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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a

Former CEO’s qui tam action was improperly dismissed under anti-SLAPP statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

Michael Strathmann filed a qui tam complaint against his former employer Acacia in which he alleged insurance fraud

Security guards' class action for unpaid meal breaks was properly certified

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2013

Muhammed Abdullah is a former employee of USSA, a private security guard company. Most of USSA's employees work at "single post" locations where no

January 2014 California employment law notes

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender discrimination after it refused to hire him as a weather news anchor. Hunter alleged that CBS

Abusive workplace claims: the experience of French and English employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • France, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed a bill to outlaw "abusive work environments" in New York by creating a civil cause of action against employers who fail to prevent "abusive conduct" against their employees

Offer of judgment for full amount of class rep's claim did not moot class action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

Gareth Pitts filed a class action against his employer, Terrible Herbst, Inc., alleging a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act for failure to pay overtime and minimum wages, a class action for violations of Nevada labor laws and a class action for breach of contract

Injuries from suicide attempt may be compensable under workers' compensation statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2013

Two years after William Kealoha was injured when he fell 25 to 50 feet from a barge to a dry dock while working as a ship laborer, he shot himself in

Judgment in favor of commissioned sales representative is upheld

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

Peter Reilly sued Inquest under the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act of 1990, Civil Code 1738.10, et seq

State Farm had no duty to defend employer against employee’s sexual battery claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2011

Cheryl Skigin (an attorney) sued her employer John M. Shanahan and various companies he owned for sexual battery, among other things

Class representative’s settlement and dismissal of his own claims did not bar his appeal on behalf of the class

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

Hani Narouz filed a complaint against Charter Communications in which he alleged causes of action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy, as well as statutory violations of the California Labor Code for failure to pay wages, provide meal periods, maintain accurate itemized wage statements, and unfair competition under Business & Professions Code 17200