Webinar

Shareholder Jennifer Haley-Gleason of Carr Allison’s Tallhassee (FL) office will present a state-specific USLAW webinar on Wednesday, October 16th.  This complimentary program will focus on workers’ compensation updates in Florida and Mississippi.  This program has been created for human resources professionals, risk managers, safety professionals, TPAs and others interested in […]

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Carr Allison Wins Defense Verdict

Shareholder David L. McAlister and Associate Bain Hanning, from Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office, successfully defended their client in a Jefferson County (AL) circuit court jury trial.  The matter involved a premises liability claim, where the Plaintiff alleged to have sustained a slip-and-fall at a restaurant located in Birmingham.  The […]

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Tom Oliver Receives O’Hagan Award from USLAW NETWORK

Thomas L. Oliver, II (Birmingham, AL) has been named the 2019 recipient of USLAW NETWORK’s O’Hagan Award.  The award is named after Jim O’Hagan, a founding member of USLAW, and is given annually by the USLAW Chair to a USLAW member(s) who demonstrates outstanding service and commitment to the organization’s […]

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New DOL Overtime Rule in Effect Jan 1, 2020

As expected, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24, 2019 regarding salaried employees and overtime pay.  Effective January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,568 per year are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new rule, to be exempt from overtime pay […]

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Adair to Speak at EPLI ExecuSummit

Shareholder Brett Adair (Birmingham, AL) will speak at the 15th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) ExecuSummit, which will be held in Uncasville, CT on September 24th and 25th.  Brett will join a panel in a seminar titled “ Protected Activity Under the NLRA and the New NLRB Test for […]

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Martin Awarded Defense Lawyer of the Year

Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) has been named the 2019 Defense Lawyer of the Year!  Announced at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (TDLA), the award is given to the TDLA member who has made significant contributions to advancing the civil defense practice in Tennessee.  […]

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Lockett Named 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Mobile

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Burgess Speaks at National USLAW Event

Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (Tallahassee, FL) was a featured speaker at the 2019 USLAW Network Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange in New Orleans, LA.  In a presentation titled “Big Brother as Referee: Don’t Strike Out with Fair Play,” Betsy and attorney Robyn F. McGrath of Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) […]

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