On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) which would ban non-compete clauses from employment contracts. The Proposed Rule bans non-compete clauses in contracts for employees and independent contractors.
Business owners in all states should be aware of laws and initiatives as they develop to ensure they are in compliance and to avoid fines or lawsuits. California has proven to hold businesses to the strictest standard in the United States in protecting their citizens’ data privacy with the introduction of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) in 2018, and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which will take effect January 1, 2023.
An Employee Handbook (sometimes called an employee manual) is a written set of policies, procedures, and practices often provided to new employees at the start of their employment with the company. An Employee Handbook is designed to provide employees with guidance, procedures, expectations (of both the employee and the employer), and other information related to their employment. Employee Handbooks can be used by employees at the start of employment to learn the employer’s core values, mission, and other pertinent onboarding information.
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that Connor Fleck has been admitted to practice law in the state of Texas. He is also licensed to practice before the state courts in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Vermont and he is licensed to practice patent law before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce that the firm was ranked in the 2023 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® in ten practice areas in the first tier ranking in the Fort Wayne area.
The M&A Advisor announced the finalists of the 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Barrett McNagny was named a finalist in three categories: the Energy Deal of the Year; Telecommunications Deal of the Year; and the Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (Between $10MM- $25MM).
Kevin K. Fitzharris has been appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court’s Character and Fitness Committee. The committee is responsible for conducting the character and fitness interviews of applicants seeking admission to the Indiana Bar.
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce that seven firm attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Barrett McNagny is proud to announce that 27 firm attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023 and five attorneys were selected in the Ones to Watch listing in the publication.
Data privacy and security are ever-changing from both a legal and a technical perspective. Barrett McNagny and JH Specialty have partnered with Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly to offer this webinar to keep you up-to-date on data privacy best practices.
It is not uncommon for children to be injured in accidents, such as motor vehicle collisions, dog bites, falls from outdoor play equipment, etc. When a minor is injured in an accident, they have, and often bring through a parent or other representative, a claim against the person who is responsible for the injury.
Two very common tools for a complete and thorough estate plan are a Power of Attorney and an Appointment of Health Care Representative. While neither is the focal point for most people’s estate plan, they are both necessary to a complete estate plan, and are tools to provide an individual with the comfort of knowing that, in the event of their incapacity, they are in good hands.
Connor Fleck has been admitted to practice law in the states of Tennessee and Ohio. He is also licensed to practice before the state courts in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Vermont and he is licensed to practice patent law before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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