Legal 123s with ByrdAdatto (COVID-19 – Where Are We Now?)

Like all great entrepreneurs, our clients learned how to innovate and adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, Michael and Brad zoom out and reflect on the impact of COVID-19.  We share how the pandemic affected our lives professionally and personally, the impact it had on our clients in the medical industry and evaluate […]

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Alert: New Illinois Amendment Significantly Limits Use of Restrictive Covenants

Following the lead of several other states, effective January 1, 2022, Illinois will make sweeping changes to its Freedom to Work Act (“Act”), limiting employers’ ability to restrict employees through covenants not to compete and covenants not to solicit.   The Act originally was enacted to prohibit employers from requiring low-wage employees to enter into […]

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Legal 123s with ByrdAdatto (Escaping the Bear Trap – What to do when you step into a board investigation?)

As we come out of the pandemic, we are going to step back and look at how the issues we discuss will be impacted in our new normal. In this episode, we share the story of a board certified plastic surgeon who received the dreaded knock on his door from a medical board investigator. Tune […]

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Legal 123s with ByrdAdatto (Season 5 Preview and Schedule)

In this episode, we take a look back on our favorite stories and lessons learned from season four of the Legal 123s with ByrdAdatto and our theme When Should I Ask For Help? We also share a sneak peek of season five and our new theme, Zoom Out which starts on July 14th.   Listen […]

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Illinois Alert: If a Potential Hire Did Some Time, a New Law Prevents Employers From Learning About the Crime

On March 23, 2021, Governor Pritzker passed amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”) substantially limiting employers’ ability to consider an applicant or employee’s criminal history in the hiring process. ByrdAdatto shares what you need to know. The purpose of these amendments is to prohibit discrimination based on prior conviction records and expand the […]

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A Calling Beyond the Battlefield: One Soldier’s Determination Reshapes the Future of Burn Care

This article was originally published on the Access+ portal for ByrdAdatto Access+ members in April of 2020.   As we enter the July 4th weekend to celebrate the birth of the United States of America, we wanted to highlight one of its patriots, Ryan “Birdman” Parrot, former Navy SEAL and founder of Sons of the Flag.  […]

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