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FisherBroyles Welcomes New Partner Debbie Lively to Dallas Office

(Dallas, Texas — February 2, 2017) — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce Debbie Lively has joined the Dallas, Texas office. Lively concentrates her practice on intellectual property, licensing, Internet policies, social media, software agreements, sweepstakes rules, and privacy law, focusing a large part of her practice on trademark prosecution and enforcement, including TTAB proceedings. She [...]

FisherBroyles Partner, Randy Burton, quoted in Law 360 article, ‘Pipeline Cos. See Easier Takings Route In Texas With Denbury’

January 17, 2016 — Randy Burton, FisherBroyles LLP Partner, was quoted in Law 360’s article, “Pipeline Cos. See Easier Takings Route In Texas With Denbury.”  This article discusses how pipeline companies in Texas have a relatively high bar in court battles to exercise the power of eminent domain compared to the standard after the state [...]

U.S. District Court Judge Blocks Rollout of New Overtime Rules

In a November 22nd order, U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued a nationwide, temporary injunction blocking the implementation and enforcement of new overtime rules issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) and scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The judge concluded that DOL exceeded its authority by raising the salary cap [...]

FisherBroyles Client Alert — Federal Judge in Texas Blocks Obama OT Law

Texas Judge Mazzant rules Congress intended duties, not wages, to determine eligibility for overtime and minimum wage. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, in Sherman, Texas issued an emergency preliminary injunction on Tuesday, which stops overtime rules issued by the Obama administration from going into effect on December 1. The new overtime rules increase the automatic [...]