Burr’s Labor Team recently represented Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) against a complaint filed by Region 10 of the National Labor Relations Board. The complaint alleged that MBUSI violated the National Labor Relations Act by threatening an employee for engaging in protected, concerted activity and for polling employees about particular activities.
Burr & Forman announces that its legal team, led by partners Zachary Miller and Travis Ramey, achieved a significant win for their client, National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).
Burr & Forman LLP recently represented Los Angeles-based private equity firm Brentwood Associates in securing a majority interest in the rapidly expanding Chicken Salad Chick franchisee. Brentwood Associates acquired the rights from Atlanta-based Eagle Merchant Partners.
Burr recently partnered with Centerforce events to support its annual "Women, Diversity & Law Summit" in Atlanta, GA. The Summit boasted nearly 200 attendees, made…
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Burr recently hosted a “Diversity & Inclusion in Today’s Business World” panel at the University of Alabama School of Law alongside attorneys from Honda Manufacturing and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.
The panel, in which over 50 students attended, included two Burr Birmingham attorneys, James Roberts and Caroline Page, alongside two in-house counsel; Erica Sheffield from Honda Manufacturing and Steven Nichols from Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.
While students across the country are getting ready for spring break, school districts are already preparing to hire teachers for the next academic cycle. Many districts are suffering from a nationwide teaching shortage and are increasingly turning to foreign nationals to fill open positions. Federal immigration laws now permit certain school districts to file H-1B petitions throughout the year which has drastically reduced some of the challenges of hiring and retaining qualified teachers.