Could Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow Lawsuit Get Trapped in a Spider Web?

2021-09-13T14:38:42-04:00

Bryan Tyson As Marvel fans are well aware, Disney recently released the much-anticipated movie Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson as the superhero and member of the Avengers. How the movie got released, however, is the subject of current litigation between Disney and Johansson. Johansson claims Marvel had a contract with her to release the movie [...]

Could Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow Lawsuit Get Trapped in a Spider Web?2021-09-13T14:38:42-04:00

The COVID-19 Vaccination and Running your Business

2021-04-12T09:31:44-04:00

By: Clay Campbell North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently announced that all adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccines on April 7th. So far, the state has had well over 4 million total doses administered. As the vaccination numbers continue to increase, you may be wondering how to navigate reopening, if you have [...]

The COVID-19 Vaccination and Running your Business2021-04-12T09:31:44-04:00

Three Activities to Consider Before Starting a Business with a Partner (Irrespective of Whether You’re Sherlock Holmes, Bruce Wayne, or Tom Brady)

2021-03-09T13:31:31-05:00

By: Bryan L. Tyson Sherlock Holmes has Dr. Watson; Batman has Robin, and even Tom Brady has Rob Gronkowski.  In many endeavors in life, it’s easier and more advisable not to go at it alone, and the same can be said for a business. However, suppose you’re thinking of starting a business with someone [...]

Three Activities to Consider Before Starting a Business with a Partner (Irrespective of Whether You’re Sherlock Holmes, Bruce Wayne, or Tom Brady)2021-03-09T13:31:31-05:00

Non-Disclosure Agreements: If it’s right for Kanye, is it right for you?

2021-02-02T14:11:14-05:00

By Bryan Tyson We love it when celebrity life crosses paths with law life. And in the latest installment of this, a recent news report claims that Kanye West’s apparel company, Yeezy, has filed suit against a former intern for allegedly breaching a non-disclosure agreement by posting photos of the company’s merchandise on Instagram. [...]

Non-Disclosure Agreements: If it’s right for Kanye, is it right for you?2021-02-02T14:11:14-05:00

Senate Passes PPP Flexibilty Act

2020-06-05T11:41:53-04:00

Since the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was rolled out a few months ago in response to Covid-19, many questions have been raised on what the funds can be used for, along with what the repayment terms would be. The program was not without its issues, but a new Act is hoping to provide more [...]

Senate Passes PPP Flexibilty Act2020-06-05T11:41:53-04:00

The Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act: Round 2

2020-04-28T15:32:32-04:00

By Matthew Marcellino On April 24, 2020, the folks in Washington, D.C. signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act (Enhancement Act). Similar to Round 1, addressed in brief below, provides approximately $310 billion in funding to replenish the federal Paycheck Protection Program (Round 1). In that legislation, there [...]

The Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act: Round 22020-04-28T15:32:32-04:00

Common Rent Questions for SMBs in the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-04-21T12:24:24-04:00

By Clay Campbell With the current stay-at-home order in place, many businesses deemed “non-essential” have had to cut hours or close completely. For many, they wonder how they will make it through this pandemic. There are a few options that some businesses may not know they have when it comes to paying rent, and [...]

Common Rent Questions for SMBs in the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-04-21T12:24:24-04:00

Recent Case Reinforces Importance of Morals Clauses and “For Cause” Language in Executive Employment Agreements

2020-03-25T12:19:03-04:00

By Bryan Tyson On Wednesday, March 4, a jury in the District of Columbia found that former PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley violated his employment contract with the television network, assessing $1.5 million in damages against Smiley.  More specifically, the jury found: (1) that Smiley was fired on account of allegations of sexual [...]

Recent Case Reinforces Importance of Morals Clauses and “For Cause” Language in Executive Employment Agreements2020-03-25T12:19:03-04:00

Executive Wrongful Termination: 5 Steps to Take Before It Happens

2020-02-14T15:16:25-05:00

Executive Wrongful Termination: 5 Steps to Take Before It Happens As reported by CNBC, a former senior vice president of finance at e-cigarette maker Juul recently filed a wrongful termination lawsuit alleging he was fired in retaliation for raising various product safety issues at the company. While Juul has denied the allegations of the [...]

Executive Wrongful Termination: 5 Steps to Take Before It Happens2020-02-14T15:16:25-05:00

Your Business Has a Lot More in Common with Amazon Than You Think!

2019-05-29T00:30:16-04:00

The story that everyone is talking about: Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos and their divorce. In a prior blog, we discussed that the Bezos’ didn’t have a prenuptial agreement and what that meant for the division of their property. Washington, their state of residence, is a community property state. As a reminder, with the community property [...]

Your Business Has a Lot More in Common with Amazon Than You Think!2019-05-29T00:30:16-04:00