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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.

For over six decades, we have distinguished ourselves by our commitment to our shared value of service as professionals, colleagues and citizens.

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Timothy Dugan


A fourth generation Washingtonian, Tim Dugan’s national and local developer and institutional clients rely on him to navigate their mixed-use, commercial, residential, retail, and industrial...

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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
LATEST NEWS / January 3, 2023

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Pay Transparency

Pay transparency – the degree to which employers are open about pay information or are permissive of employees talking with each other about pay -- is becoming increasingly popular among employers. By sharing and facilitating the discussion of salary information, employers may be able to promote fairness and equity while building trust between employees and employers. While there are advantages… Read more
LATEST NEWS / November 11, 2022

Privacy Law Comes to Virginia: How will Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act Affect my Business?

On March 2, 2021, then Governor Ralph Northam signed into law the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “VCDPA” or “Act”). The effective date of January 1, 2023 is fast approaching. If your business has not yet started taking steps to understand and ensure compliance with this new law – the time is now! This will be the first of… Read more
LATEST NEWS / November 4, 2022

“Pay When Paid” Change for Subcontractors Coming to Virginia

In 1995, the Virginia Supreme Court expressly held that general contractors could assert an absolute “pay when paid” defense against subcontractors claiming monetary damages for non-payment of work on a construction project. See Galloway Corp. v. S.B. Ballard Constr. Co., 250 Va. 493, 506 (1995).  Since then, the law of the land had been that general contractors could negotiate in their… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 24, 2022

New “Know Your Rights” Poster Issued by the EEOC

Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated version of the “EEO is the Law” poster that covered employers are required by federal law to post in a conspicuous workplace location. The new “Know Your Rights” poster includes updates to the language and formatting to make it more straightforward, highlights that “harassment is a prohibited form… Read more
LATEST NEWS / August 22, 2022

Does Title IX Prohibit Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity? Not according to Virginia and Other States

On July 27, 2022, Virginia joined forces with more than twenty other states to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in response to that agency’s recent guidance advising that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972’s (Title IX) prohibition of discrimination in educational programs “on the basis of sex” is applicable to more than just… Read more
LATEST NEWS / August 12, 2022

501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status, Private Schools, and Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education programs and activities that receive federal funds and financial assistance. Federal financial assistance typically consists of grants or loans made available by the federal government to fund things such as student scholarships and improvements to school facilities. Thus, it seemed… Read more

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