Blog Posts from Gary L. Franklin
May 24, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that it secured a significant victory before the Vermont Supreme Court for one of its bank clients against a former employee claiming unpaid overtime wages. In a lengthy and robust decision, the Supreme Court noted that the question presented on appeal “appears to be a matter of national first impression.” In closely examining the overtime requirements set forth in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, followed by the State of Vermont, the Supreme Court agreed with the lower court’s conclusion that the bank’s method for calculating commissions that included deductions for wages already paid complied with the law so long as it met the minimum wage and overtime thresholds.
Aug 02, 2021
We are pleased to announce that the Firm obtained a significant victory for one of its bank clients against a former employee that claimed they were due unpaid overtime wages under both federal and state law.
Jan 04, 2021
Attorney Gary Franklin has been named the Managing Shareholder and Board Chair. The Firm also welcomes new board members, Alexandra Edelman and Kevin Henry.
Oct 08, 2020
On October 7, members of our Intellectual Property team presented at the Vermont Bar Association's Annual Meeting. The presentation, Real Life Encounters with Intellectual Property Law, addressed common intellectual property challenges encountered by Vermont businesses and legal practitioners.
May 07, 2020
The Firm earned a major victory by obtaining dismissal of a federal suit against one of its clients. The client provided professional services to a Vermont municipality embroiled in a classic “Hatfield v. McCoy” saga
Oct 22, 2019
Vermont Bar Journal Fall 2019 President's Column, Listen to be Heard. Gary F. Franklin, Esq.
Mar 28, 2019
Vermont Bar Journal Spring 2019 President's Column, Behold the Future
Jan 02, 2019
Vermont Bar Journal Winter 2018 President's Column, It Matters.
Oct 11, 2018
In September, Attorney and Shareholder Gary L. Franklin, Esq. officially began his term as the Vermont Bar Association (VBA) President.
Dec 20, 2016
Gary Franklin received a favorable ruling from the Vermont Supreme Court upholding summary judgment dismissing a terminated shareholder’s challenge to the buy-out of his shares under a shareholder’s agreement.