What Employers Everywhere Can Learn from Six Flags and the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

February 2019

An emerging trend in employment law and many consumer industries is the collection of “biometric information,” including “biometric identifiers” like fingerprints, retina or iris scans, hand or facial scans, and voiceprints. With great power, however, comes great responsibility. Large national employers such as Facebook and Google have been embroiled in privacy lawsuits arising from their… Read more >

The FAA and Drones: A Modern Day Dr. Frankenstein and His Monster? Hennepin Lawyer

January 2019

“In her novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s sometimes strained relationship with her father, William Godwin, can be seen as the motivation for her story of a creator and his creation. While Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) quickly arose as an offshoot of the development of the airplane, and predate the… Read more >

Year-End Checklist

December 2018

Give Your Business the Best Chance of Success in 2019 2018 is nearly in the books. Businesses are busy winding up year-end obligations, professionals are preparing for the New Year holiday, and managers across the diverse aviation industry are making plans for 2019. While financial considerations tend to be front and center at year-end, it… Read more >

Considerations for Using an LLC to Own Investment Real Estate

November 2018

Over the past decade, more and more people have been looking to diversify their investment strategy beyond just putting money in their 401(k) or otherwise investing in the stock market. One alternative investment strategy has been nonprofessional investors purchasing single family or multi-family homes as investment properties. Often these individuals will directly purchase the investment… Read more >