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New Poster Required for Federal Contractors

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released its supplemental poster which must be used by employers who qualify as federal government contractors and subcontractors. Federal contractors must display the newly released supplemental poster along with the “EEO is the Law” posters required for all employers covered by nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity Read More…

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Betsy Kamin Tosses Opening Pitch for Astros

Strasburger’s Betsy Kamin, Houston partner-in-charge, threw out the first pitch in the Astros game against the Oakland Athletics on Friday September 18, 2015. The Astros selected Kamin to recognize the 25th Anniversary of Susan G. Komen Houston, a group with whom she has actively worked for many years. A former president of Komen Houston, Kamin chairs Read More…

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Women in Business: Financial Planning for Life’s Stages

As seen in San Antonio Woman (September 2015) In estate planning, the first step is the hardest. “I don’t want people to feel like it’s such a morbid thing to think about,” says McLaughlin. Yes, you have to face your mortality when creating a will, but “for all the years that I’ve been doing this, Read More…

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Procedural Rulings from Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 Term

Although blockbuster rulings on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage garnered the limelight in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term, the Supreme Court also addressed some more mundane procedural issues. Here are several opinions of interest to federal court practitioners. Federal Tort Claim Act time limits are subject to equitable tolling. United States v. Read More…