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.
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?
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.
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Daniel Kracov and Raqiyyah Pippins
The Food & Drug Administration responds to existing nutrient claims with re-evaluation, label updates.
Patricia Brown Holmes
Volunteer organizations are the lifeblood of the legal profession. Their model ought to be embraced by all.
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Greenberg and Fisher Phillips make new hires, and Children's Law Center recognizes McDermott Will & Emery.
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.
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
A roundup of relevant news, partnerships, and publications from our listed law firms.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
BAL's commitment to equality in the workplace.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
An Interview With Rainer Krause of Hengeler Mueller, 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” Award Recipient for Corporate Law in Germany
Rainer Krause discusses the unique training approaches that make Hengeler Mueller one of Germany's top firms.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
What is "use" in commerce?
Jamie Gorelick and Ari Holtzblatt
Charges of anti-right bias notwithstanding, online platforms are on solid ground when they defend their policies and procedures as neutral and protected by the First Amendment.
Michelle V. Rafter
Organizations are changing how they find, manage, and review workers to keep up with shifts in demographics, new technology, competition for top talent, and the evolving nature of work.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
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?
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.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.