Joe is a trial attorney training primarily in the areas of merchandise legal responsibility, class action defense, wage and hour litigation, worker benefits litigation, regulatory compliance, and complicated industrial litigation. In this capacity, he routinely helps shoppers take care of class actions fits throughout all topic matters and handles all elements of advanced employment litigation including wage and hour fits arising underneath the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and applicable state legal guidelines, plus benefits litigation. Corporate governance points are an ongoing concern, and we’re also capable of perform “political audits” for companies and associations to guarantee administrators and shareholders of their compliance with relevant statutes and regulations, significantly relating to contribution limits and the lobbying of public office-holders.
In addition to taking purchasers’ messages to Washington, we also help purchasers shield their public images — a probably daunting challenge when faced with the public scrutiny that usually accompanies a political investigation. As U.S. companies proceed to broaden their sales and enterprise globally, compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and different anti-corruption measures turn into an growing concern. The fines and other penalties for violating the FCPA are severe and may lead to costly litigation. Our legal professionals advise purchasers on compliance with the FCPA, reviewing corporate insurance policies, conducting coaching sessions and preparing training materials.
With the number of guidelines and rules governing political activities consistently rising, shoppers active in the political arena flip to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s highly expert regulatory and … Read MoreView More Political Law Briefing