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Non-Compete Laws Round-Up

By: Cori B. Schreider
April 1, 2021
Employers have used non-compete agreements, or restrictive covenants, to prohibit their employees from working for a competitor within a certain time period after leaving their job.  In recent years, a handful of states have passed laws partially banning these agreements. Most recently, D.C.... Read more >

ARPA Tax Credit Provisions Impact Employee Leave and COBRA Coverage

By: Melissa Calhoon Jones and Kerianne P. Kemmerzell
March 31, 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”), which was enacted on March 11, 2021, includes provisions for employee paid sick and family leave, and assistance with payment of COBRA premiums for the continuation of health coverage, the costs of which may be recaptured through tax credits.  A summar... Read more >

Tydings Names Diane V. D'Aiutolo as Managing Partner

February 19, 2021
Tydings, a leading Maryland law firm advising clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce that Diane V. D’Aiutolo has been selected to serve as the firm’s next managing partner.  Diane, who has served on the firm’s management committee for six years, becomes the fir... Read more >

Business Impact First 100 Days

February 11, 2021
Melissa served as a panelist on this webinar hosted by The Daily Record.  The webinar focused on what businesses could expect during the new administration's first 100 days.  Topics included COVID-19, vaccines, tax, regulation, health care, and tariffs.  Melissa addressed employment c... Read more >

Hannah C. Bondurant Joins Tydings

February 8, 2021
Tydings welcomes Hannah C. Bondurant as an associate in its litigation department and health care practice group. Ms. Bondurant joins the firm with several years of experience in representing health care providers in litigation in the federal, circuit, and district courts of Maryland.  ... Read more >

Robert S. Grossman Joins Tydings

February 1, 2021
Tydings welcomes Robert S. Grossman, M.D. as counsel in its litigation department and health care practice group. Dr. Grossman will focus his practice on representing health care providers.  He is a board-certified internal medicine physician, and he has a wide-ranging background in hea... Read more >

FFCRA Leave Expires; Payroll Tax Credits Available Until March 31, 2021

By: Melissa Calhoon Jones
January 4, 2021
The paid leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) ended on December 31, 2020.  As a reminder, these leave requirements had two components:  (1) up to 80 hours of emergency paid sick leave, which could be used by an employee who was unable to work for any of... Read more >

New Orders Limiting Travel and Authorizing Testing and Self-Quarantine of Travelers into Maryland Could Require Employers to Provide Paid Leave Under the FFCRA

By: Kerianne P. Kemmerzell
December 22, 2020
On December 17, 2020, Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order requiring all Marylanders to limit travel to essential purposes and requiring all Marylanders who travel outside of Maryland, or any individual who travels to Maryland, to follow the travel orders issued by the Secretary of Health.... Read more >

Super Lawyers Names Tydings' Lawyers to its 2021 List

December 14, 2020
Tydings, a Baltimore law firm that serves individuals and businesses in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia through its offices in Baltimore and Towson, announces that 13 of its attorneys are listed among the 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars*. Glenn E. Bushel: General Litigation. W... Read more >