Referring a trade secrets theft case to the government comes with risks, including the possibility that the prosecutor may not sufficiently protect the secrets at issue.
A district court has ruled that an employee who sues under the whistleblower provision of Dodd-Frank has no right to a jury trial. The court […]
Kentucky’s Attorney General, Jack Conway, says he won’t appeal a federal judge’s decision requiring the state to honor same-sex marriage licenses performed elsewhere, but Democratic […]
Oil giant Chevron scored a major victory this week in a decades-long case that is rooted in pollution in Ecuador’s rain forests. Manhattan lawyer Steve […]
The new cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure from the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST), developed by executive order from President Obama, are voluntary […]
Though several Supreme Court judges agreed that making the losing side of an IP case pay attorney’s fees may be an effective way to curb […]
The Justice Department is backing cable television providers in a Supreme Court case pitting the traditional TV business model versus that of internet streaming startup […]
Employers would do well to remember that not all communications with counsel will per se be deemed protected under the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine, and in conversations with outside counsel they should be explicit in stating they seek legal advice in anticipation of litigation.
Fewer wage and hour class action cases are leaving the federal court system for state courts after a 2013 Ninth Circuit ruling reduced the standard significantly.
In a comment on lawsuits filed by attorneys who claim they were not performing “attorney” work and are therefore entitled to overtime for their labor […]