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Helen Holden to Provide Guidance on FMLA and ADA

Spencer Fane attorney Helen Holden will present at the Lovitt & Touché Learning Academy on compliance with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act).

Peg Donahue Hall Provides Insights on Emojis in Business

Spencer Fane attorney Peg Donahue Hall recently published an article in Law Technology Today on the legal implications of the use of emojis in business communications.

Helen Holden and Paul Satterwhite to Present at Arizona SHRM on FLSA

Spencer Fane attorneys Helen Holden and Paul Satterwhite will present at the Arizona SHRM State Conference on topics surrounding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) including minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping.

Helen Holden Provides Insight on Independent Contractor Relationships

Spencer Fane attorney Helen Holden recently published an article in Greater Phoenix In Business on the possible issues that may occur when employers classify workers as independent contractors.

Casey Murray and Kevin Tuttle Provide Guidance to Small Business Owners

Spencer Fane attorneys Casey Murray and Kevin Tuttle recently presented at the SCORE Legal Workshop on employment and intellectual property law for small businesses.

Denise Delcore Explains Impact of Missouri’s Legalization of Medical Marijuana on Workplace Policies

Spencer Fane attorney Denise Delcore was recently interviewed by the St. Joseph News-Press regarding human resource issues surrounding Missouri’s new medical marijuana legislation.

Casey Murray and Brian Peterson Provide Guidance for Employers During the Holidays

Spencer Fane attorneys Casey Murray and Brian Peterson recently published an article in Recruiter.com on workplace policies that employers should keep top of mind during the holiday season.

Posner Jarrett Joins Labor and Employment Group at Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Melissa Posner Jarrett as an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group in the Phoenix office.

Helen Holden to Provide Guidance on Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Spencer Fane attorney Helen Holden will discuss issues surrounding sexual harassment at a 2018 Associated Minority Contractors of Arizona (AMCA) Education Training Learn and Lunch.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 59 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.

Helen Holden and Paul Satterwhite Take Part in Essential Faculty Roles at the DRI Employment and Labor Seminar

Spencer Fane attorneys Helen Holden and Paul Satterwhite recently participated in the 2018 DRI Employment and Labor Seminar as program chair and speaker, respectively.

Frank Neuner Presents on Workplace Best Practices

Spencer Fane attorney Frank Neuner recently presented at the North-American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) Annual Convention, discussing measures companies can take to prevent and properly address claims of harassment in the workplace.

Helen Holden Provides Guidance on Tip Pooling Arrangements

Spencer Fane LLP attorney Helen Holden published an article in Modern Restaurant Management that detailed the recent proposal by the Department of Labor to rescind the current regulations on tip pooling.

Helen Holden Analyzes New Rules Surrounding Intern Pay

Spencer Fane LLP attorney Helen Holden’s blog post on internship program guidelines was recently republished in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel’s Employment Practices’ Section Update.

Helen Holden Quoted by Business Insurance on Updated Guidelines for Intern Pay

Spencer Fane LLP attorney Helen Holden was recently quoted in Business Insurance in an article detailing the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent actions modifying criteria businesses must meet to utilize unpaid interns.

Nikki Hutson Article on Workplace Harassment Published in HR.com

Spencer Fane LLP attorney Nikki Hutson recently wrote an article published in HR Legal and Compliance Excellence Essentials on the recent spotlight on sexual harassment and high-profile claims. The article provides suggestions to employers on performing a successful complaint investigation and preventative measures organizations can take to minimize their exposure for harassment claims.

Brian Peterson Reviews Missouri Supreme Court Opinion on Right-To-Sue Letter Challenges

In an article published in Law360, Spencer Fane attorney Brian Peterson updated readers on the Missouri Supreme Court’s recent opinion in Tivol Plaza v. Missouri Commission on Human Rights.

“Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 58 Spencer Fane Attorneys

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.

Spencer Fane Welcomes Helen Holden to Labor and Employment Practice

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Helen Holden, who joins the firm as Of Counsel and brings experience helping businesses successfully understand complex federal and state employment laws.

Spencer Fane Adds Depth to Labor & Employment Practice

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Nikki Hutson to its Springfield, Mo. office. Nikki will join the firm’s Labor and Employment group, bringing with her six years of experience in Labor and Employment law and Commercial Litigation.

Frank Neuner Updates St. Louis Business Owners and Managers on New Labor Guidelines

During a lunch meeting at the Roofing & Siding Contractors Alliance, Inc. (RSCA) in St. Louis, MO, Frank Neuner updated members on the new Department of Labor and OSHA rules.

Industry Week features Brian Peterson Article on new OSHA Regulations

In national industry publication, Industry Week, Spencer Fane attorney Brian Peterson gives insight to employers on new OSHA regulations regarding drug testing.

Sue Willman Elected as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Partner Sue Willman has been elected as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Sue is also a certified human resources professional and holds the SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications.

David Wing Quoted by Law360 Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Spencer Fane Partner David Wing was recently quoted by Law360 for his insights regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Encino Motorcars v. Navarro, in which the Court set aside a ruling by the Ninth Circuit that held auto dealer service advisors should be entitled to overtime compensation.

Colorado Super Lawyers Recognizes Stu Pack and Jamie Cotter

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s Denver attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Colorado Super Lawyers and 2016 Colorado Rising Stars list.

Brian Peterson Speaks at Associated Industries of Missouri Conference

On Thursday, October 22, Brian Peterson spoke at the Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) Tax, Business and Manufacturing Conference. The three-day conference featured multiple sessions discussing current business issues in Missouri.

Neuner Shares Insights on DOL Misclassification Guidance in Law360

Spencer Fane Partner Frank Neuner was quoted in Law360 this morning in an article covering the new guidance issued by the Department of Labor this week on how to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Spencer Fane Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska Super Lawyers®

Spencer Fane congratulates 44 of our attorneys selected for inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska Super Lawyers®. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Attorneys are selected for inclusion by their peers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.