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Blogs

Business Blog

The Cummins & White business blog focuses on legal issues relating to various issues employers encounter.  Cummins & White lawyers contribute posts to the blog relating to business creation, operation and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, distribution agreements, supply agreements, customer agreements, license agreements, vendor agreements, workouts and restructurings; as well as the tax issues and succession planning so critical to privately-held firms.

Beyond the Scope — A Construction Litigation Blog

The construction litigation blog focuses on legal issues affecting businesses in the construction industry.  Having worked in this industry for many years, the construction litigators represent general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. Our clients range from regional landscaping companies to electrical suppliers to Fortune 100 contractors.

We have found that in designing and building new commercial or residential properties, contingency plans are key.  Similarly, the construction litigation blog is written to illustrate options and identify best legal practices for business owners in the construction field.  Our posts will be broad and varied, from labor and employment litigation to detailed documentation issues involved in collections cases.  We are pleased to share our knowledge of the construction industry with you through the Beyond the Scope — A Construction Litigation Blog.

Bob Lamm’s Estate Planning Blog

It’s true—taxes are a reality of life—but their financial impact can be minimized with careful estate and tax planning. As a result, we are pleased to bring you Bob Lamm’s Estate Planning Blog, where he will provide valuable information and commentary about estate planning and tax law.

It might sound tedious, but we promise it won’t be. With blog postings like “Don’t Let the Tax Tail Wag the Dog,” Bob brings estate planning to life with humor and satire, offering great tips and ideas for you, your aging parents, or your clients. Bob’s blog also can be read through a RSS feed.  Please stay tuned for more…

Employment Blog

Welcome to Cummins & White’s employment blog.  The head of our Labor and Employment practice, Erick Becker, will be contributing frequently, along with our business transaction and litigation attorneys, on matters that impact employers.  We will be posting updates on important court decisions, legislative updates, and regulatory developments on both the federal and state level.  We will also focus on best practices for human resources and employee relations, and important tips for managing the risk of employment related claims and lawsuits.

We intend this blog to be an important source of information for your business, so check back frequently and feel free to provide us feedback on topics and content.

Insurance Blog

The Insurance Group posts articles, essays and case studies on matters of insurance law and current events.  We hope to educate, inform and entertain our clients, potential clients, and those who are simply interested in our practice.  And if a particular post peaks your interest, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and speak to its author.  CW lawyers pride themselves on being accessible and responsive.

If you are an insurance professional, look forward to timely and pertinent updates on this blog.  But no matter your industry, property and liability insurance is probably an integral part of it.  Cummins & White recognizes this.  For more than 60 years, Cummins & White’s insurance practice group has represented its clients in the areas of coverage, “bad faith”, errors and omissions, personal injury, property damage, liability defense, subrogation, reinsurance, administrative and regulatory law.  We have the unique position of not only knowing insurance law, but making it. The firm is a leader in developing and implementing new insurance law, theories and strategies in both property and liability cases.  It is only natural that our practice evolves to this new and exciting venue.

Real Estate Blog

Cummins & White has a robust real estate practice encompassing all aspects of real estate transactions and litigation, including both commercial and residential real estate.  We represent clients in all areas of commercial real estate and have experience in the successful transaction of virtually every type of commercial asset.  Whether negotiating a multi-million dollar purchase and sale agreement or crafting lease provisions to protect our client, our real estate attorneys provide first-class service to all types of clients in all types of industries.  Likewise, we represent residential real estate buyers, sellers, brokers, and salespersons at all stages of residential purchases and sales, including ushering complicated transactions through close of escrow and resolving title issues.  When deals go awry, we advocate for efficient and creative solutions to keep the deal alive, and can effectively litigate those disputes that cannot be resolved.  Our Real Estate Blog offers practical information, updates on industry trends and relevant law, and insightful commentary to help investors, businesses, buyers, sellers, brokers, and salespersons navigate the nuances of the increasingly complex real estate landscape.