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Employers Must Play by New Overtime Rules

June 24, 2016

Most Employees Paid Less Than $47,476 a Year Will Get Overtime Pay The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced its final regulations making major changes to the definitions of executive, administrative, and profession...

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Steve Szuch Becomes Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law

June 3, 2016

Steve Szuch has successfully completed the process through the Ohio State Bar Association (“OSBA”) to become a Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law. OSBA certification is a voluntary process through which attorney...

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Spengler Nathanson Completes Annual Firm Service Projec

December 11, 2015

Each year, Spengler Nathanson’s attorneys and staff choose a service project to work on together. This year, the firm selected Lucas County Canine Care & Control. Lucas County Canine Care & Control serves all of Lu...

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Sarah Skow Selected for Statewide Community Service Award

December 4, 2015

The Ohio State Bar Foundation selected Sarah Skow as the 2015 recipient of the Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under. As the daughter of a judge, Sarah understands that the bedrock of democracy is...

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Jim Jeffery Celebrates 50 years with Spengler Nathanson

December 1, 2015

Fifty years ago in 1965, the #1 song was a Beatles song entitled “Help!,” which included John Lennon’s lyrics of “Help, I need somebody. Help, not just anybody.” It was during this same year, on October 27, 1965 to be exac...

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Spengler Nathanson Attorneys Named to 2016 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”

November 27, 2015

Spengler Nathanson P.L.L. is pleased to announce that a number of its attorneys have been named to the 2016 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”: James R. Jeffery in the areas of Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Land Us...

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Timeshares in Mexico – Buyer and Seller Beware

September 4, 2015

The lure of sunny weather, beautiful beaches and relative affordability has persuaded many American and Canadian citizens to purchase timeshare vacation packages in Mexico. While such purchases work well for some, many peo...

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Anticipated Overtime Regulation Changes: What Now?

August 7, 2015

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act exempts from its minimum wage and overtime pay requirements persons employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity, as such terms are defined from time to t...

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Broader Protection Against Workplace Bias

June 26, 2015

In EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., decided June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held that job applicants – and, by extension, employees – have broad protection against workplace bias. Employers must take noti...

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Spengler Nathanson Welcomes Bill Meyer

June 8, 2015

Long-time Toledo attorney Bill Meyer joined Spengler Nathanson in May 2015, in an of-counsel capacity. Bill practices primarily in the areas of immigration and nationality law and has represented thousands of individuals i...

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Sixth Circuit Issues Telecommuting Decision Favorable to Employers

June 5, 2015

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act involving a telecommuting request from a Ford employee who suffered from...

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Gerry Kowalski Named “Distinguished Toledo Lawyer”

June 3, 2015

On May 8, 2015, Gerry Kowalski received the “Distinguished Toledo Lawyer” award during the Toledo Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon. Each year on this occasion, an attorney is recognized who has contributed to the communi...

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