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.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
While the FCPA doesn’t mention charitable contributions explicitly, the statute does prohibit giving “anything of value” to a foreign official to induce an official action to obtain or retain business.
Jeffrey Travers and Michael J. Miller
We were able to obtain a verdict for Mr. Cooper within a year of opting for the state courts.
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.
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?
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.
Looking to make a difference as a practitioner of environmental law? These seven pointers will help bolster your green bona fides.
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.
Benedict P. Morelli
Avoid the insurance companies
Annesley H. DeGaris
China Plays by Its Rules
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
For success in any trial, jury selection and case framing are key.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
Leonce A. Richard III
Drafting a premarital agreement should instead focus on a collaborative effort of two people coming together to create a “life plan” with regard to forming a lifetime partnership.
Berry Appleman & Leiden