FLSA Update: Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Increased Salary Requirement for Overtime Exemptions
December 2, 2016 -- Days before the overtime rule requiring employers to adjust the salary or exemption status for certain employees in order to comply with a new FLSA overtime rule, a federal judge in Texas unexpectedly took up several states' invitation to block the overtime rule. If you are curious as to why the judge made this ruling, what might happen next, and how to adjust the changes you already made or promised to make, read on.

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Reacting to the New FLSA Overtime Regulations
October 5, 2016 -- This article details the new changes to the overtime rules, analyzes their impact on Oregon employers, and describes why employers should consider auditing themselves for broader compliance with the exemption rules before December 1.

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Oregon Court of Appeals Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment to Employer in Case Argued by Gleaves Swearingen LLP's own Laura T.Z. Montgomery
May 8, 2015 --

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Gleaves Swearingen LLP is pleased to announce that 7 of its lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America directory!
August 21, 2014 --

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Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that they have received the following honors from U.S. News-Best Lawyers!
April 1, 2014 -- Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that they have received the following honors from U.S. News-Best Lawyers!

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Dan Howard Returns to Gleaves Swearingen!
March 26, 2014 -- Dan Howard Returns to Gleaves Swearingen!

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Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that Josh K. Smith and Cassie K. Jones are now partners in the firm.
January 17, 2014 -- Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that Josh K. Smith and Cassie K. Jones are now partners in the firm.

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Notice to Oregon landlords: the Oregon Supreme Court issued an opinion recently making it easier for a residential tenant to sue a landlord for retaliation.
July 2, 2013 -- Residential landlords should be aware that the Oregon Supreme Court made it easier for a tenant to sue landlords for retaliation.

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Congrats to Gleaves Swearingen LLP attorney, Josh Smith, on his recent appointment to the Board of Directors for Greenhill Humane Society
July 1, 2013 -- Congrats to Gleaves Swearingen LLP attorney, Josh Smith, on his recent appointment to the Board of Directors for Greenhill Humane Society

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In March 2013, the Dept. of Labor released new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations expanding its coverage for military families
May 10, 2013 -- In March 2013, the Dept. of Labor released new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations expanding its coverage for military families ...

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Congratulations to Gleaves Swearingen attorney Josh Smith on his graduation from the Eugene/Springfield Leadership Program sponsored by the Eugene and Springfield Chambers of Commerce.
May 9, 2013 -- Congratulations to Gleaves Swearingen attorney Josh Smith on his graduation from the Eugene/Springfield Leadership Program sponsored by the Eugene and Springfield Chambers of Commerce. Over the course of the past year, the program exposed its students to a variety of areas and interests within the Eugene/Springfield community and ...

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Gleaves Swearingen LLP wins The Register-Guard's Readers' Choice Awards again in 2013 for Favorite Law Firm.
April 11, 2013 -- Gleaves Swearingen LLP is honored to win The Register-Guard's Readers' Choice Awards again in 2013 for Favorite Law Firm, and we thank everyone who voted.

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Oregon Supreme Court: an employer offering a job to a potential employee may be liable for changing its mind
April 8, 2013 -- The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled that an employer who offered a job to a prospective employee can be liable for damages if the employer changed its mind after the prospective employee reasonably relied on the offer and changed his or her position ...

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Proposed legislation to counter the 2012 Cortez case, which made LLCs and their owners liable for workplace injuries
April 5, 2013 -- Proposed legislation to counter the 2012 Cortez case, which made LLCs and their owners liable for workplace injuries, despite workers compensation coverage

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Gleaves Swearingen is excited to announce we are a sponsor of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce 2013 Celebration of Business
January 24, 2013 -- Gleaves Swearingen is excited to announce we are a sponsor of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce 2013 Celebration of Business - 5.30pm on Wednesday, January 23, at the Eugene Hilton ...

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Gleaves Swearingen is proud to be a Premier Sponsor of the Silicon Shire inaugural business event
January 17, 2013 -- Gleaves Swearingen is proud to be a Premier Sponsor of the Silicon Shire inaugural business mixer, held Jan. 23, 6-8 PM ...

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Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that Michael T. Faulconer is now a partner in the firm.
January 10, 2013 -- Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that Michael T. Faulconer is now a partner in the firm ...

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Oregon Court of Appeals hands down important ruling regarding construction lien priority.
November 27, 2012 -- The Oregon Court of Appeals has recently ruled that an architect, registered engineer or land surveyor statutory lien, which attached when the architect, engineer or surveyor begins its professional work relates back to the date site preparation begins on the real property and the lien has priority over a bank trust deed recorded after site preparation began but before the lien was filed and perfected ...

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Congrats to Gleaves Swearingen attorney, Cassie Jones, on her recent election to the Oregon New Lawyers Division Executive Committee
November 12, 2012 -- Gleaves Swearingen attorney Cassie K. Jones was recently elected as the Lane County Representative for the Oregon New Lawyers Division Executive Committee ...

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A belated thanks to those who voted Gleaves Swearingen as the favorite Eugene law firm, according to the Register Guard Best of Eugene, 2012
November 9, 2012 -- Gleaves Swearingen LLP is proud and honored to have been voted "Readers' Choice" for Attorney services in 2012 ...

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Congratulations to Gleaves Swearingen partner, Laura Montgomery, on her recent appointment to the Professional Womens Forum
November 8, 2012 -- Gleaves Swearingen partner Laura Montgomery was recently appointed to the Professional Womens Forum. The PWF is a private, invitation only professional membership organization with approximately 130 members, and key goals to ...

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Gleaves Swearingen is excited to welcome our newest associate, David L. Jacobson.
November 7, 2012 -- David is the newest member of our Business Law group. He impressed the firm with his excellent work as a law clerk, and we were excited to bring him aboard as an attorney last month upon his passing the Oregon bar ...

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Gleaves Swearingen is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
November 6, 2012 -- The firm is excited to announce a revamp to its website that includes dynamic data and social media integration. We look forward to ...

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Welcome to the new Gleaves Swearingen LLP Press Room
November 5, 2012 -- Welcome to the new Gleaves Swearingen LLP Press Room! The Press Room will function like a blog, providing news pieces, articles, and updates on the firm and its people.

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2011 Legislative Updates of Interest posted in Resources
November 5, 2012 --

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Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that they have received the following honors from by U.S. News-Best Lawyers!
January 1, 1970 -- Gleaves Swearingen is pleased to announce that they have received the following honors from by U.S. News-Best Lawyers!

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Oregon Court of Appeals Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment to Employer in Case Argued by Gleaves Swearingen LLPs own Laura T.Z. Montgomery
January 1, 1970 --

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