David Jennis and Daniel Etlinger presented on June 10, 2021 on the topic Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool for Small Businesses. You can view a video the program at https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/zKAH5V-hwWcr1UbAlOavUnf6b25pOoLH-WmDud703lwW9JZ5nIJ9wVWIfhnncOoq.vTTIJihdb0qdRK-Y (passcode C&ccnDW2).
On April 21, 2021 the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc. in Case Number 19-14434. The full opinion can be found here. The appeal addresses a question of first impression under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which essentially asks: does a communication between
Facebook has tapped Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton for its first Law Firm Diversity Champion Award. The award recognizes Kilpatrick Townsend’s dedication to diversity in its staffing of Facebook matters and its overall diversity program, according to a law firm press release and an article by the American Lawyer. Facebook chose Kilpatrick Townsend after gathering diversity data from 40 of its
A federal appeals court is allowing a Maryland federal judge to consider new evidence of an alleged discriminatory motive in the Commerce Department’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, ruled Tuesday, a day after U.S. District Judge George Hazel issued an opinion explaining his ruling last
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. According to USA Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said he would sign a bill passed Wednesday saying “it shall not be a ‘reasonable explanation or excuse’ … when the defendant’s conduct resulted from the discovery, knowledge or disclosure