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
In Dufrene vs. Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC, contract rights and real estate law pose an interesting problem.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
Q&A with Andrés Rodríguez & Juan Carlos de la Vega of 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta
A Q&A with 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
William W. Hurst
Some Uber drivers earn well below the minimum wage rate per hour.
Patrick Monahan and Damian Clancy
While corporate administrators often operate in firms, their appointment is personal. When an administrator leaves the employ of their firm, their appointment is unaffected by that departure.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.
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.
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Patricia Brown Holmes had a celebrated career long before she began defending Jussie Smollett.
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Brian J. MacDonough
A new case in Massachusetts clarifies something important about the standards to be met in workplace harassment cases.
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Robert M. Steeg
A recent case in the Louisiana Court of Appeal highlights an area of law anyone in real estate needs to know.
The Lloreda Camacho & Co. attorney discusses the firm's 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.