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.
James T. McBride
Employers can guard against the ongoing (and sure to increase) risk of COVID-19-related employment claims by using these defensive strategies to mitigate their exposure to them ahead of time.
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What are the penalties for violating the Family First Coronavirus Response Act, and what are your options if your employer doesn't respect your right as an employee under the act?
Two top employment attorneys join the CEO of Best Lawyers to discuss the landmark Supreme Court ruling protecting gay and transgender employees.
One employment lawyer answers frequently asked questions concerning employment and the Family First Coronavirus Response Act.
Tess P. Anglin
How can employers enforce statutes that differ from state to state?
The #MeToo movement has brought unprecedented attention to the problem of sexual assault and abuse. Litigating civil cases along these lines can be tricky, though. Here’s an overview.
The distinction between the two is integral. Misclassifying someone as an independent contractor can have several implications.
Jesse St. Cyr
The SECURE Act aims to make retirement plans easier for Americans.
Anxiety and stress levels are rising high during a time of uncertainty like this. Labor and employment firm Fisher Phillips answers employment questions about COVID-19.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Oppenheim Law creates a useful guide for problems small to medium-sized businesses may face during this time of uncertainty.
Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
We talked to some of the 566 attorneys who have been recognized by Best Lawyers since the first edition in 1983.
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James H. Chalat
Preventing Mass Shootings
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
Brian J. MacDonough
A new case in Massachusetts clarifies something important about the standards to be met in workplace harassment cases.
How Workers' Compensation Is Setting Up a Legal Battle
Stacey Reginald Ball
Mediation, Negotiation, Lawsuit
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Hugh F. Murray III
Another Challenge to NCAA’s Financial Structure
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
Kim F. Ebert
Impeccable skills are no longer enough: Why lawyers must increasingly take into account clients’ expectations about representation’s true worth.