L-3 Communications, a large defense contractor with facilities in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
McGuireWoods partners Becky H. Diffen and K. Elizabeth Sieg are winners of The M&A Advisor’s annual Emerging Leaders Awards honoring significant successes by M&A, financing and turnaround professionals under age 40. They will be honored at a Sept. 17 awards gala in New York.
After a routine compliance evaluation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Ben E. Keith Company (BEK) – operating as Fort Worth/Waco Beer & Fleet Main and Ben E. Keith Dallas Fort Worth Foods (BEK Foods) – has agreed to pay $350,000 in back pay and interest to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at its two Fort Worth, Texas, facilities.
Clark Hill Strasburger announced the addition of Chris Heinrichs, Of Counsel, Maurine “Mo” Heinrichs Shipp as Senior Counsel, and Kimberly A. Ford, Associate, to its San Antonio office. Heinrichs and Shipp, father and daughter, as well as Ford join the firm from San Antonio’s Heinrichs & De Gennaro P.C.
BakerHostetler is pleased to announce the firm has again increased its number of favorable rankings across several practice areas as well as among individual attorneys in the latest The Legal 500 guide.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP helped secure a judgment for famed Hacienda Records. A Federal District Court in Texas has awarded $294,645 in attorneys’ fees and costs to firm client and Corpus Christi-based Hacienda Records, LP following a favorable ruling in a long-running copyright dispute brought against Hacienda by three band performers and four songwriters all specializing in Tejano music.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design; Immigration; Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations; and Workplace and Employment Counseling.
Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation, Automotive Litigation and Immigration practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2019 (The Legal 500).
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Custom Rubber Products LLC – based in Houston, Texas – for failing to properly guard machinery and exposing employees to severe injury and amputation hazards.
Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer Advogados (T&C), in association with Mayer Brown, advised on two transactions named “Deal of the Year” in the Project Finance and Restructuring categories at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR)’s Americas Awards 2019, which celebrated legally innovative deals of 2018 and the teams and individuals that completed them. The winning transactions are described below.