Close

Resources

Recent Attorney Articles

Below are attorney articles published within the last year. For a complete list of all published articles, please click here.

Practice Groups

Aviation

The Cape Town Convention: An Evolving Process (with Side Notes on Selected Issues)
International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law - 2015

Business Transactions and Finance

Innovation Districts
McAfee & Taft Business & Legal Update - March 2015

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

New rules further limits health plan's out-of-pocket expenses
Q&A with Jim Prince
The Oklahoman - July 15, 2015
New ruling limits out-of-pocket expenses at individual level in 2016
EmployerLINC Update - July 8, 2015
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act once again
EmployerLINC Alert - June 25, 2015
The ACA's Toyota tax
EmployerLINC - May 18, 2015
Sixth Circuit decision bucks trend on same-sex marriage
EmployerLINC - November 7, 2014
Group health plans for same-sex spouses: Equal treatment required or not?
EmployerLINC - November 4, 2014
What the legalization of same-sex marriage means for Oklahoma employers
EmployerLINC Employee Benefits Law Alert - October 10, 2014
Time to get serious about the Affordable Care Act's employer reporting requirements
EmployerLINC - September 26, 2014
Why you should care about the Affordable Care Act
Campuses explore what steps to take after healthcare legislation passes
Talking Stick - September/October 2014

Environmental Law

EPA nixes state exemptions on excess CAA emissions
McAfee & Taft RegLINC - July 16, 2015
Courts continue to back employers with strong timekeeping policies, practices
EmployerLINC - May 13, 2015

Healthcare Law

Payment is due at the time services are rendered
McAfee & Taft Business & Legal Update - July 29, 2015
Oklahoma lawmakers ease practice requirements for physician assistants
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Update - June 11, 2015
OIG issues additional guidance to healthcare boards regarding compliance efforts and oversight
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Update - May 26, 2015
Physicians as whistleblowers
Doctors get rich by exposing fraud
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Update - May 12, 2015
Tenth Circuit affirms federal preemption of state law tort claims for medical devices
McAfee & Taft Litigation Update - May 11, 2015
New state law allows access to investigational drugs
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Alert - May 4, 2015
What Oklahoma's amended Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act means for prescribing medical providers
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Alert - April 7, 2015
Hospital-Physician Alignment
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - March 2015
New state law mandates education about end-of-life treatment
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - January 19, 2015
Challenges Physicians Can Expect in 2015
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - January 8, 2015
Who does your malpractice attorney represent?
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - December 30, 2014
Oklahoma Legislature significantly expands peer review privilege
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - December 2014

Intellectual Property

Beefing up border security
McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - September 2015
Is the gaping hole closing?
McAfee & Taft tIPSheet Alert - August 14, 2015
The gaping hole of patent infringement liability
McAfee & Taft tIPSheet Alert - August 5, 2015
[Your Brand].Sucks
McAfee & Taft tIPSheet Alert - June 2015
The PCT Process - flexible, cost-effective and efficient
McAfee & Taft tIPSheet Alert - May 8, 2015
New procedures available for invalidating patents before the USPTO
McAfee & Taft tIPSheet Alert - April 2, 2015
New ‘.bank’ domain available in mid-2015
McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - March 2015
Kitchen Espionage
The Journal Record - February 5, 2015
The spy who came in from the kitchen...
EmployerLINC - February 4, 2015
Product labeling requirements aren't all black and white
McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - January 2015
Browsewrap or Clickwrap: Choose wisely
McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - December 2014
Demand rising for alternative fees in intellectual property matters
McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - November 2014

Labor and Employment

Labor Board's joint employer decision sure to cause headaches
EmployerLINC - August 31, 2015
EEOC takes aim at Target for discriminatory pre-employment tests
EmployerLINC - August 26, 2015
Oklahoma court tosses negligent training and supervision claims
EmployerLINC - August 21, 2015
EEOC says sexual orientation protected under Title VII
EmployerLINC - August 19, 2015
Jury slaps AutoZone with $186 million verdict for pregnancy bias
EmployerLINC - August 17, 2015
Arbitration policies for wage and hour claims
EmployerLINC - August 6, 2015
Retaliation claims can sink an employer
EmployerLINC - July 27, 2015
DOL: Most workers are employees, not independent contractors
EmployerLINC - July 15, 2015
DOL proposes dramatic changes to FLSA overtime rules
Millions of workers to be added to ranks of overtime eligible employees
EmployerLINC - June 30, 2015
Supreme Court recognizes constitutional right to same‑sex marriage
EmployerLINC - June 26, 2015
Gavel to Gavel: Faith and consequences
The Journal Record - June 11, 2015
Males need not apply: Restaurant chain sued for gender-specific job posting
EmployerLINC - June 4, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court rules against Tulsa Abercrombie & Fitch in religious discrimination lawsuit over headscarf
EmployerLINC Alert - June 2, 2015
EEOC clarifies rules for wellness programs
EmployerLINC - April 21, 2015
Justice Department sues university in Oklahoma on behalf of transgender professor
EmployerLINC - April 8, 2015
President vetoes resolution to block new NLRB election rules
EmployerLINC - April 6, 2015
NLRB rules employee's vulgar, unprofessional social media post is protected concerted activity
EmployerLINC - April 3, 2015
Disabilities that pose a ‘direct threat’ in the workplace
EmployerLINC - April 1, 2015
‘More’ does not equal ‘different’ when job duties are comparable under the Equal Pay Act
EmployerLINC - March 20, 2015
Not following instructions will still get you fired, even when you engage in protected activity
EmployerLINC - March 17, 2015
U.S. Senate blocks NLRB's ambush election' rule; resolution now goes to House
EmployerLINC - March 6, 2015
OFCCP proposes updated regulations on discrimination on the basis of sex
EmployerLINC - March 2, 2015
More FMLA rights for same-sex couples
EmployerLINC Employment Law Alert - February 24, 2015
Texas court rules disabled employees must ask for accommodations
EmployerLINC - February 17, 2015
The spy who came in from the kitchen...
EmployerLINC - February 4, 2015
Employee investigation tips
EmployerLINC - January 21, 2015
The need for actual medical evidence in disability cases
EmployerLINC - January 5, 2015
Secret Connections: LinkedIn contacts may be a trade secret
EmployerLINC - December 29, 2014
NLRB ruling on ambush' elections poses real threat to non-unionized workplaces
EmployerLINC Law Alert - December 18, 2014
Gavel to Gavel: What's in store for employers?
The Journal Record - December 11, 2014
Despite settlement, EEOC continues and expands discrimination investigation
EmployerLINC - November 24, 2014
Asking about religion accommodations
EmployerLINC - November 19, 2014
Care for parent leads to firing
EmployerLINC - November 11, 2014
Sixth Circuit decision bucks trend on same-sex marriage
EmployerLINC - November 7, 2014
Group health plans for same-sex spouses: Equal treatment required or not?
EmployerLINC - November 4, 2014
Ebola answers for employers
EmployerLINC - November 3, 2014
Questioning employees about prescription drugs that could affect performance and safety
EmployerLINC - October 30, 2014
Gavel to Gavel: A tiger by the tail
The Journal Record - October 23, 2014
Five tips on preventing workplace violence
EmployerLINC - October 15, 2014
New OSHA injury and illness reporting requirements
EmployerLINC - October 3, 2014
EEOC: Trolling for plaintiffs
EmployerLINC - September 29, 2014
Court rules interactive process should have been triggered by a couple of stray comments
EmployerLINC - September 22, 2014
When is a company considered the employer of another company's employees?
EmployerLINC - September 12, 2014
Gavel to Gavel: Helpful to employers
The Journal Record - September 11, 2014
Prescription drug addiction: Medical review officers can help eliminate disability discrimination claim
EmployerLINC - September 5, 2014

Litigation

Gavel to Gavel: Class-action Christmas in July
The Journal Record - July 23, 2015
Now is the time to reevaluate commercial sales contracts that incorporate other documents by reference
McAfee & Taft Litigation Update - June 2, 2015
Gavel to Gavel: Rulings could limit jurisdiction
The Journal Record - March 19, 2015

Industry Groups

Aerospace

The Cape Town Convention: An Evolving Process (with Side Notes on Selected Issues)
International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law - 2015

Agriculture and Equine

Oklahoma law encourages livestock shows
McAfee & Taft AgLINC - Spring 2015
McAfee & Taft continues the fight for American farmers' right to the 2014 Farm Bill's APH Adjustment Option
McAfee & Taft AgLINC - Spring 2015
AQHA victorious in appeal of cloned horses' lawsuit
McAfee & Taft AgLINC - Spring 2015
McAfee & Taft takes the lead in protecting American farmers' right to 2014 Farm Bill's APH Adjustment Option
McAfee & Taft AgLINC Ag Industry Alert - September 9, 2014

Biotech

Innovation Districts
McAfee & Taft Business & Legal Update - March 2015

Healthcare

Payment is due at the time services are rendered
McAfee & Taft Business & Legal Update - July 29, 2015
OIG issues additional guidance to healthcare boards regarding compliance efforts and oversight
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Update - May 26, 2015
Physicians as whistleblowers
Doctors get rich by exposing fraud
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Update - May 12, 2015
Tenth Circuit affirms federal preemption of state law tort claims for medical devices
McAfee & Taft Litigation Update - May 11, 2015
New state law allows access to investigational drugs
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Alert - May 4, 2015
What Oklahoma's amended Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act means for prescribing medical providers
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Alert - April 7, 2015
Hospital-Physician Alignment
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - March 2015
New state law mandates education about end-of-life treatment
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - January 19, 2015
Who does your malpractice attorney represent?
McAfee & Taft Healthcare Industry Legal Update - December 30, 2014

Manufacturing and Logistics

Gavel to Gavel: Rulings could limit jurisdiction
The Journal Record - March 19, 2015