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Recent Articles / Publications

New Orleans Labor and Employment Partner Brooke Duncan and Associate Kate Brownlee authored “Overtime Regulation Change: As of December 1, salaried workers making under $47,476 will have to be paid for overtime. How will this effect local business?” for the July 2016 issue of Biz New Orleans. The article offers an update on the new overtime rules and recommendations for employer best practices in preparation for the change.
7/13/2016
Special Counsel Susan E. Mack with the Jacksonville office of Adams and Reese authored “Five Pragmatic Tips - Conducting Effective Internal Investigations” appearing in the 2016 2nd Quarter Newsletter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) North Florida Chapter.
7/7/2016
Tampa Special Counsel Christopher Roach and Associate Ira Gonzalez authored “Will Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contracts Become Extinct?” for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Products Liability Practice Points online publication. The article appears in the May 25th, 2016 edition.
7/7/2016

Recent Newsletters / Alerts

Even businesses that have well-developed emergency policies will face many questions related to employee leave and safety during and after a natural disaster. The recent catastrophic flooding in Louisiana has resulted not only in damage to business properties, but also to the homes and neighborhoods of its employees.
8/19/2016
On August 18, 2016, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon issued an Emergency Rule that will impact the adjustment of claims related to the recent catastrophic flooding in over 20 Louisiana parishes. This Rule will be in effect until September 10, 2016.
8/19/2016
In a new, unpublished decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Fourth Circuit affirmed a bankruptcy court’s order re-characterizing a portion of a loan to a bankruptcy debtor purchased by a creditor as equity instead of debt, impairing that creditor’s ability to recover from the debtor.
8/19/2016

Recent Seminars / Presentations

With the success of two prior conferences, the Memphis World Trade Club, Adams and Reese, FedEx, Canada and CN Worldwide are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Memphis Multi Modal Conference, “Global Logistics and the Global Economy." The conference brings together the transportation and logistics industry in a stimulating forum that encourages dialogue with and insight from Federal, State and local officials as well as leading intermodal and international experts from Fortune 500 companies.  The conference will be held at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Avenue, in Memphis on May 11 and 12.
Building on the success of three prior conferences, the Memphis World Trade Club, CN, Flextronics, Adams and Reese LLP, and FedEx are partnering with other corporate supporters and Canada to host the 4th Annual Memphis Multi Modal Conference, “Memphis: Gateway to the World."  Drawing from a wide representative range in the transportation and logistics industry, the conference offers a stimulating forum comprised of leading intermodal and international experts from Fortune 500 businesses, as well as representatives from Federal, State and local government.  The conference will be held at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Avenue in Memphis on May 11 and 12.

Recent Events

(CLE) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003. 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 - Baton Rouge, LA
Adams and Reese is hosting a Forestry Law Seminar in conjunction with the College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas on Thursday, April 21, 2005.  The one-day seminar is designed for professional law managers, landowners, private consultants, bankers, industrial foresters and realtors.
4/21/2005