The West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis has announced they will begin to accept applications on December 19, 2019, from companies seeking to operate as marijuana growers, processors, distributors or laboratories within the state
National retailer Big Lots Stores, Inc., will pay $100,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney John R. “Jack” Merinar Jr. has been inducted as a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Merinar is the fifth Steptoe & Johnson attorney to be inducted as a fellow.
Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of Project Guardian, a new initiative designed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country. Specifically, Project Guardian focuses on investigating, prosecuting, and preventing gun crimes.
On November 17, 2019, Arthur Bryant, Of Counsel at Bailey Glasser and Chairman Emeritus of Public Justice, is scheduled to speak on and moderate a panel on Ethical Issues in Class Actions at the National Consumer Law Center’s 50th Anniversary Consumer Rights Litigation Conference and Class Action Symposium.
Kelsey B. Caudill has joined Steptoe & Johnson’s Huntington office. Caudill is adept at handling multiple types of litigation and represents clients in a variety of industries throughout West Virginia and Kentucky.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has been ranked nationally in mining law for the second consecutive year according to the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” a peer-review companion publication of The Best Lawyers in America®.