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  • Popular “EPLI” Insurance Squeezing Out Smaller Employment Firms

    The era of employment litigation arguably began in the 1990’s, with the passage of laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Penalties for the losers in these cases can...

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  • Fear Of Sex Transgressions Is Bridling Holiday Parties

    What a difference a year makes. A survey released in November by executive outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas finds pronounced shifts in how companies are planning for holidays parties this year, likely the result of the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Getting Real With Sexual Harassment Training

    Two Supreme Court decisions gave many legal departments the idea that if you cover the base with something you can tell a court was “sexual harassment  training,” you might get off the liability hook...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Acting CFPB Chief Won’t Fire The Woman Who’s Suing Him

    Mick Mulvaney, acting chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said he won’t fire Leandra English, the deputy director who has filed suit against both him and the man who appointed him, Donald Trump. English maintains that...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Former DOJ Prosecutor, Tried To Sell Sealed Whistleblower File, Pleads Guilty

    A former DOJ “by the book” prosecutor who tried to sell a sealed whistleblower lawsuit file to the targeted company earlier this year has pled guilty to obstruction of justice and interstate transportation of stolen goods. The...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Biggest Refugee Crisis Ever, Still Has No Name

    What is predicted to the largest ever refugee crisis, the result of climate change and the concurrent rise in sea level, has already begun, according to an article in Motherboard. Much of the displacement will occur in...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Laterals Bring Most Malpractice Claims

    A survey by a major insurance brokerage found the number one reason law firms get sued for malpractice is a conflicts problem involving a lateral hire. “Too often, conflicts are an afterthought when attorneys move from firm...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Headline Scandals Obscure Pervasive Harassment

    Venture capitalists blacklisted, Uber CEO resigns, Fox News heavies forced out – all welcome news for women in the workplace, but news that serves to obscure the ubiquitous nature of gender discrimination, according to fivethirtyeight.com. While scandals like those...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • AI Poised to Make Big Inroads In Law

    In a world that’s increasingly characterized by automation, the legal industry is trying to figure out what it looks like to automate without sacrificing “the quality and attention to detail that’s required in sensitive legal matters,” writes...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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