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Title Date Author Category
LEGAL ALERT - FLSA Salary Increase Halted Nov 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Dean T. Buckius
Arlene F. Klinedinst
Labor & Employment
Situs of injury under the longshore act Nov 2016 F. Nash Bilisoly
Spencer Guld
Labor & Employment
Workers' Compensation Defense
GETTING PAID: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Nov 2016 Neil S. Lowenstein
Government Contracts
EMPLOYERS BEWARE: UNPAID OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS MAY COUNT AS EMPLOYEES UNDER THE VIRGINIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT Nov 2016 Jennifer L. Eaton
Labor & Employment
LOANING MONEY TO YOUR OWN BUSINESS Nov 2016 Richard S. Guy
Business
The Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Regulations are Temporarily Enjoined Oct 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Dean T. Buckius
Arlene F. Klinedinst
Labor & Employment
WHAT IS AN A/E’S RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PUBLIC FOR SAFETY BEYOND THE CONTRACTUAL SCOPE OF SERVICES? Oct 2016 J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
CHOOSING ASSOCIATION ATTORNEY IS IMPORTANT DECISION Oct 2016 Deborah M. Casey
Jeremy R. Moss
Community Associations
The Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act Reforms Federal Housing Administration Project Approval Requirements Sep 2016 Deborah M. Casey
Jeremy R. Moss
Community Associations
Books and Records Sep 2016 Deborah M. Casey
Jeremy R. Moss
Community Associations
Short-Term Rentals: A Practical Guide Sep 2016 Deborah M. Casey
Jeremy R. Moss
Community Associations
GUIDANCE FOR VIRGINIA CONTRACTORS HEADING SOUTH OF THE BORDER (TO NORTH CAROLINA) Sep 2016 Construction
UPDATES ON EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY Sep 2016 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Labor & Employment
The Key To Identifying AIA Contract Documents Aug 2016 Sean M. Golden
Commercial Litigation
Labor & Employment
Professional Liability Defense
In Preparing For The FLSA Salary Increase, The Fluctuating Workweek Method And BELO Contract May Not Be Right For Your Business Aug 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Labor & Employment
Federal Aviation Administration Finalizes Rules For Commercial Use Of Drones Aug 2016 James B. Rixey, III
General Litigation
"Who Do You Think is a Longshoreman?" Aug 2016 F. Nash Bilisoly
Labor & Employment
Maritime & Admiralty Law
Workers' Compensation Defense
Practicing Without A Contractor's License: More Than A Slap On The Wrist Jul 2016 Ashley G. Moss
Construction
Construction Defect
General Litigation
Professional Liability Defense
Keep Calm and Carry On: Brexit's Effect Jul 2016 Katharina Kristin Brekke Powers
International Business
Virginia Supreme Court Confirms Employee Firings On The Spot Jul 2016 Neil S. Lowenstein
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Labor & Employment
Criminal Liability For False Representation In Obtaining Building Permit Jul 2016 John R. Lockard
Commercial Litigation
Community Associations
Construction
General Litigation
SBA Issues Final Rule Regarding Affiliation, Calculation of Annual Receipts, Limitations on Subcontracting, and Joint Ventures Jul 2016 Neil S. Lowenstein
Commercial Litigation
Compliance For Government Contractors
Keep It In The Bathroom - If You Can: Effects And Implications Of North Carolina House Bill 2 Jul 2016 General Litigation
Preserve and Maintain Evidence Jun 2016 Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Construction Forecast For 2017 - What Project Types Are Predicted To Be Hot? Jun 2016 George M. Nicholos
Construction
General Accountability Office Proposing Fee for E-Filing Protests Jun 2016 Blake R. Christopher
Construction
Government Contracts
Can't You Get Rid of that Lawsuit? It's Just Sitting There. Jun 2016 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
General Litigation
Drone Law Jun 2016 Spencer Guld
Michael L. Sterling
General Litigation
Fee Schedule Update May 2016 Megan B. Caramore
Workers' Compensation Defense
Businesses Have New Tool to Protect Trade Secrets May 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Dean T. Buckius
Arlene F. Klinedinst
Labor & Employment
Important Changes to FLSA Exempt Status and Overtime Regulations May 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Dean T. Buckius
Arlene F. Klinedinst
Labor & Employment
Chinese Domain Name Scams May 2016 Jane D. Tucker
Business
Intellectual Property
International Business
Understanding Commercial General Liability Insurance May 2016 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Commercial Litigation
Construction
General Litigation
ECOA Analysis May 2016 Banking & Finance
Business
Community Associations
Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy & Collections
General Litigation
Virginia Becomes First State to Formally Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports May 2016 James B. Rixey, III
Banking & Finance
Business
Commercial Real Estate
General Litigation
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors Apr 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Government Contracts
Labor & Employment
SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA CLARIFIES SCOPE OF CONTRACTORS' POTENTIAL LIABILITY FOR DESIGN DEFECTS Apr 2016 John R. Lockard
Construction
Construction Defect
Highway Projects Affected By Cargo Preference Act Changes Apr 2016 Neil S. Lowenstein
Blake R. Christopher
Construction
Government Contracts
Wage and Hour Issues for Tipped Employees Mar 2016 Anne G. Bibeau
Labor & Employment
Tax
Recent Developments in Virginia Regulations “Direct Control and Personal Supervision” of A/E Employees’ Work Mar 2016 J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
The Application of the Amorphous “Death Presumption” in Virginia Workers’ Compensation Mar 2016 Brian L. Sykes
Workers' Compensation Defense
Driver Privacy Act now protects information contained within your vehicle Feb 2016 Spencer Guld
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
On the Lookout for Defamation Claims in the Employee-Employer Context Feb 2016 Sean M. Golden
Labor & Employment
Federally-Funded Highway Projects Impacted by Federal Cargo Preference Act Changes Effective as of February 15, 2016 Feb 2016 Blake R. Christopher
Construction
Government Contracts
The Effect of the New Virginia Department of Labor Initiative to Prevent Worker Misclassification on the Use of Temporary Labor in Construction Feb 2016 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Construction
Labor & Employment
LEGAL ALERT: Temporary staffing agencies may require contractor licensure, depending upon project location, and the answer in Virginia remains unclear Feb 2016 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Construction
Labor & Employment
Protecting Your Business’s Reputation on the Internet Jan 2016 Jennifer L. Eaton
Business
Agency Agreements Jan 2016 Douglas M. Palais
Insurance Coverage Defense
FHWA BA Exemption 2012 Memo Vacated Jan 2016
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The Risk of “Helping Out” an Owner Jan 2016 J. Brandon Sieg
James W. Walker
Construction
Construction Defect
A New Twist to Construction Fraud Jan 2016 Trey R. Kelleter
Construction
White Collar Defense
EDI Compliance Penalty Information Jan 2016 Megan B. Caramore
Workers' Compensation Defense
Will Virginia Adopt a Medical Fee Schedule? Jan 2016 Megan B. Caramore
Workers' Compensation Defense
New Case Law on Wage Loss Benefits After Retirement Jan 2016 Megan B. Caramore
Workers' Compensation Defense
VDOT RBS 2016 Revisions Summary Jan 2016 Patrick A. Genzler
John R. Lockard
Construction
Provision Agreeing to Not Challenge Arbitration Award Voided by Georgia Court Jan 2016 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Beware of background check disclosure risks Dec 2015 Megan B. Caramore
Labor & Employment
Heads up! There's a new policy regarding civil & criminal corporate investigations Dec 2015 Trey R. Kelleter
Government Investigations & Enforcement
White Collar Defense
Call the doctor! Executive order establishes new paid sick leave for federal contractors Dec 2015 Government Contracts
delay damages: don't delay! Dec 2015 Construction
USCIS launches Spanish-language version of “myE-Verify” Dec 2015 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Immigration
Labor & Employment
Unity In Condemnation Actions Dec 2015 Norman W. Shearin
Commercial Real Estate
Five things you should know about DOD Cybersecurity Regulations Nov 2015 Blake R. Christopher
Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Government Contracts
CyberSecurity & Data Privacy
Potential Changes…New Overtime Rules proposed by Department of Labor Nov 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Labor & Employment
Reporting Claims or Potential Claims… Nov 2015 Ashley G. Moss
James W. Walker
Professional Liability Defense
Don’t Let Your Intern Become A Nightmare Nov 2015 Dustin M. Paul
Labor & Employment
It Pays To Notice Nov 2015 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Construction
New Laws Affecting Construction: Part III Nov 2015 James R. Harvey
Construction
Punching Out... Oct 2015 James W. Walker
Business
Labor & Employment
Virginia's New Crowdfunding Law Sep 2015 James B. Rixey, III
Business
An Ounce of Prevention… Sep 2015 Geoffrey G. Hemphill
Business
Department of Labor and Industry Misclassification Policy Sep 2015 Construction
Preserving Small Business Status in Mentor-Protégé Joint Ventures Aug 2015 Business
New Law Limits Virginia Employers’ Ability to Review Employee’s Social Media Accounts Aug 2015 J. Brandon Sieg
Intellectual Property
Understanding the Automatic Stay in a Debtor-General Contractor Bankruptcy Case Aug 2015 Banking & Finance
Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy & Collections
A Word of Caution to Design-Builders Aug 2015 Ashley G. Moss
Construction
Recent Revisions to AAA Rules Aug 2015 Construction
New Laws Affecting Construction: Part II Jul 2015 James R. Harvey
Construction
New Laws Affecting Construction: Part I Jul 2015 James R. Harvey
Construction
Department of Justice Releases Cyber Security Best Practices Jul 2015 Intellectual Property
CyberSecurity & Data Privacy
The Risks of Using Criminal Statutes to Collect Construction Debts Jul 2015 John R. Lockard
Commercial Litigation
Construction
False Claims Act: The Fourth Circuit’s Triple Canopy Decision Jul 2015 Megan B. Caramore
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Insurance Coverage Defense
Call Miss Utility – Call Who & Why? Jul 2015 George M. Nicholos
Construction
Resurgence of Defense Base Act (DBA) Jul 2015
Insurance Coverage for Subcontractor Non-Compliance with Prevailing Wage Laws Jun 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Humphreys v. Lessard Jun 2015 Sean M. Golden
Prospective Waiver of Lien Rights by Subcontractors & Suppliers Jun 2015 James B. Rixey, III
Commercial Litigation
Construction
Changes to North Carolina’s Underground Utility Safety & Damage Protection Act Jun 2015 Gretchen M. Ostroff
Construction
Sunset in Repose... Jun 2015 James W. Walker
Construction
Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law: Part Three Jun 2015 J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
Professional Liability Defense
The Trouble With Certificates May 2015 Douglas M. Palais
Key Questions About Virginia’s Statute of Repose May 2015 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Construction
Don’t Delay: Document, Document, Document & Document Some More May 2015 Construction
Protect Your Trademark from Cybersquatters Apr 2015 Jane D. Tucker
Intellectual Property
CyberSecurity & Data Privacy
You're About To Get Ambushed Apr 2015 Anne G. Bibeau
Labor & Employment
New Executive Actions Relating To U.S. Immigration Law Mar 2015 Immigration
Make Sure You're Covered - Report All Claims And Potential Claims Mar 2015 Ashley G. Moss
Professional Liability Defense
Fourth Circuit Clarifies Federal False Claims Standards in January 2015 Majority Decision Mar 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Commercial Litigation
Government Contracts
Law Tips: Incorporation by Reference Mar 2015 Dustin M. Paul
Commercial Litigation
Are Cyber Attacks An Act of "War" Within The Meaning of Liability Policies? Mar 2015 Douglas M. Palais
Professional Liability Defense
CyberSecurity & Data Privacy
Douglas Palais, Co-author of Virginia CLE "Insurance Law in Virginia" Mar 2015 Douglas M. Palais
Financial Services & Securities
Professional Liability Defense
Contractor Beware: Noncompliance Could Result in False Claims Acts Liability Mar 2015 Banking & Finance
Community Associations
Statutory Subcontract Limits And Requirements For North CarolinaSubcontracts: The Short Summary© Feb 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Government Contracts
North Carolina Mechanic’s Lien Rights: The Short Summary© Feb 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Government Contracts
North Carolina “Little Miller” Payment Bonds: The Short Summary© Feb 2015 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Government Contracts
Industry Opposes Senator McCain’s Jones Act Repeal Rider to Keystone Pipeline Bill Feb 2015 Daniel R. Weckstein
Property Owners Duty of ____? Jan 2015 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Commercial Litigation
Construction
What Recourse Do You Have When A Competitor Protests Your Government Contract Reward? Jan 2015 Anthony J. Mazzeo
Construction
Government Contracts
Policy Changes In Government Contracting Regarding The Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Persons (LGBT) Jan 2015 George M. Nicholos
Government Contracts
Warranty Provisions Deserve Careful Consideration from Contractors Jan 2015 Construction
Professional Liability Defense
Foreign Owners of U. S. Businesses - Time is Running Out… Jan 2015 Katharina Kristin Brekke Powers
Business
International Business
New Updates To COBRA Notices Include Affordable Care Act Information Dec 2014 James B. Rixey, III
Business
Labor & Employment
New OSHA Reporting Requirements Effective January 1, 2015 Dec 2014 Megan B. Caramore
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Workers' Compensation Defense
Searching for Substantial Similarity between Architectural Works in the Fourth Circuit Dec 2014 Sean M. Golden
J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
Intellectual Property
You Can't Copy What You Can't See. Why "Access" Is So Important In Copyright Infringement Cases Oct 2014 Sean M. Golden
Construction
Intellectual Property
Mechanic's Liens: Part 2. Practical Risks Oct 2014 John R. Lockard
Commercial Litigation
Construction
General Litigation
Mechanic's Liens: Part 1. Technical Risks Oct 2014 John R. Lockard
Commercial Litigation
Construction
General Litigation
No Written Change Orders Sep 2014 Construction
An Introduction To Copyright Law For Architects Sep 2014 J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
Intellectual Property
Just Sign Here Aug 2014 James W. Walker
Accounting Malpractice
Are All Damages Equal? Jun 2014 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Accounting Malpractice
Primer On Virginia's Data Breach Law: Part Two Jun 2014 Blake R. Christopher
Primer On Virginia's Data Breach Law: Part One Jun 2014 Blake R. Christopher
For Subcontractors-Incorporation by Reference-A Contract Clause Worth Negotiating May 2014 Construction
Construction Defect
Email Is Not Private Dec 2013 Patrick A. Genzler
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Construction Defect
ASBCA Holds That Of Contracting Officer’s Decision Does Preclude Appeal Challenging Performance Evaluations Dec 2013 Neil S. Lowenstein
Construction
Government Contracts
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Be Careful What You Say About That Company Dec 2013 Sean M. Golden
Accounting Malpractice
Commercial Litigation
Summary of New Rules Regarding Section 503 Of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Dec 2013 J. Brandon Sieg
Construction
Construction Defect
When Employee’s Personal Problems Could Become Yours – Avoiding Liability of Garnishments Nov 2013 Business
Confusion Surrounds a New Virginia Law on Employees’ Personal Identifying Information Sep 2013 Anne G. Bibeau
Labor & Employment
Can I File a Bid Protest Over an IDIQ Task Order? Sep 2013 Anthony J. Mazzeo
Construction
What Makes An Expert Witness An Expert? Who Makes a Good Expert Witness? Jul 2013 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Commercial Litigation
Claims Relating to Violations of Moving and Hauling Permits Jul 2013 John R. Lockard
Construction
Risks of Indemnification Clauses Jul 2013 Patrick A. Genzler
Construction
Worker’s Compensation In Virginia: Employer Basics Jul 2013 Megan B. Caramore
Workers' Compensation Defense
Court Questions Teaming Agreement Jun 2013 Michael L. Sterling
Construction
From A Sunk Cost To Recoverable Money: Attempting To Recoup Attorneys Fees In Collection Cases May 2013 Business
Protect Your Brand Name From Infringing Domain Names By Registering With The New Trademark Clearing House May 2013 Jane D. Tucker
Intellectual Property
Proposed Rule On The Detection And Avoidance Of Counterfeit Electronic Parts In Government Contracting May 2013 Katharina Kristin Brekke Powers
Joint Ventures & Double BPOL May 2013 Geoffrey G. Hemphill
Business
ERISA & Employee Benefits
Labor & Employment
Tax
Jones Act Or Longeshore Act? May 2013 Labor & Employment
Workers' Compensation Defense
Construction Site Falls, Injuries, And Fines Apr 2013 George M. Nicholos
Construction
Construction Defect
Government Contracts
Public-Private Partnerships: Conflicting Interests between Design-Builder and Designer Apr 2013 Michael L. Sterling
Construction
Miller Act Payment Bond Protections Do Not Extend To Third-Tier Subcontractors Apr 2013 Megan B. Caramore
Business
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Rebound In Construction Activity? Mar 2013 George M. Nicholos
Construction Defect
Government Contracts
Construction
We Won The Contract, But Then Discovered A Mistake In Our Bid. Now What? Mar 2013 Anthony J. Mazzeo
Construction
Environmental
Government Contracts
Government Investigations & Enforcement
New Restrictions On Mechanic's Lien In Virginia Mar 2013 James R. Harvey
Commercial Litigation
Construction
Construction Defect
Eminent Domain & Land Use
Government Contracts
International Business
Professional Liability Defense
Surety & Fidelity Law
A CORPORATE ENTITY: A MEANS TO LIMITING LIABILITY, BUT NOT JUST A SHIELD Jul 2012 Sean M. Golden
Business
Commercial Litigation
Construction
Construction Defect
AM I RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT? Jul 2012 Neil S. Lowenstein
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Commercial Litigation
Construction
Construction Defect
Environmental
Government Contracts
KEEPING THIRD PARTIES AT ARM’S LENGTH Jul 2012 Edward (Ned) E. Nicholas, III
Accounting Malpractice
Commercial Litigation
Construction
Construction Defect
OSHA GUIDELINES PUT A DAMPER ON EMPLOYEE SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAMS Jul 2012 Business
General Litigation
Workers' Compensation Defense
NEW RULE ON DISTRACTED SERVICE VEHICLE DRIVING MAKES UNSAFE HABITS EXPENSIVE Jul 2012

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