Alice Paylor Elected President-elect of National Caucus of State Bar Associations

Rosen Hagood
Rosen Hagood September 10, 2018

At last month’s American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Alice Paylor, a Rosen Hagood partner, was elected the 2018-2019 President-elect of the National Caucus of State Bar Associations (NCSBA). Established in 1993, the NCSBA coordinates efforts of state bar associations across the country in considering and proposing matters before the ABA House of …

Two Prominent South Carolina Businesses found liable for Millions in Damages

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Rosen Hagood December 17, 2015
Charleston business litigation lawyers

A group of former and current employees of South Carolina-based ArborGen, Inc., have been awarded damages of $53,508,288.00 against ArborGen, Inc., and its founding and current members, MeadWestVaco Corporation (MWV) now “Westrock”, International Paper Company and New Zealand based Rubicon, Ltd. The judgment also imposes liability on former and current ArborGen, Inc. board members Bruce …

Rosen Hagood Attorney to Speak at 11th Annual Employment Law Seminar

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Rosen Hagood January 20, 2015
11th Annual Employment Law Seminar

Rosen Hagood partner, Frank Blanchard will be one of five attorneys to speak at the 11th Annual Hiring & Terminating – The Ins and Outs of Employment Law Seminar.  The program presented by Sterling Education Services will be presented on February 11th at the Charleston Plaza Hotel. Blanchard will be the lead speaker for the …

The Faragher-Ellerth Affirmative Defense as Implied Waiver of Privileges: Is the Defense a Shield or Double-Edged Sword?

Daniel “Frank” Blanchard, III May 29, 2003

By Daniel F. Blanchard, III 14 S. Carolina Lawyer 38 ARTICLE: THE FARAGHER-ELLERTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE AS IMPLIED WAIVER OF PRIVILEGES: IS THE DEFENSE A SHIELD OR DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD? [*38] Emerging case law involving the implied waiver of privileges has revealed a pitfall for employers defending against discrimination allegations. Employers in those cases unintentionally waived any …

Supervisor Liability for Sexual Harassment Under Title VII in the 4th Circuit: Continued Uncertainty

Daniel “Frank” Blanchard, III December 1, 2001

By Daniel F. Blanchard, III November/December, 2001 13 S. Carolina Lawyer 36 The decisions of the 4th Circuit have a history of engendering confusion and misunderstanding as to whether supervisory employees can be held individually liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), 42 U SC § 2000e et seq., …

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