Thanks, Snowden! Prepare Now For the GDPR … Or Pay Later

PRACTICE AREA / INDUSTRY:  DATA SECURITY & PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY You have probably heard something about the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) adopted last year by the European Union to become effective on May 25, 2018. This is the newest approach taken by the EU to protect the privacy of its citizens’ personal data and [...]

Connecticut Takes Steps to Curb Price Gouging by PBMs

July 14, 2017 - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has just signed into law Public Act 17-241, a bill that forbids certain contract provisions between Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and pharmacies that limit price information that can be provided to consumers. The Act is designed to curtail what legislators termed “secret price gouging” by PBMs. PBMs, [...]

FisherBroyles Welcomes New Partner Lauren J. Talan to Princeton and New York Offices

(New York, NY — January 27, 2017) — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren J. Talan has joined the firm as a Partner in the New York and Princeton offices. Talan’s practice focuses on a wide-range of complex commercial litigation, including cases involving breach of contract, business disputes, securities litigation, construction, and insurance. [...]

Worth Covering: News, Tips, and Thoughts for Professional Liability Carriers

NEWSLETTER  Worth Covering:  News, Tips, and Thoughts for Professional Liability Carriers, Dec 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 3 Welcome back to FisherBroyles’ newsletter “Worth Covering: News, Tips, and Thoughts for Professional Liability Carriers”!  In this month’s issue, we discuss (i) an age discrimination claim surviving summary judgment; (ii) strategic considerations before filing a motion to dismiss, and (iii) [...]

“Can Companies Fire Pro-Trump Supporters?” FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, Weighs-in on the Discussion in ‘Corporate Counsel’ Article

A small business in New Mexico recently made headlines by conveying it doesn't want employees who support President-elect Donald Trump. Can private businesses fire employees because of their political preferences? Employment lawyer and FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, weighs-in on the discussion in Corporate Counsel’s recent article which you can read in full here.

FisherBroyles Welcomes New Partner and Practiced Commercial Litigator Edgar Smith

Smith's Maritime Practice an Important Addition to FisherBroyles Commercial Litigation Practice (Atlanta, Georgia — November 22, 2016) — FisherBroyles, LLP (“FisherBroyles”) is pleased to announce the addition of partner Edgar Smith to its Atlanta office.  Smith is a practiced commercial litigator with extensive experience representing businesses and individuals throughout Georgia and the southeastern United States.  His [...]

Client Alert – Former Valeant and Philidor Execs Charged in Fraud and Kickback Scheme

Little more than a year ago, the complex relationship between pharmaceutical giant Valeant and Philidor Rx Services, a Pennsylvania-based mail-order pharmacy, first drew the attention of government investigators and the press.  Now, two former executives—once from each company—have been charged by federal prosecutors with multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy. On November 17, 2016, ex-Valeant [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Diem Kaelber Recognized as One of “Ohio’s Trailblazing Women Attorneys”

November 18, 2016 — FisherBroyles, LLP Partner, Diem Kaelber, has been recognized for professional excellence and selected as one of five of Ohio’s Trailblazing Women Attorneys by the Ohio State Bar Association. Kaelber is featured alongside prominent women leaders such as Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery, among others. [...]

Katy Wane Joins FisherBroyles’ Health and Pharmacy Law Group

(Cincinnati, Ohio — November 8, 2016)  FisherBroyles, an expanding, full-service law firm with offices in 21 cities nationwide, has announced today that Katy Wane has joined the firm's Cincinnati office as a partner in its Health and Pharmacy Law practice. Ms. Wane comes to FisherBroyles from Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), where she was Director of Clinical [...]

Third Circuit Revives 3rd-party False Claims Act qui tam complaint Against Major Pipe Fitting Manufacturer Victaulic Co.

In a ground-breaking decision, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on October 5, 2016 overruled a decision by the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissing a qui tam reverse false claim suit filed by “knowledgeable insiders” in the pipe fittings industry.  This decision should be closely reviewed by general counsel [...]