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.
Looking to make a difference as a practitioner of environmental law? These seven pointers will help bolster your green bona fides.
Donald C. Bluedorn II
Practical points for lawyers (and others).
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
John L. Rivkin
That Legal Bulletin highlighted a variety of issues frequently faced in STOLI litigation and discussed the growing life settlement market, which involves the sale of life insurance policies by owners to third parties.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
Lee D. Hoffman
As the environmental movement challenged the energy industry to move “beyond coal” and later to move “beyond gas” to a carbonless energy future, investment in renewable energy skyrocketed.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.
When do you create a new service line?
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Beatriz Paulo de Frontin and Márcio Pereira
An overview of the Paris Climate Agreement.
When the world (almost) united to fight climate change.
Violaine du Pontavice
What will be the future for the world’s climate issue?
Mark L. Stermitz
The accord could affect the economic and social circumstances of farmers, ranchers, and small town residents whose lives are connected with the large deposits of fossil fuels in North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Spouses who get divorced will have to adjust how they file their taxes, what income and liabilities they must report for tax purposes, and even how they approach discussions about alimony and spousal support.
Peter W. Kryworuk
Whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant errors and omissions claim, or as a victim of fraudulent activity by a trusted employee, insurance coverage is hugely important.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Jeff S. Korek
The dramatic difference between these two states in obtaining the opinion of a qualified medical expert has made it much more difficult for those injured in the state of New Jersey by medical negligence.
Lessons from the birthplace of modern environmentalism.
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
Lisa S. Zebovitz
The United States Climate Alliance, currently comprised of 14 states, is “committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.”