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2013 Virginia Employment Law in Review

In anticipation of a new year, the following is a brief overview of selected notable employment-related cases in Virginia from 2013. These cases involve non-competition agreements, discrimination claims and bankruptcy issues....more

Plaintiff’s Employment Case Dismissed For Failure To Mention Suit In Pending Bankruptcy Proceedings, New Jersey District Court...

In Lewis v. Eberle & BCI Services, LLC, 2013 WL 4483529 (D.N.J. Aug. 19, 2013), a New Jersey district court dismissed the plaintiff’s claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave...more

In re David Birnbaum

Motion Of The Debtor For An Order Granting Relief From Automatic Stay And Related Relief In Connection With Adversary Proceeding

The rest of the story -- still ongoing -- in the case of Guggenheim Capital, LLC v. Toumei....more

Case Update - Re Timminco Limited

Re Timminco Limited (2012) ONSC 506 (Ont. Commercial List) and (2012) ONSC 948 (Ont. Commercial List). Timminco Limited and Bécancour Silicon Inc. (together the “Timminco Entities”) sought and...more

K&L Gates: On Notice - February 2012: TUPE

How far does the insolvency exemption go? The Court of Appeal recently gave its long awaited judgment in Key2law LLP v Gaynor De'Antiquis, in relation to the scope of the exemption to TUPE for companies which...more

December 2, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

Harrisburg, PA files for Bankruptcy

Harrisburg, PA files for Bankruptcy Pennsylvania’s capital city Harrisburg filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday October 12, 2011. Municipal bankruptcy filings are not common. These cases are filed under Chapter 9...more

Are bankruptcy filings increasing or decreasing?

Are bankruptcy filings increasing or decreasing? This is a common question I receive. Are more people filing bankruptcy now or has it slowed down? The number of cases filed each month isn’t a secret. The courts...more

How to obtain a Chapter 7 Discharge? Be Honest with the Trustee!

When clients hire the Law Office of Raymond A. Kenney, PLLC to assist them in the preparation of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case their preeminent goal is to obtain a discharge of their debts as quickly as possible. This is an...more

ABUSE OF RIGHT

ABUSE OF RIGHT -- OBSERVATIONS --...more

Management Update - July 2011

In this issue: Supreme Court Rejects Nation-Wide Sex Discrimination Class Action; Nevada Prohibits Discrimination Based Upon a Person's "Gender Identity or Expression"; and Refusal to Hire Applicant Did Not Violate Bankruptcy...more

ABUSO DEL DIRITTO

L'ABUSO DEL DIRITTO -- OSSERVAZIONI --...more

Perry v. Schwarzenegger and Marriage Equality: Where Do We Stand?

An update on the federal Prop. 8 trial in California and the 9th Circuit and other federal marriage equality litigation....more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Order Dismissing Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Debtors' Response to U.S. Trustee's Motion to Dismiss Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

U.S. Trustee's Motion to Dismiss Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

Stop Foreclosure Automatically Using the Power of Chapter 13

How to Automatically Save Your Home From Foreclosure When the Bank Won't Work with You or Modify Your Loan. ...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Debtors' Request for Certification of Direct Appeal to the Ninth Circuit

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Order Confirming Debtors' Joint Plan of Reorganization

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

U.S. Trustee's Statement of Issues on Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

U.S. Trustee's Election to Appeal to District Court

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

U.S. Trustee's Motion for Leave to Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

U.S. Trustee's Notice of Appeal

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

Supreme Court Tightens Class Action Rules, Rejecting Class Composed of 1.5 Million Wal-Mart Employees

In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the...more

In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Transcript of Final Hearing on U.S. Trustee's Motion to Dismiss

Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more

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