VANDEVENTER BLACK ATTORNEYS NAMED VIRGINIA SUPER LAWYERS “RISING STARS”

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02/28/2017Caramore, Megan

Six Vandeventer Black attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2017. “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The six attorneys selected are: Megan B. Caramore Jennifer L. Eaton Sean Golden Jeremy R. Moss Gretchen M. Ostroff Dustin… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Virginia Super Lawyers

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02/28/2017Andrews, Stephan F.

Attorneys from the law offices of Vandeventer Black LLP, an AV® rated and top 15th largest law firm in Virginia, were recently named Virginia Super Lawyers for 2017 by Thompson Reuters. This renowned rating service considers attorneys from over 70 different practice areas that are nominated based on professional accomplishments and peer recognition. “I admire… Read more »

ESTATE PLANNING FOR FAMILY HELD BUSINESSES: AN UPDATE ON THE NEW IRS PROPOSED REGULATIONS TARGETING “DISCOUNTING”

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02/20/2017Herman, Patrick W.

Last August, the IRS launched its latest offensive against parents who want to transfer closely held family-owned business interests to younger family members free from estate tax. Here is the typical scenario: Mom and Dad inherited and then successfully grew a small business, “Soup to Nuts”, a small town hardware store with a small bakery… Read more »

“ALTERNATIVE” DISPUTES RESOLUTION: THE MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION OPTIONS

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02/10/2017Lowenstein, Neil S.

Disagreements are always best resolved at the earliest stage. Construction disputes are no exception to that, and the earlier the better. Unresolved disputes can adversely affect not only the time and cost of performance; but also, and sometimes worse, relationships. And while the best dispute is one that never occurs, construction disputes can happen even… Read more »

U.S. Department of Labor Issues final Rule on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

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02/10/2017Bibeau Anne G.

In September 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule implementing President Obama’s Executive Order 13706, “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors (EO).” The EO requires that for federal contracts issued on or after January 1, 2017, federal contractors and subcontractors must provide their employees “not less than 1 hour of… Read more »