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SAFE Banking Act – A Historic Marijuana Reform Bill

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SAFE Banking Act – A Historic Marijuana Reform Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a standalone marijuana reform bill for the first time in history on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Sponsored in the House by Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) and in the Senate by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the SAFE Banking Act of 2019 grants safe harbor for banks and credit unions who provide financial […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd LLP is Pleased to Announce EIGHT firm attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. TWO of the attorneys, W. CHARLES CURLEY and JOHN G. FARNAN, have also received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. W. CHARLES […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partners JONATHAN A. GOOD and JAMES (JAY) L. NABORS, III

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partners JONATHAN A. GOOD and JAMES (JAY) L. NABORS, III

JONATHAN A. GOOD brings extensive experience in employment and labor, health care, business, and transactional matters. Specifically, Jon represents his clients in FLSA, retaliation, ERISA, workers’ compensation, and related employment claims. He also advises on medical board issues, long term care matters, and HIPAA compliance. In business litigation and transactional matters, Jon provides counsel on breach […]

SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

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SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

On April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No.17-988, holding that courts may not compel class-wide arbitration based on an arbitration agreement that is ambiguous as to whether the parties agreed to arbitrate on a class basis.  Varela sued Lamps Plus in federal district court. The parties […]