Mandatory Employee Vaccination Policies – Questions & Answers

by Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   As the Delta Variant continues to keep COVID-19 at the forefront of employer’s minds, I’ve received a lot of calls about the legality of vaccine mandates and issues for employers to consider. Viewpoints on the merits of mandatory vaccination policies vary dramatically. This

Mandatory Employee Vaccination Policies – Questions & Answers

by Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   As the Delta Variant continues to keep COVID-19 at the forefront of employer’s minds, I’ve received a lot of calls about the legality of vaccine mandates and issues for employers to consider. Viewpoints on the merits of mandatory vaccination policies vary dramatically. This

Mandatory Employee Vaccination Policies – Questions & Answers

by Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   As the Delta Variant continues to keep COVID-19 at the forefront of employer’s minds, I’ve received a lot of calls about the legality of vaccine mandates and issues for employers to consider. Viewpoints on the merits of mandatory vaccination policies vary dramatically. This

Saalfeld Griggs PC Attorneys Paul Sundermier and Jennifer Paul to Present at the Seminar Group’s Eminent Domain Conference

By Jennifer Paul, Partner in the Condemnation & Unconstitutional Takings Practice Group Saalfeld Griggs PC is pleased to announce that its condemnation team of attorneys, Paul Sundermier and Jennifer Paul, will be co-chairing and presenting at the Seminar Group’s Eminent Domain—Current Developments in Condemnation, Valuation and Challenges conference on June 3 & 4, 2021. This seminar

Lien Times: Association Liens and Other Headline Reminders

by Erich Paetsch, Chair, Financial Services Industry Group In its semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, the Federal Reserve on February 19th issued a warning about insolvency risk to Congress. The Report identifies business leverage at historic highs given the economic and financial struggles firms have encountered due to COVID-19. In particular, the Federal Reserve

Ice Storm and Legal Issues

by  Alan Sorem, Partner, and Mikayla E. Frei, Associate, Real Estate and Land Use Industry Group If a tree branch falls in my neighborhood, everyone has an opinion.  Tree lovers express unconditional confidence that they know that a tree hanging precariously over a house can be saved.  Neighbors whose homes and fences have been damaged

White House Extends COVID-19 Federal Foreclosure Moratorium and Forbearance

by Jared Anderson, Associate, Financial Services Industry Group   On February 16, 2021, President Biden took three actions that affected the current standing rules regarding a lender’s rights and obligations with respect to residential mortgage loan borrowers during the global COVID-19 pandemic.   First, President Biden extended the existing foreclosure and eviction moratorium, which was

David v. Goliath: Nevada Assessment Liens May Extinguish Lender Deeds of Trust

by Jared Anderson, Associate, Financial Services Industry Group   On November 5, 2020, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s decision that a lender did not suffer an uncompensated taking when a homeowners association’s relatively small assessment lien foreclosure extinguished the lender’s first-in-time mortgage deed of trust.   Many residential communities

A Gordian Knot: Construction Lending and Oregon House Bill 2415

by Erich Paetsch, Chair, Financial Services Industry Group and Daniel Reynolds, Chair, Construction Industry Group   In 2019 Oregon’s legislature explored a concern surrounding the availability of retainage payments required in construction contracts.  Developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and others could not agree on all the details, but Oregon House Bill 2415 (“HB 2415”) was passed