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June 14, 2022
  Jim E. Cowles, of Dallas, TX, age 88, peacefully passed away on June 12, 2022, at his home following a long battle with restrictive lung disease. Jim was a well-known and towering presence in the Texas legal landscape. A […]
By: Staff
Category: Attorney, Updates
June 1, 2022
  Dallas, TX (June 1, 2022) — Chambers USA named Cowles Thompson to its 2022 list of law firms noted for Commercial Litigation in the Dallas-Fort Worth and surrounding areas. Chambers USA bases its rankings on annual research and interviews […]
By: Staff
Category: Honors, Updates
March 7, 2022
  Effective immediately, employer-employee arbitration agreements common in business may no longer compel employees to arbitrate disputes concerning allegations of sexual assault or sexual harassment. This is the result of the enactment of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault […]
By: Brian Farrington
Category: Employment Law
November 12, 2021
By: Casey Erick
Category: Employment Law, Practice
November 9, 2021
By: Brian Farrington
Category: Employment Law, Practice
June 14, 2021
  Houston Memorial Hospital and several affiliated health care facilities announced to their employees on April 21, 2021 that they had until June 7, 2021 to show proof that they were vaccinated against COVID-19. The vast majority of the employees […]
By: Brian Farrington
Category: Employment Law
June 1, 2021
  We’ve always had employees who worked from home, either by their choice, their employers’ choice, or the nature of their work. Since March of 2020, however, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, working from home has become ubiquitous. The […]
By: Brian Farrington
Category: Employment Law
May 6, 2021
By: Brian Farrington
Category: Employment Law
February 3, 2021
By: Casey Erick
Category: Employment Law
January 31, 2021
On Jan. 15, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published updated guidance to its Compliance Manual on Religious Discrimination. The revised guidance, the first substantial update since 2008, came just five days prior to Inauguration Day and passed […]
By: Casey Erick
Category: Employment Law