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Tag Archives: Michael Best

Employee Benefits Might Still Facilitate Abortions and Reproductive Choice in a Post-Roe v. Wade America

On May 2, 2022, the Supreme Court’s draft majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, was leaked to the public and suggested that the Court intends to overturn Roe. Although the Supreme Court’s draft opinion does not have any binding legal authority, some large, multi-state employers have announced steps to support employee access to abortion and related reproductive medical services, specifically for those employees residing in states that do (or will) restrict abortion.

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Being proud of your benefits

Pride month is as great a time as any for an employer to revisit its benefit programs and policies to ensure that the benefits being offered not only comply with the dynamic legal landscape, but also align with the employer’s intention on LGBTQIA+ inclusivity and equality.

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Michael Best Strategies partner Karen Timberlake to serve as DHS interim secretary

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Karen Timberlake, a partner at Michael Best Strategies’ Madison office, will serve as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ interim secretary. Timberlake replaces Andrea Palm, who has been nominated as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Biden Administration. Palm will depart DHS on Wednesday, and Timberlake will take over in the interim starting ...

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Laska has patent on perpetual learning

Casimir Laska isn’t your typical student studying computer security and networking at Waukesha County Technical County. That's because he’s also a patent attorney at Michael Best.

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