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.
Robert M. Steeg
The Louisiana state Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent ruling could spell big things for written arguments in the future.
Deborah Epstein Henry
A Fresh Twist on Innovation
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Buyers beware and homeowners prepare. "Close to Clicks" theory anticipates that e-commerce giants like Amazon are in the market for property in areas where shipping costs can stay low, but can still fulfill next-day and same-day deliveries.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
Jason W. Konvicka
Cooking with oil or grease can result in delicious meals, but there are a number of risks involved.
Firms can use social media to promote awards, establish their positions, and bring attention to a practice area.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
Robert M. Steeg
A recent case in the Louisiana Court of Appeal highlights an area of law anyone in real estate needs to know.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
Identify Exhaustion or Risk Waiving a Defense.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Legal Uncertainty Permeates the Cannabis Industry
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.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Did you make it to LMA 2019? Read the Best Lawyers recap of this year's biggest takeaways.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
Gowling WLG won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Aboriginal Law in Canada.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.