• In FLA, Black Lawyer Defending White Shooter Catches Some Flack

    The recent trial of a white man who shot and killed an unarmed black man had echoes of the Trayvon Martin case, which spawned the Black Lives Matter movement. But there were some differences too. This one...

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  • Trump’s New Security Advisor Was A Class Action Defense Attorney

    Robert C. O’Brien, selected by President Trump to be his fourth national security advisor, is the co-founder of a California law firm and a former class action defense attorney. A man whom New York Times columnist Bret...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • A Divorce Lawyer’s $80M Malpractice Suit

    The former clients of divorce lawyer Mark Luttier include Bill Koch, rock and roll hall-of-famer Clarence Clemons, and more recently Florida oil executive Todd Kozel, founder and former CEO of Gulf Keystone Petroleum. Kozel, who established his...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • No Privilege For GC In Bizarre Coverage Dispute

    A PGA Tour golf tournament gave rise to a bizarre insurance coverage dispute and a rare privilege question for the general counsel of the defendant insurance agency. The one-of-a-kind policy was supposed to cover the payout if...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Turning E-Discovery Concepts Into Practice

    Some familiar e-discovery concepts, what they mean in practice, and why they should not allowed to default into....

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  • Study Finds Widespread Lack Of Cybersecurity In Law Firms

    Law firms are woefully unprepared for cyber attacks, according to a recent study. The survey of 200 law firms found that two-thirds had experienced some kind of breach, 77 percent had no cyber insurance, and 95 percent...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • States Vie To Provide Dodges For The Super-Rich

    Among the revelations in the Panama Papers, that trove of purloined documents revealing how law firm Mossack Fonseca was helping wealthy clients hide their assets, was that Nevada and Wyoming had become a haven for shell companies...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Which Lawyers Will Be Replaced?

    Legal tech consultant D. Casey Flaherty surveys a range of opinions on the question of machines vs lawyers, and more specifically to what extent the former will replace the latter. What’s clear is that automation of legal...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • When To Reinvent A Law Firm

    A “corporate health test” devised by health insurer Aetna to address problems with its customer base and a rapidly changing regulatory environment can be an ideal tool for law firms that want to confront their own market...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Fear Of Liability Haunts Corporate Boards, Hinders Recruiting

    It was already getting more difficult for companies to recruit board members, but following the Yates Memo of September last year “the specter of catastrophic personal liability has reached unprecedented levels,” write Fox Rothschild attorneys Stephanie Resnick...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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