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We counsel businesses at all stages of development. From start-up to succession planning, we are a strategic partner on issues such as:
- Business formation
- Corporate governance
- Mergers, sales and acquisitions
- Sale/leaseback transactions
- Conventional and structured financing
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- Labor and employment
- Succession planning
- General counsel
Our clients include startups, family owned enterprises, and regional and national entities.
Business Law News and Events
As summer approaches, recent changes to the tests as to whether Fair Labor Standards Act (wages/overtime) applies to interns are worth revisiting. The Department of Labor examines the “economic reality” of the relationship and who derives the primary benefit from that relationship to determine whether the intern should be paid as an employee.
On March 7, 2019, The Department of Labor released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that focuses on updating the minimum salary requirement for the FLSA white collar exemptions.
Rathje Woodward advises clients on a broad range of employment and labor matters, including compliance, policies and procedures, internal investigations, administrative proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and disputes, union avoidance policies and litigation defense.