5 Tueth Keeney Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt P.C. is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. “Best Lawyers was founded more than 40 years ago to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of top legal professionals,” says Best Lawyers CEO Phil Greer. “We are proud to continue

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President Biden Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

by Mollie Mohan, Kate Nash, Lisa Berns, and Christine Self On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a sweeping new plan to increase the country’s COVID-19 vaccination rate. A summary of the plan, and its implications for Missouri and Illinois employers, is below. OSHA Rule Mandating Vaccines for Employers with Over 100 Employees President Biden announced that the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will apply to employers with 100 or

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MORE Title IX Changes for Higher Education? New Guidance Regarding Use of “Statements” Not Subject to Cross-Examination in Hearing Determination

by Veronica Potter and Kate Nash Since the August 14, 2020 implementation date for the new Title IX regulations (the “Regulations”), institutions of higher education have worked to provide fair process to students while complying with some of the more difficult and onerous regulatory provisions. One of those provisions, found in 34 CFR 106.45(b)(6)(i), prohibits determinations that rely on “statements” not subjected to cross-examination during a live hearing. A recent court decision found this particular provision invalid.

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers and Ian Cooper Named St. Louis Labor and Employment Litigation Lawyer of the Year!

Tueth Keeney is proud to announce that Ian Cooper has been named the 2022 St. Louis Lawyer of the Year in Labor and Employment Litigation! Margaret Hesse, Melanie Keeney, Jim Layton, and Kate Nash were also recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers publication. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers ® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal

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Kate Nash Presents at Employment Law Alliance Webinar Discussing Legal Issues in Higher Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kate Nash will join a panel of esteemed speakers on May 13th for a discussion focusing on helping higher education institutions identify common legal issues, projects, and problems that, while not created by the COVID-19 pandemic, were brought to the forefront by it.  The session  will  be divided into four topics (student issues, employment issues, risk management issues, and corporate issues), and identify key issues such as hearing formats and logistics for Title IX proceedings; faculty handbook and contract issues;

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Coronavirus Pandemic Planning in Missouri – Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings

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Coronavirus Pandemic Planning: Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings During this Time of Uncertainty

Below, we are listing answers or guidance we are providing in response to questions we have received relating to holding board meetings during this time of uncertainty. As time progresses, we will continue to provide updates or amended guidance, where necessary.

Can we hold a meeting without having anyone physically attend the meeting? Yes. However, the manner in

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U.S. Department of Education Releases New Proposed Rule Regarding Faith-Based Institutions

by Betsey Mooney and Kate Nash On Wednesday, January 16, 2020, the Department of Education published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the eligibility of faith-based institutions for departmental grants.   This proposed rule is the official document outlining the agency’s plan to revise its current regulations.   Following its publication in the Federal Register, a thirty-day period opens in which members of the public may submit comments on the proposed revisions.   The comments are made available for the

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Eight Tueth Keeney Attorneys are Included in 2019 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2019 badgeWe are proud to announce that eight Tueth Keeney attorneys have been included in the 2019 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.    Michelle Basi, Celynda Brasher, Amy Clendennen, Margaret Hesse, and Kate Nash are all recognized in Schools & Education,

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Comment Period on Proposed Title IX Regulations Draws to a Close

The deadline to submit comments on the proposed Title IX regulations is quickly approaching. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX was released by the Department of Education on November 16, 2018, and was published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2018, starting the clock on the 60 day comment period. Comments can be submitted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at Regulations.gov. To date, over 66,000 comments have been submitted in response

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Selected for Inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2018 badgeWe are proud to announce that seven Tueth Keeney attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   We are also pleased to announce that Adam Henningsen is a new addition to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars Super Lawyers list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the

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