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Exciting news came from the Sixth Circuit last month when a three-judge panel ruled on Philbrick v. Holder

By The Goldsmith Law Firm |

Our Firm had a big success at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit last month when a three-judge panel ruled in our client’s favor of in the case of Philbrick v. Holder, reversing a lower Michigan federal court’s decision and ruling that it must be permitted to go to trial…. Read More »

A new bill hit the U.S. Senate floor Tuesday with important implications for employees and employers alike

By The Goldsmith Law Firm |

Seven Senate Democrats are sponsoring a bill called the Equal Employment for All Act, which would ban employers from performing credit checks on applicants as a part of the hiring process. Evidently, forty-seven percent of employers use credit checks, made legal under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, though such a check requires an applicant’s… Read More »

Senate confirms Obama nominee to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

By The Goldsmith Law Firm |

The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Patricia Ann Millett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Millett will fill one of the three vacancies on the Court, widely considered the most influential court in the nation behind the U.S. Supreme Court.The Senate voted 56-38 to approve Millett’s nomination…. Read More »

Goldsmith Law Firm Settles Decade-Long Case Against the United States Peace Corps

By The Goldsmith Law Firm |

Gene Lane first came to our firm in early 2003. He is a former Peace Corps volunteer and a former Peace Corps Human Resources Specialist with an entirely successful employment history with the Agency. Gene left the Peace Corps and moved to another agency, where he continued to work until his retirement a couple… Read More »

Maryland Court of Appeals to Hear Friolo Attorneys’ Fees Issues

By The Goldsmith Law Firm |

The Maryland Court of Appeals is set to hear oral argument in spring 2014 in Friolo v. Frankel. This marks the third time Maryland’s highest court will be hearing issues pertaining to an award of shifted attorneys’ fees for the Goldsmith Law Firm’s client, Joy Friolo, who won a jury trial to prove she… Read More »