A series of pointers for making your legal writing clear, concise and—crucially—persuasive.
by Sameer M. Alifarag and Seth H. Lieberman
Taking a second look at first day relief: an examination of recent bankruptcy trends through the lens of two important debtor motions and their impact on Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
by J. Lott Warren and Kara E. Shea
A recent 6th Circuit Court decision could have big implications for employers who don’t follow reasonable-accommodation standards within disability and medical-leave law to the letter.
COVID-19 and a Cloud of Dust
by John J. Song and Theodore M. Becker
Think ERISA health plan litigation was convoluted before? The pandemic—and future pathogens such as the monkeypox virus currently causing consternation among health authorities worldwide—will further upend the legal landscape as new regulations and statutes take effect.
The Great Debate: Do You Arbitrate Commercial Disputes?
by David K. Taylor
In a civil case, is it wiser for a business to try to persuade the counterparty to agree from the outset to arbitration—or potentially to place its very solvency in the unpredictable hands of a judge and jury?
Punishment and Deterrents
by David A. Yeagley
Facing a jury instruction on punitive damages? Here’s a cheat sheet to help you secure the best possible outcome for the defendant you represent.
Freedom to Compete
by Alyson M. St. Pierre and Ashley C. Pack
Recent movement at the federal level regarding management-labor relations mean changes to enforcement of noncompete agreements and other covenants could be imminent.
Before the Claim Hits
by George L. Lankford
General liability insurance is rarely as simple as it might seem—and if you wait to examine your policy specifics until your business has been sued, it’s too late.
Best Lawyers Through the Ages: Our past. Our today. Our future.
by Rachel Shrewsbury
Best Lawyers is celebrating its 29th edition for 2023 continuing to be the original, trusted source for legal awards.
Pride Month Push for Legal Parentage in Massachusetts
by Gregory Sirico
Best Lawyers highlights the current legislative battle brewing in Massachusetts concerning the path to legal parentage.
Protecting High-level Executives With the Apex Doctrine
by Sara Collin
The Apex Doctrine, developed to shield high-level executives from inappropriate depositions, is a beneficial asset to lawyers and clients, at least in the states where it’s been adopted.
Trending Top Five: Critical Corporate Components for 2022
by Justin Smulison
It’s no longer “business as usual” for most of Corporate America. With a growing list of challenges facing the legal and financial health of many companies, we talked to several major General Counsel about the biggest areas in which businesses should remain vigilant.
Anna Inventing: The Importance of Diversity in Innovation
by Emily C. Peyser
A patent from 1887 by female inventor Anna Connelly not only revolutionized fire safety, but highlighted the need for diversity in innovation. Our world is facing big problems that need diverse voices at the table to find solutions that work for everyone. Building diverse teams and encouraging diversity in innovation is a beneficial step forward in resolving our collective challenges.
by Ariel Beverly
As corporate America continues to grapple with pandemic-induced employment shifts, companies are still facing wage-hour compliance issues. Here’s some advice for navigating a post-pandemic work world.
The Employment Pandemic
by Meredith Caiafa and Sarah Greene
The pandemic has had far-reaching effects on employment law since it officially took hold in 2020, but the litigation and lawmaking surrounding it are mutating faster than the variants. Here’s how lawmakers and businesses can keep up.
Announcing the 2022 Best Lawyers: The Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation Issue
by Best Lawyers
The first edition of Best Lawyers: The Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation Issues features thought leadership articles from attorneys around the nation, as well as listings in more than 70 practice areas.
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