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Employment Law Update:  DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule

On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Department of Labor announced the final rule to raise the salary threshold for overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under the FLSA, employees may be exempt from overtime pay if… Read More

Congratulations to Our 2024 Rising Stars

We are proud to announce the selection of Sarah T. Glaser and Gabrielle C. Smith to the 2024 Texas Rising Stars list! Only 2.5% of attorneys in Texas receive this distinction, so this… Read More

Employment Law Update:  New Workplace Violence Poster and Posting Requirement

House Bill No. 915 (88th Leg. Session) instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety to create a Workplace Violence Hotline that allowed employees to report any concerns related to possible workplace violence.  Although this law became effective in September 2023,… Read More

Cole Ruiz Elected Principal

We are pleased to announce that Cole Ruiz has been elected Principal of the Firm effective January 1, 2024. Cole joined Lloyd Gosselink in 2019 and has been an invaluable member of our Water, Districts, Governmental Relations, Appellate, and Litigation… Read More

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. Ranked by Best Law Firms® in 2024

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, regionally in 5 practice areas. Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence… Read More

Six Lloyd Gosselink Principals Named in the 2024 Best Lawyers in America® List and One Also Named “Lawyer Of The Year”

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. is happy to announce that the Chair of our Water Practice Group has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Water Law in Austin, and six principals have been included in the 2024 Edition of The… Read More

Employment Law Update:  NEW Form I-9 and Reverification of Documents

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new version of Form I-9 on August 1, 2023, that must be used beginning no later than October 31, 2023.  Additionally, employers who used remote verification of Form I-9 documents between March… Read More

Employment Law Update:  Updated EEOC Posting Requirements

In response to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, the Department of Labor and the EEOC are in the process of updating required Employment Law posters.  At the end of April, the Department of… Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs in on Monumental Jurisdictional Waters Case

The United States Supreme Court issued its decision on Sackett v. EPA on May 25, 2023, which will have significant impacts to permitting and enforcement involving wetlands. In Sackett, the Court put the final nail in the coffin on the attenuated… Read More

Lloyd Gosselink is pleased to announce the four distinguished law students selected to take part in the first part of our Summer 2023 Law Clerk Program!

Lloyd Gosselink is pleased to announce the four distinguished law students selected to take part in the first part of our Summer 2023 Law Clerk Program! This summer, we are excited to welcome law clerks Emily Gustafson, Chloe Gossett, Klara… Read More

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