Jason Klinowski participated in a panel of industry leaders at Texas International Produce Association’s Viva Fresh show who discussed upcoming changes to importing and selling tomatoes from Mexico in the US. https://www.thepacker.com/article/panel-urges-tomato-industry-be-prepared-disruptions.
They’re young. They’re talented. They’re the future of Birmingham’s business world. Meet the 2019 Top 40 Under 40.
Rod Evans has been named a winner of the 2018 Audrey Gaston Howard Award. Click here for details.
A new form I-9 has been issued. Employers are required to use it by September 18, 2017.
Click here for the details of this new requirement for employers.
Click here to read important information for employers regarding hiring minors in Alabama.
On February 20, 2016, associate Lauren Walker will help to select Ohio’s Distinguished Young Woman 2016. An Ohio native, Lauren represented her state in the program in 2008 (formerly Ohio’s Junior Miss) and will judge this year’s 58th annual program. America’s Distinguished Young Women is a scholarship program for high school senior girls. Each state sends a representative to Mobile, Alabama every year to compete in the national program. The program provides an opportunity for the young women across the country to gain interview skills, public speaking experience, and self-confidence, as well as make lifelong friendships. Each year, the program makes over $820 million in scholarships available to its participants as a result of sponsorships, donations, and university participation.
Jason R. Klinowski has become a Member of the firm. He practices in the areas of food and agricultural law, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation, and is the Editor of The Fresh Facts Blog.
Matthew S. Hale has joined the firm as an Associate. His practice will be in the areas of banking and finance, business law, commercial transactions, and real estate law. He received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Lauren G. Walker has joined the firm as an Associate. Her practice will be in the areas of insurance law, construction law, agricultural and food law, and civil litigation. She received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating magna cum laude.
The firm was a sponsor of Cumberland School of Law’s Donor Appreciate Weekend featuring four peformance events and a continuing legal education workshop on Shakespeare and the law.