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Bean, Kinney & Korman embraces a culture of service to its clients, its community and its profession. As a full-service, multi-disciplinary law firm, our attorneys provide versatile and experienced legal counsel to business and individual clients throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region and other jurisdictions throughout the country from our offices in Arlington, Virginia.

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Taylor N. Klauza


Taylor Klauza is an associate attorney with Bean, Kinney & Korman practicing family law and domestic relations. She helps guide her clients through the complexities of divorce, child custody,...

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LATEST NEWS / March 24, 2023

Virginia Supreme Court Voids Fairfax County’s New Zoning Ordinance

On March 23, 2021, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (the “Board”) approved a comprehensive update and modernization - the “Zoning Ordinance Modernization Project (“ZMOD”) - of the County’s Zoning Ordinance. At that time, the Board was utilizing special electronic meeting rules so that it could conduct public business necessary to continuation of government during the COVID-19 Emergency (these meeting… Read more
LATEST NEWS / March 20, 2023

FTC Votes to Extend Public Comment Period for Proposed Ban on Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently voted to extend the public comment period for its proposed new rule to ban employers from imposing non-competes on their workers. The public comment period was extended by the FTC for 30 days, until April 19, 2023. Originally the public comment deadline had been March 20, 2023. The proposed rule has prompted more than… Read more
LATEST NEWS / March 13, 2023

Elon Musk’s “What Not to Do” Moments, Part 2: Don’t Forget to Tell Your Employees That They Have Been Terminated!

In Part 1 of Elon Musk’s “what not to do” employment law moments, I wrote about the possible legal risks of a disparate treatment or hostile work environment employment discrimination claim that can arise under the ADA or Title VII when an employer makes disparaging and insensitive comments about an employee’s protected characteristics. In Musk’s case, he recently engaged in… Read more
LATEST NEWS / March 9, 2023

Elon Musk’s “What Not to Do” Moment: Don’t Insult Your Disabled Employees on Twitter!

As a management-side employment law attorney, I spend much of my time advising employers on how to comply with the ADA’s disability accommodations requirements, no easy task, often using examples of what they should avoid. Thank you, Elon Musk, for providing a stark example this week with tweets  that were publicly dismissive of Haraldur Thorleifsson, a disabled Twitter worker. Musk’s… Read more
LATEST NEWS / March 8, 2023

Equal Pay and Your Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Equal Pay Day was originated in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity to highlight the gap between men’s and women’s wages. The next Equal Pay Day is March 14, 2023. It symbolizes how far into 2023 women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Equal pay and pay equality have been exceptionally hot topics… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 24, 2023

NLRB Changes Rules for Employee Severance Agreements

On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a significant decision in McLaren Macomb, ruling that an employer may not offer employee severance agreements containing broad confidentiality and non-disparagement restrictions because such restrictions amount to an impermissible waiver of the employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). McLaren Macomb reverses the Trump-era NLRB precedent set… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 22, 2023

Best Practices to Reduce Employer Risks in Implementing a Reduction-in-Force

The ever-present question for businesses this year is whether the U.S. economy is already in a recession or is slowly heading toward one? Traditional economic metrics show that the U.S. is not in a recession, for now. The Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes over the last 12 months have increased the cost of borrowing and slowed consumer demand. But… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 16, 2023

Data Security in the Technological World

In today's digital age, data security is a critical concern for individuals, businesses, and governments alike. With the increasing use of technology, the risk of data breaches, unauthorized data access, and theft of sensitive information has become a major concern for organizations of all sizes. At Bean, Kinney & Korman, we often advise clients on the legal protections and best… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 14, 2023

DOL: Best Practices to Minimize Risks of Remote Worker Unpaid Wage Claims

By most public health indicators, the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. Remote work, a by-product of the pandemic, is here to stay. At the apex of the pandemic in late 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (“FAB”) 2020-5 to provide guidance to businesses on “how to track the number of… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 10, 2023

M&A Market Impacts to Expect in a Recession

A recession is a period of economic downturn that can have significant consequences for businesses of all sizes. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is often one of the first areas to be affected during a recession, as Buyers become more cautious about making large financial commitments and face challenges in financing new acquisitions. In this blog post, we will explore… Read more
LATEST NEWS / February 8, 2023

OCR Says School Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Activities Do Not Violate Title VI’s Prohibition Against Race Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently issued a Fact Sheet that makes clear to educators, and elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educational institutions that “diversity, equity, and inclusion training and similar activities,” in most circumstances, do not violate Title VI of the Civil Rights Act’s (“Title VI”) prohibition against discrimination based on race, color, or national… Read more
LATEST NEWS / January 9, 2023

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Rule to Ban Employer Non-Compete Agreements

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission interjected itself into U.S. workplaces in a big way, publishing a proposed rule that, as written, would essentially make it an “unlawful restraint on trade” for employers to restrict an employee’s right to engage in business activities competitive with the employer. While the FTC’s proposed rule is subject to a 60-day public… Read more

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