• The Relationship Partner: Planning For A Smooth Transition

    Begin the process years ahead of time and don’t treat it as a simple administrative task, say this article’s co-authors, who come from opposite sides of the table. The act of preparing a succession plan should be...

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  • Women Suing Their Lawyers In Pelvic Mesh Case

    In two separate putative class actions, some of the women who are plaintiffs in one of the largest ever U.S. tort matters are suing their attorneys. In one lawsuit they allege excessive fees, and in another, in...

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  • Survivors Of London High-Rise Fire Are Suing In Philadelphia Court

    Survivors and relatives of victims of the Grenfell Tower high-rise fire in London are suing in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The fire, in which seventy-two people died, was fed by an updraft blamed on the...

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  • Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

    A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

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  • A Surge In Legal Malpractice Claims

    Pressure to “do more with less” and contamination by laterals are said to be contributing to a surge in high-stakes legal malpractice claims, as reported in a survey by insurance brokerage Ames & Gough. Laterals can be...

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  • Faster, Cheaper, Smarter: The Future of AI in E-Discovery

    AI found its way into the legal process as part of a complex but still circumscribed function: document review in the context of e-discovery. But this technology has now expanded far beyond document review. In this Today’s...

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  • JP Morgan Chase To Pay $5M In Male Discrimination Suit

    JP Morgan Chase has settled with plaintiffs in a class action brought by a male employee who in 2017 had requested the company’s customary 16-week paid parental leave to stay home and take care of his newborn...

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  • A Million Bucks For A Virus-Infected Laptop

    As part of an art project sponsored by a cybersecurity company, a laptop computer has been purposely infected with six of the worst computer viruses known to man: WannaCry, BlackEnergy, ILOVEYOU, MyDoom, SoBig, and DarkTequila. The computer...

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  • IP Free-For-All In The World Of Rap

    When does borrowing and “sampling” become IP theft? That question didn’t get much attention back in the day when rap pioneers were their own promoters and rap music was not a multi-million dollar business. “The way producers...

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  • Keys To A Successful Joint Defense Group

    Mounting a successful joint defense group (JDG) can be a challenge. These ad hoc groups are in effect selected by their opponents – that is, the plaintiff counsel that has decided to sue them all – while...

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