Posts from Labor & Employment Law

Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA

Six attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been recognized as outstanding practitioners in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

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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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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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Bar Association Leadership Posts Go To BPJ Lawyers

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

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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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BPJ Employment Attorney Lisa Krupicka Gave Bosses Some Good Advice

August 21, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Labor and employment attorney Lisa A. Krupicka spoke on “What Every Boss Should Know” earlier this month at Lunch in the Know, sponsored by the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council.

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23 Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® 2020 List

Twenty-three lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication.

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BPJ Attorney Lisa Krupicka to Present at Greater Memphis Chamber Lunch in the Know Event

July 15, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

The Greater Memphis Chamber hosts Lunch in the Know with Lisa Krupicka presenting "What Every Boss Should Know." The session will be held on Wednesday, August 7 from 11:30am - 1:00 pm at Baptist Memorial Healthcare Memphis Campus.

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BPJ Member Jennifer Shorb Hagerman Achieves Prestigious Fellowship

After an extensive nomination process and 20 years of legal practice, BPJ Member Jennifer Shorb Hagerman has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

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BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson Wins TBA Leadership Award

At the recent graduation ceremonies of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law (TBALL) class, BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson was surprised to hear that she had been awarded the 2019 Larry Dean Wilkes Award, named for the former TBA President who championed bar leadership across the state and passed away in 2011.

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