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Employee Handbook and Policies (Part I—Legal Considerations)

August 30, 2016 by Alan Gutterman

Companies typically try and avoid misunderstanding by laying out the rules of their relationship with their employees through “employee handbooks.” … Read More

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, August 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 by Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law … Read More

New Year, New Lawyer: Resolution #4 — Upgrade Technology

January 15, 2016 by Jared Correia

The underlying theme of this series has been that it is important to reevaluate your law firm practices from time to time. … Read More

Knowledge Management Software has Come of Age…Now What?

August 29, 2016 by Kim Stein

When an initiative like knowledge management rolls off the tongues of the law firm C-suite, you know it has come of age as part of the firm’s fabric and culture. Just because many large law firms launched knowledge management in or around 2002 doesn’t mean it is relegated to the museum. In fact, knowledge management strategy has become more of a holistic approach. Management and partners are each active in further integration of knowledge management at every layer of the firm to address price pressures from demanding clients, to prevent 30 years of legal experience from walking out the door, and to boost efficiency and productivity throughout practice groups. New … Read More

Federal Judge: Law Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood Unconstitutional

August 17, 2016 by Andrew Olson

A federal judge ruled that an Ohio law that cuts funds to Planned Parenthood is unconstitutional. … Read More

Do plaintiff leaders of a mass tort MDL owe a fiduciary duty to lawyers with cases in the MDL?

August 26, 2016 by Paul D. Rheingold

Almost a half century after the creation of federal MultiDistirct Litigation (MDL) there isn't a substantial body of law on whether the lawyers that the MDL court appoints to lead the plaintiff’s cases owe a fiduciary duty to other plaintiff’s lawyers. … Read More

Fall on Terraced Fixtures at City Arts Monument Results in Paralysis/$2.25M Settlement

August 30, 2016 by Jury Verdicts

Owen v. City and County of San Francisco (Cal.Super.) Fall on Terraced Fixtures at City Arts Monument Results in Paralysis/$2.25M Settlement … Read More


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