Updates on Federal Cannabis Legislation

Alex Pyle and Bruce Bagdasarian | October 18, 2021 Since 1970, the Controlled Substances Act has classified cannabis as a schedule I drug. This classification means the federal government considers 

Sheehan Phinney Expands Manchester Office

(Manchester, NH, September 16, 2021) – Sheehan Phinney welcomes two new attorneys to the firm, Nicole Waldow Austin and Jennifer P. Lyon. Both Austin and Lyon will work primarily out 

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Litigation Team Secures Immigration Victory

(August 24, 2021, Manchester, NH) Sheehan Phinney attorneys Bryanna K. Devonshire and Courtney H.G. Herz secured a significant immigration litigation victory in the First Circuit Court of Appeals. On Thursday, 

Voluntary Paid Leave: A Different Way

Brian Bouchard | August 16, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic foisted paid leave into the public conversation. Federal programs like the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) mandated periods of paid 

Can you spot the red flags?

Abbygale Martinen | April 23, 2021 We have now surpassed a year of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and, with that, a year of Covid-related unemployment claims. With the meteoric 

Stimulus Relief for Start-Up Businesses

Paul Durham | April 21, 2021 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers have provided significant economic assistance to support struggling businesses. Unfortunately, businesses started during the crisis have 

Legislative Update

Michael Panebianco | March 17, 2020 A busy legislative session includes the following that are likely to be of interest to estate planning attorneys. Advance Directives for Health Care Decisions 

The American Rescue Plan Act

CLIENT ALERT Abbygale Martinen | March 15, 2021 On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) of 2021 into law—the third relief package since the 

Sheehan Phinney Expands to Seacoast Area

(Portsmouth, NH, March 15, 2021) – Sheehan Phinney, a business law firm serving regional, national and international clients, is pleased to announce the opening of its Portsmouth office. Located at 

Intellectual Property Law Basics For Business

Paul J. Durham | March 8, 2021 A basic understanding of intellectual property (“IP”) law issues is not just important for inventors and technology company executives. Understanding the types of 

Marijuana and Drug Testing in the Workplace

James Reidy | February 22, 2021 Attorney James Reidy discusses what the changing state laws regarding marijuana use mean for employers as they establish workplace policies. Watch the video here.

Bernarducci Joins Sheehan Phinney

(Boston, MA, February 17, 2021) – Sheehan Phinney welcomes Jeff Bernarducci to the firm. Bernarducci will work primarily out of the firm’s Boston and Portsmouth offices. Bernarducci provides strategy, risk