Publications

12.05.2018Client Alert: FAA: Drone Manufacturers Must Self-Regulate
11.29.2018Client Alert: IRS Proposes New Rules for Hardship Withdrawals
11.26.2018"What Every State Lawmaker Needs to Know About A Sports League’s Property Right to Sports Betting Income," Gaming Law Review, November 2018
11.21.2018"A Rose by Another Name has its Thorns," Eurofenix, Autumn 2018
2005Cooper Industries, Inc. v. Aviall Services, Inc.: A Superfast End To Voluntary Cleanups and Efficient Environmental Management, Southeastern Environmental Law Journal, 13 Southeastern Envtl. L.J. 203 (2005)
10.25.2018Client Alert: The Long Arm of the Law: Avoidance Actions Without Borders
10.25.2018Client Alert: NC General Contractor Changes to License Law
10.24.2018Client Alert: Sunshine Act Payment Reporting Expands to Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses  
10.15.2018"Using Employee Classification Exclusions". ASPPA's Fall 2018 issue of Plan Consultant
09.26.2018Client Alert: New Loan Servicing Rules Apply to Persons Who Acquire Interest in Mortgaged Property
09.22.2018"Contracting With Independent Contractors: Issues and Solutions"
09.21.2018"EDR Protocols – public discussion draft"
09.04.2018"Small Captive Insurance Program Exit Planning"
08.07.2018Client Alert: Supreme Court Allows Employers to Prevent Class Action Lawsuits through Properly Drafted Arbitration Agreements
07.26.2018Client Alert: FAQs About Sports Betting Under Ohio Law
07.23.2018"Managing Credit Risk in the Supply Chain," Eurofenix, Spring 2018
07.23.2018"US Chapter 15: Delaware Court Send U.S. Creditor Packing... to Italy," Eurofenix, Summer 2018
07.10.2018"A Rose by Another Name has its Thorns*: Don't Get Stuck in Chapter 11 When a Sales Contract is deemed an Executory Contract"
05.25.2018Client Alert: Mitigating the Consequences of a Data Breach – The Steps You Can Take Right Now
05.25.2018Client Alert: The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation Becomes Effective
05.16.2018"Early Dispute Resolution: Resolving Disputes Within 30 Days of Inception"
04.12.2018Client Alert: Court Puts U.S. EPA, Lake Erie Impairment on the Clock
04.01.2018Client Alert: Dumbing Down Intellectual Property: Chapter 11 Impact on IP License Agreements
03.29.2018Client Alert: Why it is 100x Riskier to Pay College Athletes than it is to Pay NFL Free Agents
03.16.2018Client Alert: U.S. EPA Issues Policy Intended to Ease Pre-Construction Permitting Requirements for New and Modified Industrial and Manufacturing Sources
03.15.2018"Captive Insurance Deskbook for the Business Lawyer". Chicago, Ill.: ABA Section of Business Law, 2018, Editor & Contributor
03.13.2018Client Alert: Skill-Based Amusement Machine Regulation: OCCC Informational Seminars
03.01.2018Arrivederci! Delaware Bankruptcy Court Sends U.S. Vendor Packing … to Italy
03.01.2018Chapter 15: Delaware Court Sends U.S. Creditor Packing . . . to Italy
03.01.2018Aiding Employees After a Disaster Via Sec. 139, Journal of Accountancy Tax Practice Corner (2018)
02.19.2018New Disability Claims Procedures for ERISA Plans Become Effective on April 1, 2018
02.06.2018Client Alert: U.S. EPA Withdraws "Once-In, Always-In" Policy for Sources Regulated Under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act
01.26.2018Client Alert: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") Delays Effective and Compliance Date for the Revised Common Rule
01.19.2018Ohio’s Modern Courts Amendment Must Be Amended:  Why and How, 66 Cleveland State Law Review 69 (2017)
01.15.2018Client Alert: AT & T - Time Warner Merger Challenge Might Signal Policy Change on Vertical Mergers
01.10.2018Client Alert: Florida Supreme Court Weighs in on CGL Carriers’ Duty to Defend Chapter 558 Claims
01.08.2018Health Law Alert: Justice Department Issues Memo on Marijuana Enforcement
January 2018Client Alert: Managing Credit Risk in the Supply Chain
01.04.2018So Your Firm or Client had a Data Breach? What Next?
12.14.2017Client Alert:  Handicapping Christie v. NCAA: How will the Supreme Court vote on PASPA?
12.11.2017Bankruptcy Law Update: Preferences and Selected Bankruptcy Issues
12.07.2017"Takata: The Unfortunate Recall," ACC Charlotte Chapter, December 2017 Newsletter
12.05.2017"Lesson Learned:  The Importance of Powers of Attorney," Sharon Towers Connection newsletter
12.01.2017"New Partnership Audit Regime: Opt-Out, Push-Out, or Pay-Up?"
11.17.2017Client Alert: Shorter Deadline for Filing Bankruptcy Claims and Other Changes to Bankruptcy Rules Starting December 1st
11.15.2017Client Alert: The New AIA (2017) Documents
11.13.2017Client Alert: Florida Minimum Wage to Increase in 2018
11.03.2017Client Alert:  Reform the Federal Sports Betting Excise Tax "Dilemma"
11.01.2017Client Alert: CAFOs: Protect Against Future Liability; Make Continuous Release Report on November 15
November 2017Co-Author, "Wills:  North Carolina State Q&A," Thomson Reuters Practical Law Resource
November 2017Co-Author, "Probate:  North Carolina State Q&A," Thomson Reuters Practical Law Resource
November 2017Co-Author, "Revocable Trusts:  North Carolina State Q&A," Thomson Reuters Practical Law Resource
10.30.2017Avrahami v. Commissioner: Tax Court Disallows Deductions for Captive Insurance Premiums, LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #353
10.17.2017Client Alert: Administrator Pruitt Issues a Directive to Eliminate “Sue and Settle” Agreements in Environmental Regulation
10.10.2017Client Alert: Congress Provides More Hurricane Relief for Employees and Employers
Fall 2017Avrahami v. Commissioner: The Much Anticipated First Case Examining the Validity of a Microcaptive Insurance Company, Feature Article, Insurance Coverage Law Report, National Underwriter Company (FC&S Legal)
09.25.2017Client Alert: How Employers Can Aid in Hurricane Irma Recovery
09.20.2017Client Alert: FTC Gives Guidance in Slaying the Data Breach Dragon
09.18.2017Client Alert: Supreme Court Settles Debate in Florida in Favor of Protection of Referral Sources Under Non-Compete Statute at Least in Some Circumstances
September 2017Client Alert: Vendor Section 503(b)(9) Administrative Priority Claims: When Goods are Received is Critical
08.29.2017Client Alert: Avrahami v. Commissioner: An Important Ruling on Microcaptive Structures
08.22.2017Client Alert: North Carolina Court of Appeals Issues Important Opinion on Commercial Lease Guaranties
08.21.2017"What to Know and Do About the New Partnership Audit Rules Now," Tax Notes (July 2017)
August 2017"The Kings River Captive Insurance Case," ABA Tax Times, Vol. 36 No. 4
07.31.2017Client Alert: New Notice Requirements and Penalties Added to St. Petersburg’s Wage Theft Ordinance
07.26.2017Client Alert: New Amazon Brand Registry Released – A Tool for Brand Protection
07.26.2017"Proposition 65 Amendments Require Re-evaluation of Products and Warnings"
07.26.2017"Privacy Compliance Driven by the European Union"
07.26.2017"Employee 'No Poaching' Agreements Meet the Antitrust Laws: Protection of Employees in the New Economy"
07.26.2017"Mitigating Regulatory Risks Affecting the Wood and Furniture Industries: The Lacey Act"
07.26.2017"Tax Reform Update"
07.26.2017"Environmental Law: What to Expect from President Trump's Administration"
07.26.2017"The Uniform Voidable Transactions Act in a Nutshell"
07.25.2017Client Alert: Getting Ready for the New EEO-1 Report
07.24.2017Client Alert: Eleventh Circuit Declines to Reconsider Sexual Orientation Discrimination Decision; Plaintiff Will Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
07.21.2017Client Alert: Feds Shine a Light on Medicare Advantage Plans and Physicians Related to Risk Adjustment Practices
07.18.2017Client Alert: Revised Form I-9 is Now Available for Use
07.13.2017Client Alert: The First Six Months of the Trump Administration: Will Trump Successfully Deregulate U.S. EPA?
July/August 2017"Resolving Disputes by Expert Determination: What Happens When Parties Select Appraisers, Accountants, or Other Technical Experts to Decide Disputes," The Florida Bar Journal (Vol. 91, No. 7)
July/August 2017"Holdover Tenants: Managing End of Lease Liability," HCBA Lawyer magazine
2017"Toward a Workable Standard for Appointing a Patient Care Ombudsman," 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 367
06.30.2017Client Alert: 2017 Legislative Changes to the Florida Condominium Act  
06.29.2017Client Alert: Changes to Financial Reporting Requirements for Associations
06.20.2017Client Alert:  Effects of Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Framework on Patients, Physicians, and Entrepreneursi
06.19.2017Client Alert: Community Associations’ Estoppel Certificates
06.19.2017"Transfirst Group, Inc. v. Magliarditi: U.S. District Court Holds that Nevada Law Permits Piercing of Nevada, LLLs, Nevada Partnerships, and Nevada Trusts," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #344
06.15.2017Introducing Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC
06.09.2017"Attorney Claims PASPA Has Loophole," GamblingCompliance
06.07.2017Client Alert: Top Ten Urban Legends of Intellectual Property
06.06.2017Client Alert: Florida’s Sales Tax Reduction Requires Commercial Lease Parties to Recalculate Their Rent Schedules
06.01.2017Client Alert: Chapter 15: A Sword and A Shield
05.24.2017Client Alert: Lease Drafting: Recover All Your Attorney Fees and Costs in an Eviction Action
05.19.2017Client Alert: “Say it Ain’t So Barry:” A Brief Commentary on United States v. Barry Lamar Bonds and the Elusive Definition of Obstruction of Justice
05.12.2017Client Alert: Medical Marijuana - Florida Legislative Update
05.11.2017Client Alert: Unable to Open For Business After Its Permit Was Denied, Tenant Nonetheless Ordered to Pay Entire Accelerated Lease Amount
05.05.2017"Chapter 15 and Cross-Border Insolvency"
05.04.2017Client Alert: Kmart Bankruptcy, Part Deux
04.27.2017Client Alert: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Seek to Compel U.S. EPA to act on Ohio EPA’s Submission of its List of Impaired Waters in Federal District Court
04.26.2017“Takata:  The Unfortunate Recall,” Eurofenix, Winter 2016/17
04.20-21.2017Co-Author: “E-Discovery Nuts and Bolts and Trends for Sureties and Their Counsel,” 28th Annual Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference, Nashville, TN
04.14.2017Client Alert: Federal Court Orders CAFOs to Report Air Emissions
04.13.2017Client Alert: Eleventh Circuit Denies Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claim, but Is This the Final Word?
04.11.2017Client Alert: Changes Brewing? How North Carolina's ABC Omnibus Legislation (House Bill 500) Would Affect Your Business
03.31.2017"The Chapter 11 Vendor Game Changer: Section 503(b)(9) Claims
03.23.2017Client Alert: Supreme Court Finds Cheerleading Uniforms Copyrightable in Landmark Apparel Copyright Case
03.17.2017Client Alert: Construction Liens in Florida – The Timing and Manner of Perfection are Critical
02.21.2017Client Alert: Captive Insurance on 2017 IRS “Dirty Dozen” Listing
02.17.2017Client Alert: Florida Passes the Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
02.13.2017Client Alert: Florida Supreme Court Broadens Patient Access to Adverse Incident Reports
02.13.2017Client Alert:  Fourth DCA Reverses Itself in Ober, Restores Certainty with Foreclosures
02.09.2017"Why Should I Register My Trademarks?"
01.31.2017Supreme Court's Wetlands Decision Pays Off For Business
01.20.2017Client Alert: New Revenue Procedure 2017-13 Provides Clarification of Safe Harbors for Management Contracts of Tax-Exempt Financed Facilities
01.12.2017Client Alert: Issue Price Regulations
2017"Bank on It: Preventing Re-Blight and Avoiding Costly Litigation in Modern Land Banking," 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 137
12.29.2016"Shining Light into the Heart of Darkness: An Update on the Cuban Embargo"
12.29.2016"Disabled Users' Access to your Website: A New Litigation Threat"
12.29.2016"Attacks Against Low Level Non-Compete Agreements: What Employers Need to Know"
12.29.2016"DUI Arrests May Result in the Prudential Revocation of a Validly Issued Nonimmigrant Visa"
12.29.2016"There is No Such Thing as a Free Horse"
12.29.2016"IRS Compliance Focus: The Excise Tax on Heavy Trucks"
12.29.2016"Shippers Beware: The Proposed New Motor Carrier Standard Bill of Lading Form"
12.29.2016"Closing the Loophole: How the Department of Labor's Persuader Rule Effectively Eviscerates the Advice Exemption of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act"
12.29.2016"EPA Initiates Development Processes for TSCA Amendments"
12.22.2016Client Alert: New TTAB Rule Changes Take Effect in 2017
11.23.2016Client Alert: Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Implementation of Amendments to Overtime Rule for Employers Nationwide
11.07.2016"Is 'Micro-Captive' Insurer Guidance the IRS's Nuclear Option?" Daily Tax Report (BNA)
11.04.2016Client Alert: Florida Supreme Court Rules that Dismissal of Foreclosure Action Returns Parties to their Pre-Foreclosure Action Status, and Resets Accrual Date for Statute of Limitations Purposes
11.02.2016Client Alert: CMS Releases Final CY 2017 Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Center Payment Rule
11.02.2016"Notice 2016-66: IRS Issues Long-Anticipated Notice of Its Intent to Combat Real and Perceived Abuses Involving 831(b) Captive Insurance Companies," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #333
10.28.2016Client Alert: Federal Appeals Court Rules That Bankrupt Debtors’ Choice to "Surrender" Real Property Waives Their Right to Contest Foreclosure
10.28.2016"Early Dispute Resolution - The Basics"
10.21.2016Client Alert: CFPB’s Structure is Unconstitutional, D.C. Circuit Court Holds
10.18.2016Client Alert - 2016 Update: What Health Care Providers Need to Know Regarding Medical Marijuana in Florida1
October 2016"Unsecured Creditor Carve-outs:  Chapter 11 Misery Makes Strange Bedfellows1"
October 2016"Recent Delaware Chapter 11 Case Supports Vendors' Reclamation Claims"
October 2016"Bankruptcy Court Allows Discharge of Penalties on Untimely Return," Am. Bankr. Inst. J., Oct. 2016, at 38
09.30.2016"Co-ops:  Sharing for Success," Eric Britton Quoted in Columbus CEO
09.15.2016Client Alert: CMS to Physicians: QPP Reporting 2017 "Have it Your Way"
09.07.2016"The Legal Basics of Genetically Modified Organisms and Organic Food Regulation," Trends in Agriculture: GMOs and Organics, September 2016
09.06.2016Update to August 24th Safe Harbors Client Alert - NEW TRANSITION PERIOD
08.30.2016Client Alert: Foreclosing Subsequently Accruing Liens no Longer a Certainty under the Lis Pendens Statute
08.24.2016Client Alert: New Safe Harbors for Management Contracts of Tax-Exempt Financed Facilities
08.22.2016Client Alert: OCR Blitzkrieg: Wider Investigation of Smaller Breaches
08.16.2016Client Alert: The Physics of Wellness at Work
08.12.2016Client Alert: OSC Issues Guidance to Employers Related to Immigration Questions During the Hiring Process
08.11.2016Client Alert: Medicare Home Health Payment Update: Florida and Other States are Required to Submit Their Home Health Claims for Pre-Claim Review
08.11.2016"Is Your Business Franchisable?: An Alternative Method For Business Enterprise Growth"
08.09.2016Client Alert: DOJ Hikes Fines for Immigration Related Violations
08.09.2016Client Alert: The Government Enters into Largest HIPAA Settlement to Date; What HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates Need to Know
07.31.2016"Winning Commercial Litigation: Terms and Conditions, Strategy and Execution"
07.25.2016"When Worlds Collide: Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code and Chapter 11," American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee Newsletter, Volume 14, Number 3, July 2016
07.21.2016Client Alert - FMLA Employer Guide and Workers' Compensation Rate Increase
07.20.2016Client Alert - The Government Makes a Business Associate Pay: What HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates Can Learn from this Settlement
07.18.2016Client Alert: Florida: What the New Balance Billing Law Means for Physicians
07.15.2016"Should the FBI Have Sought Clinton's Prosecution?" The Columbus Dispatch
07.15.2016"Early Dispute Resolution Turns Legal Decisions Into Business Decisions" – Peter Silverman Featured in Restaurant Finance Monitor, 24 June 2016
07.14.2016"Comey Made the Best of No-Win Situation," Cincinnati Enquirer
07.01.2016"Data Privacy Protection and Cybersecurity: A Business and Legal Primer"
July 2016"Our Immigration Policy Shouldn't be Left to Chance," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine
July 2016"High Stakes Privacy Breaches – The First Business Associate Settlement Brings HIPAA Compliance Into Sharper Focus for Law Firms," The Resource, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
06.29.2016"To Suffer or Permit: How the Broad Scope of the Fair Labor Standards Act is Increasing the Risk of Doing Business"
06.29.2016"(Really) Early Dispute Resolution"
06.29.2016"Employers Should Begin Preparing for New Overtime Rules"
06.29.2016"International Sales Contracts: Square Peg, Round Hole"
06.29.2016"Enforcing Transparency in the Supply Chain"
06.29.2016"The Ubiquitous Most Favored Nations Clause: Old Wine in New Bottles"
06.29.2016"New Life for Intrastate Offerings and More Capital for Small Businesses"
06.29.2016"Recent Legislation will Require Changes to Most Partnership and Operating Agreements"
06.29.2016"New Tax Law Allows Some to Avoid Paying Tax on the Sale of their Business"
06.29.2016"False Claims Act Penalties"
06.17.2016"Owner Perspective:  Key Employee Incentives—Perhaps a Phantom Approach?"  Greater Charlotte Biz magazine, April/May 2016
06.15.2016Client Alert: Top Ten Things the Health Care Industry Should Know about Civil Investigative Demands
05.18.2016Update to May 2nd Client Alert - New Overtime Rules Issued Today
05.16.2016Co-Author: "Faster, Cheaper, Better: The New Standard For Dispute Resolution," International Franchise Association Legal Symposium
05.12.2016Client Alert: New Federal Trade Secrets Law Brings Major Implications for Trade Secret Owners and Their Employees
05.04.2016Client Alert: CMS Issues Rule Proposing New Approach to Paying Clinicians for Value and Quality
05.02.2016Client Alert: Employers Should Begin Preparing for New Overtime Rules
04.25.2016Client Alert:  A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME - Implications for Brand Owners of Proposed Rule Changes in the TTAB and the Actual Effects of the Supreme Court’s Decision in B&B Hardware One Year Later
04.21.2016Co-Author, "Mediation for Performance Bond Surety"
04.19.2016"(Really) early dispute resolution"
04.13.2016"Are the New Emergency Relief Rules in Arbitration the Death Knell for Court-Ordered Injunctions Pending Arbitration?"
04.07.2016Client Alert: Website Compliance with the ADA - Emerging Threat of Litigation
04.04.2016"International Sales Contracts: Square Peg, Round Hole"
03.30.2016Client Alert: Changes in the European Union
March/April 2016"Encouraging Investment in Small Businesses:  Tax Law Allows Avoidance of Tax on the Sale of a Business," Greater Charotte Biz magazine, March/April 2016
03.07.2016Client Alert: Medicare Clarifies 60 Day Overpayment Rule
March 2016"Celebrating Women's Leadership-Profiles of AHLA Members," AHLA Connections
March 2016"Immigration Reform: Where are we Today?," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine
02.11.2016"When Worlds Collide: Article 2 of The Uniform Commercial Code and Chapter 11"
02.04.2016"New Life for Intrastate Offerings and More Capital for Small Businesses," Presentation, 34th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, Florida
02.02.2016Bankruptcy Law News: Reclamation or Section 503(b)(9) Claim? - A Potential Trap
February 2016The First Five Steps to Gaining the Entrepreneurial Edge, Femme Rouge, February 2016
01.27.2016Daily Fantasy Sports Firestorm, Ohio Lawyer
01.19.2016"Understanding How the PATH Act Impacts Section 831(b) Captives," LISI Asset Protection Newsletter #312
01.15.2016Stark Law Update
2016Contributing Author, Foreclosures in Florida 2016 Supplement (Lexis Nexis)
11.23.2015"What to Do When the Government Comes Calling"
11.23.2015"Your Drivers Are Now Your Employees: Independent Contractors Under the New Labor Paradigm"
11.23.2015"Bridging the Divide:  Cuba Today"
11.23.2015"Preliminary Relief in Arbitration"
11.23.2015"The ObamaCaravan Rolls On: It's Time to Check Your Ticket for 2016 and Beyond"
11.23.2015"Evaluating Your FLSA Compliance in Advance of the 2016 Updates: A Checklist for Employers"
11.23.2015"Regulation of Drones"
11.23.2015"The Sun May Have Set on the Federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, but in the Sunshine State it is the Dawn of a new Statutory Scheme to Protect Tenants"
11.23.2015"FATCA Compliance: Documentation for an Investment Fund"
11.23.2015"Say it Ain't So Barry:"  A Brief Commentary on United States v. Barry Lamar Bonds"
11.03.2015The Hunters Become the Hunted in Daily Fantasy Sports, Part 3, OSBA News
11.02.2015Daily Fantasy Football and the “Sharks vs. Fish” Paradox, Part 2, OSBA News
11.01.2015"The Customer Triangle: Who's At Risk"
November/December 2015"Working on the Chain Gang:  Supply Chain Finance as the New Normal," Greater Charlotte Biz magazine, November/December, 2015
10.22.2015Federal Law and the Birth of Daily Fantasy Sports, Part 1, OSBA News
10.19.2015Co-Author, "Stay in the Game: Part One"
10.19.2015"R.V.I Guaranty Company & Subsidiaries v. Commissioner: Tax Court Rules in Favor of Insurance Company Selling Residual Value," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #309
10.18.2015"Bridging the Divide Between the United States and Cuba," Tampa Bay Times
10.07.2015White Paper - Why Daily Fantasy Sports Needs Regulation to Survive
10.01.2015Client Alert: Global Supply Chain Risk - Human Trafficking and Slavery
September 2015"Inspiring Progress" - Mike Taaffe Featured in Femme Rouge article, September 2015
09.09.2015Client Alert: Preferences - Mining the Ordinary Course of Business Defense
09.04.2015Silverback Society Profile: John Burson
September 2015"Goodwill in the Estate and Gift Tax Arena-Now It's Personal!," Estate Planning Magazine
Fall 2015"Knowledge is power: Bankruptcy trustee allowed to establish foundation for business records exception," State-to-State newsletter
August 2015"A Joint Ad “venture” – Women & Franchising," PAFI Press, August 2015
07.30.2015Bankruptcy Law News: Recoupment or Setoff? - A Distinction with a Difference
07.21.2015Client Alert: Amended Petitions Required When Relocating H-1B Employees
07.17.2015"Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender be …,"  Credit Research Foundation CRF News, Second Quarter 2015
07.08.2015Client Alert - Community Associations: Amendments to Chapters 718 & 720, Florida Statutes
07.08.2015"What Fiduciaries Need Ask Service Providers About Cybersecurity," Benefits Magazine.  August 2015:  17-21.
06.30.2015Client Alert: Hurts So Good - US Supreme Court Rejects Attorneys Fees in Chapter 11
06.26.2015Client Alert: New Changes to North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Laws Have Big Impact on Local Businesses
06.09.2015Client Alert: Visa and Passport Delays Expected to Continue
06.09.2015"The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation"
06.09.2015"All Appropriate Inquiries:" Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard, insights Newsletter, Spring 2015
06.09.2015"A Hunt for Justice Erodes the Attorney-Client Privilege"
06.09.2015"Data Breach: Every Business Needs an Elite Goalie"
06.09.2015"Ohio Brightens its Bright-Line Test"
06.09.2015"An Ounce of Agribusiness Prevention is Worth a Pound of Drinking Water Cure"
06.09/2015"The New North Carolina LLC Act as Estate Planning Tool"
06.09.2015"Estate of Elkins v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue:  Cautionary Tale and Gem"
06.05.2015Client Alert: New Florida Law Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure
Summer 2015"It Ain't Over Till It's Over": Supreme Court Deems Orders Denying Confirmation Non-Final, The Cramdown
06.01.2015Down but Not Out: Bankruptcy's Effect on Diversity of Citizenship
04.23.2015"Loss Control Strategies for the Surety - Prior to Formal Notice of Default or Termination," Twenty-Sixth Annual Southern Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference
04.01.2015"Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender be ...¹ "
March 2015"Conducting an Internal I-9 Audit," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine
03.01.2015"Reducing a Customer’s Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency," ICTF World, March 2015
01.30.2015Client Alert: Congress Discusses Federal Data Breach Laws
Winter 2014/2015"A hunt for justice erodes the attorney-client privilege;" Eurofenix, Winter 2014/15
01.22.2015Client Alert: Protect Yourself: Are You Prepared for a Personal Lawsuit?
01.14.2015Client Alert - The Devil is In the Details: What Employers and Businesses Need to Know About President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration
January 2015Living Well:  Making a Difference in Our Community, Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine.
12.17.2014Client Alert - EB-5: A Creative Financing Option for U.S. Developers and Businesses
12.08.2014"A Hunt for Justice Erodes the Attorney-Client Privilege"
12.08.2014"Dillard v. Schlussel: Estate Planning Defense Insufficient to Prevent Finding of Fraudulent Transfer," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #275
12.01.2014"How to Respond When ICE Offers to Help"
12.01.2014"Antitrust Compliance Programs:  Their Need and Operation"
12.01.2014"Staffing Companies and their Clients Face Significant Sales Tax Risk"
12.01.2014"Employment Law Update:  Federal Agency Overreaching - A Trend Without an End"
12.01.2014"Impact of the Windsor Decision on Benefit Plan - Untying the Knots"
12.01.2014"Federal Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft on the Horizon"
12.01.2014"New Municipal Advisor Rules and Continuing Disclosure Initiative"
12.01.2014"Warranties of Noninfringement and Allocation of Infringement Risk"
12.01.2014"A Derivative Suit by any other Name:  Challenging Manager Actions in Alternative Entities"
November/December 2014"U.S. Supreme Court Highlights New Concerns in Naming IRA Beneficiary," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
11.14.2014Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation
11.12.2014"Immigration Law:  Channeling Our Inner Atticus Finch," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine
October 2014"Reducing a Customer's Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency;" Credit Research Foundation
Autumn 2014"Reducing a Customer’s Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency;" Eurofenix, Autumn 2014
09.08.2014"In re: Castellano: A Wake-Up Call for Self-Settled Trusts and Spendthrift Provisions," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #258
09.05.2014Client Alert - The Rules of the Game Change As ICE Targets Employers
08.18.2014Client Alert - Keeping Up with the Times: Solving the I-9 Conundrum for Remote Employees
08.06.2014Client Alert - Florida is not Colorado: Health lawyers give you 5 things to consider about medical marijuana.
08.05.2014"In re Icenhower," LISI Asset Protection Newsletter, #255
08.04.2014"Social Media Start-Up Capital:  Don't Try a Ponzi Scheme"
07.31.2014"SEC Modifies MCDC Initiative in Response to Industry Concerns"
07.07.2014"New Municipal Advisor Rules and Continuing Disclosure Initiative"
06.16.2014"Letter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal"
06.09.2014"The Emergence of Uber, Lyft and Sidecar in North Carolina:  An Overview of Key Legal Distinctions Between Digital Dispatch Services and their Traditional Taxicab Competitors"
06.01.2014Eleventh Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc in McNeal, The Cramdown
05.01/2014"Working on the Chain Gang - Supply Chain Finance as the 'New Normal'"
05.01.2014"Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implements 'Ability to Repay' Regulations for Covered Mortgage Loans"
05.01.2014"Not Your Father's Arbitration"
05.01.2014"Navigating Foreclosure in States with 'One-Action Rules'"
05.01.2014"What's New Under the Defense of Marriage Act?"
05.01.2014"Social Media and Digital Assets in M&A Transactions"
05.01.2014"Estate Planning for Digital Assets"
Spring 2014"Party-Appointed Arbitrators:  Ethical Concerns," The Franchise Lawyer,  Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring 2014
04.30.2014"Key Points of the New Florida LLC Act"
04.30.2014"Business Bankruptcy: Executive Summary - Need to Know Bankruptcy Concepts"
04.14.2014Employment Law Checkup 2014
04.08.2014"IRS Noose Starting to Tighten on Sham Captive Risk Pools," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #242
March 2014"Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part IV"
02.13.2014"M&A Brokers Update"
02.03.2014"Matter of Morris," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #236
Winter 2013/2014"Working on the chain gang:  Supply chain finance as the new norm;" Eurofenix, Winter 2013/14
January 2014"Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part III"
12.30.2013"Emerging Trends in NCAA Coaches' Contracts," The Front Row, North Carolina Bar Association, Sports & Entertainment Law Section, Section Vol. 14, No. 2, December 2013
11.26.2013"Healthcare Transactions," The Florida Bar Health Law Section: October-November 2013 Health Law Monthly Updates
11.07.2013"Unsure Bet: The Future of Daily Fantasy Exchange Wagering," Gaming Law Review and Economics
11.2013"How Much Diligence is Due? Defining an Attorney's Duty to Perform a Pre-petition Inquiry," ABI Journal (Vol. XXXII, No. 10)
November 2013"Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part II"
10.21.2013"North Carolina’s New Growler Fill Law"
10.17.2013Featured Commentator, (2013, October 17)  "NC Says No Obesity-Based Lawsuits Against Junk Food Makers."  Lawyers.com. http://blogs.lawyers.com/2013/10/no-obesity-based-suits-in-nc/
10.10.2013"You Want Fries With That? New North Carolina Law Restricts Obesity Related Tort Claims"
10.10.2013"In re Cutuli: $10 Million in Punitive Damages Result After Financially-Distressed Clients Seek Asset Protection Advice," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #229
10.08.2013"Snowden. . .Snail Mail. . .Surveillance"; Eurofenix, Autumn 2013
October 2013Co-Author, "Forum 2013 Intensive Program:  Mediation," American Bar Association 36th Forum on Franchising
Fall 2013"The Reality of Reality Show Participant Agreements," Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Fall/Winter 2013, Vol. 24, No. 3
09.01.2013"Mechanic’s Lien Discharge Bonds:  An Introduction to Key Issues," Surety Claims Institute Newsletter, Volume 25, Number 3
September/October 2013"Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part I"
08.01.2013"Meet Your Council:  Christian H. Staples," Mecklenburg County Bar Association Newsletter
07.29.2013"Client News Alert: Regarding Physician Payments Sunshine Act"
Summer 2013"A Value Play:  Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions"; Eurofenix, Summer 2013
06.17.2013"Florida Supreme Court Declares "Superpriority" Municipal Liens Invalid News Alert"  
06.01.2013Growing Pasco Leaders, a publication of the Leadership Pasco Program
06.2013Co-Author, “Corporate Name,” Florida Corporate Practice, Seventh Edition
06.2013Co-Author, “Appraisal Rights,” Florida Corporate Practice, Seventh Edition
06.01.2013"Another Oral Argument Article...," Lawyer magazine, Summer 2013, Vol. 23, No. 7
Summer 2013"Fairly Fair Use," Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Summer 2013, Vol. 24, No. 2
June 2013"A Value Play:  Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions"; Business Credit, a publication of National Association of Credit Management
May 2013"The $382,901 Check Really is in the Mail"
05.23.2013"Developing Federal Common Law of Successor Liability"
05.23.2013"Transfer Taxes after the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012"
05.23.2013"Tax Planning for the 'New Normal'"
05.23.2013"HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care Providers Anymore"
05.23.2013"Swimming Upstream - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements for Swimming Pools"
05.23.2013"Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Guaranties and Loan Documentation," insights Newsletter
05.23.2013"FDIC Insurance: Are Your Accounts Fully Covered?"
05.23.2013"Employment Law Update"
05.23.2013"A Rock and a Hard Place:  Don't Become a Client's Surrogate in Communicating with the Government," insights Newsletter
05.23.2013"E-Discovery Amendments to Florida Civil Rules Now in Effect," insights Newsletter
05.20.2013"Florida Adopts New LLC Act News Alert"
05.10.2013"The New I-9 Client Alert"
05.03.2013"Franchising in Ohio – What Every Lawyer Needs to Know"
04.19.2013"A Value Play:  Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions”; Charlotte Business Journal 
04.08.2013"A Rock and a Hard Place:  Don’t Become a Client’s Surrogate in Communicating With the Government," American Bar Association, White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter, Winter 2013
03.31.2013"Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand"; The Credit and Financial Management Review, Volume 19, Number 1, First Quarter 2013
03.06.2013"Banks Not Required to Capitalize OREO Costs," Financial Institutions/Financial Services Client Alert
Spring 2013"Comparative Study Assists Reform of Chapter 11"; Eurofenix, Spring 2013
Spring 2013"The Modern Athletic Director:  Rising Expectations, Risks and Rewards," Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
02.28.2013"Impact of Dodd-Frank SWAP Regulations on Guaranties and Loan Documentation," Financial Services Client Alert
01.31.2013"Benefits and Compensation Alert" - January 31, 2013
01.18.2013"Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be:  Sources of Working Capital in U.S. and Canadian Insolvencies"; Charlotte Business Journal; The Credit and Financial Management Review
12.01.2012"Neither a borrower nor a lender be"; Eurofenix, Winter 2012/13
12.01.2012"USA:  The Mexican Hat Dance:  the Story of Vitro"; Eurofenix, Winter 2012
11.14.2012"Violating Federal Regs Can Have Criminal Consequences"
11.14.2012"Criminal Law Places Corporations at Odds with Employees (Second of a Series)," Columbus Business First
11.14.2012"IRS Renews Offshore Account Voluntary Disclosure Initiative"
11.14.2012"IRS Reportedly Threatens to Challenge the Use of Kovel Accountants in Criminal Tax Cases"
11.14.2012"Offshore Accounts in the Bullseye: IRS Targets Customers at 20 More Swiss Banks"
11.14.2012"Clock is Ticking for Offshore Account Voluntary Disclosures"
11.14.2012"Swiss Court Ruling May Scuttle U.S./Swiss Accord"
11.07.2012"Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand"; ictfworld.org e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
11.05.2012National Federation of Business v. Sebelius:  A Decision for the Ages - A Comment on Chief Justice Roberts' Majority Opinion
11.01.2012"Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand"; insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
11.01.2012"International Arbitration," insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
11.01.2012"Here Comes FATCA"
11.01.2012"Expatriate Compensation and Benefit Arrangements"
11.01.2012"IRC § 831(b): Micro-Captive Insurance Companies"
11.01.2012"Issues in Cross-Border Trademark Protection"
11.01.2012"National Federation of Business v. Sebelius:  A Decision for the Ages - A Comment on Chief Justice Roberts' Majority Opinion;" insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
10.25.2012Co-Author, "At Last, Some Judicial Guidance in Health Care Mergers," with Mark Waxman, BNA's Health Law Reporter at 1513-1515
10.23.2012The Florida Bar Health Law Section August/September 2012 Health Law Summaries
10.16.2012"Can't you hear me knocking?  The dreaded preference demand."  Eurofenix, Autumn 2012
09.20.2012"Prejudgment Attachments and Fraudulent Conveyance Claims in Fidelity Litigation: Securing Assets Prior to Judgment-East of the Mississippi"
09.19.2012"Preventing and Defending 'Strike Suits' Against Sureties and Fidelity Carriers"
09.12.2012"Kenrob: Planning Opportunity Presented for Owners of Pass Through Entities," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #208
09.06.2012"E-Discovery Amendments to Florida Civil Rules Now in Effect," Sarasota County Bar Association's The Docket
09.01.2012"EB-5 Program: The Road to Citizenship Less Traveled," "insights" Newsletter - Fall 2012
08.16.2012"Pain Management 101: How State and Local Pain Clinic Laws Affect Your Medical Practice"
08.01.2012"The Legal Basis for the Role of SO2 Modeling in"
August 2012ABA Antitrust Section, Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Committee, Recent Developments, at 3, 13
  • "Warner Chilcott and Mayne Accused of Delaying Generics"
  • "FTC Enters Settlement in Health Insurance Telemarketing Scam"
07.20.2012"New York Bankruptcy Court Flexes Global Muscle"; Eurofenix, Summer 2012
07.01.2012"Combining a love of science with the law"
06.18.2012"Tousa Update"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
06.08.2012"Supply Contract Trumps Preference"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
05.01.2012"JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act"
05.01.2012"Ohio's New Oil and Gas Boom Raises Environmental Legal Issues"
05.01.2012"Estate Planning in 2012 and Beyond - Navigating through the fog"
05.01.2012"Recent Cases Highlight Importance of Observing Requirements and Restrictions Imposed on S Corporations"
05.01.2012"Another Blow Struck to Method Patents"
05.01.2012"Amendments to Ohio General Corporation and Limited Liability Company Laws"
05.01.2012"Labor Law Update"
03.16.2012"Evidence and Experts in the Challenging World of Valuation"
03.01.2012"American Airlines:  Who's Flying the Plane?"; Eurofenix, Spring 2012; American Bankruptcy Institute, International Committee, ABI Committee News, Volume 9, Number 2; and insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
03.2012"Bridging the Gap:  Amending the Federal Arbitration Act to Allow Discovery of Nonparties," 41 Stetson L. Rev. 909 (2012)
02.21.2012"It's Alive! Deepening Insolvency Helps Creditors Recover"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Newsletter
02.10.2012"Chapter 15:  International Bankruptcy:  Foreign Debtors Get Green Light to Sue U.S. Companies"; Charlotte Business Journal
02.01.2012"Interesting North Carolina Business Law Changes for 2012," Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter
Dec. 2012Co-Author, "The Relationship Associate, Marketing the Law Firm," with Dineo Mpela-Thompson, at 5-6
2012Insights on Defending an Environmental Class Action Suit.  In Inside the Minds, Litigating Environmental Class Actions (pp. 71-88).  Thompson Reuters/Aspatore.
12.16.2011"Estate Planning News Alert - Year-End 2011/2012 Transfer Tax Planning"
12.01.2011"L3Cs: New Kid on the Company Block," Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter
12.01.2011"Chapter 15: International Bankruptcy: Foreign Debtors Get Green Light to Sue U.S. Companies"; Eurofenix, Winter 2011/12
11.29.2011"Estate Planning News Alert"
11.18.2011"Environmental Enforcement: Defendants Liable Until Proven Otherwise?"
11.09.2011"Estate Planning News Alert"
10.19.2011"Can Nurses Provide Medical Causation Opinions?"
10.01.2011"Setoff: A 100% Solution"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
10.01.2011"Mexican Companies Cross Border for Protection"; ictfworld.org e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
08.29.2011"Ethics and Professionalism: How Do We Know? Assembling and Monitoring a Plan's Investment Team"
08.19.2011"Don't Go Changing (My Date of First Work): The NC Court of Appeals Upholds Contractor Lien Rights"
07.27.2011"If You Pay For A Work To Be Developed, Do You Own The Copyright?"
07.21.2011"Hirchert," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #182
06.01.2011"Where is a Company's Centre of Main Interest?"; ictfworld.org, e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
05.31.2011"Shareholder LBO: Safe Harbor for Cash Out?"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
04.15.2011"Impact of the Financial Crisis on Select Disclosure Issues Affecting Small Public Companies"
04.13.2011"When is the Surety Liable for Attorneys' Fees and Interest on Miller Act Payment-Bond Claims?"
04.01.2011"Yes Virginia, You Must Prove The Note…And The Mortgage Too: Proof Problems in the Foreclosure Setting"
03.25.2011"The Transition Game: Getting it Right"
03.16.2011"N.C. Court of Appeals Interprets Revised Costs Statutes"
03.01.2011"That's Not Me: Trademark Identity Theft," Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter
03.01.2011"Chapter 11: A primer on Preference Claims"; Eurofenix, Spring 2011
March/April 2011Co-Author, "ESOP Distribution Policies," Compensation & Benefits Review
02.15.2011"Super Creditors: When Special Collection Powers Trump Debtor Protections," Bankruptcy Law, Bloomberg Law Reports
01.24.2011"Is Your 403(b) Plan Covered by ERISA, Must it Be-and Does it Matter? A Slight Twist in the 403(b) Plan Kaleidoscope Provides Another Picture"
01.20.2011"Calculating the Performing Surety's Additional Time to Complete," American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Fidelity and Surety Law Committee's Mid-Winter Meeting 2011
01.13.2011"Slenn on In re Harwell: A Significant Asset Protection Case," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #168
Winter 2011"What Employers Need to Know About the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act," HR Florida Review
January 2011"The Case of Burlington Northern and the Future of Retaliation Claims: A Look From the HR Perspective," HR Magazine
January/February 2011"Strategies for ESOPs Under the New Diversification Requirements," Compensation & Benefits Review
12.16.2010"David Slenn's Asset Protection Update: Bad Results Equals Bad Planning," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #167
12.07.2010"What is Franchising"
12.01.2010"US Sale of the Century: Five Days in September"; Eurofenix, Winter 2010/11
11.30.2010"What's Due Process Got To Do With It: The True Danger of 'Robo Signings' and 'Rocket Dockets'"
11.19.2010"Setoffs in Bankruptcy"
11.01.2010"The Risks and Rewards when Implementing Electronic Medical Records Systems," insights Newsletter
11.01.2010"The Automobile Industry Special - Binding Arbitration Program:  A Review and Analysis"
10.25.2010"In re Hymas: First, Do No Harm," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #164
10.01.2010"Mandatory Arbitration of GM and Chrysler Dealer Terminations - Did It Work?"
09.23.2010"Proceeding with Caution: The Unauthorized Practice of Law"
09.10.2010"Taxation Alert" - September 2010
09.01.2010"Elizabethan England to the 2010 Global Recession"; Eurofenix, Autumn 2010
09.01.2010"Figuring Out Finality"
07.06.2010"Can We Resolve Franchise Disputes Faster, Cheaper, and Better?"
05.2010"Parallel IRS (and Other) Civil and Criminal Proceedings Now Intersect"
04.30.2010"Know Thyself and it will Work Out: Workout of Commercial Real Estate Loans in Today's Economy"
04.29.2010"Chapter 558: The Florida Legislature's 'Work-in-Progress'"
04.28.2010"Franchise Business Offers Some Risks With Rewards," Charlotte Business Journal
04.19.2010"Bankruptcy Law Update: Payment is Not Always Certain for Postpetition Sales to a Bankruptcy Debtor"
04.14.2010"Men Behaving Badly: What are the Surety's Defenses to the Obligee's Latent-Defect Claims When the Principal and Obligee's Employees Act Fraudulently?"
04.13.2010"How to Effectively Use Florida's Wage Garnishment Statutes"
03.01.2010"LABOR PAINS:  THE EFFECT OF A WORK STOPPAGE IN THE NFL ON ITS COACHES" (Co-author); Marquette Sports Law Review
03.01.2010"Brief Overview of the Dodd-Frank Act Updating Financial Regulation"
March/April 2010"Has the Warning Bell Sounded for Asset Protection Planners?" 24 Prob & Prop. 48
02.01.2010"Going Private or Going Dark:  That is the Question," The Practical Lawyer (February 2010)
02.01.2010"It’s All in the Name: Legal Issues in Branding," Biz941
01.20.2010"New Migration Pattern: Snow Bird Levels Fall, Debt Bird Levels Rise," Bloomberg Law Reports, Bankruptcy Law            --Reprinted in Bloomberg Law Reports, 2010 in Review: Significant Issues in Bankruptcy (Part 2), Vol. 4, No. 4, January 3, 2011
01.14.2010"Selling Stock to Employees Through a Qualified Worker-Owned Cooperative and Sheltering Capital Gain The IRC § 1042 Rollover"
September/October 2010"Health Care Reform and the Pay or Play Employer Mandate," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine
12.01.2009"Real Estate Bust Hits Lenders"; Eurofenix, Winter 2009/10
12.01.2009"Taming The Paper Tiger: What To Keep - And For How Long"
12.2009"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:  Why It Matters to Ohio Businesses," Columbus CEO Magazine
11.01.2009"Independent Contractor Or Employee"
10.30.2009"Seizing the Moment with Receivership: The Applicability of Receivership within the Foreclosure Setting"
10.14.2009"Mediating Franchise Disputes"
09.24.2009"Probate Bonds: Sources of Salvage When the Principal is a Lawyer," Twentieth Annual Northeast Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
09.23.2009"GM and Chrysler: The Chapter 11 Solution"; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, September 2009
09.04.2009"First Circuit Decision May Narrow Work-Product Protection," The Daily Reporter - Columbus Bar Friday
09.01.2009"GM and Chrysler: The Chapter 11 Solution"; Eurofenix, Autumn 2009
09.01.2009"Overview Of North Carolina OSHA Law"
09.01.2009"Judge Nelly Khouzam Elevated to the Second District Court of Appeal"
09.01.2009"Passing Stolen Company Checks: Is it a Forgery, and When Does it Occur?"
08.20.2009"Keeping Up With the FMLA: A Prescription for Compliance"
08.20.2009"Employer Booster Shot: Update on Recent Employment Law Changes," Presented at the 2009 An Ounce of Prevention: A Management Check Up for Executives and Human Resources Professionals, paper and lecture
06.01.2009"Health Information Privacy Protection After the Stimulus Bill"
06.01.2009"Proceed with Caution When Making Health-Related Inquiries"
05.01.2009"Overview of Employment Retaliation Claims in North Carolina"
04.30.2009"Reclamation and §503(B)(9): Issues in the Aftermath of Phar-Mor v. McKesson"
04.16.2009"Employee Cooperative as a Plan for Business Succession"
04.01.2009"North Carolina Legislature Considers New Employment Laws"
April 2009"The COBRA Subsidy in the Stimulus Package: What It Is and What You Need to Do Now," Employment Law Strategist
03.01.2009"Distressed Customer Checklist"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
03.01.2009"Disability Discrimination – When Is An Employee Considered Disabled Under North Carolina State Law"
02.01.2009"Overview of the North Carolina Persons With Disabilities Protection Act"
February 2009Smith, J.A. and C.A.D. Wilson, February 2009. Business Method Patents After In re: Bilski: Should Your Strategy Change? Atlanta Bar Association Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section Newsletter
12.01.2008"Employment At-Will or Oral Employment Contract"
11.01.2008"Business Bankruptcy - Executive Summary"; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
11.01.2008"As Economic Route Turns Rough, Beware These 4 RIF Potholes"
09.17.2008"Avoid Getting Entangled in a Debtor's Web: Obtaining Information from the Debtor"
09.16.2008"You've Received Notice of an Administrative Action - Don't Panic"
09.01.2008"Prepare for Possible Changes in Employment Eligibility Verification"
09.01.2008"Immigration Legislation Alert"
08.01.2008"Health Care Industry Beware: Congress is Taking Aim to Further Protect Patient Information"
07.01.2008"Avoiding Appellate Mistakes: A Primer for the General Practitioner," The Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 82, No. 7
07.01.2008"Beware Hazards When Calculating N.C. Unemployment Insurance Tax"
July 2008Smith, J.A. and C.A.D. Wilson, July 2008. What Businesses and Individuals Must Consider About Patents. Atlanta Bar Association Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section Newsletter
06.01.2008"Introduction to North Carolina Employment Security Law"
05.01.2008"Top 10 Things to Know about North Carolina Wage and Hour Act"
04.10.2008"Revisiting Chapters 255 and 713, Florida Statutes: Ignorance IS an Excuse!"
04.01.2008"Overview of Employment Contracts in North Carolina"
04.01.2008Co-Author, "Navigating the Labyrinth: Practical Issues Arising When Litigating AIA A312 Performance Bond Claims," Presented at the 19th Annual Southern Fidelity & Surety Claims Conference (paper and lecture)
03.01.2008"Board Certification in Appellate Practice: A Rewarding Endeavor"
03.01.2008"Problems with Obtaining FMLA and Wage-and-Hour Releases"
02.12.2008"He's Not a Doctor but He Played One on TV: HIPAA Privacy Lessons Learned (by Hospitals and OCR) from George Clooney"
02.11.2008"Amended FTC Franchise Rule Affects Franchisees: Right of Franchise Association Disclosure Takes Effect in '08"
02.01.2008"Vacation Benefits and North Carolina Law"
12.04.2007"I-9 Form News Bulletin"
11.19.2007"I-9 Form and Domestic Violence Leave Law - Regional News Bulletin"
11.01.2007"Employee Incentive Pay and Bonus Plans"
10.10.2007"FTC Rule Revision Benefits Independent Franchisee Associations"
10.09.2007"Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee: The Lure of Floating Forum Selection Clauses"
09.19.2007Co-Author, "Inoculating Your Business Against An Outbreak: I-9 Compliance," Presented at An Ounce of Prevention: A Management Checkup for Executives and Human Resource Professionals (paper and lecture)
09.01.2007Co-Author, "Demystifying the Surety Corporate Representative Deposition: Knowing How to Select Your Corporate Representative," Presented at the 18th Annual Northeast Fidelity & Surety Claims Conference (paper and lecture)
04.30.2007"Limiting A Takeover Surety's Liability To The Bond Penal Sum"
03.2007"Electronic Records — Getting a Grip on Litigation Holds," Business Crimes Bulletin, (co-author)
2007Smith, J.A., L.A. Bannister, V. Bhattacharjee, Y. Wang, B.C. Waldman, and A.S. Waldman, 2007.  Accurate Homologous Recombination is a Prominent Double-Strand Break Repair Pathway in Mammalian Chromosomes and is Modulated by Mismatch Repair Protein Msh2. Mol. Cell Biol., 27(22): 7816-27
10.25.2006"Carnivore: Will It Devour Your Privacy?"
10.25.2006"Liberty For Security"
10.01.2006"Litigating the Runaway Software Project," Trial Magazine
03.01.2006"Franchise Brokers: Buyer Beware"
2006Smith, J.A.  The Interaction of the 35 U.S.C. § 102(b) On-Sale Bar and IP Licensing, Differentiating Licenses From Commercial Sales. 11 J. Tech. L. & Pol'y 313 (2006)
10.01.2005"47 Litigation Writing Rules"
07.14.2005"ALERT: IRS Circular 230 Requires Fundamental Changes in the Communication of Tax Advice to Clients."
05.13.2005"Failing Firm Holds Danger For Directors"; Charlotte Business Journal, Business of Law Issue
01.01.2005"43 Litigation Writing Rules"
2005Smith, J.A., B.C. Waldman and A.S. Waldman, 2005. A Role for DNA mismatch Repair Protein MSH2 in Error-Prone Double-Strand Break Repair in Mammalian Chromosomes. Genetics, 170(1): 355-63
2005"Hyperlinks: The Good, the Bad, and the Tortious," 36 U.Tol.L.Rev. 367
05.14.2004"Critical-Vendor Status Key In Bankruptcy"; Charlotte Business Journal, Business of Law Issue
2004Smith, J.A. and A.S. Waldman, 2004.  Determination of Intrachromosomal Recombination Rates in Cultured Mammalian Cells. Methods in Molecular Biology; Protocols in Recombination.  Humana Press, 13-24
05.01.2003"Success in Electronic Discovery," Trail Magazine
11.2002"Corporate Compliance After Enron: Know the Federal Sentencing Guidelines," Columbus CEO
2002"When Tax Law and Indian Law Collide: How Pull-Tab Games Got to the Supreme Court," Cleveland State Law Review

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