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Q: Do Interns Work for Free? A: Maybe. Know the Law!

Interns bring a variety of beneficial skills to the workplace; however, they cannot generally be used to complete the unfinished work or projects of your current employees. More specifically, interns are not a way for a business to improve its P & L by using...

Business News

In the sale of a business, David Shivas represented a national beverage distributor in the sale of its assets to a large competitor.  Mr. Shivas negotiated the transaction and structured the payments and security interests for the clients in the deal worth more than...

Employment Law

David Shivas, as lead counsel, recovered $150,000 for a former administrative employee of a labor organization.  The employee was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for his disclosure of improper practices in place with his employer. (2015) Joe Bell represented a...

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

David Shivas successfully represented a client who suffered significant permanent injury to her wrist in a fall on stairs that were not compliant with governing building codes and were a trip hazard.  Prior to trial, Mr. Shivas settled the matter for $275,000 in...

Consumer Fraud

David Shivas represented a home owner and obtained judgment against a contractor for Consumer Fraud relating to an $85,000 construction project undertaken at the client’s home.  The contractor agreed to reimburse the homeowner for the costs associated with completing...

White Collar Crime

David Shivas successfully represented a client who was indicted and charged with several white collar crimes by the United States Attorney.  The client received a sentence of probation instead of the 48 months in prison that sentencing guidelines permitted....