Month: December 2015

Beware of Background Check Disclosure Risks

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12/31/2015Caramore, Megan

Authored by Megan B. Caramore Are the background check disclosure forms used as part of your hiring process exposing you to risk of litigation? Perhaps. A number of class action suits are currently pending on this issue. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires that employers disclose to applicants and employees whether a consumer report may… Read more »

Call the Doctor: Executive Order Establishes New Paid Sick Leave For Federal Contractors

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12/29/2015Vandeventer Black

Authored by Ashley P. Holmes On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed an executive order establishing paid sick leave requirements for federal contractors. Under the executive order, executive departments and agencies that contract with federal contractors will require that employees of federal contractors and lower-tier subcontractors earn at least one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP Hires Legal Technology Manager

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12/08/2015Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP has hired Robert ‘J’ Stinnette as a Legal Technology Manager to add depth and specialization to technology-intensive areas of practice. In this position, Stinnette serves as the firm’s principal technical resource and advisor, providing support in litigation technology and cybersecurity. His primary responsibilities include maintaining the firm’s legal technology applications; reviewing cybersecurity… Read more »

Spencer Guld Joins Richmond’s Vandeventer Black LLP

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12/03/2015Vandeventer Black

Richmond, VA. (December 3, 2015) – Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Spencer Guld to the firm’s Richmond office. Guld concentrates his practice in professional liability, commercial litigation, and employment matters.  He provides representation to both businesses and professionals, including accountants, engineers, architects, contractors, and financial service providers in a variety… Read more »

Congratulations to the Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Virginia Legal Elite

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12/02/2015Ambrosio, Christopher

Vandeventer Black LLP attorneys have been selected as Virginia’s Legal Elite. 3,461 Virginia lawyers were nominated by more than 1,300 of their peers for consideration. The 24 attorneys from the firm who made the list are: Christopher Ambrosio (Real Estate/Land Use); Anne Bibeau (Civil Litigation); Mark Brennan (Health Law); Dean Buckius (Labor/Employment); William Franczek (Alternative… Read more »