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Remember all the hubbub about Corexit in City of Orange Beach, AL? Well, nevermind.

USA - October 16 2012 Not long after certain groups decided to panic residents of the Gulf Coast about Corexit, a mixture of chemicals used to disperse oil from the Deepwater HorizonMacondo disaster, worried residents of City of Orange Beach, AL started collecting dirty water from local waterways and a nearby lab quickly confirmed that Corexit had indeed washed up on their shores

Labor and Employment Alert: New Massachusetts Pay Equity Law: Equal Pay for Comparable Work (But Not Until 2018)

USA - August 19 2016 In July 2016, Massachusetts joined California, Maryland and New York in enacting an expansive equal pay law. While both the federal Equal Pay Act and

Online Copyright Infringement and the DMCA Subpoena

USA - August 10 2016 Ordinarily, serving a subpoena to identify an anonymous person on the internet requires first filing a lawsuit. In fact, we have published several

How to remove defamatory reviews from Yelp

USA - February 6 2014 Based on third quarter data from 2013, more than one-in-five Yelp reviews earned two or fewer stars on the website's five-star scale. Of the

How to remove false, defamatory Glassdoor reviews

USA - February 20 2015 Founded in 2007, Glassdoor.com is an online "career community" with a database consisting of several million company reviews, CEO ratings, salary

Labor and Employment Alert: The Split Widens: Now the Ninth Circuit Invalidates Class Action Waivers

USA - August 24 2016 On August 22, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that requiring employees to sign an arbitration agreement prohibiting them from filing

NLRB Decision Provides Example of New Joint Employer Standard in Action

USA - August 23 2016 Last week, the NLRB released an opinion finding joint employment status under the standard it retooled in the Browning-Ferris Industries (“BFI”) case

State and Local Tax Alert: Changes to Taxation of Oil and Gas Reserves

USA - August 23 2016 The Ohio Tax Commissioner recently issued a memorandum to county auditors regarding significant changes to the taxation of oil and gas reserves

Client Alert: The Complexity of Trademarks in the Marijuana Business

USA - August 22 2016 With Ohio set to become the 25th state to legalize marijuana for medical use, there are inevitably many questions about how

Labor and Employment Alert: New Massachusetts Pay Equity Law: Equal Pay for Comparable Work (But Not Until 2018)

USA - August 19 2016 In July 2016, Massachusetts joined California, Maryland and New York in enacting an expansive equal pay law. While both the federal Equal Pay Act and