Annapolis (410) 266-0626
Toll Free (866) 590-8719
Serving Annapolis, Baltimore, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Surrounding Areas

Blog Posts in 2017

Wine, Women & Shoes Raises over $110,000 for MD Families with Breast Cancer

On May 7, 2017, Hyatt & Weber was pleased to join over 30 sponsors and hundreds of volunteers and guests in supporting The Red Devils' Wine, Women & Shoes event at The Hunt Valley Inn. The ...
Continue reading "Wine, Women & Shoes Raises over $110,000 for MD Families with Breast Cancer" »

Federal Appellate Courts Reach Different Conclusions As To Whether Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Prohibited By Title VII

Two federal appellate courts recently revisited the issue as to whether discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation constitutes sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights ...
Continue reading "Federal Appellate Courts Reach Different Conclusions As To Whether Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Prohibited By Title VII" »

Central Maryland Chamber 1st Annual Meeting

On May 2, 2017, Hyatt & Weber attorneys Stephen Stern and Robert Miller attended the 1st annual meeting of the newly merged Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce at Maryland Live! David Cordish, ...
Continue reading "Central Maryland Chamber 1st Annual Meeting" »

Attorney Chris Buck Visits Maritime Institute & Conference Center

On April 28, 2017, Chris Buck was invited to the Maritime Institute ( MITAGS-PMI ) and Conference Center in Linthicum, MD to experience the MITAGS Simulator - one of the world's largest simulator ...
Continue reading "Attorney Chris Buck Visits Maritime Institute & Conference Center" »

Supreme Court Rules Abuse of Discretion Standard Applies to District Court's Enforcement of EEOC Subpoenas and EEOC Has Broad Subpoena Power

In McLane Co., Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 581 U.S. --, -- S. Ct. --, 2017 WL 1199454 (2017), the United States Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a federal appellate court ...
Continue reading "Supreme Court Rules Abuse of Discretion Standard Applies to District Court's Enforcement of EEOC Subpoenas and EEOC Has Broad Subpoena Power" »

Fourth Circuit Establishes New Test for Joint Employer Liability Under the FLSA

In Salinas v. Commercial Interiors, Inc. , 848 F.3d 125 (4th Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit established a new test for determining whether two or more persons or ...
Continue reading "Fourth Circuit Establishes New Test for Joint Employer Liability Under the FLSA" »

Does a Company Waive the Attorney-Client Privilege When it Forwards Emails to Other Company Employees, Employees of a Subsidiary, or Former Employees?

When dealing with communications protected by the attorney-client privilege, companies face an added challenge that does not apply to most individuals. As we all know, emails can and are forwarded ...
Continue reading "Does a Company Waive the Attorney-Client Privilege When it Forwards Emails to Other Company Employees, Employees of a Subsidiary, or Former Employees?" »

Employee's Failure to Mention Nature of Grandfather's Relationship Was Not Sufficient to Deny Employee's Request for FMLA Leave

In Coutard v. Municipal Credit Union, 848 F.3d 102 (2d Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held (1) that an employee met the eligibility requirements for leave under ...
Continue reading "Employee's Failure to Mention Nature of Grandfather's Relationship Was Not Sufficient to Deny Employee's Request for FMLA Leave" »

When is a Staffing Agency Employee an Employee of the Company to Which He/She is Assigned to Work?

In Interstate Fire & Casualty Company v. Dimensions Assurance Ltd. , 843 F.3d 133 (4th Cir. 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit was asked to determine whether a nurse ...
Continue reading "When is a Staffing Agency Employee an Employee of the Company to Which He/She is Assigned to Work?" »

Appellate Court Answers Whether Reassignment to a Vacant Position Without Competition Constitutes a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

In E.E.O.C. v. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Inc. , 842 F.3d 1333 (11th Cir. 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit addressed several issues concerning a former ...
Continue reading "Appellate Court Answers Whether Reassignment to a Vacant Position Without Competition Constitutes a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA" »

Hyatt & Weber named a Constant Contact All Star

Hyatt & Weber, P.A. delivers meaningful, relevant news & updates to our clients & colleagues. We are proud to be in Constant Contact's top 10% of customers who receive the annual All ...
Continue reading "Hyatt & Weber named a Constant Contact All Star" »

Welcome Chris Buck & our new Maritime Practice!

Hyatt & Weber is pleased to welcome attorney Christopher D. Buck to our Business, Real Estate and NEW Maritime Law practice groups. Chris’ work in maritime and admiralty law has included ...
Continue reading "Welcome Chris Buck & our new Maritime Practice!" »

Evidence Posted on Facebook Led to Dismissal of Claim

As we all know, social media can be utilized in a variety of ways, many of which are productive and useful tools. It even can serve as a resource for evidence in litigation – in all types of ...
Continue reading "Evidence Posted on Facebook Led to Dismissal of Claim" »

Stephen Stern Presents for Montgomery County SHRM

On February 15, Stephen Stern, an employment law and commercial litigator with Hyatt & Weber, presented, "The Nuts and Bolts of Employee Handbooks and Trade Secret Misappropriation" for ...
Continue reading "Stephen Stern Presents for Montgomery County SHRM" »

Steven Heinl Presents for Partners in Care

On February 13, Steven Heinl, an estate planning attorney with Hyatt & Weber, presented a discussion on the basics of estate planning for Partners in Care at the Severna Park Community Center. ...
Continue reading "Steven Heinl Presents for Partners in Care" »

Is Sexual Orientation Protected by Title VII?

Courts continue to disagree as to whether discrimination based on sexual orientation constitutes sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964, as amended (“Title ...
Continue reading "Is Sexual Orientation Protected by Title VII?" »

January 19 - Anne Arundel County Chambers Host Annual Legislative Breakfast

January 19, 2017 - Annapolis, MD The annual Anne Arundel County Legislative Update breakfast was held at the Crowne Plaza in Annapolis on Thursday, January 19th. Over 300 people attended the event, ...
Continue reading "January 19 - Anne Arundel County Chambers Host Annual Legislative Breakfast" »

Hyatt & Weber Sponsors Annual Annapolis MLK Dinner

On January 13, 2017, Hyatt & Weber was pleased to join other Anne Arundel County businesses in sponsoring the annual MLK Committee Awards dinner at La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie. Alan Hyatt ...
Continue reading "Hyatt & Weber Sponsors Annual Annapolis MLK Dinner" »

How May We Help You?

Email us today to talk to a member of our team.

Send My Info

Why Choose Hyatt & Weber?

  • Full-Service Law Firm
  • Over 35 Years of Experience
  • No Case is Too Small or Too Large
  • Experience in a Wide Variety of Practice Areas
  • Commitment to Work Closely with Every Client
  • We Deliver Sound Counsel & Creative Solutions