Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Modrall Sperling Attorneys Listed in 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers®

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce 40 of our attorneys were included in the 2017 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers. Five attorneys were listed among the “Top 25…

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Modrall Sperling Hires New Executive Director

Janet Wulf, CPA, has been named Executive Director at Modrall Sperling. She brings to the position a diversity of experience and a strong track record of administrative management…

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Joint Employment and Overtime Obligations

Generally, an employee is not entitled to overtime pay unless she/he works more than 40 hours a week for a single employer. It is not uncommon, however, for a company which has a subsidiary company to employ some staff to work for both…

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Employment Law Alert – March 2017

View as PDF Articles: Joint Employment and Overtime Obligations Generally, an employee is not entitled to overtime pay unless she/he works more than 40 hours a week for a single employer. It is not uncommon, however, for a company which has a…

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NALW Winter 2016-2017

View as PDF Articles: Dakota Access Pipeline Project Update The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project continues to be the subject of extensive news coverage and ongoing controversy. Last quarter’s Watch discussed U.S. District Judge Boasberg’s memorandum opinion denying the Standing Rock Sioux…

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The Congressional Review Act: Regulations on the Chopping Block

Since it was enacted, the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Act of 1996, better known as the Congressional Review Act,1 has been rarely used and certainly has not been the topic of headlines or water-cooler conversations. That has changed of late, however, and…

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Guidance for New Mexico Employers: Criminal Background Checks for Job Applicants

Many employers in New Mexico want to know if a job applicant has a criminal background. While this can certainly be important information for an employer to have, requesting the information during the interview process can give rise to claims of discrimination…

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Employment Law Alert – February 2017

View as PDF Articles: An Employer’s Dilemma in Providing a Recommendation for a Former Employee As all employers can attest, it can be difficult to determine what information to provide in a verbal or written recommendation for departing employees. Indeed, some managers…

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Three Things New Mexico Employers Should Know for 2017

Deadline Imposed for Compelling Arbitration Do you have arbitration agreements with your employees? If so, you should be aware that New Mexico enacted a new rule specifying the time by which a party must move to compel arbitration after a legal complaint…

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Stuart Butzier Awarded New Mexico Mining Association Professionalism Recognition

Stuart Butzier, a Modrall Sperling shareholder, has been awarded the 2017 New Mexico Mining Association’s Doc Weiler/Marvin Watts Award for Professionalism. The award is presented to an individual who…

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