GableGotwals

1100 ONEOK Plaza 100 W. Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103, United States

  • (918) 595-4800
  • (918) 595-4990

EEOC Issues New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues, along with a question and answer sheet and a Fact Sheet for Small Businesses. The…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

New procedures, laws crack down on ‘patent trolls’

Q: There’ve been several stories lately about proposed laws intended to crack down on patent trolls. What is a patent troll? A: To understand what a patent troll is, it’s best to first understand what a patent really is…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Outlook 2014: Untruthful posts to consumer review websites could result in lawsuits

Q. Are customer comments posted on consumer review websites protected speech under the First Amendment or are individuals who post opinions potentially subjecting themselves to a libel lawsuit? A. While the First…more
| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Science, Computers, & Technology

Gavel to Gavel: Bank rules can confound

There is no doubt that banks are subject to more regulation almost every day. For example, take the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Signed into law in July 2010, it requires that agencies complete…more
| Finance & Banking

What Is Required For Gas To Be A Marketable Product In Oklahoma?

This article discusses the case law in Oklahoma giving rise to the question of what is required for gas to be a marketable product, the differing view of royalty owners and producers on that question, the uncertainties under the…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities

The Oklahoma MLP Quarterly - 1Q 2014

The Oklahoma MLP Quarterly highlights changes in taxation, law and capital markets that affect master limited partnerships who have headquarters located in, or significant contacts with, Oklahoma. The publication is circulated…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Oklahoma Capital Gain Deduction Upheld by Oklahoma Supreme Court

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that the Oklahoma income tax capital gains deduction is allowable and does not violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The denial of the deduction to an out-of-state company…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Taxation

2014 Oklahoma Products Liability Reform Protects Sellers Significantly. Manufacturers Receive Less Relief.

The Oklahoma legislature passed the products liability reform bill, HB 3365, by supermajorities in both chambers: 69-19 in the House and 34-8 in the Senate. Governor Fallin signed the bill into law May 2, 2014. Taking…more
| Civil Procedure, Products Liability

Employers: You Can Manage the Affordable Care Act Without Cutting Employees’ Hours

The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) gives many Americans the opportunity to buy health insurance without facing limitations on preexisting conditions or lifetime benefits. It also requires large employers — which employ fifty full…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health

Oklahoma Government Bodies May Not Consider Race, Sex, Ethnicity Or National Origin In Employment, Contracting, Or School Admissions

In 2003, despite the Constitutional prohibition on racial discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court in Grutter v. Bollinger permitted the University of Michigan to consider applicants’ race to ensure a diverse student body. In…more
| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds New Discrimination Damages Caps as Constitutional

In late February, 2014, the Oklahoma Supreme Court, in MacDonald v. Integris Health, 2014 OK 10, upheld November 2011 amendments to the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act (OADA), which abrogated common law remedies for victims of…more
| Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Health

Employee corruption can catch up to businesses

- Q: What is a white-collar crime? - A: While there is no legal definition, white collar is generally used to describe a non-violent, business-related crime committed for financial gain. Antitrust fraud, tax evasion,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law

Gavel to Gavel: E-cig regulations will develop

We’ve all grown accustomed to the sight of lonely smokers, standing a discreet distance from building entrances as they satisfy their need for nicotine. These Oklahomans may soon be joined by their more modern brothers and…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Legislative Report – MLP Parity Act

What: The MLP Parity Act (the “Act”) is a bill currently before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance seeking to expand Section 7704(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (which defines “qualifying income” for publicly traded…more
| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Taxation

Proposed Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act Would Have Large Impact on Employers

U.S. House Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of New York has introduced H.R. 3999, which would provide for a far-reaching expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The bill introduces two big changes to the…more
| Labor & Employment Law
Showing 1-15 of 43 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 3
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Class Action
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Oklahoma
Number of Attorneys

50-100 Attorneys

This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.