How Smaller Firms Are Attracting Bigger Clients

Smaller law firms are putting their hands up for work that was once automatically bestowed on only the largest of firms. The reason for the new shift in firm size is simple: corporate clients want lower rates and more personalized attention. For those reasons, Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC has found itself in a unique […]

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When are non-compete clauses too restrictive?

When it comes to non-compete clauses in employment agreements or employee handbooks, the first thing that comes to mind is that the position must be one that is of utter importance to the employer;  that the employee is going to access to trade secrets and other confidential information.  However, non-compete clauses are finding their way […]

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The Seventh Circuit Finds that Sexual Orientation Is Still Not a Protected Class Under Title VII

The Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, recently rejected a professor’s claim that she had been unlawfully denied full-time employment because of her sexual orientation. Hively v. Ivy Tech Comm. College, 2016 WL 439703 (7th Cir. July 28, 2016). The case was brought by Kimberly Hively, a lesbian, part time adjunct professor at Ivy Tech […]

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