Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Making A Murderer’s Dean Strang fights for the fair administration of criminal justice.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Michael B. Fein
A guide to navigating copyright claims on famous songs.
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Linda A. Klein
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
The era of "no comment" to social and political questions is over. But what risk does the rise of so-called activist CEOs hold for a company?
Gordon D. McAuley
Whether one is the plaintiff seeking to remedy an aggravation or a defendant looking to patch up the slights alleged against it, litigation is a highly charged, emotional wringer.
The Delaware bankruptcy judge presiding over the Takata case on Monday granted the debtors’ request to extend the freeze on lawsuits connected to its dangerously defective airbag inflators through late February for individual claims, but will revisit a stay on state enforcement actions in 30 days.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
A leading attorney with the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Portugal speaks to Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
Did you make it to LMA 2019? Read the Best Lawyers recap of this year's biggest takeaways.