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  • Resource Alignment Is A Big Law Department Challenge

    A survey found that legal departments, despite increased demand for their services, managed to keep their spending flat last year. How they managed to do that breaks down to two broad strategies: Pressuring outside firms to keep...

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  • Mesh Litigation Conspiracy Alleged

    According to a New York Times investigative article, an “assembly-line-like system” involving plaintiff attorneys, litigation funders, banks, physicians and marketers is enticing women into needless and sometimes dangerous remedial surgery, in order to improve the chance of prevailing...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • Dershowitz Assails ACLU For Defending Raid On Trump’s Lawyer

    Harvard law professor and civil liberties advocate Alan Dershowitz calls the ACLU to task for defending the FBI’s raid on the law office and hotel room of President Trump’s trusted attorney, Michael Cohen. Noting that he used...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • White Hats & “Vulnerability Scans” Touted As Security Ploys

    A close look at a cyber-liability lawsuit that targets a law firm that did not, to anyone's knowledge, actually suffer a breach, with some recommendation for....

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Does Your D&O Policy Cover Cyber Breach?

    With the emergence of cyber-breach risk, there is a whole new category of liability for company directors and officers. It’s new, that is, in the sense that it has emerged since the last time many D&O policies...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Fallout From Trump’s Affairs: The End Of The Nondisclosure Agreement?

    Two women – adult film actress/director Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, and Playboy model Karen McDougal – say they had sexual relationships with Donald Trump and maintain their nondisclosure agreements are invalid. This has lined up some...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Biggest Law Firm Security Risks Are Inside

    There is no point in putting up a fence if the problem is already inside the fence. That’s the starting point for this security consultant’s list of “the six biggest inside threats to law firm IT.” Four...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Facebook Legal Takes A Media Hit

    In a New York Times article about alleged misuse of the Facebook platform by Russian operatives, the slant is clearly tilted against legal, which comes off as secretive and cautious on the matter of disclosure, in contrast...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • The Hidden Perils Of Law Firm Mergers

    Law firm mergers, and even the preliminary negotiations for a merger that never takes place, can bring with them some horrific problems. This issue was aired in a “Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference” in Chicago earlier...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • If The Rainmaker Is An Abuser

    The challenge of dealing with an abusive law firm rainmaker is that rainmakers are in high demand and about as mobile as they want to be. Nonetheless, firms must now “look within and confront the dilemma,” writes...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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