News & Events
A Tribute to J. Paul Giuliani
Jul 26, 2022
J. Paul Giuliani died on July 12, 2022, following a long illness. Paul was known well throughout Vermont and New Hampshire for his great legal counsel and expertise. He was also a great friend to many, and respected by all who knew him.
Randall Wachsmann Invited to Speak at VCIA
Jun 22, 2022
Establishing a Separate Account may be the right fit for certain captive insurance companies looking to add business that they wish to segregate from the captive’s core insurance program. Come find out more about separate accounts when Primmer attorney, Randall Wachsmann speaks as part of VCIA 2022.
Vermont Bankruptcy Court Clarifies "Separate Transaction" and Dismisses Involuntary Petition
Jun 15, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Attorneys Alexandra Edelman and Ryan Long successfully moved to dismiss an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed by creditors against Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc. The success was highlighted in a May issue of the ABI Journal, the publication of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Firm Secures Victory Against Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages
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.
Welcome Attorney John Wallace
Feb 14, 2022
After over twenty years serving the healthcare industry, attorney John Wallace has joined our firm. John’s practice focuses primarily on helping clinicians and administrators navigate the complex regulatory and compliance issues they face every day.
Welcome Attorney Ryan McClure
Feb 14, 2022
We are thrilled to announce that Ryan McClure is joining Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer as an Insurance and Litigation Associate.
Time Off: What's Required, What's Not, and Putting It All Together
Jan 26, 2022
Are you confused by your employer obligations to provide your employees with time off? What happens when an employee misses time for a work-related injury, or when FMLA is used up? Are my remote employees working in other states entitled to the same leaves as my Vermont employees? When is a personal leave of absence appropriate? How does the ADA factor in? Join us for an opportunity to learn or fine-tune your understanding of the interaction between statutory leaves and your own organizational leave policies. This session will provide you with the tools to strategically evaluate your leave practices for compliance and alignment with your company culture, and to appropriately discern and respond to workplace leave situations.
Update: FinCEN Issues Proposed Regulations Implementing the Corporate Transparency Act
Jan 24, 2022
Last month, FinCEN issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) implementing the BOI reporting provisions of the CTA. Under the proposed regulations, every foreign or domestic legal entity that qualifies as a "reporting company" would be required to file reports with FinCEN that identify the beneficial owners of the entity as well as the individuals who have filed to form or register the entity.
Welcome New Shareholder Richard Windish
Jan 18, 2022
After more than twenty-five years of service to corporate clients and private litigants throughout Vermont and New Hampshire, Richard Windish has joined our firm.
COVID-19 and the Workplace - a Legal Perspective
Jan 11, 2022
Join attorneys Alexandra Clauss and Ben Traverse on Wednesday, January 19th via Zoom for a discussion of workplace best practices and an opportunity to ask your questions regarding the ever-changing environment.