Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Federal "No-Match" Letter Program Remains Uncertain

Thanks to my colleagues in MS&K's Immigration Practice Group for this article -

The Social Security Administration ("SSA") sends "no-match" letters to employers to notify them that an employee's name or social security number...

State E-Verify Laws

Thanks to my colleagues in MS&K's Immigration Practice Group for this article -

A growing number of states have enacted legislation or issued executive orders targeted at the employment of undocumented immigrants. Many states...

CPSIA Update

Given the widespread interest right now in the Consumer Product Safety Act of 2008 that we are covering the latest developments. The basic rule remains that starting February 10, 2009, children’s products cannot be sold...

Chocolate Imports Banned

In a notice to the public on January 9, 2009, Customs advised that the agency's officers "working at the Jersey City International Bulk Mail Facility continue to intercept shipments of Kinder chocolates which contain a surprise...

Government Contractors Given More Time re E-verify

Thank you to my colleage at MS&K, David Rugendorf for this update


On January 9, 2009, the US government voluntarily agreed to stay enforcement until February 20, 2009 of its regulations mandating the use of E-Verify for...

What is a Subsidy?

With all the talk about bailouts, I thought it was about time to discuss - What is a Subsidy?

The term “subsidy” is generically used to describe something that is given by a government to an industry or business in order to help...