Peter Thompson Appears on FOX 7 News Austin to Discuss Border Detention Facilities
From Austin’s FOX 7 News, “Attorney Peter Thompson with the law firm Clark Hill Strasburger discusses the Inspector General’s report on border detention facilities.” Pete offers an informed and thoughtful perspective on this challenging issue – view here.
Pete maintains an active pro bono practice in this area. He regularly advises clients who have faced political and religious persecution in their home countries on seeking affirmative asylum in the US. He was interviewed by FOX on this work last fall as well.
Pete represents clients in civil ligation matters, compliance counseling, and government enforcement defense. Pete provides counseling in a variety of environmental law areas including RCRA and Clean Air Act (CAA) compliance, EPA proposed rule-making, TCEQ self- auditing, and defense support in EPA enforcement cases.
In addition, Pete has managed a large-scale Freedom of Information Act request to the EPA and advises governmental clients, including school districts, on how to respond to information requests under the Texas Public Information Act (TPIA). Pete has also defended pharmaceutical and product manufacturers in product liability suits.
Tea & Tidbits: Benefits Strategies for Small Employers
June’s discussion will center around benefit strategies for start-ups or employers who are small and aren’t sure if they can offer benefits at all.
Clark Hill Adds Richard Tye and Matthew Lovell to Tax & Estate Planning Practice in San Antonio
Their practice will focus on comprehensive estate, tax, and business planning strategies constructed to maximize wealth accumulation for clients and their future generations.
EEOC Issues New LGBTQ+ Resources
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is observing LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, by releasing new resources to educate employers about the rights of applicants and workers to be free from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.