Month: October 2016

Vandeventer Black LLP Partner named College of Commercial Arbitrators Fellow


10/26/2016Franczek, William E.

William “Bill” E. Franczek, a partner at Vandeventer Black LLP, was recently selected as a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. Franczek was recognized by the Board of the College for his experience, best practices and contributions to the profession. Established in 2001, the College of Commercial Arbitrators is a national organization of commercial… Read more »

Thomas Chappell Joins Vandeventer Black’s Maritime Law Department


10/24/2016Chappell, W. Thomas

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of W. Thomas Chappell to the firm’s Maritime & Admiralty Law department as an associate attorney. Chappell will focus on maritime-related services, contracts and matters. He will work principally in the firm’s Norfolk office. “Thomas is a great addition to the firm, and we are pleased… Read more »

The Federal Contractor “Blacklisting” Regulations are Temporarily Enjoined

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10/05/2016Buckius, Dean T.

LEGAL ALERT The Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas and other trade associations scored a major victory on October 24, 2016, benefitting all federal contractors. In a lawsuit that the trade associations filed, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide temporary injunction to stop implementation of the dreaded… Read more »

Choosing Association Attorney is Important Decision

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10/01/2016Casey, Deborah M.

Selection of association legal counsel is one of the most important decisions a community association board of directors will make.  Engaging legal counsel can have long-term implications for your community.  Getting the best possible attorney for the association will have far-reaching benefits and we want to share our experience in how a board can get… Read more »