Monroe Moxness Berg is pleased to announce that Mark Carpenter has joined the firm as an of counsel attorney in the Business Litigation practice group. Mark focuses his practice on commercial litigation, representing clients in federal and state courts in over 25 jurisdictions over the past 26 years. These matters include clients in the manufacturing, . . .
A bankruptcy court in Illinois has held that a governor’s shut-down order, combined with a force majeure provision in a restaurant’s lease, partially excused the restaurant’s obligation to pay rent.* The case is significant because it provides commercial tenants a basis to seek relief from rental payments due to COVID-19. Governor’s Executive Orders as Force . . .
On June 15, 2020, in a case entitled Bostock v. Clayton County, the United States. Supreme Court ruled that an employer who fires an individual for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Gerald Bostock, a gay man working as a county employee, began participating in a gay . . .