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  • Chehardy Sherman Williams among
    Chehardy Sherman Williams among "Best Law Firms" in U.S.

    Chehardy Sherman Williams has been listed to The U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list for 2015! The firm is ranked as a Tier 1 Law Firm in the New Orleans metropolitan area for our work in ...

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  • Chehardy Sherman Williams featured in
    Chehardy Sherman Williams featured in "Gambit Weekly"

    In the October 21, 2014 issue of Gambit Weekly , reporter Andrea Blumenstein sits down with partners Lawrence Chehardy and David Sherman to discuss the firm’s history, its expansive list of practice ...

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  • How Social Media Influences Hiring Decisions
    How Social Media Influences Hiring Decisions

    Employers’ use of social media in hiring decisions presents a host of conundrums for employees and employers alike, as it blurs the line between personal life and work. Nevertheless, social media has ...

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  • Severance Payments and Taxes - A Dilemma Solved
    Severance Payments and Taxes - A Dilemma Solved

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments concerning a tax refund request that has approximately $1 million in value. At issue is whether severance payments to workers who were ...

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  • Stretch IRAs
    Stretch IRAs

    IRAs have become one of the largest single assets owned by many individuals. Roll-overs from pensions and 401(k) plans have combined with a booming stock market to leave many people with large ...

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  • Changes to the Louisiana Worker's Compensation Law
    Changes to the Louisiana Worker's Compensation Law

    Several changes were made to the Louisiana Worker’s Compensation Law in the most recent legislative session. The judicially created doctrine that the law is to be interpreted in favor of the employee ...

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