Month: December 2016

Chamber Briefings Newsletter – December 2016

December 20th, 2016

President’s Message On December 2nd, we hosted over 700 business leaders in Williamsburg for the 2016 Virginia Economic Summit. At the Summit, we launched Blueprint Virginia 2025, an update to our long-term economic development plan. Over the next year, we will once again convene Virginia’s regional leaders and industry experts to analyze state and regional economies […]


The Branch Group, Inc., Virginia’s Fourth Largest Construction Company, Announces Consolidation — Civil subsidiaries, Branch Highways, Inc., and E.V. Williams, Inc., consolidate as Branch Civil, Inc.

December 14th, 2016

A CONSOLIDATION THAT SUPPORTS LONG-RANGE STRATEGIC GROWTH On December 14th, 2016, J. William Karbach, CEO of The Branch Group, Inc., announced the consolidation of its civil subsidiaries, Branch Highways, Inc., and E.V. Williams, Inc. The newly consolidated company will be named Branch Civil, Inc. According to Karbach, “This consolidation supports our long-range strategic growth plans by […]


New Overtime Rule Blocked But Questions Remain

December 13th, 2016        Karen S. Elliott, Esq., Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

The day before Thanksgiving, a Texas federal judge temporarily blocked the December 1, 2016, implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new overtime rule. The new rule more than doubled the salary threshold requirement for exemption status as well as automatically adjusted the threshold every three years beginning in 2020. The following Q&A attempts to […]


14 HCCW Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Legal Elite

December 12th, 2016

Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman, P.C. would like to congratulate the following 14 attorneys for being selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 Edition of Virginia Business Legal Elite. William J. G. Barnes Civil Litigation Lynne Jones Blain Civil Litigation Lester C. Brock Young Lawyer (under 40) Jeremy D. Capps Labor/Employment David P. Corrigan […]


Dixon Hughes Goodman Announces Office Move to Gaithersburg, MD

December 5th, 2016

Gaithersburg, MD, December 5, 2016 – Dixon Hughes Goodman “DHG” announced this week that it has moved its Rockville, Maryland office location to One Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The firm’s office will be located on the 2nd floor of One Washingtonian Center, 9801 Washington Boulevard.  The 14-story property is only one of 11 multi-tenant […]


Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

December 1st, 2016

Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman is celebrating its 25th Anniversary on December 1st.  We wish to thank all those who have made our success possible.  To our clients, thank you for your continued support and confidence in our firm as we endeavor to meet your needs with quality work.  To our colleagues in the legal […]