Margaret Everett, of counsel in the Vorys Cleveland office, authored an article for Crain’s Cleveland Business. In the article, Everett states that an estimated 200,000 Ohio employers might be eligible for premium refunds from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) following a settlement in litigation between state-funded employers and the BWC.
Heather Lutz, an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the litigation group, authored an article for Crain’s Cleveland Business. In the article, Lutz describes the common types of the licenses that protect open source software code.
Whitney Gibson and Jordan Cohen, attorneys in the firm’s internet defamation group, authored a column entitled “How A Hotel's Anti-Negative Review Policy Backfired,” which appeared in the August 6, 2014 edition of Hospitality Law360.
Carey Jordan and Iona Kaiser, partners in the Houston office and members of the intellectual property group, co-authored an article for Nanotechnology Law & Business titled "2013 Nanotechnology Patent Literature Review: Graphitic Carbon-Based Nanotechnology and Energy Applications Are on the Rise."
Jackie Ford, a partner in the Vorys Houston and Columbus offices, authored an article for Texas Lawyer titled “NLRB, Fifth Circuit Sacrifice Employee Privacy for Speculation.” The article was about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's decision to uphold the National Labor Relations Board finding in Flex Frac Logistics v. NLRB.
Whitney Gibson, a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and the leader of the firm’s internet defamation practice, authored an article for HOTELS Magazine titled “How to Protect Against False Online Reviews.” In the article, Gibson outlines the importance of having a positive online reputation in the hotel industry.
Herb Hedden and Judy Marsh, both partners in the firm’s Columbus office, authored a chapter for Mergers and Acquisitions of Franchise Companies (Second Edition, 2014, American Bar Association). Hedden and Marsh’s chapter is titled “Real Estate Matters in Acquisitions and Mergers.”
Whitney Gibson, a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and the leader of the firm’s internet defamation group, authored an article for Social Media Explorer titled “Celebrity Spokespersons and the Federal Trade Commission.”
Lisa Forbes, a partner in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the litigation group, authored an article titled "Avoiding Liability: Considerations and Guidelines for Not-for-Profit Directors and Officers" for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
Jeffrey E. Smith, Anthony D. Weis and Thomas O. Ruby, partners in the Columbus office, authored this article on Issues in Participation Agreements, Continued for the Spring 2014 issue of The Bankers' Statement.
Brenda K. Bowers, of counsel in the Columbus office, authored this article on Ohio House Bill — The Ohio Legacy Trust Act and Due Diligence Concerns for the Spring 2014 issue of The Bankers' Statement.
Susanne M. Hopkins, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, authored this article on Patent Trolls Continue to Target Financial Institutions, but Change May Be Near for the Spring 2014 issue of The Bankers' Statement.
Kevin Gormly, a partner in the Pittsburgh office, and Abbi Marusic, an associate in the Pittsburgh office, provided the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Update in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Mineral Law Newsletter, Vol. 31, No. 2. The article covered the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Act 13 decision, the new provisions of the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Lease Act, Pennsylvania natural gas severance tax, and seismic testing litigation.
Paige Kohn, an associate in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group, authored “E-Data Explosion: Growth in Electronic Information Drives New Costs and Approaches to Litigation” for the June 2014 edition of Columbus C.E.O. magazine.
Vorys Attorneys Fredrick Waite, Kimberly Young and William Barrett authored an article for Prime Magazine, which is published by Steel Orbis. The article, was titled "US Whistleblower Statute Aims to Combat Schemes to Evade AD/CVD Duties."