Super Lawyers Names Ten Bullard Law Attorneys In The 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Listings

In its 2017 listings, Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine has named ten of Bullard Law’s attorneys as either Oregon Super Lawyers® or Oregon Rising Stars®.     Every year Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, selects attorneys from over 70 practice areas and varying firm sizes to determine the state’s outstanding lawyers. Lawyers included in the listings have attained … Read more

Second Minimum Wage Increase for Oregon Employees Went Into Effect 1st of July

In March 2016, Oregon enacted a geographically-tiered minimum wage hike.  (Read former Bullard Alert here).  The first increase went into effect last year.  The second increase went into effect on July 1, 2017.  Scheduled annual minimum wage increases will continue through 2022. Effective July 1, 2017, for all employees performing work in the “Portland Urban … Read more

Supreme Court Confirms Pension and Benefit Plans Maintained by Church Affiliates May Be Exempt from ERISA

In an 8-0 decision last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the exemption under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) for church-sponsored employee benefit plans extends to plans maintained by entities that are affiliated with a church (“church-affiliated entities”), even if the plan was not established by a church.  The holding comes as … Read more

Chambers and Partners Recognize Bullard Law Firm and Five Attorneys for 2017 Listing

Chambers and Partners USA released  their 2017 rankings today, noting Bullard Law as a top Labor & Employment Law firm in Oregon, with five of the firm’s attorneys recognized as notable practitioners. The Bullard Law attorneys named in this year’s listing are: Richard J. Alli, Jr., Francis T. Barnwell, Kathryn M. Hindman, Thomas I. Kramer … Read more

Lindsey Tran Joins Bullard Law as an Associate in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practices

Bullard Law is pleased to announce the addition of Lindsey M. Tran as an associate in the firm.  Lindsey has a varied professional background which includes litigation, in-house, human resources, and labor and employee relations work for some of the largest companies in the country.  Lindsey joined Bullard Law after relocating from San Francisco where … Read more

Naomi Johnson Joins Bullard Law as an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation and Employment Practices

Bullard Law is pleased to announce the addition of Naomi D. Johnson as an associate in the firm.  With a focus on litigation, Naomi has devoted much of her career to representing large and small employers in a variety of employment law matters.  Naomi joins Bullard Law after recently moving from New York, where she … Read more

2017 Public Sector Symposium

Bullard Law invites you and your colleagues to its annual Public Sector Symposium on May 16, 2017 Cost includes breakfast, parking, materials and certificate of attendance. TOPICS: – ERB Case Law Update and Legislative Update – Whistleblower Laws – Regulating the Off-Duty Conduct of Public Employees  – Managing Mental Disabilities, Intermittent Leave and Accommodation  – … Read more