Entries by Vanessa

Serra Donovan Law Merges with Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein in Birmingham

Bill Donovan Becomes Senior Counsel at Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein PLLC. The Serra Donovan Law Group is merging with the Birmingham law firm of Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein PLLC. In addition to its headquarters at 370 E. Maple Road in Birmingham, the expanded Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein practice group will maintain offices in Rochester, Michigan, to serve clients […]

Federal Trade Commission Warns of Scams Directed at Small Businesses

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Florida Attorney General have recently filed a case in federal court seeking an injunction against one of the perpetrators of an increasingly common scam. The “o-fishy-al” invoice (the FTC’s pun, not ours), a solicitation designed to resemble an official government notice, attempts to convince small business owners that […]

Multiple Listing Services Promote Real Estate Consumers’ Interests

On June 5, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) held a workshop to explore competition issues in the residential real estate brokerage industry. The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) submitted a white paper, Data and Choices Breed Competition, highlighting the pro-competitive role of Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) in […]

Dear PUERTO RICO….

We have returned home after three weeks with you. Drawn by the devastation from hurricane Maria, we brought a water purification technology, which produces large quantities of clean water. The measure of our experience is not simply in our work in Quebradillas and Isabela along the Rio Guajataca or Utuado besides the Rio Grande de […]

Vaccinations Can Contribute to Divorce Disagreements

By Henry S. Gornbein Is there any valid reason for not vaccinating your child? I was recently in Judge Karen McDonald’s courtroom, where a hearing was continuing on the issue of whether a child should be vaccinated. The former husband wanted the child vaccinated and his former wife does not. An accredited doctor was testifying […]