Archive for Chris Brown

Second circuit recognizes sexual orientation as protected class; Supreme Court next?

  • April 23rd, 2018
  • Miles Buckingham
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In late February 2018, the Second Circuit, sitting en banc (full panel), became the second federal appellate court (joining the Seventh Circuit) to recognize sexual orientation as a protected class under Title VII. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., 883 F.3d 100 (2nd Cir. 2018). We suspect more circuit courts will…

Nemirow Perez Attorneys Make SuperLawyers 2018 List Once Again

  • March 30th, 2018
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We are pleased to announce that each and every shareholder of Nemirow Perez — Ron Nemirow, Kevin Perez, Miles Buckingham, and Chris P. Brown — have once again been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine. Nemirow, Perez and Buckingham have made the Super Lawyers list in Colorado. Of Counsel attorney Chris Brown…

Chris Brown Promoted to Shareholder Partner

  • March 25th, 2018
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Nemirow Perez P.C. is excited to announce the promotion of long-time associate counsel Chris Brown to shareholder partner. Chris is a lawyer licensed in Georgia, Tennessee, and Colorado. He works closely with professionals and businesses to find cost-effective solutions to legal disputes, and when necessary, aggressively defends his clients’ interests…

Employment Law: Mass. Medical Marijuana Users Have Standing to Sue

  • July 19th, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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On Monday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recognized standing to sue in an employee who was terminated for using medical marijuana. The Mass. order stands in direct contrast to recent decisions from Colorado, and creates new conflicts between states on how to treat their own legalization of the drug. The…

Super Lawyers recognize Nemirow Perez Attorneys once again

  • March 15th, 2017
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We are pleased to announce that each and every shareholder of Nemirow Perez — Ron Nemirow, Kevin Perez and Miles Buckingham — have once again, all been selected for the annual Super Lawyers list in Colorado. Of Counsel attorney Chris Brown has again been selected as a “Rising Star,” as…

Employees, Independent Contractors, and Volunteers-oh my!

  • February 23rd, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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Do you know how many employees you have? The answer may not be as clear-cut as you think. Many employers classify workers as independent contractors and volunteers, but Courts might consider those workers as actual employees. A recent case from the United States District Court  in Denver, Colorado, Johnston v….

Nemirow, Perez, Buckingham Named SuperLawyers; Brown a Rising Star

  • February 29th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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February 29, 2016 — All three shareholders of Nemirow Perez P.C. have been recognized with the designation of 2016 SuperLawyers in Colorado by SuperLawyers Magazine. Chris Brown, of counsel with the firm, has been named as a Rising Star by the same publication. The firm is grateful to all of the attorneys who…

PEREZ AND BROWN OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS AGAINST HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION

  • May 6th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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On April 20, 2015, Kevin P. Perez and Christopher P. Brown obtained summary judgment for their homeowners’ association client, which led to the dismissal of all Title VII sexual harassment and retaliation claims brought against the HOA. The United States District Court Judge’s summary judgment order also resulted in an…

Nemirow and Brown Author Chapters on Professional Liability in Colorado

  • May 4th, 2015
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The 2015 edition of Lawyers’ Professional Liability in Colorado – Preventing Legal Malpractice and Disciplinary Actions is now available. It includes contributions from Ronald H. Nemirow and Christopher P. Brown. Mr. Nemirow authored chapters on the client-lawyer relationship and witness preparation, and Mr. Brown co-authored a chapter on the tripartite relationship…

Nemirow recognized as Super Lawyer, and Brown a Rising Star

  • March 18th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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The 2015 issue of Super Lawyers for Colorado identifies Ron Nemirow as a Colorado Super Lawyer, and Chris Brown as a Rising Star. Both were recognized in the ‘Professional Liability: Defense’ category. This recognition is a repeat performance for both Ron and Chris. Nemirow Perez is both lucky and proud…