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March 20, 2020
Emergency Rule Issued by Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance
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Jim Donelon, the Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance, has issued an emergency rule that aims to streamline COVID-19 testing and prescription procedures. The rule places the...
March 20, 2020
U.S. Department of Energy Purchases Crude Oil
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At the direction of United States President Donald J. Trump, the Department of Energy (DOE) will fill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to its maximum capacity by purchasing 77...
March 20, 2020
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Capital Area United Way has established the Capital Area COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to aid the residents and organizations of its 10-parish region. The fund will be used to assist in the recovery from the pandemic'...
March 19, 2020
By Taylor Porter Employment, Labor and Benefits Practice Group
H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, or H.R. 6201.
What does the bill cover?
March 18, 2020
FHFA Suspends Foreclosures and Evictions for Enterprise-Backed Mortgages
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been directed to suspend foreclosures and evictions for at least 60 days. The foreclosure and eviction suspension...
March 18, 2020
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Pandemic Response and Business Continuity Resources for Banks
America’s Banks Are Here to Help: The Industry Responds to the Coronavirus
SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted...
March 18, 2020
The United States Department of Labor continues to update its website and provide resources to help business respond to the Coronavirus pandemic impact. Updates can be viewed at:
OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces...
March 18, 2020
As reported on the Copyright.gov website, "Operations Updates During the COVID-19 Pandemic," all Library of Congress buildings, which includes the U.S. Copyright Office, will be closed to the public until Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. to reduce...
March 17, 2020
By Rebecca Hinton
Taylor Porter Tax Attorney
As federal agencies scramble to adjust to the ever-changing economic landscape brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced today that the federal government is deferring the April 1...
March 17, 2020
By Taylor Porter Alcoholic Beverage Licensing and Related Enforcement Issues Practice Team
Read the official press release from the ATC Commissioner Juana Lombard
In response to COVID-19, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a temporary shutdown of bars, casinos, and...
March 13, 2020
By Taylor Porter Employment, Labor & Benefits Practice
As the nation continues to grapple with the growing concern and impact of the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – amidst a national emergency, the unprecedented cancellation of major sporting events...
March 12, 2020
Below are several resources at the local and federal levels surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic concerns:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS
Baton Roge Area Chamber (BRAC) Disaster Preparedness and Response Efforts
Louisiana Associaion of Business and Industry (LABI) - Coronavirus Resources for Business
March 11, 2020
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Taylor Porter tax and estate planning attorney Rebecca Hinton was featured in a podcast by Simplifynance – “Minors as Beneficiaries”. During this podcast by the Baton Rouge-based advisory services and financial planning...
March 10, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Tom Easterly is serving as a Co-Chairman of the 2020 Baton Rouge Steering Committee for Keep Louisiana Beautiful’s “Love The Boot” campaign, which is the first statewide fundraiser and civic pride campaign for Keep...
March 05, 2020
At a Corporate Work Study Program executive reception event held at The Grove, Taylor Porter was recognized by Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School for being among the 50 partners and sponsors that provide meaningful work experiences to the school'...
March 03, 2020
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Taylor Porter Partner Skip Philips is featured in this month's The Baton Rouge Lawyer in “What I’ve Learned.” Philips discusses his illustrious 37-year legal career – how he became a...
February 28, 2020
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Taylor Porter is proud to publish its February 2020 edition of "The Centurion" newsletter, highlighting the achievements, awards, recognitions, and professional/community involvement of Taylor Porter attorneys and staff as they work to make a difference...
February 26, 2020
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Taylor Porter, through its Diversity Committee, has agreed to host a fifth annual "Dialogue on Race" six-session program, beginning Tuesday, March 10, 2020, and taking place every Tuesday thereafter at the Taylor Porter 8th Floor Phillips Conference...
February 25, 2020
Taylor Porter was proud to host officers from the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Lecture Series to attend a series of meet-and-greet and lecture events in the Baton Rouge community as part of an academic outreach program. The program...
February 21, 2020
Representing the State of Louisiana as a defendant in a motor-vehicle collision case, Taylor Porter partners Amy Groves Lowe and John Parker obtained an outstanding verdict for their client. The five-day jury trial in the 19th JDC ended with the...
February 19, 2020
Taylor Porter hosted high school juniors from St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge for a Job Shadow Day in the legal career field.
SJA junior Lauren Harmon witnessed an argument at the Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit,...
February 14, 2020
By Barrye Miyagi
Partner, Taylor Porter
Practice Group Leader, Medicare Secondary Payer and MMSEA (Section 111) Compliance
On January 31, 2020, CMS updated the NGHP User Guide for Section 111 reporting. Defendants and Responsible Reporting Entities (“RREs”) refer...
February 13, 2020
Taylor Porter is pleased to announce that John T. Andrishok, representing clients since 1997 in construction litigation and labor and employment law, has joined the Firm as Special Counsel.
Andrishok is an active member of Associated Builders and Contractors and Louisiana...
February 11, 2020
Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton has been elected to the board of directors of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI). LABI is the state’s largest business organization, and a voice for the principles of free...
February 07, 2020
Taylor Porter attorney Justin Mannino participated in his alma mater Catholic High School Career Day as alumni returned to campus to talk to seniors about different professions. Pictured from left to right is Justin Mannino, Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeios,...
January 31, 2020
Forty-three Taylor Porter attorneys have achieved the prestigious honor of the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, peer rated for highest level of professional excellence with only 10 percent of attorneys receiving this honor.
The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold...
January 29, 2020
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Taylor Porter is featured in the January 2020 LSU Law Center's publication of the "Dean's Council Membership Report." Taylor Porter has the largest number of LSU Law Dean's...
January 24, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Eddie Hughes has been elected to the Firm's Executive Committee, which oversees the management and operations of Taylor Porter.
Practicing law since 2004, Hughes serves as the practice group leader of Taylor Porter's Oil/Gas/Regulated...
January 22, 2020
Taylor Porter attorneys Katie Goodson and Robin Toups volunteered at the annual University Lab School mock trial as part of the fourth grade class field trip through the various branches of government across Baton Rouge, including the State Capitol ...
January 16, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Barrye Miyagi served as a guest presenter at the Louisiana State Bar Association Midyear Meeting, speaking for a CLE on "Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Tools, Tips and Trends." The CLE was held Thursday, Jan. 16, at...
January 09, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Erin Sayes Kenny was installed as the 2020 Chair of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. The installation ceremony and reception was held on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the United States District Court for the Middle District...
January 07, 2020
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Taylor Porter is proud to publish its January 2020 edition of "The Centurion" newsletter, highlighting the achievements, awards, recognitions, and professional/community involvement of Taylor Porter attorneys and staff as they work to...
January 03, 2020
Taylor Porter Special Counsel Rick Norman has been named President of the Louisiana State Law Institute. Norman has served in its governing body since 2006. The Law Institute was established in 1938 as an official law revision commission, law reform agency, and...
January 02, 2020
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Taylor Porter tax and estate planning attorneys Rebecca Hinton and Justin Mannino have achieved the prestigious honor of the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, peer rated for highest level of professional excellence...
January 02, 2020
Taylor Porter attorneys Preston Castille, Skip Philips, and Mike Walsh served as guest presenters at the 2019 Baton Rouge Bar Association "CLE By the Hour" seminar event, held at the Renaissance BR Hotel on Dec. 12-13; 19-20; 30-31. The end-of-the-year continuing...
December 31, 2019
Taylor Porter has elected attorneys Ryan French, John Milazzo, and Trey Tumminello to Partner.
Ryan French handles cases in a variety of areas, including commercial litigation, complex litigation, property rights litigation, construction litigation, church property law, and white collar criminal...
December 27, 2019
By Tom Peak
Taylor Porter Labor and Employment Attorney
The new salary levels for the “white collar” overtime exemptions (Executive, Administrative and Professional) have taken effect on January 1, 2020.
In order to qualify for these...
December 26, 2019
Taylor Porter had 11 attorneys named to the 2020 lists of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in each state, while the Rising Stars list recognizes the top...
December 19, 2019
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Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Robin Toups is featured in an "Around Campus" - The ULS (University Laboratory School) Foundation at Work Board Spotlight article, published in the 2019 Fall/Winter issue of the...
December 19, 2019
Designed to help both employers and employees with an understanding of the legislative and jurisprudential employment law activism brought on as both a cause and result of a changing workplace, the 2020 edition of Louisiana Employment Law (Thomson Reuters)...
December 18, 2019
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A Taylor Porter holiday card tradition, in which the children of the families of our firm's attorneys and staff submit their drawings to compile the annual holiday card sent to...
December 13, 2019
Taylor Porter Partner Barrye Miyagi will be a guest presenter at the Louisiana State Bar Association "CLE Wrap Up," speaking on "Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act: Tools, Tips and Trends." The CLE will be held Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the...
December 12, 2019
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Taylor Porter Partners Skip Philips and Mike Walsh presented, "Ethics: Ethical & Practical Considerations in Legal Representation of and/or Banking Medicinal Marijuana Enterprises," at the 2019 Louisiana Bankers Association (LBA) Bank Counsel Conference,...
December 10, 2019
Taylor Porter delivered holiday gifts for 75 children through the YWCA Wyandotte Early Head Start Center, one of the agencies served through the 28th annual Baton Rouge Bar Foundation’s Young Lawyers Section Holiday Star Project. The annual project...
December 06, 2019
Taylor Porter has been ranked among the top law firms for delivering the best client service in BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Client Service A-Team 2020: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance. Taylor Porter was a standout in the...
December 04, 2019
Taylor Porter attorney Ryan French will be a guest presenter at the LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources for "Science Thursday" and speak on, "Fishing vs. Trespassing: Coastal Louisiana Property Ownership." The presentation will take place at 6:15 p.m. on...
November 26, 2019
On behalf of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center board of directors, Chairman Art Favre presented Taylor Porter Partner Skip Philips with a framed picture of the Cancer Center and gift from Lee Michaels to recognize Philips' 30 years of service...
November 21, 2019
Taylor Porter was a proud sponsor of the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce's 24th Annual Golf Outing - "Party on Every Hole" - played Monday, Nov. 18, at the Carter Plantation.
The tournament raises funds for the Livingston Chamber of...
November 20, 2019
Taylor Porter held its annual Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Raffle and Fundraising Drive in which the firm made a donation to the Cancer Center. Raffled items included jewelry graciously donated by Kendra Scott and also two sets of LSU...
November 13, 2019
Taylor Porter associate Leah Cook has been elected to the board of the Charles W. Lamar Jr. YMCA.
The Charles W. Lamar Jr. YMCA is one of nine locations of the YMCA of the Capital Area, which has served ...
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