Monday, May 18th, 2020

Late on Friday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released updated guidance on a host of issues arising from interruptions in institutional operations related to the COVID-19 national emergency.  This new 11-page document, along with an accompanying Q&A,…

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

This has been a season of both political and judicial surprises. Late yesterday, Judge Amos Mazzant, III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) implementation…

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

On November 16, 2016, United States District Court Judge Sam R. Cummings held that the Department of Labor’s Persuader Advice Exemption Rule (“Persuader Rule”) is unlawful, and he issued a nationwide permanent injunction barring its implementation and enforcement. In the…

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

On Veterans Day, Maynard Cooper would like to take a moment to recognize those individuals who have served our country.  We are honored to employ 25 Veterans who have served with branches of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force…

Saturday, January 29th, 2011
American Bar Association, Environmental, Mass Torts & Products Liability Litigation Committees Joint CLE Seminar
Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Montgomery Society for Human Resource Management
Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
Thursday, November 4th, 2010
presentation to the Offshore Marine Services Association (OMSA)
Friday, October 22nd, 2010
University of South Carolina Law Review Forum
Friday, October 22nd, 2010
Tuscaloosa Human Resource Management Conference
Thursday, October 14th, 2010
Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute; Atlanta, GA
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
Alabama State Oil & Gas Board Seminar, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
Alabama Cast Metals Association Annual Meeting
Friday, October 1st, 2010
Association of Corporate Counsel (Alabama Chapter) meeting
Friday, April 29th, 2016

With the close of business in the Alabama House at 9:35 PM on Thursday, all bills that had not passed their house of origin officially died. All bills require three readings—on different days—in both houses to pass, and only two…

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Given the level of attention paid to executive compensation by investors and the public, public companies should be engaged in deciding how best to address the upcoming “CEO pay ratio” disclosures mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer…

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Will This Be the Second to Last Week, or the Last? The 2016 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature is rapidly coming to its conclusion. This past week, the Legislature met for three days in Montgomery, its 23rd, 24th, and…

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Drew Kitchen, Managing Partner of Maynard Cooper & Gale’s San Francisco office, has been selected for the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards recognizing young professionals who have achieved a significant level of success and made a notable contribution…

Friday, April 15th, 2016

In every legislative session there comes a time when you can just tell that many, if not most, of the members don’t much want to be in Montgomery anymore. It appears that we may now have reached that point. The…

Friday, April 8th, 2016

The Alabama Legislature returned from its week away from Montgomery on Tuesday, April 5 and very quickly overrode Governor Robert Bentley’s veto of the $1.8 billion General Fund budget. The House and Senate met in session on Tuesday and Thursday,…

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Yesterday, the Department of Labor issued a long-awaited rule that amends the definition of “fiduciary” under ERISA.  The DOL’s new rule will hold any person providing investment advice to retirement accounts to the highest standard of care, requiring them to…

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce the recent addition of four experienced attorneys, Benjamin L. McArthur in Huntsville and Jennifer R. Smith, Taryn E. Hodinka, and Callen B. Thistle in Birmingham. Benjamin McArthur has joined the Litigation practice group…

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Uniform Fiduciary Duty Standard Google searches for “fiduciary duty” have spiked recently, and taking into account the changes that are likely coming, it is not surprising.  A fiduciary duty is viewed as the highest standard of customer care and includes…

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Warren Lightfoot was invited to participate in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Table of Experts “Insights into Labor and Employment Law” which was featured in the March 25th issue of the Journal. Warren was joined by four other labor and employment lawyers to…