Seven Berman Fink Van Horn Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Super Lawyers
Berman Fink Van Horn Ranks as a 2016 Best Law Firm
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has included Berman Fink Van Horn on the list of 2016 “Best Law Firms.” Earlier this year, Jeffrey Berman, Benjamin Fink, Ken Winkler and Charles Van Horn were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 for their work in Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Labor and Employment; and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
L-R: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, BFV Shareholder Benjamin Fink
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BFV Authors “Mobile Devices in the Workplace: Protecting Trade Secrets and Confidential Information”
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BFV named to List of “50 Law Firms for your Business Needs in Atlanta”
BFV selected for exceptional legal counsel in Business Litigation and Business Corporate, as well as for its Super Lawyers, Bill Piercy, Charles Van Horn and Neal Weinrich’s, work in these areas.
BFV Featured in Attorney at Law magazine
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Are your Operations Compliant with the Fair Housing Act?
In Hotel Business Magazine, Neal Weinrich offers simple steps owners and operators can take to avoid liability.
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What is a Trade Secret?
An Important Alert for Georgia Employers
Congratulations to Charles Van Horn and Benjamin Fink for being invited to become Atlanta Bar Foundation Lifetime Fellows. In recognition of their leadership to the Atlanta Bar Association, Chuck and Ben join 213 Lifetime Fellows.
Jeffrey Berman received The Chair’s Award in recognition for his leadership and contributions to The William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta.
Berman Fink Van Horn is proud to be one of four law firms recognized for “100% Alumni Participation” of Emory @ Work (2015).
Court awards more than $1.2 million to BFV client, a national surgical center, in dispute against a medical company for non-performance. Congratulations Charles Van Horn and team.
Congratulations to Benjamin Fink for being elected as a member of the Emory Law School Alumni Board. Also, Ben is a recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award for demonstrating outstanding service as chair of the labor and employment law section. Ben helped conceive an anniversary event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights bill.
BFV Attorneys Speaking Around Town:
Kenneth Winkler was the keynote speaker at an event sponsored by Whaley Hammonds Tomasello at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce. Ken presented, “Know your Options: New Overtime and Hourly Pay Laws Take Effect 12/1/16“ to clients of the CPA firm and the business community.
Benjamin Fink presented “Non-Competes, Trade Secrets and Other Restrictive Covenants – Oh My!” at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia’s seminar on “Growth Companies Legal and Business Considerations.”
Benjamin Fink and Neal Weinrich presented “The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Trade Secret Protection goes Federal” to participants of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia webinar series.
Benjamin Fink was a featured speaker at the Atlanta Bar Labor & Employment Law Section Annual Seminar. He spoke on Restrictive Covenants Matters.
Neal Weinrich presented “Georgia’s Restrictive Covenant Act: How Has It Impacted Non-Compete Practice?” at the Fulton County Business Court’s monthly seminar. Attendees included state and superior judges and staff attorneys.
Charles Van Horn participated on an Atlanta Bar Association panel, “Top 10 Tips for an Effective Trial.”
Benjamin Fink and Neal Weinrich presented at a “Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets” seminar for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Ben presented “Restrictive Covenants in Employment and Other Agreements” and Neal spoke on “Recent Federal and State Legislative Developments in Trade Secret and Non-Compete Law.”
Benjamin Fink participated on a Georgia State Bar panel, “Restrictive Covenants: Trends in Georgia and Beyond” at the 45th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute. Ben recently participated on a panel to provide an update on “State and Federal Non-Compete and Trade Secret Legislation” at the 2015 AIPLA Trade Secret Law Summit.
Charles Van Horn was a guest speaker on an Atlanta Bar Association panel, “Real Estate Litigation Issues.”
Neal Weinrich presented at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Trade Secrets Summit in Boston. His presentation was titled “Making Smarter Trade Secret Decisions by Assessing the Overall IP Portfolio, Economic Value and Enforcement and Damage Strategies – Damage Strategies from Outside Counsel’s Perspective.”
Benjamin Fink participated on a panel to provide an update on “State and Federal Non-Compete and Trade Secret Legislation” at the 2015 AIPLA Trade Secret Law Summit in Boston.
Kenneth Winkler was a guest speaker at the Disability Management Employer Coalition GA/Atlanta Chapter meeting. He co-presented “Legal and Legislative Update,” including trends in disability, leave and discrimination laws and proposed legislation and regulations.
Neal Weinrich was a guest attorney/lecturer at a Contract Drafting class at Emory University School of Law. Neal led a discussion on drafting non-competes and other restrictive covenants. He also addressed other contractual issues that arise when employees leave companies and ways companies can protect confidential information from theft. Recently, Neal also presented “Unfair Competition 101: A Primer for Business Owners and Employees” at the Tulane Atlanta Alumni Association Business Breakfast in Atlanta.
Charles Van Horn presented “Turning Bad Debt Into Meaningful Recovery” at the Community Bankers Association of Georgia headquarters in Atlanta.
Berman Fink Van Horn is proud to support our community, including Digital Dash to benefit Bert’s Big Adventure and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Frazer Center, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Paideia Golf Classic, Rally Foundation for childhood cancer research, the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association’s Hospitality Open Golf Tournament, the Villanova University’s Annual Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Golf Outing and Dinner, The Sam P. Alterman Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Jewish National Fund, Brotherhood SisterSol annual benefit to highlight youth and life changing programming, Twin Lakes Swim Team, Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation No Kid Go Hungry and The Atlanta Speech School Gala.
Hot off the Press! Berman Fink Van Horn attorneys Benjamin Fink and Neal Weinrich have co-authored the chapter on Restrictive Covenant Litigation in “Georgia Business Litigation” (published by Daily Reports Book/ALM Media).