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HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Erin Olshever Joins Husch Blackwell's Chattanooga Office

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Olshever comes to Husch Blackwell from New York City, where she practiced corporate real estate law and gained broad experience handling a diverse client portfolio.

Judge: Evidence lacking in class action alleging Orijen dog food was harmful to pets

By Charmaine Little | Feb 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Wisconsin has dismissed a class action lawsuit, finding no evidence to support allegations that a brand of dog food was contaminated with heavy metals.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Nikelle Meade Named to Austin Black Business Journal Top 10 Central Texas Lawyers

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Nikelle Meade, partner in Husch Blackwell’s Real Estate & Development Group, has been named a 2019 Top 10 Central Texas Lawyer by the Austin Black Business Journal.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: John Cruciani Named Fellow by the American College of Bankruptcy

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) has selected Husch Blackwell partner John Cruciani as a Fellow in its 30th class, which will be inducted into the ACB in March 2019.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Derek Taylor Elected to NAIOP Wisconsin Board of Directors

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Derek Taylor has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of NAIOP Wisconsin.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Chalon Clark Named 2019 Minority Business Leader in Dallas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 2, 2019

The Minority Business Leader Award program, now in its twelfth year, honors men and women throughout Dallas-Fort Worth for exceptional business and community leadership.

Lawsuit claims Yeti Rambler Colster does not securely hold drinks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 17, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Three consumers allege a Yeti product does not securely hold cans and bottles in place as advertised.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Michael Fielding Receives Top Legal Innovation Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Missouri Lawyers Weekly has recognized Husch Blackwell partner Michael Fielding among the honorees in the publication’s inaugural Top Legal Innovation Awards.

After narrow win, heads turn towards new Wisconsin AG's approach on ACA, opioids, redistricting and more

By John Breslin | Dec 3, 2018

MADISON, WISC. (Legal Newsline) - Following an $8.5 million race and a slim victory for the seat of the state's chief law enforcer, legal observers are focused on how new Attorney General Josh Kaul will approach some thorny issues and ongoing litigation when he takes up his position in January.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP- MISSOURI: Nine Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 has listed nine Husch Blackwell attorneys from the firm’s Chattanooga office.

Machine operator fired for reporting on the job injuries to receive $100,000

By Marian Johns | Oct 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — A machine operator employed by Wisconsin-based Dura-Fibre LLC has been awarded $100,000 in back wages by U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Wisconsin to resolve charges the company fired the employee for reporting injuries to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Federal government alleges Walmart denied religious accommodation to assistant manager

By Marian Johns | Oct 1, 2018

MADISON, Wis. — The federal government has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Inc., and Walmart Stores East LP in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, alleging the company refused a religious accommodations request made by an assistant manager.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Three Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to KC Techweek 100

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Jeff Simon, Nathan Oleen and Ed Wilson have been named to the 2018 Kansas City Techweek 100.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Wisconsin Law Journal Names Eisenmann and Vercauteren to 2018 ‘Up and Coming' List

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Erik Eisenmann and Jeff Vercauteren represent Husch Blackwell on a list recognizing the rising stars of Wisconsin’s legal community.

Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.

Time Warner Cable purchaser accused of moving employee with night blindness to evening shift

By Marian Johns | Sep 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against the purchaser of Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications LLC, for allegedly moving an employee with night blindness and cataracts back to an evening shift in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

U.S. accuses University of Wisconsin of age discrimination

By Marian Johns | Aug 15, 2018

MADISON, Wis. — The federal government is suing the University of Wisconsin over allegations the school hired a 23-year old over a 53-year old former employee with 25 years of experience because of age discrimination.

Maker of Scott flushable wipes, defending itself in lawsuit, says it never claimed they were synthetic-free

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 13, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Kimberly-Clark Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that the "natural" label on Scott flushable wipes is misleading.

Retired AA Management Group employee files suit over fraud allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin man has filed suit against his former employer over allegations facts were omitted from him before he accepted an early retirement offer.

Menard alleges the NLRB is exceeding authority in action over independent contractors

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

MADISON, Wisc. (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin corporation that sells home improvement goods alleges a federal agency has exceeded its authority regarding a lawsuit.

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