Attorney/Client

Balancing The Inside-Outside Equation

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Legal recruiter Christine Berger takes up a perennial question for young law firm attorneys: Will I be better off ditching the life of the […]

Dark Money Said To Fuel Supreme Court Amicus Briefs

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An article in Politico looks at what the writer says amounts to a dark money lobbying campaign by the National Rifle Association, as the […]

Daubert Lives

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In a documentary that was three years in the making, Radiolab tells the back story of the 1993 Supreme Court decision that gave us […]

What’s Driving Today’s Hefty D&O Claims?

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Historically, securities class actions have been a major driver of directors and officers insurance claims, and the number of such cases actually fell last […]

Privilege Can Be Fragile, Watch Your Tongue.

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A federal court ruling in Kansas can be read as a warning to in-house counsel, a reminder “to train their corporate officers about the […]

Iowa Football Culture Investigation Gets Out Of The Box

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It’s become a common refrain, says Todd Presnell in his  Presnell on Privileges blog. Student athletes at a university claim mistreatment. University commissions internal […]

When Does GC “Stewardship” Become Abuse Coverup?

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A list of accused sexual predators within the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S., was compiled at the request of […]

Big Fight Over Legal Fees, After $15M Wrongful Death Settlement In Killing Of Elijah McClain

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In the complaint that led to the settlement, the events leading to the death of Elijah McClain, an eccentric young black man in Aurora, […]

Sprawling Dentons, With Its “Verein” Model, Tripped With A Malpractice Judgment

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An Ohio appeals court has upheld a $32.3 million malpractice judgment against law firm Dentons. The plaintiff was RevoLaze LLC, an Ohio company that […]

Fashion Exec Sues MeToo Lawyer, Alleging Extortion; Insurer Balks

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An executive with apparel and fashion accessory company Guess (aka Guess?, Inc.) has filed a lawsuit against attorney Lisa Bloom and her law firm, […]