Fiona W. Ong was re-appointed General Counsel of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Chamber Foundation

Fiona W. Ong was re-appointed to the Board of Directors for the Maryland Chamber Foundation, which focuses on the research and educational objectives of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Fiona

Lindsey A. White Moderated a Presentation with the Chair of the EEOC, “Marijuana in the Workplace,” which was part of the American Bar Association National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law

Lindsey A. White moderated an April 28, 2022 presentation with the Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Charlotte Burrows, for the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment

Parker E. Thoeni Presented A Session For The Employment Law Alliance

Parker E. Thoeni was a presenter for the Employment Law Alliance’s April 27, 2022 webinar on “Protecting the Company: Non-competes, Non-disclosures and Non-solicitation.” The ELA is a comprehensive global network

Fiona W. Ong has once again been recognized by Lexology as its “Legal Influencer” for U.S. – Employment, most recently for Q1 2022

Fiona W. Ong has once again been recognized by Lexology as its “Legal Influencer” for U.S. – Employment, most recently for Q1 2022. Lexology publishes in excess of 450 legal

Webinar: Maryland’s New Employment Laws 2022 Guidance on Employer Compliance

On April 28, 2022, The Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Shawe Rosenthal LLP hosted a complimentary webinar to discuss the passage of significant new employment legislation, including the Essential Workers

Darryl G. McCallum Presented Session For The MD State Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Institute

Darryl G. McCallum presented a session on “What’s Keeping Corporate Counsel Up at Night” for the Maryland State Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Institute on March 15, 2022

Parker E. Thoeni Approved As Hearing Committee Member By The D.C. Board on Professional Responsibility

Parker E. Thoeni was approved to serve as a Hearing Committee Member by the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility. The Hearing Committee reviews and decides disciplinary cases brought

Gary L. Simpler and Chad M. Horton Defeat Union in Organizing

Gary L. Simpler and Chad M. Horton successfully assisted a marijuana dispensary in defeating a union organizing drive.

Mark J. Swerdlin Assists Major Food Manufacturer In Unionization

Mark J. Swerdlin assisted a major food manufacturer in a union organizing campaign, which resulted in the workers rejecting unionization by an overwhelming majority.


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