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Attorney Monica Niewiarowski Joins Dallas-Based Bailey Brauer Trial Firm

DALLAS – Attorney Monica Niewiarowski has joined Bailey Brauer PLLC, helping bolster the Dallas-based boutique’s complex commercial litigation, trial, and appellate practices.  “Business litigation is the foundation this firm was built upon and our clients know they can rely on us for the best possible representation,” said firm co-founder Alex Brauer.   Ms. Niewiarowski joins Bailey Brauer as an associate from the Dallas office of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, where she focused primarily on product liability and toxic torts litigation.  “I am impressed with the quality of cases and the expertise of Bailey Brauer’s lawyers. I look forward to learning from these talented attorneys and growing my litigation practice in a new direction, including employment-related work,” said Ms. Niewiarowski, a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers’ 2019 Leadership Class.     Her employment litigation focus will include trade secrets, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour claims, ADA, and regulatory agency investigations. Her addition represents a commitment by the firm to continue to grow its employment practice, headed by labor, employment and ADA partner John Bosco.   “Monica is an aggressive attorney committed to client service and finding the best possible solutions for their unique situations,” said Mr. Bosco. “We are excited to welcome her to the firm.”    A 2016 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, she served as a judicial intern for Justice Douglas Lang of the Texas 5th Court of Appeals. She also worked with the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she assisted low-income residents with landlord-tenant disputes. She graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2013 and is an alumna of the school’s prestigious Eugene McDermott Scholars Program.  About Bailey Brauer PLLC    Bailey Brauer PLLC is nationally recognized for its trial and appellate work and

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Clayton Bailey Provides Perspective on Potential Additional PSA Regulations in Meatingplace Article

As seems to happen during every presidential election cycle, the USDA is again considering another round of proposed regulations under the Packers and Stockyards Act (PSA.) However, explains Bailey Brauer co-founder Clayton Bailey in a recent Meatingplace blog post, additional regulations are not prudent. Meatingplace is the premier news source for the U.S. and Canadian red meat and poultry processing industries. “While government insiders are the only ones who know what the proposed regulations will say, many are hoping the Trump administration continues its cautious approach to restricting how the industry operates,” he wrote in “USDA Should Use Caution When Proposing Meat Industry Rules.” That sentiment is based in large part on the belief that the PSA, as well as state laws, already provide enough safeguards to sufficiently protect contract producers. “Anyone who has worked in the trenches of PSA lawsuits has seen a broad array of issues that arise in the industry. And nearly every legitimate complaint – from animal quality to grower association membership to alleged company misrepresentation – falls within the laws of the state where the grower’s farm is located. “Depending on the facts and where the events occurs, there may be other state law claims available to protect a producer,” according to Mr. Bailey. “The PSA is a different animal. It is an antitrust statute enacted into federal law in 1921 that addresses conduct that harms competition, such as price fixing, group boycotts, or the division of markets.” “Nearly every initial lawsuit filed by a producer asserts a PSA claim along with state claims. And by the end of nearly every case, those claims that have the most legal support usually are state law claims because the PSA does not

October 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|