Attorneys from the Firms’ Labor & Employment Practice Group to sponsor a luncheon at the American Society of Employer’s 7th Annual Employment Law Workshop on, August 9, 2018. The American Society of Employers’ 7th annual Employment Law Workshop will take place this Thursday, August 9 at the VisTaTech Center of Schoolcraft College. As Luncheon […]Read more.
Berry Moorman P.C. Attorneys David M. Foy and Andrea M. Pike celebrated the Grand Opening of A. Raymond’s new headquarters Berry Moorman P.C. Attorneys David M. Foy and Andrea M. Pike celebrated the Grand Opening of A. Raymond’s new headquarters on June 13, 2018. Pictured cutting the ribbon from left to right are Greg […]Read more.
Michigan Civil Rights Commission expands its definition of discrimination. Effective May 22, 2018, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission will now consider complaints of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, after expanding its definition of discrimination based on “sex” to include sexual orientation and gender identity.Read more.
Berry Moorman P.C. Attorney Tim Harden Presents Tax Seminar for Real Estate Brokers and Agents On June 7, 2018 Tim Harden presented an income tax seminar at the Real Estate One office in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Mr. Harden is a tax attorney experienced in tax planning for business owners and fixing problems with the IRS. He […]Read more.
Berry Moorman Attorneys conduct an “Employment Law Hot Topics” presentation during the 2018 MALA Annual Conference.Posted June 5, 2018.
Berry Moorman Attorneys conduct an “Employment Law Hot Topics” presentation during the 2018 MALA Annual Conference. Berry Moorman Attorneys David Foy and Sandro DiMercurio provided a legal update on “Employment Law Hot Topics” to the Michigan Assisted Living Association (MALA) during the 2018 MALA Annual Conference. Topics that were presented by David Foy and Sandro […]Read more.
Berry Moorman P.C. has recently been included in the Russian Foreign Ministry List of recommended law firms to represent expatriates encountering legal issues in the United States. Berry Moorman is one of the few firms in the United States to garner inclusion on this list, and is the only firm located in the State of […]Read more.
David Foy spoke at the “Life After Residency” presentation for residents and fellows at the GEM Theatre on January 10, 2018. Mr. Foy’s presentation focused on physician employment contracts. The event was sponsored by Alcon Laboratories. David Foy was recognized by dBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Health Care Law.Read more.
New Minimum Hourly Wage for Michigan Effective January 1, 2018, the state minimum wage will increase from $8.90 to $9.25. This is the last scheduled increase of 25% provided in the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014. From January 2019 forward, the minimum wage will be adjusted by the state treasurer.Read more.
Six Berry Moorman attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit by dbusiness Magazine: Donald F. Carney Jr. – Trusts and Estates David M. Foy – Health Care Law Sheryl A. Laughren – Labor and Employment Law John J. Schrot Jr. – Family Law Thomas M. Sullivan – Nonprofit/Charities Law Harvey B. […]Read more.
David Foy will be a speaker at the “Life After Residency” presentation for residents and fellows at the GEM Theatre on January 10, 2018. Mr. Foy’s presentation will focus on physician employment contracts. David Foy was recognized by dBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Health Care Law.Read more.
By: John J. Schrot, Jr., Esq. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) was signed into law in December, 2017, and it changes the treatment of spousal support (alimony). Currently spousal support is tax deductible for the paying spouse and taxable as income to the receiving spouse, unless the parties otherwise provide in a […]Read more.
By: Randolph Wright, Esq. With entrepreneurs facing difficulties raising enough funding for their startups, crowdfunding has become increasingly popular. Crowdfunding involves using social networking and a strong product campaign to gather support from the general public -the “crowd” – for a multitude of small investments. Accumulating many small investments from the crowd then becomes equivalent […]Read more.
By Timothy E. Harden, Esq. In somewhat of a surprising development, Congress passed and President Trump has signed the first significant overhaul of the tax code since 1986. Prior to that, there was a lot of tinkering around the edges, including some fairly substantial tax cuts under the most recent President Bush. However, major reform […]Read more.
By John J. Schrot, Jr., Esq. A client recently advised me that her daughter became engaged and the couple plan to marry in the near future. As the intended couple have only known each other briefly, she further related her belief that the couple should in the interim cohabitate to better understand one another; and, […]Read more.
By Sandro DiMercurio, Esq. Many low and medium income individuals and small business owners involved in a legal dispute are left with the choice of suffering without access to justice or attempting to represent themselves. As the number of self-represented litigants in Michigan continues to rise, so does the confusion, delay, and frustration of litigants, […]Read more.
By Randolph T. Barker, Esq. On October 31, 2017, the City of Detroit (the “City”) passed amendments to Chapter 9 of the 1984 Detroit City Code, which governs the maintenance of rental properties in the City (the “Rental Ordinance”). By these amendments (the “Amendments”), the City hopes to increase compliance with its registration, inspection and […]Read more.
House Passes Amendment to Fair Labor Standards Act Which Would Bring Compensatory Time Off To The Private SectorPosted May 30, 2017.
By David M. Foy, Esq. If adopted by the Senate, H.R. 1180, titled the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017,” would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (codified as 29 U.S.C. 207). The bill would allow private sector employers to offer, and employees to accept, time off in lieu of overtime pay at […]Read more.
Effective April 7, 2017, Governor Snyder approved legislation that eliminates statutory and common law dower rights in Michigan. Dower is a legal protection for women that dates back to a period when women were not able to own real estate. Dower helped to prevent a husband from conveying a marketable real estate title without his […]Read more.
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