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News & Knowledge | ARTICLES & MEDIA

Business Issues

"Should You Incorporate or Form a
Limited Liability Company"
(Fall 2011)
By Erik W. Fox, Esq. Certified Arborist
*Printed in the Fall 2011 Canopy Coverage Newsletter of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture."

“Few Reminders about Electronic Correspondence”
(September 2011 Quorum Magazine)
By Hillary Anne Collins
*Reprinted by permission of Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute.

Out Of The Frying Pan and Into The Fire - Asserting Constitutional Rights on Behalf of a Closely Held Corporation
(August 2011)
By Robert J. Cunningham, Jr. and
Mariam W. Tadros

Small Business Defenses Against Bankruptcy Trustee “Preference Actions”
by James M. Lewis, Esq.


Right To Control A Virginia LLC
By Susan Salen

“The New Use of an Old Tool: The Judge Pro Tem
Statute”
(originally published in Virginia ADR, the
newsletter of the Virginia Alternative Dispute
Resolution Joint Committee, Winter, 2010; republished,
Virginia Lawyers Weekly, March 7, 2011; reprinted
with permission of The McCammon Group)


Commercial Real Estate

When Opportunity Knocks (presentation)
Tips for negotiating favorable lease terms, Traps
for the unwary, and How to change challenge into opportunity.
(April 2012)
by Andrew Golkow

"Americans with Disabilities Act: Ensuring that Renovations and Alterations Comply with ADA Regulations"
By Robert Cunningham


Community Associations

“Dusting Off the Resale Disclosure Package...Every Single Year”
(December 2014, Quorum Magazine)

Charting the Course - How to Draft a Great Committee Charter
(December 2013 - Quorum Magazine)
By Kathleen N. Machado

Housing Administration Creates Confusion for Condominium Certifications
(November 2013)
by Leslie Brown, ESQ.

Mechanic’s Liens and Your Condominium Unit
(November 2013)
By Andrew N. Felice, ESQ. and Alison R. Mullins, ESQ.

Defamation, Libel and Slander - Oh, My!
by Leslie Brown, ESQ. and Hillary Collins, ESQ.

What’s Behind Those Initials?
(August 2012, Quorum™ Magazine - a publication of WMCCAI)
by Marguerite L. Selton

"Mastering the Relationship
with Subassociations"

(April 2012 Quorum Magazine)
by Ursula Koenig Burgess
*Reprinted by permission of Washington
Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations
Institute.

"Branching Out to Community Associations"
(Spring 2012, Canopy Coverage Newsletter
of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International
Society of Arboriculture)

By Erik Fox

Common Ground Magazine
"Ask the Experts - Master Roads"
(November / December 2011)
By Ursula Burgess, ESQ., Jim Slaughter, ESQ.,
Beth A. Grimm, ESQ.

"Making Sense of the Puzzle"
(September 2011 Quorum Magazine)
by Ursula Koenig Burgess, Michael A. Feltenberger and Peter S. Philbin
*Reprinted by permission of Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute.

How the New FHA Regulations Will
A ffect Your Condominium

(COOC Communicator, Summer 2011)
by Ursula Burgess
*Reprinted with permission from the CCOC.

Regulating Parking on Public Streets
within an Association
(Summer 2011, The Advisor)
By Nichole D. Flippen and Leslie S. Brown

“Foreclosures: Help Thy Self”
(July 2011 Quorum Magazine)
By Ursula Koenig Burgess and
Kathleen Machado
*Reprinted by permission of Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute.

Forbes Magazine Profiles RB's
Community Association Group


For the second time, the Mid-Atlantic
edition of Forbes Magazine features ReesBroome


Employment Law

It’s Time to Stop Reimbursing Employees on a Tax-Free Basis for Individual Health Insurance Premiums"
By Susan Richards Salen

Legal Requirements for Employing a Domestic Worker
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Regional Minimum Wage Update
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Crude Comments Alone May Create An Actionable Hostile Work Environmen
by Susan Richards Salen



District of Columbia Enacts New Law Providing Increased Protections for Pregnant Workers and Nursing Mother
by Susan Richards Salen


Use of Background Checks in Hiring: Avoiding Landmines and How to Deal With Recent EEOC Enforcement Guidance

(August 2014)
By Andrew Golkow, Esq.

Practical Guidance for Conducting Background Checks
(July 2014)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Beware of Maryland’s Lien for Unpaid Wages Law
(April 2014)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Classification of Employees as Exempt v. Non-Exempt Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(March 2014)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

New “Integrity” Standards for Employers Responding to Unemployment Insurance Claims
(January 2014)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Obamacare Update and Deadlines
(October 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

The Nuts and Bolts of an Employment Manual
(October 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

A Shift in Judgment: The Evolution of
Non-Competition Agreement Law in Virginia

(August 16, 2013)
Robert J. Cunningham, Jr., Shareholder
(Rees Broome, P.C)
Alexandra Orsini
(George Washington University
Law School Class of 2014)

The Essential Elements of a Severance Agreement
(August 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

The Danger of Overly Broad
Severance Agreements

(August 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Obesity: A Disability Recognized
Under Federal Law?

(August 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Keeping Employees’ Emails and Phones (KEEP) Secure Act Virginia’s New Worker Privacy Law Takes Effect July 1
(July 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen

Promulgation and Enforcement of Policies Prohibiting Unlawful Harassment (including Sexual Harassment) Is Not Only Good “Policy,” but is an Employer’s Best Defense
(July 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen

The Fair Labor Standards Act and Internships and Why Most Interns Must Be Paid
(July 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen

To Pay or Not to Pay: How to Handle Compensation for Summer Interns
(May 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Are Your Sex Discrimination/Sexual Harassment
Policies and Practices Up to Date?

(March 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen

Obamacare and You: How to Ensure
Your Business Complies

(March 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.

Why Is A Federal Estate Tax Case Before The
United States Supreme Court Important To Employers?

(March 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen

New Federal I-9 Form (Employment Eligibility Verification Form)
(March 2013)
By Susan Richards Salen


January 2011: Smart CEO Magazine talks to
RB partner Susan Salen on employment law
issues
.


Government Contracts

Sequestration and the WARN Act:
Practical Advice for Federal Government Contractors

(March 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.


Land Use

RB's Mark Moorstein Continues Work on Behalf of Cambodian Farmers


A Splitting Headache: Partitioning Land in Virginia

(August 2012)
by Robert J. Cunningham, Jr. Shareholder,
Rees Broome, P.C. / Ronnie West George Mason
University School of Law Class of 2013

The Realities of Litigating Easement
Disputes in Virginia

(June 2012)
by Robert J. Cunningham, Jr. & Ronnie West

The Washington Post - PostLocal
"Holly Acres decision reversed by
Prince William appeals board
"
(November 21, 2011)
By Jeremy Borden
*Rees Broome Attorneys Mark Moorstein and
Courtney Harden take on legal issues in the wake
of Tropical Storm Lee.

"Holly Acres Trailer Park Owner Fighting
County to Rebuild"

by Kipp Hanley
(September 30, 2011 InsideNova.com)
*Rees Broome Attorneys Mark Moorstein and
Courtney Harden take on legal issues in the
wake of Tropical Storm Lee.

March 2011: "Rees Broome Attorneys Work To
Find a Possible Remedy to Third World
"Land-Grabbing"

By Mark A. Moorstein
Edited by Karen M. Knab


Trademark

Practical Advice for Protecting Your
Trademark Rights

(March 2013)
By Maureen E. Carr, Esq.



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