• Could Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Lawyer Past Come Back To Haunt Her?

    An article in the Washington Times highlights Elizabeth Warren’s former work as a “$675-an-hour corporate lawyer,” notably in some high-profile bankruptcy cases where she wasn’t necessarily on the side of the underdog. The time frame goes back...

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  • Citizens In AZ Attacking Self-Driving Cars

    Autonomous vehicles being tested in Chandler, AZ, are being threatened, and sometimes attacked by citizens wielding weapons. Protesters have various axes to grind, one of them, according to sources in this New York Times article, that autonomous vehicles...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Trend Sharply Up For Securities Litigation

    The number of federal securities class actions filed in the first six months of 2018 was more than double the 20-year average. The reason? It’s neither an epidemic of fraud nor the machinations of aggressive plaintiff lawyers,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Gender-Biased General Counsel Bonuses Need Fixing

    Although female general counsel have a base salary that is, on average 6.3 percent lower than their male counterparts, it’s in their bonuses that the real disparity comes to light. Male GC bonuses were 31 percent higher,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Oh, How They Would Love To Sue Sacha Baron Cohen

    But their chances of prevailing are not good. He is a great actor, and a merciless con man, but he almost never...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Diversity “Blacklist” At Debevoise Was Less Than Met The Eye

    A list of associates left accessible online at Debevoise & Plimpton was exposed by a blogger who interpreted it as a blacklist of minority associates whom the firm intended to get rid of. It turns out there...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Confidentiality Issues

    Companies considering using cryptocurrencies for some of their business are advised to make sure they understand the legal issues involved, in particular issues related to confidentiality and privacy. That requires understanding how blockchains work, and how crytocurrencies...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Search Engine Optimization For Law Firms

    Some don’t know it, others may not want to believe it, but the reality is there’s a method to making your firm come to the top of an internet search. An article by Maria Barbera explains how...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Top GC Spook Delivers Manifesto On Cybersecurity And Privacy

    The General Counsel of the National Security Agency had a hard message for conference attendees at a Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute. The title of his address: Failing to Keep Pace: The Cyber Threat and Its Implications for Our...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Does Your Boss Own Your Brain?

    If a prospective hire approaches a company with a new business idea, that company’s lawyers must determine when the idea was developed, using what resources, and whether or not the prospective hire is subject to a “proprietary...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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