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#mattthelawyer, Contracts / 11.12.2019

In a previous post, we started discussing how businesses can use information design concepts in contracts. I’d like to share some more reasoning as to why our clients and small and medium sized businesses should start considering the use of information design principles in order to foster transparency with your...

#mattthelawyer, Contracts, Design / 06.12.2019

How many times have you looked at a lengthy contract and thought to yourself – I really don’t have the time for this; I don’t understand this. Often times, non-lawyer folk want to understand the basic facts and leave technicalities of contracts to their lawyers or business advisors. Sometimes,...

#mattthelawyer, Employment Law / 01.11.2019

The United States Department of Labor regulation regarding salary levels for exempt and nonexempt employees will go into effect in January 2020. The minimum salary for exemption status will be $35,568 (or $684 per week). Before that goes into effect, I strongly suggest that employers review the classifications of...