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  • Gender Bias Suit Hits Employment Firm Ogletree

    Ogletree Deakins, one of the nation’s largest labor and employment firms, has been sued for gender discrimination in a class action filed in the name of its female non-equity shareholders. The complaint alleges the firm has a ...

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  • Law Firms Angling To Pay Less Tax Under New Law

    What some major law firms are considering in response to the tax bill that was signed into law by President Trump shortly after Christmas...

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  • Law Firm “Hunger Games” Scenario Predicted For 2018

    Slow growth and intense competition for both talent and clients is in the cards, according to an article in Crain’s Chicago Business. Citing a research report from Citi Private Bank and Hildebrandt Consulting, the article predicts a...

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  • Appleby Firm Strikes Back At Media

    In a terse note on its website , the offshore law firm Appleby, which suffered a massive hack resulting in the public release of the so-called Paradise Papers, said it has taken “legal action in order to...

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  • After Malpractice Charge, Johnny Depp’s Ex-Lawyers Strike Back

    Weeks after he sued them for malpractice , Johnny Depp’s former lawyers have taken him to court for $30 million in allegedly unpaid fees. The firm’s countersuit also maintains that what was alleged in Depp’s complaint, as well as...

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  • Conducting Privileged Internal Investigation

    The communication must be confidential and for the purpose of rendering legal advice. It sounds simple, but there are numerous pitfalls in the application. In this Today’s General Counsel article, Todd Presnell looks at the issue from...

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  • How To Hold On To Key Clients When Older Partners Retire

    Nearly half the partners in the nation’s top law firms are baby boomers or older. A big challenge for the firms, says this post from legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa, is to clarify who is...

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  • In-House Privilege “More Difficult” Says Fed Court

    A recent decision from a federal district court in Louisiana provides a “ short but instructive privilege opinion for in-house lawyers,” writes Todd Presnell in his Presnell on Privileges blog. Privilege is more difficult to apply in-house,...

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  • Why Your Malpractice Insurance Application Must Be Strictly Accurate

    Rescission following a claim is the worst case scenario, and there are two things about it that law firm managers need to keep in mind. Number one is that misrepresentation doesn’t need to be intentional to become...

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    Protecting Client Data When Traveling

    “Traveling at home and abroad with nearly unlimited access to client data is a boon for attorneys’ productivity. The downside,” writes Craig R. Smith in this Today’s General Counsel article, “is that it increases the risk that...

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