D.C. Council Enacts Legislation to Help Workers During COVID-19 Shutdowns

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On March 17, 2020, the District of Columbia Council passed the D.C. COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 to provide workplace protections to D.C. workers whose employment is affected, or could be affected, by the coronavirus. The legislation addresses …

New Law Protects Whistleblowers to Congress and Guarantees Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave

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In December, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, Public Law No. 116-92, which was signed into law by the President on December 20, 2019. Through the passage of the NDAA, Congress has again strengthened …

Harvey Weinstein’s accusers will probably have to pay a hefty tax bill on any settlement money

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Linda Correia speaks with MarketWatch about the tax consequences experienced by survivors of sexual violence after settling their claims against Harvey Weinstein and his former production company. “‘Unlike personal injury cases where personal injury victims are not taxed on the …

Correia & Puth, PLLC welcomes Elizabeth Fletcher and Melissa Stein

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Correia & Puth welcomes two new attorneys to the firm, Elizabeth Flether and Melissa Stein. Elizabeth W. Fletcher is an associate attorney with Correia & Puth, PLLC.  She advocates for clients in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including …

Four Correia & Puth, PLLC lawyers named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list

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Correia & Puth, PLLC is pleased to announce that 4 lawyers have been included in the 2020 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 has published their list …

Linda M. Correia named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Washington, D.C. area

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Correia & Puth, PLLC attorney Linda M. Correia is recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Civil Rights Law in the Washington, D.C. area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the …