Marriage on the Rocks: Prenups- The Good, the Bad, the Funny

Rachel Mech and Emily Shank talk prenups – the good, the bad, and the funny. ABOUT RACHEL MECH [email protected] | 410.209.6447 Rachel represents family and business clients in domestic and international civil litigation. Rachel’s experience includes representing family law clients in state, interstate, and international child abduction cases, and cases involving, divorce, custody, visitation, adoption, child support, domestic violence, and gender […]

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OK at Work: Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting is a concept that has been making headlines. Quiet quitting is not a new concept, but it may be more likely that it may go unnoticed by employers in a virtual environment. This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the concept of quiet quitting, how it impacts employers, and actions they can […]

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Sued? What to Know

It can feel like a nightmare. You walk into work or arrive home and find out that someone is suing you or your business. Your head floods with worst-case scenarios. While a pending lawsuit can be stressful, it is also manageable if direct and immediate action is taken. The following are simple steps that you […]

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Same-Sex Marriages – Is Obergfell v Hodges next on the Supreme Court Chopping Block?

Obergefell v. Hodges is the landmark 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legally recognized same-sex marriages and ruled that the right to enter into a same-sex marriage was protected by the U.S. Constitution. Going forward, same-sex couples were guaranteed to be accorded the same rights and privileges that heterosexual couples enjoy. That is and has […]

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Join the viewing party for legal professionals this October

Hosted by IR Global’s Trusted Partner: About this event Law firm owners, legal professionals, and legal industry insiders: you’re invited to the premier event for lawyers and law enthusiasts of the season. For the first time ever, the world’s leading legal software provider Clio is bringing its renowned Clio Cloud Conference to the UK, and […]

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Client Alert: New York City Local Law 97 – Landlord Considerations in Dealing with Their Tenants – August 24, 2022

As part of the national and global push to reduce greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions to combat the effects of climate change, New York City passed the Climate Mobilization Act (the “Act”). Local Law 97 (“LL97”), enacted in 2019, forms a crucial component of the Act. Specifically, the goal of LL97 is to reduce GHG emissions […]

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The Last Word on Franchising With Michael Einbinder of Einbinder & Dunn

Michael Einbinder, a founding partner of Einbinder & Dunn and a member firm of IR Global, joins host Richard Levick of LEVICK to discuss all things franchise, including how it is defined, the critical nature of trade secrets, intellectual property and more. Michael has extensive experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes including […]

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Affirmative Action v.2022

The argument continues on whether affirmative action is legal in the academic admissions setting. In October, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases challenging university affirmative action programs. This is the first affirmative action case heard by the Court since the conservative majority was seated. Management of some major corporations believes that the […]

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Pass-Through Entities in Bankruptcy-Beware of Phantom Income

Recently I discussed the tax issues created by the inadvertent inclusion of partnership tax provisions in an operating agreement for a LLC taxed as an S-corp. Today we have a different problem – not following what the operating says regarding dissolution and the potentially serious adverse tax consequences that can create. This is a bankruptcy […]

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Who Gets to Stay in the Marital Residence? Or is Possession Really 9/10’s of the Law?

There is an old adage that dates back to 17th century England – one that you are probably familiar with – that says: “Possession is 9/10’s of the law”.  That means that if you are in possession of a property, it is presumed that you own the property and have a superior claim to that […]

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President’s First Significant Tax Legislation Addressing Drug Pricing and Climate Initiatives Becomes Law

On August 16, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the most significant climate package in recent history, along with several key tax changes. Following the announcement of a tentative deal between Senators Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer on July 27, and since our previous Alert, Senator Kyrsten Sinema flexed her […]

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