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  • September 23, 2020

    Speaking Engagements

    Regulatory & Administrative Law

    Retail Electric Markets 101: Hot Topics in New England Retail Electricity Market

    Davis Malm shareholder Rob Munnelly served as a panelist at the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association’s (NECA) first virtual webinar, “Retail Electric Markets 101: Hot Topics in New England Retail Electricity Markets,” on Wednesday, September 23. Rob and fellow panelists highlighted opportunities and challenges for suppliers, commercial brokers, mass market and large customers, utilities and regulators. […]

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  • September 11, 2020

    Speaking Engagements

    Litigation

    Emily Crowley to Moderate Boston Bar Association Webinar on Zoom Litigation

    Emily Crowley will serve as a moderator at the Boston Bar Association (BBA) webinar, “Zoom Litigation: What’s Working and What’s Not,” on Wednesday, September 30. Speakers will include a Superior Court judge and lawyers who have litigated hearings, appellate arguments and trials by Zoom. During the virtual presentation, panelists will discuss the prevalence of conducting […]

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  • August 28, 2020

    Publications

    How Businesses Can Reopen in Compliance With the ADA

    On August 28, 2020, Emily Crowley‘s article, “How Businesses Can Reopen in Compliance With the ADA,” was published by HR Dive. In the article, Emily outlines guidance issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission addressing employers’ and employees’ rights and responsibilities under the American with Disabilities Act in regards to returning to work in the […]

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  • August 27, 2020

    Community Involvement

    Regulatory & Administrative Law

    Rob Munnelly Elected Secretary of Northeast Energy and Commerce Association

    Shareholder Rob Munnelly has been elected Secretary of the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association, Inc. (NECA) Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. As Secretary and new member of NECA’s Executive Committee, Rob will work to advance NECA’s mission and benefit its 1,250 members by collaborating on opportunities and challenges created by evolving Northeast energy markets, […]

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  • August 25, 2020

    Publications

    Massachusetts Travels the Long and Winding Road to Social Equity in Cannabis

    On August 21, Rob Munnelly‘s article, “Massachusetts Travels the Long and Winding Road to Social Equity in Cannabis,” was included in a legal edition of Marijuana Venture. In the article, Rob explains a unique feature of Massachusetts’ adult-use cannabis industry, the effort to foster social equity statewide, and highlights some of the social equity and diversity […]

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  • August 24, 2020

    Publications

    Employment

    4 Ways HR Can Create and Maintain Inclusive Workplaces

    On August 24, 2020, Tamsin Kaplan‘s article, “4 Ways HR Can Create and Maintain Inclusive Workplaces” was published by Human Resource Executive. In the article, Tamsin outlines the recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, GA, which expanded federal protections against workplace discrimination to include both sexual orientation and gender identity, and reminds HR […]

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  • August 20, 2020

    Firm Announcements

    Davis Malm Attorneys Recognized by 2021 Best Lawyers

    Davis Malm announces that seven of its shareholders were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021. Published by Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers® is considered by many as the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. The following Davis Malm attorneys were recognized in their respective […]

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  • August 13, 2020

    Publications

    Effect of COVID-19 on Real Estate Taxation

    Mark Witkin‘s article, “Effect of COVID-19 on Real Estate Taxation,” was published in the 3rd Quarter 2020 edition of Thomson Reuters’s Journal of Real Estate Taxation. The article examines changes that have occurred, or are expected to occur, in statutes and regulations in municipal ad valorem tax decisions. It also examines an existing opportunity to contest […]

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  • August 13, 2020

    Publications

    Business

    New Guidance for Tax-Exempt Organizations: Proposed IRC 4960 Regulations

    On August 10, Tony DaSilva‘s article, “New Guidance for Tax-Exempt Organizations: Proposed IRC 4960 Regulations,” was published by the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA). The article outlines regulations released by the IRS in June and the next-steps that tax-exempt organizations should take as a result. Read the article on MSCPA.

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  • August 11, 2020

    Publications

    When Employees Refuse to Return to Work

    Emily Crowley‘s article, “When Employees Refuse to Return to Work,” was published in University Business on August 10, 2020. In the article, Emily outlines ways that higher education employers can assuage employees’ concerns about returning to the workplace, and actions that can be taken when some employees are unable or unwilling to return. Read the article in University […]

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