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Freeborn New York Office Managing Partner, Sean Keely, recently spoke with Law360 about the firm's New York office relocation to a new and larger space located at 1155 Avenue of the Americas. The article entitled, "Freeborn Doubles Down On NY Footprint With Bigger Office," discusses the New York office's substantial growth and plans to hire even more in the near future. Sean additionally provides

On April 9, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) provided guidance regarding filings required to maintain trademark registrations and non-use of the registered mark due to COVID-19. This Client Alert, written by Andrew Goldstein, is part of Freeborn’s ongoing analysis of the pandemic’s impact on intellectual property (prior alerts available here, here, here, and here).

NEW YORK - Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s New York office has moved to a new and larger space located at 1155 Avenue of the Americas. As part of the firm’s focus on continued growth in each Freeborn office, the new space offers more individual offices and communal areas to accommodate current attorneys and staff, as well as anticipated future hires.

“We are

Estate planning in the second quarter of 2021 provides continuing opportunities for clients seeking to preserve and transfer wealth while minimizing or avoiding gift and estate taxes. This Client Alert written by Partner Michael D. Whitty provides information on three hot topics:

1. Extended Deadline for Individual Income Tax Returns: The IRS has announced the postponement of the due date from

On March 23, 2021 Governor JB Pritzker signed Senate Bill (SB) 1480, a new bill amending the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) (the “Amendment”), which took effect immediately. The Amendment places limitations and procedural obligations on the use of criminal records in employment decisions by: (1) limiting disqualification of a job applicant or employee with a conviction record unless there is a

Nearly one year ago, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was enacted to provide paid leave, up to certain daily and monetary caps, for eligible employees for COVID-19 qualifying reasons. Notably, the paid leave requirement provides a corresponding 100% tax credit to employers. However, the law only applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees. The mandatory requirement of

NEW YORK - Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Delphine Knight Brown has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the New York office.

“We are so excited to welcome Delphine to our team and to Freeborn,” said Kimberly Beis, Partner and Co-Leader of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. “Delphine brings vast and varied

Written by Attorney Tae Y. Kim for the Winter 2021 Edition of Powerhouse Points, A Quarterly Litigation Newsletter. Read the full issue here.

Powerhouse Points: 

  • Labor practice hearings have resumed, but can now take place virtually
  • The NLRB’s decision has given respondents even more uncertainty because requires respondents show concrete concerns, but the decision only increases

Written by Partner Jennifer M. Huelskamp for the Winter 2021 Edition of Powerhouse Points,  A Quarterly Litigation Update. Read the full issue here.

Powerhouse Points
  • Consistently-applied employment policies are key for employers to avoid this type of litigation.
  • A recent federal lawsuit in the District of Massachusetts examines the intersection of the Black Lives Matter