Attorneys John DeWulf and Keith Beauchamp

John DeWulf and Keith Beauchamp Chosen for Az Business’s Top 100 Lawyers List

Az Business published its 2023 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona list, and both John DeWulf and Keith Beauchamp were selected for their outstanding legal careers. John was chosen for the eighth straight year while Keith is a first-time feature. Keith was selected for his handling of complex commercial litigation matters in Arizona and around the country. He has extensive experience defending legal malpractice claims and class actions and represents plaintiffs and defendants in all manner of business disputes. As well, Keith has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© since 2008 in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, and Securities Litigation. Additionally, he has been included in Southwest Super Lawyers in the categories of Business Litigation and Securities Litigation for more than 15 years and...

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Jill Chasson and Scott Bennett Pinpoint Work-from-home Risk Management Solutions for Az Business Readers

With work-from-home policies extending indefinitely, businesses must consider unique risks associated with remote workforces. Jill Chasson and Scott Bennett guide businesses toward best work-from-home risk management practices in the latest issue of Az Business. Jill highlights challenges associated with tracking employee hours in a remote setting, encouraging employers to establish procedures or technology solutions to ensure accurate time tracking. Clear communication and enforcement of these processes can help employers refute later claims that employees are owed additional pay. Scott’s comments focus on cybersecurity threats. During the pandemic, there has been an increase in ransomware attacks that include work-from-home employees clicking on malevolent links in phishing emails. Employers can reduce the risk of a ransomware attack by training on how to identify phishing emails and adopting technical measures...

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Kristen Rosati on Planning Committee for National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop on Data Sharing

Kristen Rosati Shares Health Care Predictions for Az Business’ 2020 Business Outlook

Significant changes in the health care industry are in store for 2020. Attorney Kristen Rosati shared her insights in Az Business’ “Arizona’s Business Outlook for 2020.” She discussed how regulatory updates, new state and federal laws, and health care reform continue to catalyze waves of change in the industry. Moreover, she explained how rapid updates in health care technology present a challenge for lawmakers to keep up. Az Business has previously recognized Kristen as one of the state’s top health care attorneys. She has also been honored among the publisher’s esteemed Az Business Leaders, received the Az Business Arizona Health Care Leadership Award in 2014 and was recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business in 2013. Kristen is considered one of the nation’s leading “Big Data” and HIPAA compliance attorneys.  With extensive experience in...

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Jill Chasson Highlights Need for Anti-Harassment, Conflict of Interest Policies in Arizona Capitol Times

Az Business Taps Jill Chasson to Break Down New Overtime Rule, Share Tips for Implementation

Employment attorney Jill Chasson explained the new overtime rule and shared how business owners and executives can prepare before it goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020 in an article for Az Business. Jill discussed how the new rule updates the salary threshold for employees who are classified as exempt from the minimum wage and the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime requirements. She suggested that employers review compensation for all exempt employees to determine who is being paid less than the new minimum salary, consider increasing certain employees’ pay to above the salary threshold, and consider transitioning non-exempt employees to hourly pay to better track overtime.  Jill provides practical advice to employers regarding compliance with the many federal and state laws that govern the workplace and regularly provides training for supervisors...

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Coppersmith Brockelman Attorney Scott Bennett discussed CCPA in an article for Az Business

Scott Bennett Shares Far-Reaching Impacts of New California Privacy Law with Az Business

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, requiring changes to how companies handle the personal information of customers who live in California. In an article for Az Business, attorney Scott Bennett answered key questions about CCPA and explained how it affects Arizona businesses and consumers.  Scott touched on which businesses the law applies to, what constitutes “personal information” as well as a business’ obligations under CCPA. He also noted the potential consequences of violating the law and outlined steps to ensure compliance.   Scott has extensive experience assisting clients in health care and other industries with information privacy and security. He helps clients work to prepare for and avoid data breaches, and to comply with federal and state breach laws if a security incident occurs....

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