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July 21, 2014

Chapter 14 of Business Law Basics Published Online

Chapter 14 (Criminal Law) of Business Law Basics is now available online. The Business Law Basics website is a collaborative project designed to put legal knowledge in the hands of laypeople, particularly in the business community. It is largely based upon Business Law Basics, a book by Samuel D. Brickley 2nd, an associate professor of... more

July 7, 2014

David Anthony Interviewed by Family BusinessCast on Pitfalls of Terminating Employees

[Cross-posted at Business Law Basics] David Anthony was interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the thorny, legally complex subject of terminating employees, and the potential pitfalls associated with firing decisions. Among the topics covered: The protections and limitations of at-will employment. Anti-retaliation laws protecting employees from being fired. Unemployment procedures. Bad faith claims against employees who... more

June 30, 2014

Brian Gottesman Interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the Advantages of Incorporating in Delaware

Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman was interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the advantages of forming or incorporating a small business (such as a family-owned enterprise) in Delaware. Among the issues covered: The procedure behind forming or incorporating a business entity in Delaware. The sophistication of the Delaware General Corporation Law,... more

June 16, 2014

David Anthony Interviewed by Family BusinessCast on Employment Law Issues

Berger Harris attorney and Business Law Basics co-blogger David Anthony was interviewed by Tibor Dani of Family BusinessCast on employment law issues affecting closely-held (particularly family-owned) businesses. Among the issues addressed: What happens when a complaint is filed against an employer The most prevalent employment compliance issues Criteria for determining if an employee is exempt... more

June 4, 2014

Brian Gottesman named Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Star

Wilmington – Berger Harris partner Brian Gottesman has been named a 2014 Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Star.  This is the second consecutive year that both Brian and Suzanne were awarded this honor.  In 1998, Super Lawyers launched Rising Stars to recognize top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing... more