• #MeToo Two Years Later: Some Unintended Consequences

    Consciousness has been raised, and training and reporting procedures have improved, but some new laws have had mixed results, writes Littler attorney Helene J. Wasserman in this Today’s General Counsel article. Settlement short of trial has become...

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  • Unions Strike Back

    After decades of declining strike activity, 2018 proved to be an active year, with workers in both public and private sectors taking to the streets. This happened despite the fact that in 2018 the density of union...

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  • Lawyer For Trump Whistleblowers Repped RNC In Hillary Email Case

    Washington lawyer Mark Zaid has been taking some heat from Trump supporters on account of his representation of the whistleblowers in the Ukraine phone call matter. But he takes it in stride. Republicans liked him well enough,...

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  • Cyber Now Rated #1 Risk For Companies

    For the first time, the threat of a cyber attack ranks number one on the list of concerns for business leaders, ahead of medical cost inflation, cost of employee benefits, attracting and retaining talent, and legal liability....

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  • 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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  • Why Big Law Firms Are Hiring National Security Experts

    Several of the largest U.S. firms have been bringing in lawyers with national security backgrounds as client demand mounts in two key areas. Not surprisingly, privacy and cybersecurity is one of them, given recent history of data...

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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...

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  • A Precarious Future For “Unbreakable Commercial Encryption”

    People who follow this debate are seeing signs that the battle over unbreakable commercial encryption has turned in favor of those who would like to see it become a reality – “it” being a cyber-environment in which...

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  • In-House Counsel, PR Consultants And The Privilege

    Formerly PR, and PR crises in particular, were handled internally and with extensive involvement of the legal department. Today the handling of PR crises is often outsourced, and crisis management is a recognized specialty industry. “Unfortunately,” writes...

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  • Cyber Insurance Said To Be Fueling Ransomware Attacks

    An article from ProPublica makes the case that the economics of the insurance business is resulting in decisions that effectively fuel ransomware attacks, and there is evidence that ransomware hackers are specifically targeting companies that do have...

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