M&S Newsline

News and events featuring Mac Murray and Shuster attorneys

Feb 12, 2016

Mac Murray Admitted to Nebraska Bar

As she continues to work on bar admission to dozens of states to better support MPS’s national clients, Helen Mac Murray was recently admitted to the Nebraska State Bar Association. Congratulations, Helen!

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Dec 09, 2015

Whisler to present OSBA CLE Course TODAY on Complying with TCPA

With class action lawsuits exploding in recent years and this summer’s  FCC  Declaratory Ruling adding little clarity and, in fact, limiting businesses’ ability to legitimately contact their customers, understanding and complying with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is more important than ever. MPS Partner Nick Whisler will be delivering a live CLE webcast on complying with the TCPA today, December [...]

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Nov 19, 2015

MPS Named to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “2016 Best Law Firms” List

It’s difficult to get all the MPS partners in the office at one time, but Michele Shuster and Nick Whisler were on hand this week to help celebrate MPS being named to the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “2016 Best Law Firms” List. Firms included in this prestigious list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive [...]

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Nov 09, 2015

McKirahan Offers Legal Insight on Avoiding Car Repossession for Auto Trends Magazine

MPS Attorney Jay McKirahan recently provided the legal perspective for an Auto Trends Magazine article about helping consumers avoid repossession of their cars. Reinforcing the message that lenders want to keep you in your car – and paying on your loan – as much as you do, Jay encouraged consumers to contact their lenders as soon as they are aware of a [...]

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Nov 05, 2015

Mac Murray Speaks to Role of Attorneys General at GW Law

Kicking off the first in a series of programs examining the powers and duties of state attorneys general, MPS Partner Helen Mac Murray recently participated in a panel discussion at George Washington University Law School focusing on the key consumer protection roles of attorneys general. Helen shared her experience and insight as former Consumer Protection Section Chief in the Ohio [...]

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Oct 28, 2015

Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute to Host November Fundraising Event

Join MPS Of Counsel Attorney Betty Montgomery in supporting the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute on November 12th for a noon luncheon and fundraiser. The event will feature a panel on the Republican National Convention. A longtime supporter, Betty currently serves as Chair of the Institute’s Board of Trustees. With only 23 percent of the Ohio House of Representatives [...]

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Oct 09, 2015

Montgomery Offers Inspiration to Women in Business

Continuing to lead and inspire women in the business community, Betty Montgomery recently spoke to a record-breaking audience of the Grange Women’s Group. Sharing experiences from her distinguished career in both public service and private practice, Betty offered insight on the personal values and priorities that have guided her professionally. She encouraged attendees to be a positive force in others’ [...]

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Oct 02, 2015

Is MPS Headed to the U.S. Supreme Court?

MPS Attorney Jay McKirahan is awaiting word this fall to see whether the justices will be adding his case to their docket in the new term of the U.S. Supreme Court. Challenging a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision, an MPS client has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to determine that a statute permitting Congress to reopen a federal bankruptcy [...]

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Sep 21, 2015

Shuster to Provide Keynote Address at PACE Washington Summit

MPS Partner Michele Shuster will be providing the keynote address on September 28 at PACE’s 2015 TCPA Washington Summit. Along with Jones Day Partner Shay Dvoretzky, Michele will be speaking on the status of the Appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) TCPA Omni Declaratory Ruling. With this ruling shaping up to be the most impactful and controversial piece of [...]

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Sep 09, 2015

Messner To Lead Community Outreach for Women Lawyers of Franklin County

MPS Attorney Lisa Messner has been appointed the Community Service Chair of Women Lawyers of Franklin County (WLFC). This is Lisa’s sixth year serving on WLFC’s Board of Directors; in this role she has previously chaired the Judicial/Political and By-Laws Committees. Lisa will be responsible for leading all of WLFC’s community outreach work, which will include team participation in runs/walks, [...]

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