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A new rule defining habitat could narrow the scope of land eligible for designation as critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act. A key provision of the ESA is the designation of critical habitat. Listing a species as threatened or… Continue reading Gavel to Gavel: Habitat Definition Critical to Threatened, Endangered Species
The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) has appointed Crowe & Dunlevy attorney Mark A. Craige to its Board of Regents. Continue reading Crowe & Dunlevy Attorney Honored by Insolvency Law Group
A new federal rule aimed at clarifying who is an employee versus who is an independent contractor is scheduled to go into effect May 7, 2021. Labor & Employment Practice Group member Michael R. Pacewicz discusses the Biden administration’s preference… Continue reading Changes Expected to Federal Labor Rule
The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020, or TMA, was signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020, and is the latest in a series of initiatives to update and strengthen U.S. trademark law. The TMA makes it easier for trademark owners… Continue reading Trademark Modernization Act Sets New Procedures, Rules
Employers in the city of Dallas can now disregard the Dallas paid sick leave ordinance. The ordinance, found in Chapter 20 of the Dallas City Code, originally went into effect on August 1, 2019, and required employers with five or… Continue reading Federal Judge Says Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Violates State Minimum Wage Law
The directors of Crowe & Dunlevy elected attorney Roger A. Stong to serve as the firm’s president and CEO for 2021 and named four other attorneys to serve on its executive committee. Continue reading New Executive Committee Named at Crowe & Dunlevy
The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma could potentially have much broader state and tribal jurisdiction implications. Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group Chair Mike McBride III discusses the history of the Five Tribes as well… Continue reading How We Got to McGirt, ‘the Most Important Sovereignty Decision in the History of Oklahoma’
The Oklahoma House of Representatives recently passed the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (OCDPA) requiring businesses to inform consumers of how their personal information is being used. Anthony Hendricks and Jordan E.M. Sessler discuss the OCDPA’s opt-in requirement and the… Continue reading Is Oklahoma About to Change Data Privacy as We Know it?
Benchmark Litigation has named Oklahoma City-based Crowe & Dunlevy as its Oklahoma Firm of the Year for 2021. Firm receives seventh honor in last nine years. Continue reading Benchmark Litigation Awards ‘Firm of the Year’ to Crowe & Dunlevy
This is not a leadership “how to” article. It is an article borne out of Women’s History Month and a rumination about leadership and the presumptions on which leaders are or are not chosen. Dictionary definitions of “leadership” and “leader”… Continue reading Leadership Presumptions