Firm and Attorney News
Phil Savrin, Wayne Melnick, Parker Green, and Matthew Grattan were all published in the 2016 GDLA Journal. Mr. Savrin authored Are Claims for Attorney Fees in Tort Cases Covered by General Liability Policies? The Answer is Not So Simple addressing little-known case law that finds attorney fees are not covered as “damages” even if the underlying tort itself caused a covered loss. Mr. Melnick, Mr. Green, and Mr. Grattan co-authored A Double-Edged Sword: The Defense of Trucking Claims After the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Mandate for Electronic Logging Devices summarizing the current law on ELDs, the changes to those laws being imposed by the FMCSA, and the legal issues expected to result from those changes. Mr. Savrin’s article can be viewed here, while Mr. Melnick/Green/ Gratton’s article can be viewed here.
Dennis Strazulo will be speaking at ACI’s Wage & Hour Conference on September 26, 2016 in San Francisco. California. The presentation titled “Pay Equity: Staying Ahead of the Curve on this Hot Button Issue, Tips for Ensuring Equal Pay Compliance, Pitfalls to Avoid for Employers Operating in California, New York and Other States, and Strategies for Defending Litigation” will discuss the recent equal pay movement and an overview of the latest key legislative and regulatory developments that employers should familiarize themselves with to stay ahead of the curve.
Dennis Strazulo will also be moderating a presentation at the EPLI ExecuSummit Conference on September 28, 2016 in Uncasville, Connecticut. The presentation titled “New DOL Rules: Guiding Employers Through the New Overtime Regulations and Other Wage and Hour Emerging Issues” will discuss the legal impact of the Department of Labor’s latest wage and hour initiatives.