Client Alert: DOL Announces New Salary Thresholds

The Department of Labor has finally released the final rule that had been in the works for quite some time.  The rule relates to the new salary thresholds for the FLSA’s white collar exemptions (related to overtime).  The below was announced by the DOL: “Effective July 1, 2024, the salary threshold will increase to the […]

Client Alert: FTC Noncompete Agreements

We just finished watching an open meeting of the FTC. By a vote of 3-2, the Commission voted to approve a final rule that would ban noncompete agreements (as well as require employers to rescind such agreements that are currently in effect). The dissenting commissioners believed, among other reasons, that the FTC did not have […]

CLIENT ALERT – FinCEN Beneficial Ownership Information Report Filing on Hold? 

As the great Lee Corso would say on ESPN College Gameday, “Not so fast, my friend!”  We recently sent out a Client Alert notifying you about the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) that was to go into effect January 1, 2024.   On March 1, a U.S. District Court judge for the United States District Court for the […]

CLIENT ALERT: DOL Publishes New Independent Contractor Test

In December 2022, we sent out a client alert regarding the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) proposed rule to reclassify the standards for employees and independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The DOL initially published a proposed rule in October 2022 and held public comment on the rule through early November of […]

2021 Super Lawyer Recognition

Dustin and Paul were once again selected by their peers as 2021 Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters.   Only 5% of Texas attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers, with only 2.5% of Texas lawyers below the age of 40 receiving a Rising Star honor. To learn about the Super Lawyers selection process, click here.  The lawyers of Simon | Paschal PLLC […]

Dustin Paschal Named Both Rising Star and Super Lawyer 2019

Dustin continued his streak of being recognized as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers.  Dustin has received this recognition every year since 2012.  In addition, Dustin was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2019.  Check out Dustin’s profile here!

2018 Continued to be an Awarding Year for Simon | Paschal

Simon | Paschal continued its streak of being recognized as among the best in Texas.  Dustin was once again selected as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers.  Dustin has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers since 2012.  Paul was selected as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers for the 5th straight year.

Simon | Paschal PLLC Receives Several Accolades in 2017

It was a busy 2017 and some of the “PR” for the firm fell through the cracks.  Now that we have started a new year, we wanted to take a brief moment to highlight some of the accolades from 2017.  As a firm, Simon | Paschal PLLC was awarded a “Best of Business Award” by […]