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Stay Ahead of Critical Legal Issues in 2021 and Focus on What You Do Best—Running Your Business

John Sallaway
January 20, 2021

Nowhere else is the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” more relevant than in the world of legal compliance for businesses. Businesses that fail to comply with corporate formalities can face serious consequences, including directors’ personal liability for the liabilities of the company, difficulty borrowing…

What is a Business Attorney?

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December 2, 2020

Key Considerations for Choosing the Right Business Attorney An experienced business attorney, sometimes called a transactional attorney, should be a trusted advisor to help you through some of the most critical times for your business. The good news is hiring an experienced business attorney doesn’t have to break the bank….

Thanksgiving Jurisprudence

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November 24, 2020

While few lawyers are filing lawsuits the week before Thanksgiving, the holiday does give rise to some interesting cases.  I have compiled a small list of interesting legal entanglements that reference Thanksgiving in one shape or form.  Whether you will laugh or cringe, I am not quite sure, but here…

Congratulations to our 2020 Texas Super Lawyers!

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October 14, 2020

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is proud to announce J. Brantley Saunders, Mark A. Walsh, Lewis L. Isaacks, Alexander N. Beard, and Jacob D. Thomas as Texas Super Lawyers for 2020. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional…

SWB Adds Heavy Hitter John Sallaway for Transactional Legal Work

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September 17, 2020

Please join us in welcoming John Sallaway as Senior Associate. John is a business transactions attorney who has been advising individuals and organizations on their day-to-day legal issues since 2006. As a former executive, John learned the legal process from the perspective of a client and grew to appreciate the value…

Katie Thiele promoted as SWB’s first Senior Associate

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September 4, 2020

We are pleased to announce Katie Thiele’s promotion to Saunders, Walsh & Beard’s first Senior Associate. Please join us in congratulating Katie on her outstanding contributions to our firm and commitment to our valued clients.  

Saunders, Walsh & Beard Coronavirus Insurance Recovery Team

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May 7, 2020

Most business-interruption coverage includes losses from physical damage caused by hurricanes, fires, winds or theft—not a virus. Lawmakers have recently urged insurers to provide business interruption coverage under existing commercial property policies for companies’ losses due to closures tied to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These initial legislative efforts mark a…

Saunders, Walsh & Beard Has Re-opened Our Office Doors to Visitors by Appointment

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May 1, 2020

In order to continue serving our North Texas community, Saunders, Walsh, & Beard has re-opened our office doors to visitors by appointment. For the safety or our team and any visitors to our office, we have implemented the following procedures for employees and visitors to be followed prior to entry into our office:…

Texas Employer’s Checklist April 27, 2020

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April 27, 2020

On April 27, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued additional Orders regarding the re-opening of the Texas economy. Among other things, Governor Abbott has issued a Checklist applicable to All Employers in the State of Texas. Any employers with questions about the Texas Employer’s Checklist 4.27.20 or about re-opening their businesses, generally, should feel…

3 Steps to Minimize the Risk of Your Secrets Walking Out the Door When a Key Employee Leaves

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April 15, 2020

DEALING WITH DEPARTING EMPLOYEES  3 Steps to Minimize The Risk of Your Secrets Walking Out the Door When a Key Employee Leaves It happens often and in every type of business: a key employee notifies her supervisor that she has accepted a job with a competitor and will be leaving…