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COVID-19: Employment Law in Time of Pandemic

HesseMartone President and CEO Andy Martone published an article titled “Employment Law in the Time of Pandemic”. Click here to read the full article.

HesseMartone Co-Sponsors Jazz Musician Etienne Charles at Jazz St. Louis

Jazz St. Louis  welcomed trumpeter and bandleader Etienne Charles the first week of March 2020. Still in his twenties, Charles entered groundbreaking new territory in his latest album, Creole Soul.  Over a four night performance on the evenings of March 4th through March 8th, Charles graced the stage with a fusion of Afro-Caribbean, calypso, Haitian […]

Josephine Abshier is named Principal at HesseMartone

HesseMartone is pleased to announce that Josephine Abshier has been named a Principal with the firm. Abshier is an experienced trial attorney who focuses her practice on complex business disputes. She also regularly counsels clients on enforcing contractual rights and litigation prevention.  Congratulations Josie!

Congratulations to Jackson from the HesseMartone Team!

The HesseMartone team and their Springfield Managing Principal, Rick Stewart, are pleased to announce that Rick’s son, Jackson, has passed his Eagle Board of Review. He is Troop 31’s 70th Eagle Scout, joining his father and continuing their family tradition. Eagle Scout is the highest rank available in the Scouts BSA program of the Boy […]

HesseMartone President and CEO Andy Martone quoted in St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal has quoted Andy in its article on “Smart Strategies for Growing Your Business Locally”. The article can be found here.

HesseMortone Sponsors 2020 SIOSH/SafetyCon Conference

HesseMartone is proud to support the 2020 SIOSH/SafetyCon conference as a Gold Level Sponsor. The event brings together construction and industry experts to highlight best practices for safe workplaces. The conference will feature a keynote talk from Super Bowl Champion and NFL Hall of Famer, Aneas Williams.  Held at the Southern Illinois University campus, there […]

HesseMartone Sponsors Annual Shooting Event by SIBA, AGCI, and ECA

HesseMartone supported the annual Shooting Event held by The Southern Illinois Builders Association (SIBA), Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Illinois, and Egyptian Contractors Association . Four-man teams competed in a sporting clay competition at the World Shooting Complex in Sparta, Illinois.  HesseMartone and other firms sponsored the cash prizes and gift cards awarded to the […]

HesseMartone Provides Sexual Harassment Training for SIBA

HesseMartone will be offering a new Sexual Harassment training on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Sponsored by the Southern Illinois Builders Association and Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program, this certificate program will cover the new Illinois legislation effective January 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020. This certificate program will be in compliance with the new training […]

HesseMartone Works with IRTBA

The Illinois Human Rights Act has been amended with new requirements going into effect on January 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020. These requirements include new guidelines for sexual harassment prevention training and reporting to the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Andy Martone and Morgan Taylor of HesseMartone outline these new requirements in their article […]

An Employer’s Guide to Illinois Cannabis Regulation — A workable (and legitimate) definition of “impairment”

The Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (“Cannabis Act”) protects an employer who acts reasonably based on a “good faith belief” than an employee was “impaired by or under the influence of cannabis”. This makes it important to define and explain “impairment” and being “under the influence”. The Cannabis Act itself provides some help, requiring […]