Stacey Mark on DOL Overtime Rule RFI

July 26, 2017

In response to court challenges to the federal overtime rule that was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DoL) has decided not to advocate for the minimum weekly salary ($913) required by the final rule. Instead, the DoL plans to issue a Request for Information (RFI) to aid in formulating a proposal to revise the current overtime regulations contained in CFR Part 541.  In response to President Trump's Executive Order 13777, entitled "Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda," the RFI is directed at reducing regulatory burden.  

Read more about it on the Ater Wynne Northwest Business Litigation Blog.

Twelve Ater Wynne Attorneys Named as 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers, Two Named as Rising Stars

By Dorene Smith
July 10, 2017

Portland, Oregon  –Twelve Ater Wynne LLP attorneys have been named to the Oregon Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous multi-phase rating process including peer nominations, professional achievement evaluations and comprehensive third party research.

Listed in 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers and their area of expertise are: 

Additionally, two Ater Wynne associates have been selected to the 2017 Oregon Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  Daniel L. Lis and Alexandra Shulman were selected to the 2017 Oregon Rising Stars list.

Ater Wynne LLP is a Portland based law firm that offers strategically focused advice and services in business, litigation, environmental, energy, intellectual property, global trade, employment, real estate, estate planning, health care and tribal law.

PDX Standards Series

May 16, 2017

On May 16th Ater Wynne Hosted the third meeting of the PDX Standards Series.  Founded and organized by Frank X Curci of Ater Wynne and Brad Biddle of Biddle.Law, the meetup-style events have capitalize on Portland’s critical mass of standards experts.

The Spring meeting  focused on the topic of compliance and certification. and featured  Donna Moore and Andi Hall of SpireSpark, and Jeff Ohmelchuck, former executive director of EPEAT