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Best Practices in Mass and Toxic Torts
Best Practices in Mass and Toxic Torts

In toxic and mass tort litigation, we repeatedly see plaintiffs naming defendants that have no connection to plaintiff’s alleged injuries. Individual defendants may feel that…

2021 Will Be a Year of ESG Activism
2021 Will Be a Year of ESG Activism

Many companies have faced increased investor scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the last few years, but investor activist campaigns related to…

Steps to Improve Board Diversity in 2021

Though most of us are content to leave 2020 in the rearview mirror, it is nonetheless a year that has reshaped our economy and our…

Pandemic-Related Employment Litigation

Employers are confronting a tidal wave of pandemic employment litigation as plaintiffs’ counsel seek to hold employers responsible for decisions made during a time of…

Transform Your Legal Department

General Counsel are used to hearing the familiar mandates from the C-Suite — be more of a business advisor, generate revenue, do more with less,…

Using State Court Litigation Analytics

Legal practice, even among general counsel, has not historically been a field that is subject to precise quantification. Legal department expenses are an exception, something…

Let In-House Lawyers Focus on What They Do Best

Legal practitioners have to study law for years before they graduate, and then must continue to educate themselves. These innately human endeavors are required to…

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Legal Issues Around Blockchain

Although most of blockchain’s success over the past decade has been linked to crypto-currencies, distributed ledger technology is poised to move into mainstream applications. As…

Supreme Court Will Finally Decide “Gateway” Issues of Arbitrability

Since the enactment of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) in 1925, volumes of case law have been generated in connection with disputes over the applicability,…

Planning Enables Legal Departments to Handle Pandemic-Related Litigation

It is not really true that no one saw the COVID-19 pandemic coming. Many lawyers, insurers, healthcare providers and others involved in risk management knew…