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.
Featuring Best Lawyers and Law Firm of the Year honorees from around the globe.
Roberta F. Green
An incipient wave of litigation generated by the coronavirus hasn’t even begun to crest. Here’s a look at current conditions—and what lies ahead.
Peter B. McGlynn and Robert W. Stetson
A modern-day Bleak House* offers a cautionary tale about buying real estate—and a legal strategy that helped our clients gain redress.
Attacks on companies’ email systems are common, and losses are staggering. How can a business fight back against third-party fraud—and what are the risks of choosing to go to battle?
Amid Covid-19 economic uncertainty, Congress has continued to tinker with the Small Business Reorganization Act. How will the reworked law change bankruptcy preference litigation?
George H. Lugrin IV
Regulation, consumption trends, global population growth, and the pandemic’s many earth-shaking effects make this moment highly uncertain for the upstream-energy industry—and the only way forward is to change with the times.
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.
Peter Rosher and Clément Fouchard
The diametric opposition of decisions reached by French and English courts in a recent arbitration case shows how profound cultural differences between international jurisdictions can lead to maddening legal 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.
Tracy Collins Ortlieb
In progressive legal circles, the name Robbie Kaplan has emerged as an omnipresent force for equal and human rights.
How my firm defies the statistics on women in legal leadership—and how yours can too.
Ashish Mahendru and Darren Braun
Remote testimony? Virtual evidence presentation? Been there, done that: Why even international arbitration proceedings have, for the most part, weathered the pandemic just fine.
Melinda S. Gentile
The Realities and Implications of Diversity and Inclusion in Construction Law
Kelly Twiss Noonan
Gender diversity within our firm isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s also good for business, and it’s helping us manage the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
Joyce D. Edelman
Fighting for gender equity in the law firm can seem like the very definition of a thankless task. But you just might find yourself able to make great strides.
Kate Rockwood and Amanda Hermans
What’s being done to improve the gender patent gap—and how attorneys can help.
Multilingual E-Discovery Can Present Beaucoup Problems If Managed Incorrectly.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.