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Calfee attorneys speak and write frequently in their various areas of experience. Search our archives for the latest articles written by our attorneys, including alerts addressing changes in the law and issues about which our clients need to be informed, as well as monthly newsletters, such as our Government Relations Report on Ohio Government. You can also read about some of our most recent accomplishments, speaking engagements and community events.

James A. Singler Presented on Long Term Care Planning and Medicaid

James A. Singler, partner in the firm’s estate and succession planning group, gave a speech at Lifetime Financial Growth Company on the topic of long term care planning with Medicaid. At Calfee, Jim works with clients in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, complex estate and gift tax issues, wealth transfers, business [...]

James A. Singler Recently Presented at the University Club of Cincinnati

James A. Singler, partner in Calfee’s Estate and Succession Planning group, recently gave a presentation on estate planning at the University Club of Cincinnati. The presentation was entitled “Calfee Estate Planning Presents: When the Queen City was the Sin City Historically Entertaining Tales of Crime and Death.” At Calfee, Jim works with clients in the [...]

Federal Court Blocks Implementation of New Overtime Regulations

An unexpected decision was issued by a federal judge in Texas yesterday, which prevents the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new federal overtime regulations from taking effect as scheduled on December 1, 2016. As we explained in a Calfee First Alert this past spring, the DOL’s new overtime rule would have raised the minimum salary level [...]

New Law Restricts Employers’ Ability to Litigate Outside of California or Use Non-California Choice-of-Law Provisions in Employment Agreements

  November 22, 2016~ In September of 2016, California passed Senate Bill 1241 (SB 1241), which drastically changes the employment contract landscape for companies who employ individuals working and living in California. Affecting contracts entered into, modified, or extended after January 1, 2017, the law generally forbids employers from requiring their California employees to agree [...]

Todd Tucker Recently Spoke at an Event Hosted by the Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association

November 18, 2016 ~ Todd Tucker, partner in Calfee’s Intellectual Property group, recently spoke on intellectual property management at an event hosted by the Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association at the Cincinnatian Hotel.  The presentation was entitled “The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Strategies for Managing IP in China.” Todd focuses his practice on [...]

Most, But Not All, of Contractor “Fair Pay” Rule Enjoined; Likely to Disappear Under President Trump

  November 17, 2016~ On October 24, 2016, just hours before they were set to take effect the following day, a federal district court judge in Texas entered a nationwide preliminary injunction halting the enforcement of most aspects of the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order and its final rules and guidance (the Rule), [...]

OIG 2017 Work Plan

November 16, 2016~ The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its work plan for Fiscal Year 2017.  As expected, the Work Plan indicates that the OIG will continue to look at many of the same items and issues identified in prior years’ work plans.  At the same time, the OIG has highlighted several [...]

Arthur C. Hall & Kristofer K. Spreen to Participate in a Panel Hosted by the RR Donnelly SEC Hot Topics Institute

November 15, 2016 ~ Arthur C. Hall, chair of Calfee’s Securities and Capital Markets group, and Kristofer K. Spreen, partner in Calfee’s Securities and Capital Markets Group, will participate in a panel hosted by the RR Donnelley SEC Hot Topics Institute.  Kris will serve as a panelist and Art will moderate on the topic of [...]

Ryan W. Falk Named to the Board of The Entrepreneurship Institute

November 15, 2016 ~ Ryan W. Falk, partner in Calfee’s Intellectual Property group, was recently appointed to the board of The Entrepreneurship Institute.  The organization provides business leaders and professionals with direct access to a powerful network of peers with whom they can share ideas in the form of articles, podcasts, videos and more. Kevin [...]

Ryan W. Falk Recently Joined the Board of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland’s French Creek (Avon) Branch

November 15, 2016 ~ Ryan W. Falk, partner in Calfee’s Intellectual Property group, recently became a board member of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland’s French Creek (Avon) Branch. At Calfee, Ryan assists in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign utility and design patent applications for publicly and privately-held businesses, institutional clients and individuals.  He also assists [...]