Susan Joins Non-Profit Boards

Susan P. Burton joins two non-profit boards in June 2022: Paws Shelter of Central Texas and Greater Austin Sports Foundation.

Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Andrew Broadaway and Desiree Brutocao were congratulated by their colleagues and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in January for attaining their Labor and Employment Board Certification.  Desiree and Andrew bring the total number of Board Certified Labor and Employment lawyers at the firm to seven, the highest concentration of L&E-certified specialists at any firm in Austin.

CSMBB’s Eighth Annual California Law for Texas Employers

CSMBB’s eighth annual “CALIFORNIA LAW FOR TEXAS EMPLOYERS” online (Zoom) program is set to occur on January 12, 2022. Scott Brutocao will provide a comprehensive summary of the ways that California employment laws differ from Texas’ laws, as well as a review of all the new employment laws for California employers in 2022. In addition, Scott Brutocao will deliver the second annual “CALIFORNIA LEAVE OF ABSENCE BOOT CAMP FOR TEXAS EMPLOYERS” via Zoom on January 19, 2022, in which he will summarize all leave-related laws applicable in California, provide form policies and postings that comply with those laws, as well as compliance strategies for common leave situations. Discounts are available for Firm clients and for anyone who registers for both programs.

What Texas Employers Need to Know About Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order on Vaccine Mandates

What Texas Employers Need to Know About Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order on Vaccine Mandates

2021 Texas Super Lawyers

The listing of the 2021 Texas Super Lawyers has been released.  All five of CSMBB’s named partners have been named: Connie Cornell, Ted Smith, and Susan Burton have been listed in the category of Employment & Labor, while Steve Mierl and Scott Brutocao have been listed in the category of Employment Litigation – Defense.

Austin Accounting & Finance Leaders Conference April 21 2022

Connie Cornell and Scott Brutocao will be presenters at the Austin Accounting & Finance Leaders Conference recently rescheduled for April 21, 2022.

Best Lawyers 2022

The listing of the 2022 Best Lawyers in America© has been released, and all five of CSMBB’s named partners have been named in the category of Employment Law – Management.  In addition, Connie Cornell, Ted Smith, and Steve Mierl have been listed in the category of Labor Law – Management, while Scott Brutocao and Susan Burton have been listed in the category of Litigation – Labor and Employment.  Steve Mierl has been listed in a third category, Employment Law – Individuals.

CSMBB is proud to announce that both Andrew Broadaway and Alan Lin are listed in 2022 Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in the category of Litigation – Labor and Employment, recognizing attorneys with 5 to 9 years of private practice who have demonstrated outstanding professional excellence.

Connie Cornell Austin’s Top Attorneys 2021

Connie Cornell has been recently named among Austin’s Top Attorneys 2021, Labor & Employment Law, as listed by Austin Monthly in its August 2021 Issue.

Navigating the 2021 Workplace Oct 6 2021

Ted Smith will be speaking on October 6, 2021 at the Association of Legal Administrators’ 2021 Annual Conference & Expo on “Navigating the 2021 Workplace:  An Employment Law Update.” The Conference will be held at the Austin Convention Center.

Reintegrating the Workforce Sept 10 2021

Scott Brutocao will be speaking on a panel on “Reintegrating the Workforce” at this year’s Bench-Bar Conference on September 10, 2021 at Austin Country Club.  This year’s theme is “Emerging from the Pandemic.”

CA Law Presentation Sept 1 2021

Scott Brutocao and Desiree Brutocao will be presenting a seminar for the Austin Bar’s Labor & Employment section on “California Employment Law for Texas Lawyers” on September 1, 2021.

Best Lawyers 2021

The Best Lawyers in America© by Woodward/White, Inc. for 2021 includes:

Connie Cornell:  Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management

Ted Smith:  Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management

Steven L. Mierl:  Employment Law – Management, Employment Law – Individuals, Labor Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment

Scott Brutocao: Labor Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment

Susan Burton:  Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment

Connie Cornell was also named Austin’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law – Management and Ted Smith was named Austin’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law – Management.

Andrew J. Broadaway and Alan Lin were named as “Ones to Watch” in Litigation – Labor & Employment.