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Don’t Let the Expert’s Communications Become Discoverable

For attorneys practicing in Florida State and in federal courts, a typical litigation consists of two discovery phases: fact discovery and expert discovery. Most litigators…

Expect Pandemic-Related Addiction Among Employees

The coronavirus pandemic is dominating the news, but the current addiction epidemic is critical as well. In fact, the two are inextricably linked. Calls to…

Is Internet Gaming Addictive?

Forty plus years ago, society used the label of addiction for few things — hard drugs being the most recognizable. Today people use “addicted” broadly…

Climate Litigation Momentum Building in Europe

While 2020 will go down in history as “the year of pandemic,” decisions handed down in 2019 and the news at the beginning of the…

Legal’s Role in Business Strategy

Lawyers are trusted advisors, but what happens when lawyers choose to be more? Can outside legal counsel be in a position to effectively advocate for…

Think You’ve Drafted an Airtight “No Oral Modifications” Clause? Think Again

A core tenet of contract law is that the contracting parties are masters of the agreement. Parties negotiate and ultimately agree upon terms that each…

Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

First on the list, not nailing down the deal at the mediation. After a long day of haggling that ends in a tentative agreement, parties…

A Women-Owned Law Firm’s Perspective

The authors, co-founders of a woman-owned and operated firm, note that while women-owned businesses comprise almost 40 percent of privately owned businesses in the United…

Cutting Litigation Costs in a Post-Covid World

Attorneys who do not create litigation analyses and budgets early in the case cost clients’ money in wasted effort and unnecessary tasks. Attorneys are sometimes…

Protecting Electronic Devices at the Border

New guidance allows Customs and Border Patrol officers to continue conducting warrantless basic searches of electronic devices. This policy directive, coupled with the administration’s Executive…

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