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.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
A law firm that cannot meet deadlines, stay within page limits, and answer all parts of a question in an RFP is providing important information regarding the firm’s ability to meet client requirements.
Patricia H. Thompson
Very simply, delay in dispute resolution is bad for business.
Patricia Brown Holmes and Leslie Davis
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
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.
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Robert M. Marino
While they sound similar, misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis mean very different things in a medical malpractice case.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Michell Nader discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Capital Markets Law in Mexico.
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Patricia Brown Holmes had a celebrated career long before she began defending Jussie Smollett.
Robert M. Steeg
In Dufrene vs. Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC, contract rights and real estate law pose an interesting problem.
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.