Law firm hosting Kicks & Cocktails for health-care providers

May 17 event in Barrie will feature self-defence class, cocktail reception in support of the Compassionate Justice Fund

Oatley Vigmond, an award-winning personal injury law firm in Ontario, is hosting a special event on May 17, 2023 between 6 and 9 pm called Kicks & Cocktails at Liberty North located at 100 Caplan Ave., in Barrie.

It will feature a self-defence class for local health-care providers and lawyers, followed by a cocktail reception. The goal of the event is to raise awareness and funds for the Compassionate Justice Fund, in collaboration with the Ontario Brain

DOJ Fails Again in a No-Poach Prosecution

A Ruling and Order issued on April 28, 2023 by the US District Court for the District of Connecticut in United States v. Patel, et al. ran the government’s losing streak to four failed trials seeking to criminally prosecute alleged wage-fixing and no-poach agreements.

To review, in 2016 the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued Antitrust Guidance for Human Resources Professionals that warned of potential criminal prosecutions for so-called “naked” no-poach agreements, ie , agreements among competing businesses to restrict hiring or compensation of employees, untethered to any legitimate collaborative relationship.

Since 2020, the DOJ …

Law firm Fox Rothschild shakes up top leadership

Law firm Fox Rothschild shakes up top leadership

(Reuters) – US law firm Fox Rothschild said Monday that Todd Rodriguez, a longterm leader of the firm’s healthcare group, will take over as firmwide managing partner effective April 1.

Rodriguez succeeds Mark Morris, a real estate lawyer who has served as the Philadelphia-founded firm’s managing partner since 2017. Morris will become chair, replacing current chair Mark Silow.

Rodriguez, who has served as co-chair of the firm’s healthcare department since 2008, said Silow and Morris have built a “very healthy and robust firm” with a diversity of people and practice areas, and he views his charge as “continuing that legacy