In This Issue:
- Fairfax Circuit Court Strikes Down Noncompete as Overbroad, Offering Yet Another Lesson for Employers
- No WARNing of Bankruptcy?
- Department of Labor Further Delays Publication of its Final…more
When Reston-based Simplexity, LLC (known more commonly as Wirefly.com and its related sites) recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy it had, sadly, already terminated nearly its entire workforce. According to pleadings filed…more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has once again delayed publication of its final rule on “persuader activities.” The DOL’s final rule was initially scheduled for publication in November 2013. As that date approached, the DOL…more
The Case -
On March 7, 2014, Judge Raymond Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied Dollar Tree’s motion for de-certification of a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) class action case…more
On March 6, 2014, a Fairfax Circuit judge denied a preliminary injunction in a suit brought by Wings LLC to enforce a noncompete against two defector employees. In a letter opinion, Judge Bruce D. White said the noncompete was…more
In This Issue:
- The Hidden Power of Routine Contract Provisions
- Bankruptcy: Preference Defendants Don’t Feel “Preferred"
- What’s That Symbol All About? Protecting Your Trademarks with Proper Notice…more
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- Lorton Landfill Dispute Nearing Board of Supervisors’ Review
- I Know My (Vested) Rights! Developing a Project in a Changing Climate
- Excerpt from…more
To err is human. Even careful people sometimes make mistakes. When deeds contain errors, correction and re-recordation may be an acceptable remedy. But what kinds of corrections are acceptable? Who may make the corrections? And,…more
Providing proper trademark notice – with a notice symbol signifying that the word or design is a trademark – is a simple and unappreciated method of trademark protection. Using a proper trademark notice serves a number of…more
A multiyear land use battle over the future of the EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI) landfill in Lorton, Virginia is set to culminate in the Fairfax Board of Supervisors’ consideration of the proposed extended operation of the…more
This year, many unsuspecting businesses will be hauled into court by a trustee seeking return of a “preferential” payment made by a party now in bankruptcy. To those uninitiated, a bankruptcy trustee’s power to “avoid” or…more
Sometimes contractual provisions considered to be routine or boilerplate can have practical consequences down the road. A recent case from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia reminds us that choice of…more
More than one landowner has been disappointed to find out they cannot develop their property how they would like. This disappointment can be compounded if the landowner bought a property based on its zoning potential, but the…more
In This Issue:
- Estate Administration 101: Taking Inventory in Virginia, Maryland & the District of Columbia
- Succession Planning for CPAs
- Excerpt from Estate Administration 101: Taking Inventory in…more
This is the second article in the Estate Administration 101 series. The prior article covered an introduction to the duties of an executor and explained how to “qualify” as executor with the court. Once qualified, one of the…more
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