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RPJ Welcomes Senior Associate Daniel Jason Ain!

We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Jason Ain as the newest member of our Media and Entertainment and Employment Departments! Dan counsels production companies, independent producers, and talent on a broad range of projects across all stages of development and production. He brings to our firm years of experience representing...

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RPJ Ventures Into TikTok

RPJ is proud to announce a new outreach initiative via the launch of Partner Ethan Krasnoo's TikTok presence. Intended to shed some light on common employment and entertainment and media issues, Ethan will feature short, educational videos that aim to inform the general audience of important legal issues. The first...

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RPJ Partner Nicole Page Quoted in Article on Ageism and Sexism in the Workplace

Yesterday, Nicole Page was quoted in an article by Deborah Copaken in her newsletter Ladyparts entitled, "Ageism Part II: Getting Fired." The essay explores the experiences of middle-aged women in corporate America facing termination as their employers seek more inexperienced employees that they can pay less, while male employees continue to...

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Lust, Love and Liability

Earlier this week, it was announced that CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker has resigned from his position, effective immediately.  A couple insiders reportedly stated that he was going to be fired if he did not quit. Mr. Zucker’s abrupt departure is but the latest headline-grabbing instance of a top executive...

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New York State Expands Protection from Retaliation for Private Sector Employees

On October 29, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation (S.4394-A/A.5144-A) which enhances protections for private sector employees from retaliation by their employers for reporting illegal or dangerous business activities.  According to Senator Jessica Ramos, a sponsor of the bill, the new law “expands the same whistleblower protections available...

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Partner Jill Kahn Marshall featured in Bloomberg Law on Employer Vaccination Health and Safety Protocols

With those eligible for vaccinations expanding, employers are now questioning how to handle the return to work of vaccinated employees. As with many of the employment obstacles the pandemic has brought on, employers will need to consult a mixture of federal safety, health, and employment agency guidance but as Partner...

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Partner Jill Kahn Marshall Quoted in Law360 Articles on Important Employment Law Cases in 2020 and What To Watch for in 2021

Law360 recently reached out to Partner Jill Kahn Marshall for comment on the articles, “Landmark LGBTQ Decision Tops 2020's Biggest Bias Rulings” and “4 Religious Liberty Cases Attorneys Should Watch In 2021,” analyzing important Supreme Court rulings in 2020 and upcoming cases for the new year. Jill discussed the matter...

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