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  • real challenges.

    Jack Henry & Associates, nationwide provider of financial institutions software solutions, faces noteworthy patent troll battle

    real answers.

    Polsinelli’s patent law team wins an award of summary judgment in client’s favor

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    Polsinelli Earns Gold Standard for Emphasis on Women in Leadership

    The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) announced that national law firm Polsinelli has achieved the 2015 WILEF Gold Standard Certification, which awards firms that promote women as business leaders in the legal field. Polsinelli is one of only 44 firms recognized nationally for its emphasis on women in leadership.

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  • real challenges.

    Polsinelli client, Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y), seeks to purchase a high-profile oil & gas property that has been owned by the United States of America since the Louisiana Purchase

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    Successfully closed on $45 million transaction in an abbreviated timeline, during a turbulent oil and gas market, with complex, unique issues

    Labor and Employment Feature

    Colorado Supreme Court: Terminating an Employee for Marijuana Use Does Not Violate the Colorado Lawful Activities Statute

    On June 15, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court held that the Colorado Lawful Activity Statute does not prohibit an employer from terminating the employment of an employee for off-the-job use of medical marijuana. This decision allows Colorado employers to continue to enforce a policy of zero-tolerance for drug use inside and outside of the workplace without fear of being subjected to liability under the Colorado Lawful Activities Statute.

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  • real challenges.

    Structure a deal to purchase two Swiss culinary schools and lease the assets back to the tenants for Colony Capital Acquisitions, LLC

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    Collaboration and responsiveness result in a successful international sale leaseback transaction

    Immigration Feature

    Get to Work: Employment Authorization for H-4 Spouses

    On May 26, 2015, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting applications for employment authorization from certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants. Eligible individuals include H-4 dependent spouses whose spouse in H-1B status is: 1) the principal beneficiary of an approved Form I-140 immigrant petition for alien worker; or 2) has been granted H-1B status under AC21, which allows certain H-1B nonimmigrants seeking lawful permanent residence to work and remain in the US beyond the normal six year limit on H-1B status.

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  • real challenges.

    Polsinelli client, Bloodbuy®, creates technology solution to address uneven geographic distribution of blood supply and seeks legal guidance to implement business model

    real answers.

    Polsinelli attorneys embrace the business context behind its client’s innovative solution and create contractual model to enable optimization in critical health care market

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    What's it like to work with Polsinelli?

    Our attorneys strive to build true partnerships with the firm’s clients.   The new Polsinelli Firm video shares insights about our culture and our commitment to addressing our clients’ challenges. 

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    Polsinelli is an AmLaw 100 law firm located in 18 cities coast to coast, and we’re growing in key service areas that benefit our clients. Polsinelli attorneys provide practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences and technology, and business litigation.