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Cybersecurity FAIL: Litigation Risks Related To Online Data Breaches

May 9, 2013 By: Andrew Pieper

By understanding the risks of vulnerabilities related to cybersecurity, companies can position themselves to limit litigation risk if — and when — data breaches occur.

What Sheryl Sandberg, my mom and Yogi Berra have taught me about work-life balance

May 9, 2013 By: Kellie Pantekoek

With Sunday being my last Mother’s Day as a non-mother, I keep asking myself one thing: Do I have what it takes to balance work, life and motherhood?

Where’s Waldo? – A Guide to Searching Case Law by Judge

May 9, 2013 By: Megan McKinney Downs

WestlawNext provides a few easy ways to craft a search or filter search results to find the opinions by that particular judge you will be appearing before or interviewing with!

Independent Thinking: Client Development in Nonfiction – Tell the Story of Your Small Law Firm

May 9, 2013 By: Alexis Neely

I talk to a lot of lawyers, and the one thing I am continuously struck by that holds most lawyers back (including

Hot Docs: Court upholds kidnapping lawsuit of whistleblower executive against billionaire Koch

May 9, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

In response to a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss, a court has ruled ruled to uphold a former executive’s kidnapping allegations against billionaire Bill Koch.

The “swing of the summary judgment scythe”

May 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Liberality of the summary judgment standard does not relieve the nonmovant of the burden of producing specific facts …

Researching the New Copyright Royalty Judges

May 8, 2013 By: Mike Carlson

Thomson Reuters News and Insight reported yesterday that the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) appointed two new “royalty judges”: David Strickler and

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

May 8, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

The new Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law.  Here are some highlights from the past week:

Connecting with clients through your website

May 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Your law firm’s website has the potential to not only demonstrate your legal competency, but to also connect with clients on a more personal level — which can be more effective at gaining new clients.