The Business of Medical Marijuana Entering the Oklahoma medical marijuana market can be confusing and intimidating. Learn how to navigate this uncharted business environment as it pertains to a variety of concerns from a business and financial standpoint, including: Licensing process Entities formation Effect of federal law Operations and reporting Retail concerns Landlords and leases Cash only? […]
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Phillips Murrah Director and employment attorney Janet A. Hendrick was mentioned in the October edition of Power Players: Women Leading in Law newsletter, published by University of Texas at Austin School of Law‘s Center for Women in Law. The mention was regarding Janet’s move to Phillips Murrah’s Dallas office. Janet is deeply committed to the advancement […]
Super Lawyers Phillips Murrah is honored to have 21 attorneys in 2018 recognized by the Super Lawyers rating service. 2018 Oklahoma Super Lawyers Jennifer Ivester Berry – Listed: 2010-2018; 2014 Top 25 Women Rodney L. Cook – Listed: 2006-2018 Nicholle Jones Edwards – 2009-2014, 2018 Sally A. Hasenfratz – Listed: 2006-2018; 2006-2012, 2018 Top 25 […]
Today (Oct. 16) marks the beginning of the 2018-2019 NBA regular season, and that means Phillips Murrah is cranking up our second year of partnering with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s philanthropic organization, the Thunder Cares Foundation via our Blocks for Bucks campaign. What is Blocks for Bucks? Attorneys and staff at Phillips Murrah are huge Thunder […]
Phillips Murrah Attorney Amy D. White is featured in the Oklahoma 2018 edition of Super Lawyers magazine this month. The article, titled, “Amy D. White dreams of horse farms – and another conversation with her grandparents,” appears on page 5, which you can view online, HERE. Amy is a trial attorney in Phillips Murrah’s Litigation Department. Her state […]
On Oct. 10, Law360, an in-depth legal industry publication, published an article about Phillips Murrah Director, Janet A. Hendrick, who recently joined our Firm in the Dallas office. Janet is an employment attorney with almost two decades of experience. She is deeply committed to the advancement of women lawyers and is a thought leader and […]
Phillips Murrah P.C. is pleased to announce that Janet Hendrick has joined the Firm in its Dallas-based office. Janet is an employment attorney with nearly 20 years of experience. She brings the number of Phillips Murrah attorneys serving the Texas market to twelve. “We are excited that Janet has joined Phillips Murrah as we continue […]
In this article, Oklahoma City healthcare attorney Mary Holloway Richard discusses GDPR, a newly enforced EU privacy law. Q: What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? A: It’s a law regulating data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It gives control to individuals over their personally identifiable information. It both standardizes […]
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The following Oklahoma healthcare law topic regarding mentoring was featured in the June 2018 issue of Connections, the official publication of the American Health Lawyers Association. By Mary Holloway Richard “Forewarned is forearmed.” I adopted that as one of my guides. Nowhere is that more true than in the mentor selection process within AHLA. I […]
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and Partner at Phillips Murrah, Shannon K. Emmons. Shannon was a Director, a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Please see her obituary listed below: Obituary Shannon Kathleen Emmons, 57, of […]
Jim Roth, Phillips Murrah Director and Chair of the Firm’s Clean Energy Practice Group, was recently selected to become the Dean of the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He will assume his role on July 1. “It is a huge honor to be able to serve my alma mater as its next Dean,” Jim […]
Oklahoma City-based law firm Phillips Murrah announces it has opened an office in Dallas with the addition of new Director Mark Golman to the Firm. Golman, who is leading the expansion efforts south of the Red River, focuses his practice on the purchase and sale of businesses and assets, the negotiation of long-term supply agreements and financing […]
In its 51st year, Arts Council Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts kicked off Tuesday morning, April 24. After a rain-soaked weekend leading into the opening day, the clouds parted, the sun came out, and Tuesday was picture-perfect for hosting OKC’s favorite festival tradition. This year marks the first year our law firm, Phillips Murrah, […]
During the final game of the 2017-2018 regular season, before a sold-out crowd, the law firm of Phillips Murrah presented a check to the Oklahoma City Thunder‘s charitable organization, the Thunder Cares Foundation. The pre-game, mid-court check ceremony and donation of $16,700, on Wednesday, April 11, was the capstone for the season’s promotional campaign called […]
Phillips Murrah’s Blocks For Bucks campaign is in high gear! Check out the video below: OKC Thunder play-by-play announcer Brian Davis talks about Phillips Murrah’s Blocks for Bucks campaign. Click the image below to find out more details about Blocks For Bucks benefiting Thunder Cares Foundation or go to www.nba.com/thunder/blocksforbucks.
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 […]
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