Today’s Managing Partner

 
 
  • Why Social Security Numbers Make Us Vulnerable

    Businesses and financial services companies use them as “authenticators,” as well as identifiers. That’s a problem, according to this analysis from Bloomberg writer Elaine Ou, written shortly after the Equifax hack.  It’s a recipe for cybersecurity failure,...

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  • Buying The Right Cyber Insurance Policy

    The need has never been greater, but insurers are now excluding cyber risks from standard policies, both general liability and D&O. Specialized cyber policies, meanwhile, are not standardized. What should companies keep in mind as they enter...

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  • New Model For A Law Firm Out Of Silicon Valley

    Atrium LLP launched earlier this month, featuring no billable hours and a sister company that will handle operations, including marketing, reports Robert Ambrogi on the LawSites blog. The founder of Atrium, a “serial entrepreneur” who is not...

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  • Kaspersky Says “You Can Trust Us”

    Eugene Kaspersky said through an interview with the BBC that there is no reason to mistrust his company, Kaspersky Lab, as he pleaded with U.S. customers to “stay with us.” This comes on the heels of an...

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  • Equifax Cyber Insurance Won’t Cover The Hit

    The expense of the breach could be “ multiples higher than the insurance payout” after the monumental hack...

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  • A Perfect Match For Our Firm, Says Philadelphia Managing Partner

    Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, signed into law last April, nixes any financial stake in the industry for elected public officials, but Sen. Daylin Leach, an industry ally, was hired by the Philadelphia law firm Sacks Weston Diamond...

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  • How Equifax “Got Everything Wrong”

    It started with the CEO’s tone-deaf apology, calling the episode “a disappointing event for our company.” Meanwhile, by looking at regulatory filings, Bloomberg investigators found...

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  • High-Profile Defense Attorney Last Of His Breed

    Pleas bargains have displaced trials, and lawyers with big personalities have generally decided that law firms are safer and more remunerative than lone wolf practices, but Benjamin Brafman soldiers on, most recently on behalf of  Martin Shkreli....

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  • Steptoe Swoops Up 16 College Clients

    A consortium of 16 private liberal arts colleges has retained Steptoe & Johnson as its outside counsel. Under the agreement, Steptoe will provide Associated Colleges of the South with preventive counseling, as well as “project-based legal services...

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  • Law Firm Now Accepting Bitcoins

    The 500-lawyer firm Frost Brown Todd says that it will now accept payment for services with bitcoins. “Our clients are excited that we are willing to adapt with them,” says the co-chair of the firm’s Blockchain and...

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