Naperville Business Attorney Discusses FDA’s Accusations of Mislabeled Parmesan Cheese

When you are accused of any type of deception or wrongdoing as it relates to your business or business practices, the impact to your reputation and bottom line can be quite serious. In my practice, I have served as general counsel for many companies facing similar difficulties and understand the challenges such an accusation can […]

4 Tips For Taking the Plunge and Starting a New Business

It’s not a cliché to say that small businesses are the backbone of this great country. Currently there are more than 28 million small businesses in operation in the U.S. and more than 50 percent of the U.S.’s working population is employed by small businesses. An operation for profit is considered a small business if […]

The many reasons to have an employee handbook

Law Talk 9/21/2010 By Denice A. Gierach In this tough economy, hardly a week goes by where I don’t hear from people who lost their job. Sometimes, they call to review a severance agreement. Many times they call asking if they have a claim for “wrongful discharge.” Sometimes, an employer will get claims of this […]

Major Changes Governing Brokers

There are major changes that have been made by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protections Act that was passed on July 21, 2010. This law changes the relationship between the broker and the investors that work with the broker, increasing the standard of care that is required by the broker. In addition, the […]

What’s New This Year for Employers

Many employers may not be aware of this law, called the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, which limits the authority of the employer to withhold compensation from employees.  This law, which has been on the books for many years and was recently amended, requires that employers pay their employees compensation within a certain number […]