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For 100 years, our Knoxville, Tennessee general practice law firm has been exceeding client expectations through skilled legal services and excellent customer service. With our combined experience in many different facets of the law, we strive to satisfy all the business and legal needs of our wide variety of corporate, governmental and individual clients in Tennessee and the southeast region.

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Employer Seminar - Working From Home: Best Practices & Cautionary Tales for Employers with Remote Workers

On September 27, 2017, KM presented a seminar covering issues that arise when an employer permits its employees to work from home, whether on occasion or on a permanent basis. Specifically, we discussed the proper documentation and implementation of a remote worker program, compliance with state and federal laws with respect to such employees (e.g., HIPAA and FLSA), and other tips and best practices for successfully employing remote workers. Click above to view the seminar materials and for more information.

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Articles & Publications

  • Major Universities Become Focus of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Arising Out of Failure to Monitor their 403(b) Plans

    Since August 2016, district courts across the country have been grappling with a wave of cases filed against private universities that sponsor 403(b) plans subject to ERISA. These actions allege in part that the university 403(b) plans, most with significant assets, have not been managed prudently or for the exclusive purpose of providing benefits to participants and their beneficiaries, in violation of ERISA. Each complaint contains similar allegations that attack common 403(b) plan investment practices and plan design features. This article by Kathy Aslinger and Jenna Macnair explores the primary themes of these lawsuits.

  • Health Care Reform Developments under the Trump Administration

    Unless you've somehow managed to avoid the buzz, you probably know that the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") is still alive and well (for now). What you may not know is exactly what the Trump Administration has been able to accomplish with respect to its health care reform goals. This article intends to recap what has been done and clarify what hasn’t been done since inauguration day.

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