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.
Ann E. Evanko
New York's Stop Sexual Harassment Act goes into effect in October 2019.
"Law Firm of the Year" interview with Eduardo Kleinberg of Basham Ringe y Correa.
Meredith Aldridge, Colleen Welch, and Alicia Hall
Forty-five years of progress with Title IX.
Christine M. Thomlinson
Bill 132 includes amendments to sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario which deal with workplace harassment.
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.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
Ann Holden Kendell
In Cooper Tire & Rubber Company v. NLRB (Case 08–CA–087155), a bargaining unit employee yelled racist statements to African-American replacement workers while he was on a picket line.
Brian J. MacDonough
A new case in Massachusetts clarifies something important about the standards to be met in workplace harassment cases.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Barry M. Heller
That result would strike at the core of franchising and would risk the loss of all of the benefits that franchising has provided to franchisees, employees, and society in general.
Susan B. Gellman
Spitting against the wind.
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
Greenberg and Fisher Phillips make new hires, and Children's Law Center recognizes McDermott Will & Emery.
Patti C. Perez
Another day, another political scandal involving a politician accused of having had an extramarital affair. The latest such story concerns an alleged inappropriate relationship that the governor of Alabama had with a top aide—once again raising issues related to investigating allegations of bad behavior at work.
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.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
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.