Poyner Spruill LLP

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301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601, United States
Contact: Jackie Spivey
Phone: 919.783.6400
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
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  • Bankruptcy
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Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

The Importance of Adopting Effective Policies and Procedures for Handling Harassment in the Workplace

The news has been filled lately with reports of harassment allegations against all sorts of famous people. From politicians to movie stars, many public figures are finding themselves embroiled in legal battles based on their…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Fourth Circuit Finds Employer Not Liable for Terminating Employee Believed to Have Made False Report of Harassment

Can an employer be held liable under Title VII when it fires an employee based on a good faith belief that she falsely accused another employee of sexual harassment — even if that belief may have been based upon a mistake of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

The Case of the Vanishing Twitter Account and CFAA Liability

Last week, an unknown Twitter contractor briefly suspended President Trump’s Twitter account. The episode lasted 11 minutes. On its face, it may seem like a relatively small matter, but existing law could make a federal case out…more
 /  Communications & Media Law

IRS Revokes Hospital's Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) for Failure to Comply with Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements - Corridors October 2017

On August 4, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its first revocation of a hospital’s tax exemption under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3) for failure to comply with Section 501(r) of the Affordable…more
 /  Business Organizations, Health, Taxation

Corridors October 2017 - News for North Carolina Hospitals

IRS Revokes Hospital's Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) for Failure to Comply with Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements - On August 4, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its first revocation of a…more
 /  Health, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Taxation

Shorts on Long Term Care - October 2017 - News for the NC LTC Community

The Citation of Immediate Jeopardy Deficiencies Against Nursing Facilities: Unforeseen Consequences - There are no words more feared by a skilled nursing facility Administrator during an annual recertification survey or…more
 /  Health, Labor & Employment Law

Businesses Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation

On October 10, 2017, 76 companies filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court urging it to review Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital. The companies include Citrix Systems, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, Microsoft, Morgan…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

The Citation of Immediate Jeopardy Deficiencies Against Nursing Facilities: Unforeseen Consequences

There are no words more feared by a skilled nursing facility Administrator during an annual recertification survey or complaint survey than these from a surveyor—“we’re citing you for an Immediate Jeopardy.” Those words set in…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

To Disclose or Not to Disclose, That is the Question

The use of criminal background checks is becoming more prevalent as a form of credentialing for both individual and institutional health care providers seeking licensure, certification or the benefits of other government…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

Time to Prepare for the End of the Year - Part Three

The year-end is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by year-end. Our first…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Time to Prepare for the End of the Year - Part Two

The end of the year is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties that can arise from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by…more
 /  Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Lessons from the Equifax Breach

As data breaches go, they don’t get much bigger than this. On Thursday, September 7, credit reporting giant, Equifax, reported that it had suffered a cyber-incident. 143 million consumer records, including names, birth dates,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

What to Watch - Supreme Court to Consider Whether Agreements to Waive Employees' Class or Collective Action Rights are Enforceable

In recent years, employers have increasingly been subject to class and collective actions lawsuits by employees alleging various employment law violations, including claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In response,…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Labor & Employment Law

Time to Prepare for the End of the Year - Part One

The end of the year is rapidly approaching! To avoid costly penalties that can arise from inadvertent errors in the year-end rush, plan sponsors should begin talking with their service providers now about what must be done by…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit Against UPS Settled for $2 Million

On August 8, 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that its lawsuit against United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), alleging disability discrimination claims under the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
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