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We have provided a collection of articles written by our attorneys to help answer some more common questions we regularly receive and provide updates on new law and legislation that impacts employees.

New Sixth Circuit Decision Sets up Supreme Court Showdown

On May 26, 2017, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a well-reasoned and thorough decision on the issue of whether employers may bar employees from pursuing class-action litigation or collective arbitration of work-related claims.  The case is NLRB v....

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Seven Legal Writing Tips to Outwrite The Other Side

I have written many legal opinions and briefs over the years.  In fact, when I worked for the federal government I drafted more than 1,500 judicial opinions for federal administrative law judges.  In private practice I now focus exclusively on persuasive writing and...

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Have You Received a Telemarketer Call/Text on Your Cell Phone?

We all receive unwanted telemarketing calls and/or text messages on our cell phones, sometimes on a regular basis.  Did you know that this could be illegal and there might be something you can do about it?  The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) prohibits...

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4th Circuit Establishes New Test for “Joint Employers”

On Jan. 25, 2017, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes South Carolina, clearly articulated a test for “joint employment” relationships under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in the case Salinas v. Commercial Interiors, Inc.  “Joint employment,” or...

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