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5 Things to Know About Hiring a Litigator

Did you get sued for the first time? Then you’ve got litigation on your hands. Litigation is just another word for a court case. Choosing an attorney to represent you in that litigation is tricky — and very important. Here are five things to know about hiring a litigator: 1. Hire Within Your Budget Most…

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OK at Work: Offboarding an Employee

On this week’s OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss considerations for offboarding employees and ensuring a smooth transition. Listen to learn more. 

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Covering All Bases: Intellectual Property Insights from the Expanding World of Baseball as the Season Begins

The crack of the bat, the countdown of the pitch timer (still getting used to that one), the seventh inning stretch — spring training is over, and the baseball season is now in full swing. Baseball, with its rich history, touches upon a variety of intellectual property issues and features some of the oldest trademarks…

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The Crucial Role of Geriatric Care Managers in Elder Law and Advocacy

As seniors age, families often face complex and daunting challenges related to their care. Aging loved ones may require a spectrum of services, from medical care to assistance with daily activities to navigating the challenges of the healthcare systems and insurance. Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) can play a pivotal role, offering expertise in coordinating and…

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OK at Work: How to Approach Employee Requests for Out of State Remote Work

On this week’s OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss best practices and considerations for considering individual employee requests for remote work and for out of state work. Listen to learn more. 

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OK at Work: How to Provide Impactful Feedback

On this week’s OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss strategies for providing impactful feedback to employees. Listen to learn more. 

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Navigating Emergency Advance Parole: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making an InfoPass Appointment

For nonimmigrants awaiting green card approval in the United States, unforeseen emergencies abroad can pose a significant challenge. However, there’s a solution: obtaining emergency advance parole. This crucial document allows you to leave the U.S. temporarily without jeopardizing your green card application. But how do you secure it? The answer lies in making an InfoPass…

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Protecting Your Business: Understanding ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits in New York

Did you receive a complaint alleging that your company’s website violates New York’s equivalent of the Americans with Disabilities Act? Does the complaint allege the website violates New York State Human Rights Law and New York City Human Rights Law? By an individual claiming they tried to purchase goods on your website but could not…

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The CARES Act…Is That Still A Thing?

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, more popularly known as the CARES Act is a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill passed and signed into law on March 27, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act was designed to provide some economic relief to US citizens, authorizing stimulus payments among other…

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Navigating Deal Sheets: Ensuring Smooth Transactions from The Beginning

Great news! You have an accepted offer and will now generate a deal sheet. Over the years, I have reviewed thousands of deal sheets, and while most are great and complete, every so often, I get one that needs some “tweaking.” Here are a few comments on deal sheets, which, if addressed, will make the…

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