On May 21, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision upholding the ability of arbitration agreements to limit collective or class-action claims. While the decision is controversial and was hotly debated by the Justices, it was hardly unfo ...Continue reading ››

It just takes one thumb-drive and a few keystrokes.

Theft of trade secrets by employees is a virtually idiot-proof endeavor, especially if, like most employers, your budget for cybersecurity is limited. Every employee who has acc ...Continue reading ››


Welcome Rob Ghio

Dismuke & Waters, P.C. is excited to announce the addition of Rob Ghio to our firm. Rob is an accomplished lawyer who has spent more than twenty-five years representing companies in the area of employment litigation and immigration matters as a partner in some of ...Continue reading ››

Every workplace is different, in terms of size, type of operations, culture, and location. But there are some things that every employer should be vigilant about regardless of whether they are small shops or international monstrosities.

Is my employee han ...Continue reading ››

Some of the most controversial provisions of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) relate to providing tax relief to small business entities. Some of the impactful changes effecting small businesses are as follows:

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