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Residents association stands behind City Council in stalled plastic bag ban
A watchdog group known for keeping its eyes on city affairs filed a brief supporting City Council’s attempt to ban disposable plastic bags in the city.
The 20-year-old Manhattan…
Stuart Johnson Included Among Southern California Rising Stars
Stuart S.V. Johnson has been named by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top young attorneys in California for 2010 in the field of Business Litigation with inclusion in the Rising Stars edition of…
Philip A. Toomey Included in Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine for 2010
Philip A. Toomey has been named by Southern California Super
Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2010 in the field of…
Christopher D. Carico Included in Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine for 2010
Christopher D. Carico has been named by Southern California Super
Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2010 in the field of Estate Planning & Probate. Only five percent…
Chris Carico Included In The Best Lawyers in America
Christopher D. Carico was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011 in the field(s) of Trusts & Estates (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
Since its inception…
What PEOs Need to Ask Prospective Clients
Philip A. Toomey, Esq.
Tough Questions Regarding Harassment
Surprisingly, when conducting due diligence of prospective clients, few PEOs ask the really hard questions about harassment questions that can help assess risk and take proactive steps to protect the PEO’s…
Toomey: Ward off employee theft with internal checks and balances
Published: NATION’S RESTAURANT NEWS www.nrn.com
Date: December 12, 2005
Labor lawyer Philip Toomey said he wasn’t sure if it was something in the air or in the water, but in the past six months, 20 of his…
The PEO and Sexual Harassment Investigations
Philip A. Toomey, Esq
Sexual harassment claims and liability
due to inadequate investigations continue to be growing areas of concern for PEOs. Most PEOs attempt to limit exposure by allocating responsibilities within their client service agreements. However, recent court decisions…
Should You Take an Equity Interest as Your Fee?
Small Firm Business
March 23, 2006
“Because pets don’t drive.” Remember such slogans from the dot-com era when so many people became speculators? They readily bought into dot-com marketing campaigns and accepted stock options as part of…
Keeping a Lock on the Cookie Jar: Protect Yourself From Employee Embezzlement
As a business owner, you want employees who are not only competent, but who are trustworthy with the assets and reputation of your company. This is especially true for employees who have…