I often look to history to gain perspective on the present. The wisdom of the ages reminds us that opportunities can be seized, challenges overcome, and even our biggest fears faced down. This holiday season, I want to thank our clients and colleagues alike for never failing to inspire us...
The Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2021-49 on August 4th providing additional guidance on the employee retention credit (ERC). This Notice addresses one of the most frequent questions we receive: Are wages paid to an employee who owns more than 50% (majority owner) of a corporation qualified wages for purposes...
Steve reunites with his old friend Jim Kozimor to discuss the strange and ongoing case of Philadelphia 76er's General Manager, Bryan Colangelo, and his alleged secret Twitter accounts. If the allegations are true, do the 76ers have enough cause to fire him? Might it lead to further litigation? Also, defunct news outlet, Al Jazeera America claims to have confirmation of doping by former NFL great Payton Manning.
The Happy Hour panel discusses some considerations and potential problems when going through the trademark process, and how that affects Draymond Green's claim to the phrase "Hampton 5." Also, Eric Reid challenges the NFL on grounds of collusion, but does he have a case?
The panel discusses the Supreme Court's decision to pave the way for legalized sports betting, and when individual states might expect to enact these changes. They also tackle the question of whether the NFL will still seek punishment for Reuben Foster, even if the court dismisses his case.
The panel digs into whether the NFL should investigate Detroit Lions' Head Coach, Matt Patricia regarding twenty-two-year-old charges, of which he was cleared. Also, does new evidence in the domestic violence case against Reuben Foster prove his innocence?
Steve assumes the role of defense attorney for Reuben Foster, who has been charged with three felonies in an alleged domestic violence incident.
In a case of owners' rights vs. players' rights, Steve outlines what is likely the burden of proof for the Baltimore Ravens in its defense against collusion charges brought on by Colin Kaepernick. Plus, find out why Steve thinks Alabama has the better case in an ongoing dispute with LeBron James over the use of barbershop imagery.
Get Steve’s take on the legal complexities surrounding the inappropriate questions raised by LSU's Derrius Guice at Combine. Also, find out about Under Armour's relation to Stephen Curry's tattoo and trademarks.
Steve shares his expertise regarding the ongoing dispute between the NFL and The Dallas Cowboys over Ezekiel Elliott's suspension, and offers an explanation behind the taxation of bobbleheads, enforced by the Ohio Supreme Court.