Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

633 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202, United States
Phone: 303.297.2900
Fax: 303.298.0940
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
Other U.S. Locations
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

#MeToo Impacts Harassment Damages/Taxes

The recently-enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act (the “Tax Act”) includes an unheralded change to the tax law that will directly affect sexual harassment settlements. As a direct result of the recent highly-publicized cases involving…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

News Now: Your One Minute Legal Insight (New Year, New Judges, New Lawsuits)

Hart appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court. Governor Hickenlooper appointed CU-Boulder law professor Melissa Hart to the state’s highest court. Colorado Matters interviewed attorney Chris Jackson about Hart’s appointment..…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Impact on Employee Benefit Plans

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) into law. While the Act is extensive, this Advisory discusses only the changes made to employee benefits such as qualified retirement plans,…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

The More Things Change… The More They Stay The Same.

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reissued 17 previously withdrawn opinion letters addressing a wide variety of topics under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Such letters respond to specific questions…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

DOL Doubles Back on Interns

On January 5, 2018, the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) endorsed the seven-factor “primary beneficiary test”, also known as the “Glatt Test,” to determine whether interns qualify as employees under the FLSA. See DOL Press…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Late Limit on Bonus Plan Has No Effect

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently offered a refresher course on contract formation, as applied to employee bonus plans. The employer promised substantial bonuses, payable in five years, provided the eligible at-will…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Choosing a Business Entity After the New Tax Act and Other Important Business Tax Changes Under the New Law

Part I: General - The Choice of Entity Decision Prior to 2018 - Since the reduction of individual tax rates in the 1980’s, the decision of whether to conduct a business in the form of a C corporation or in the form of a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, Taxation

Breaking: D.C. Circuit Upholds Silica Standard

Last week the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a long-awaited opinion in a case involving numerous challenges to OSHA’s silica in construction standard…more
 /  Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

President Trump Signs Tax Act; Makes Legislation Official

On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (the “Tax Act”) under its power to reconcile the 2018 federal budget. The President signed the Tax Act into law on December 22, 2017…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Modern Recruiting Hits a Snag

The former general counsel of the EEOC under President Obama leads a team that is giving many, many employers an early holiday nightmare. A union and a class of plaintiffs are seeking damages from a class of employers; if your…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Impact on Executive Compensation Arrangements

December 21, 2017 On December 19, 2017 and December 20, 2017, the House and the Senate, respectively, passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”), with President Trump expected to sign the Act into law before Christmas…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Tax Advisory: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Few Things You Can Do Now

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) is headed to the President’s desk for signing into law. Many taxpayers are wondering what can be done (or avoided) before the end of 2017 to maximize their tax efficiency this year and next…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

OSHA Again Extends Electronic Submission Deadline

On December 18, 2017, OSHA announced that it will be accepting electronic submissions of OSHA 300A data through midnight on December 31, 2017. The previous deadline for those employers who are required to electronically submit…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Board Restores Proper Joint Employer Test

Last week the newly constituted Trump Board overruled the Obama-era joint employer test that has caused confusion and legal uncertainty for many employers…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Trump Board Trashes “Biggest Idiot” Test

The Trump Board quickly jumped on the Obama Board’s seeming obsession with otherwise innocuous employee policies and handbook provisions. The Boeing Company. We have repeatedly blogged about the Obama Board’s “biggest idiot”…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law
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