CARES Act Updates

April 8, 2020
| Posted in: Corporate & Business Law; Labor & Employment Law

Many businesses have faced challenges with interpreting Federal legislation related to COVID-19. BPJ is working to help interpret recent guidance that has been issued to help alleviate confusion and provide clarity for businesses.

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Coronavirus Update: Federal CARES Act

March 30, 2020

After a tense week of difficult negotiations, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) on Friday, March 27, 2020.

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Updated: Bloomberg Reports Delayed Tax Deadline

March 20, 2020
| Posted in: Corporate & Business Law; Taxation

Bloomberg has reported that the United States Department of the Treasury is pushing the April 15th filing and payment date back for 90 days.

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New Federal Laws Extend Paid Leave and Job Protection for Employees Affected by COVID-19

March 20, 2020
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes two provisions designed to extend job protection and pay for employees affected by COVID-19. Both of these provisions are applicable only to employers with fewer than 500 employees and go into effect on April 2, 2020.

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A Message About COVID-19 from BPJ

March 18, 2020

In the face of the widespread disruption caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, we want to assure you that Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is taking all steps necessary to assure the continuity of services we offer to our clients and the community we serve. Thanks to technology and advanced planning, the firm is positioned to provide uninterrupted access to our legal services while assuring our lawyers and staff can work in a safe environment.

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Laurenzi Joins Burch, Porter & Johnson

Burch, Porter & Johnson is pleased to announce that Larry Laurenzi has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney.

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Halijan Appointed by Tennessee Supreme Court to Second Term on Rules Advisory Commission

Douglas F. Halijan, a partner at Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC in Memphis, has been appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve a second three-year term on the Advisory Commission for the Tennessee Rules of Practice and Procedure, effective January 1, 2020.

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Bar Association Leadership Posts Go To BPJ Lawyers

Three BPJ attorneys step up in 2020, including a future president.

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Newman Receives Lawyer's Lawyer Award

Daily Memphian profile reveals what makes it so well-deserved.

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Hagerman Honored by MBJ as a 2019 Superwoman in Business

October 28, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

No one who knows BPJ labor and employment attorney Jennifer Hagerman would be surprised that she thinks her superpower is persistence.

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