Latest News & Alerts

separator

Nat Bessey Discusses the ADA and the Internet with MaineBiz

/ 0 Comments

In a November 11, 2019, article in MaineBiz, “ADA Standards Catch Up With eCommerce, and Lawsuits Are on the Rise,” partner Nathaniel Bessey is interviewed on the recent proliferation of lawsuits filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act claiming that retail and other business websites do not comply with applicable law regarding accessibility. “’There have...

Read More
separator

B&I Litigators Nuzzi and Hart Prevail in Disability Discrimination Lawsuit before Maine Supreme Court

/ 0 Comments

On November 7, 2019, Brann & Isaacson litigators Daniel Nuzzi and Eamonn Hart were successful before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which affirmed a summary judgment in favor of B&I’s client, a Maine heavy construction firm.  In the case, a former employee brought suit claiming he was discriminated against due to a disability when he...

Read More
separator

Seven Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored By Super Lawyers

/ 0 Comments

Brann & Isaacson congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees for 2019: George S. Isaacson—Tax and Business Litigation Martin I. Eisenstein —Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate Martha E. Greene—Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, and Estate & Trust Litigation Kevin R. Haley—Intellectual Property Peter J. Brann—Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Stacy O. Stitham—Business Litigation and Intellectual...

Read More
separator

Law360 Features State Tax Article by Martin Eisenstein

/ 0 Comments

On October 4, 2019, Law360 published managing partner Martin Eisenstein’s article on “Direct Taxes: The Next Shoe To Drop After Wayfair” (subscription required). In the article, Eisenstein addresses an issue looming large after the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which opened the door to the use of “economic nexus” as a basis...

Read More
separator

Eisenstein and Schaefer Present Webinar on Economic Nexus for State Tax

/ 0 Comments

On September 24, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner Matthew Schaefer co–led a webinar for Strafford Publications entitled “Economic Presence Nexus for States and Local Taxes: Meeting the Challenges of Developing State Standards After Wayfair.”  The webinar provided corporate tax advisers with guidance on increased state taxing authority under the “economic nexus” standards validated by South Dakota...

Read More
separator

George Isaacson Speaks at Columbia Law School

/ 0 Comments

On September 21, 2019, senior partner George Isaacson delivered a presentation at Columbia Law School as part of the “Tampon Tax LAB (Legal Action Brainstorm),” sponsored by Period Equity and The Center for Gender & Sexuality Law. Isaacson’s talk was on “Key Considerations in Challenging a State Sales Tax Law.” The LAB brought together practitioners...

Read More
separator

Brann & Isaacson Files Cert. Petition in U.S. Supreme Court

/ 0 Comments

On September 23, 2019, Brann & Isaacson partner David Swetnam–Burland filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court as counsel of record in the case of PET, LLC v. CBF Associates, LLC. The petition seeks high court review of due process issues arising in a multi–million–dollar business dispute decided...

Read More
separator

Isaacson and Stitham Pen State Tax Notes Cover Story on The “Tampon Tax”

/ 0 Comments

An article by senior partner George Isaacson and partner Stacy O. Stitham, “The ‘Tampon Tax’: Hidden Gender Bias in Medical Products Exemptions,” was the cover story of the September 16, 2019, issue of State Tax Notes. Isaacson and Stitham argue that the failure to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales taxes effectively enshrines gender bias...

Read More
separator

Stacy O. Stitham Named a Trustee of Foxcroft Academy

/ 0 Comments

Brann & Isaacson partner Stacy O. Stitham has been named a trustee of Foxcroft Academy, a private preparatory high school in Dover–Foxcroft. Stitham is a graduate of Foxcroft Academy, and continues her family’s long history of service to the school.

Read More
separator

Martin Eisenstein and Matthew Schaefer Present Webinar on Tax Treatment of Direct Mail and Electronic Communications Post-Wayfair

/ 0 Comments

On August 20, 2019, managing partner Martin Eisenstein and partner Matthew Schaefer co–led a webinar for Strafford Publications on the “Sales Tax Treatment of Direct Mail and Online Communications Post-Wayfair.” The webinar provided corporate tax advisers with guidance on the expanded state sales tax obligations of printers and purchasers of direct mail after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in South Dakota...

Read More
separator