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Thank you for a wonderful year. As we welcome the Holiday Season and prepare to say goodbye to 2017, we invite you to enjoy this holiday e-card from your friends at Phillips Murrah P.C.
Phillips Murrah’s Blocks For Bucks campaign is in high gear! Check out the video below: As Paul George shoots a free throw, OKC Thunder play-by-play announcer Brian Davis talks about Phillips Murrah’s Blocks for Bucks campaign.
For the third year in a row, Phillips Murrah has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Oklahoma. For 2017, P|M was the only law firm listed as a Top Workplace, and was also recognized as the highest year-over-year improver of the list’s category of “Genuine Appreciation” among company employees. “Our Firm really cares about […]
“In your face!!” It’s that old, familiar basketball smack-talk line that gets served up after a blocked shot like a one-two punch. If you’ve ever played basketball with any amount of skill, surely the feeling of shutting down your opponent’s attempt to score still resides in the halls of your memory. The excitement of […]
Oklahoma’s children are back in school, but not every school kid has reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. In Oklahoma, one in four children struggle with the detrimental effects of food insecurity. Phillips Murrah set out to be a part of the solution by helping feed hungry school children in our […]
On Tuesday, Aug. 22, Phillips Murrah hosted a technology-related panel discussion called “Real Risks in the Virtual World,” as a part of their AM@PM Breakfast Forum series. The panel was moderated by Director Juston R. Givens. Director and Phillips Murrah CIO Fred A. Leibrock discussed data security and breach avoidance practices. Director Kathryn D. Terry […]
Every day, businesses face increasingly dangerous challenges as a growing dependence on the Internet, electronic data storage and personal devices prevails. What are business owners and leaders expected to know and do about these digital-related threats? Phillips Murrah has assembled an expert panel of attorneys who will discuss the following topics and provide insight on how […]
07/25/17 The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that they will publish a Request for Information for the overtime rule on Wednesday, July 26. In the news release, USDOL announced: “The RFI is an opportunity for the public to provide information that will aid the department in formulating a proposal to revise these regulations which […]
The U.S. Department of Labor announced on on Tuesday, July 25, that they will publish a Request for Information for the overtime rule on Wednesday, July 26. (See news release) Instructions on submitting public comments are located in the RFI, which you can view here. Comments may also be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. RFI QUESTIONS: 1. In […]
Complaints of wrongful termination by employees have been heard in courtrooms across the nation for as long as there has been a legal venue in which to bring and defend such claims. It can be argued that the nature of the employer-employee relationship has been evolving ever since. In Oklahoma, the employer-employee relationship is characterized […]
In a brief filed with the Fifth Circuit of the Federal Court of Appeals, USDOL seeks to preserve salary level in determining overtime exemption status. On Friday, June 30, the United States Department of Labor filed a brief with the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans seeking to preserve a minimum salary […]
The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that they will reinstate the issuance of opinion letters, which had been replaced in 2010 by issuance of USDOL general guidance. This action allows the USDOL’s Wage and Hour Division to use opinion letters as one of its methods for providing guidance to covered employers and employees. Opinion […]
Phillips Murrah was honored to have Deputy Consul General to the Consulate-General of Japan in Houston, Ryuji Iwasaki (left), visit the Firm during his economic and cultural tour to Oklahoma. Mr. Iwasaki is pictured here at the law offices of Phillips Murrah P.C., on Thursday, July 22, with long-time ally and consultant to the Consulate-General […]
On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Public Affairs announced the withdrawal of recent guidance regarding joint employment and independent contractors. OPA News Release: June 7, 2017 [link] WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance […]
Are you concerned about your company’s OSHA compliance? Do you have concerns for the safety of your employees? Safety consultants can be expensive, and during a time of tight financial resources, safety can take a back seat to other company priorities. However, in Oklahoma we have a cost-free option – the ODOL Safety Consultation program offered […]
Jim Roth, Phillips Murrah Director and Chair of the Firm’s Clean Energy Practice, was quoted in a Journal Record article by Sarah Terry-Cobo regarding a House Bill that seeks to create an 11-member task force to examine Oklahoma’s Corporation Commission is structure and funding. Read Roth’s comments from the article below: OKLAHOMA CITY – Utilities, drillers, and […]
Russel Westbrook has his own room at the home of Phillips Murrah Director Terry Hawkins, who leads the Firm’s Public Finance Practice. From the story in the Sunday Oklahoman: There’s no bigger Russ fanatic. (Brenda Hawkins) has replicas of every jersey the Thunder superstar has worn. She has copies of dozens of magazine covers he’s graced, […]
Attorneys at our Oklahoma law firm Phillips Murrah rallied overnight to help Journal Record reporter Molly Fleming collect neckties for Tie Day. Our attorneys donated just over 52 ties, which Molly will bring to a couple of local elementary schools, where they will be given away along with lessons on how to properly tie them. Molly […]
Phillips Murrah Director Juston R. Givens was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Banjo Museum. The American Banjo Museum is a $5 million, world-class 21,000 square foot facility honoring the rich history of the banjo. The museum’s collection contains more than 400 instruments, recordings, film, video, printed music, instructional materials, ephemera […]
Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, our Firm is recognized as one of Oklahoma City’s Top Workplaces. The Oklahoman newspaper published their annual list of Oklahoma’s Top Workplaces on Dec. 11. The Oklahoman partnered with Philadelphia-based WorkplaceDynamics, the employee research and consulting firm, to determine the region’s Top […]
Gavel to Gavel appears in The Journal Record. This column was originally published in The Journal Record on Sept. 14, 2016. By Phillips Murrah Director Robert O. O’Bannon The current economic downturn in the oil and gas industry, combined with the low-interest-rate environment and the availability of valuation discounting techniques, creates a number of unique opportunities for […]
On Saturday, July 2, Oklahoma City real estate attorney and Phillips Murrah Director, Sally A. Hasenfratz, was featured in the business section of The Oklahoman newspaper.
(See the updated story here) The Oklahoma commercial real estate industry has a new organization for women practitioners called Commercial Real Estate Women, or CREW. It is a professional network that represents multiple disciplines within the industry, including lawyers, developers, bankers, architects and engineers. “We have an outstanding group of initial board members,” said Phillips Murrah […]
On Sunday, May 1, Phillips Murrah Director and Chair of the Firm’s Clean Energy Practice Group, Jim Roth, was featured in The Oklahoman newspaper.
Phillips Murrah attorney, Douglas A. Branch, is featured in today’s Oklahoman newspaper regarding his career in biotechnology. Doug is one of the prime movers in the diversification of the Oklahoma City economy to include biotech. He recently accepted the position of CEO of Biolytx Pharmaceuticals, and he continues his legal practice at Phillips Murrah as an of counsel attorney. […]
By David A. Walls & A. Michelle Campney. From The Contractor’s Compass, an educational journal of the Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association. Published Q2 2012 – originally posted Jun 18, 2012 IN THIS ARTICLE . . . Research primes’ reputations. Research project liens and litigation records. Investigate financial strength of prime and project financing. Imagine […]
Bright and early Thursday morning, April 21, Oklahoma City law firm Phillips Murrah launched a new learning series called AM@PM Breakfast Forum. The hour-long presentation was held at Vast on the 50th floor of OKC’s iconic Devon Tower. Firm Directors Jason A. Dunn and Kathyrn D. Terry each talked to attendees for about 20 minutes. Jason […]
This article was published in OIPA Wellhead, a publication produced by Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and distributed to its membership. By Elizabeth K. Brown and Mike McDonald Act now to preserve your estate. Low oil and gas prices create opportunity for estate tax planning. The current economic downturn in the oil and gas industry combined with the […]
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