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Why Your Bank Must Have a Marijuana Banking Policy

Why Your Bank Must Have a Marijuana Banking Policy

Legalized marijuana is here to stay – in what form and with how much risk is yet to be determined. To assess and control that risk, South Dakota bankers should become familiar with the various new state and local laws and have a clear understanding of the Federal laws...

President Biden’s Latest Plan to Vaccinate the Unvaccinated

President Biden’s Latest Plan to Vaccinate the Unvaccinated

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his six prong COVID-19 initiative to boost vaccinations across the United States. Most notably for employers, the plan affects private employers who have 100 or more employees, as well as government contractors....

Best Lawyers 2022 Business Edition: Litigation Issue

Best Lawyers 2022 Business Edition: Litigation Issue

Best Lawyers® has recognized the following Davenport Evans lawyers in their 2022 Business Edition: Litigation Issue. Using information excerpted from the recently released 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, this...

Subchapter V Bankruptcy:  What Have We Learned So Far?

Subchapter V Bankruptcy: What Have We Learned So Far?

The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) went into effect on February 19, 2020. The SBRA created Subchapter V within Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code with the goal of providing “main street” business debtors with a more efficient manner of restructuring...

Non-Compete Agreements Under Fire

Non-Compete Agreements Under Fire

In President Biden’s recent Executive Order, he encouraged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to limit or ban non-compete agreements. Although President Biden’s Executive Order itself does not create new law, his intent is clear. Whether the FTC can or will act on his...

Davenport Evans Welcomes Kalen N. Frericks

Davenport Evans Welcomes Kalen N. Frericks

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new attorney, Kalen N. Frericks, to the firm. A native of Northville, South Dakota, Kalen Frericks joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2021. She was also a summer associate...

Davenport Evans Welcomes Brooke N. Schmidt

Davenport Evans Welcomes Brooke N. Schmidt

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new attorney, Brooke N. Schmidt, to the firm. A native of Aberdeen, South Dakota, Brooke Schmidt joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2021.Brooke is a graduate of the University...

Best Lawyers® 2022 Recognizes 17 Davenport Evans Lawyers

Best Lawyers® 2022 Recognizes 17 Davenport Evans Lawyers

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 17 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2022 for South Dakota, in 24 different practice areas. In addition, three Davenport Evans lawyers were named 2022 Best...