Archives for July 2014

ELS Partner Jamala S. McFadden Awarded The Trailblazer Award

Congratulations to ELS Partner Jamala McFadden on being awarded The Trailblazer Award by the National Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.  She was recognized at the Junius W. Williams Awards Luncheon […]

10 Sins of Termination (#1 Time to Prevent Lawsuits)

Sin #1. Terminating Rashly in a Fit of Anger Boss: That’s the last straw, you’re out of here—and I mean now! There are at least three things wrong with an […]

No Hostile Workplace Claim If Victims Oblivious: 11th Circ.

The Eleventh Circuit issued a precedential ruling Tuesday in an appeal by Austal USA LLC workers who saw their racial discrimination claims against the shipbuilder defeated by a lower court, […]

4 Tips To Avoid Landing In Trade Secrets Hot Water

Law360, New York (July 09, 2014, 7:09 PM ET) — Companies are getting smarter about protecting their trade secrets alongside the rest of their intellectual property, but they also need […]

5 Ways to Avoid Trouble When Using Background Checks

While the rules of the road for employers that use criminal background checks in the hiring process remain uncertain, it’s clear that using past brushes with the law as a […]

ELS Partner Jamala McFadden To Speak on Two Panels at 2014 NBA Convention

ELS Partner Jamala S. McFadden will participate on two panels at the upcoming 89th Annual National Bar Association Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel on July 30, 2014 at 10:30 […]