Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am

You are invited to a virtual panel discussion hosted by Bean, Kinney & Korman and Terp grads Stephen Caruso '11 and Douglas Taylor '89 who will share their legal expertise on the nearly two dozen new laws in the Commonwealth that provide significant enhanced rights for Virginia employees, including:

  • Legal protections to combat wage theft
  • Prohibition of non-compete covenants for low-wage workers
  • Expansion of the scope of the ban on workplace discrimination
  • Enhancement of employee whistleblower protections
  • Protections against misclassification of employees as independent contractors
  • Minimum wage increases
  • Liability for general construction contractors that fail to pay worker wages

Questions? Contact Scott Angelo at

Speaker Bios
Stephen Caruso '11

Stephen Caruso '11 is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman focusing his practice primarily in civil and commercial litigation in federal and state courts in Virginia. He has first and second chaired multiple trials, as well as formal mediations and arbitrations. Stephen has represented clients in an array of matters, including: Government contracting disputes; business torts and corporate governance litigation; commercial landlord and tenant matters; construction litigation on behalf of both owners and contractors; and certain real property matters concerning land disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Stephen worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lawrence J. Block, and also for the Honorable Bruce White. He also worked as a law clerk at Bean, Kinney & Korman.

Douglas Taylor '89
Douglas Taylor '89 is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman focusing his practice on employment law. For nearly 25 years, Doug has provided legal representation to companies, higher education organizations and individuals on a wide range of federal, state and local legal matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, termination, whistleblower retaliation, severance agreements, non-competition agreements, wages and commissions, overtime, health and disability benefits, breach of employment agreements and business contracts, debtor-creditor relations, collections and business torts. Doug maintained a private law practice before joining the firm.