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Weekly catch-up

Posted in Constangy News, ConstangyTV, FOCUS, Immigration
Constangy is #1 midsize law firm for women! Law360 has ranked us number one among law firms with 150-299 attorneys. Firms were not even eligible to be ranked if they didn’t have at least 49 percent female attorneys, so we are the creme de la creme. Heather Owen, proprietor of FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog, has… Continue Reading

We have an office . . . in San Francisco . . .

Posted in Constangy News
(You know the tune.) We are delighted to announce our latest expansion into beautiful San Francisco! The head of our new office is Julius Turman, an experienced employment litigator practicing in all areas of employment law. Julius has a varied background – he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney, litigation and crisis counsel, a police commissioner, and… Continue Reading

ConstangyTV is on the air!

Posted in Affirmative Action, Constangy News, ConstangyTV, Discrimination, Equal Pay, Gender Identity Discrimination, Pregnancy, Sexual Orientation
I am delighted to announce the launch of ConstangyTV’s Close-Up on Workplace Law, a new video series on labor and employment law issues. We’ll be offering these videos on a monthly basis, in addition to our newsletters and blog posts. Our debut is about the evolving definition of sex discrimination under federal law. Host Leigh Tyson, a… Continue Reading

Weekly catch-up

Posted in Constangy News, Corporate Culture, FOCUS, Wage-Hour, WARN
Hot dawg! Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete has been named by Vault.com as the best law firm in the country for women lawyers and the best law firm in the country for minority lawyers. Heather Owen has the whole wonderful story at FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog. This latest honor comes on the heels of our having been named… Continue Reading

Light reading for your Fourth of July weekend

Posted in Constangy News, Discrimination, Drug Testing, FOCUS, Gender Identity Discrimination, Labor Relations, Lawyers!, Retaliation, Safety
Well, maybe not light reading, but good reading about good news that you won’t want to miss! Here are our bulletins and other publications from the last week, in case you missed them: *Heather Owen is already shooting off Fourth of July fireworks at the FOCUS women’s leadership blog because our firm was named this week by the National… Continue Reading

Your labor and employment reading for this weekend.

Posted in Constangy News, Discrimination, FOCUS, Labor Relations, Labor Trafficking, Non-Competition, Only in California
Federal protection for trade secrets, “suitable seating,” inadvertent labor trafficking, Uber’s status as an employer — whew! Be sure to check these out if you haven’t already: *Billy Hammel of our Austin Office and Bill McMahon of our Winston-Salem Office (and my next-door neighbor), with Anna Rothschild of our Washington D.C. Metro Office, are digging… Continue Reading

You won’t want to miss . . .

Posted in Benefits, Constangy News, FOCUS
Dana Thrasher, head of our Employee Benefits Practice Group, offers her reflections on the U.S. Department of Labor’s final Fiduciary Rule and what it means for those who provide investment advice. And, if you haven’t done so already, please do get over to visit our new FOCUS blog for Women Leaders in the Workplace and their friends. Subscription… Continue Reading

Happy 25th anniversary, Winston-Salem Office!

Posted in Constangy News
Our Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this evening (we actually opened on February 8, 1991, but we’re celebrating tonight). Neil Wasser, chair of our Executive Committee, is coming in from Atlanta to join us for dinner. I can’t let the day pass without wishing a very happy silver anniversary to… Continue Reading

New kids on the block!

Posted in Constangy News
Welcome to our newest attorneys, who have joined us since our initial expansion in early March: Atlanta In Atlanta, we welcome Tamika Nordstrom, Erica Mason, and Katie Kelley. Fairfax-Metro Washington D.C. Greetings and salutations to Theresa Connolly, who has joined our Fairfax-Metro Washington D.C. Office. Kansas City And we are delighted to have Evan Jarrold in our Kansas City Office.… Continue Reading