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.
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
Sebastian Chilco and Rachel Fendell Satinsky
Andrew B. Greenfield
Upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States.
New Oregon employment laws.
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
Lynn Kappelman and Dawn Solowey
While the trial team’s deep knowledge of the trial record is an important resource, if that team does not also have appellate experience, consider an appellate specialist to lead the next phase of the case.
C. Richard Newsome
Well-developed negligence and strict products liability law already provide the best solution for those instances where self-driving technology fails and results in injury or death.
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Marc L. Zaken
Some employers have already prepared to comply with the new regulations and are ready to roll out new payroll practices next month. Do they hold off or press forward?
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
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.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Joseph K. Reinhart, Esq. and Meredith Odato Graham, Esq.
Expanding the scope of environmental review for the energy sector.