Agreement with client for interest in patent in lieu of legal fees violates ethics rule.
Staffing agencies and clients have independent obligations to disabled employees.
Second Circuit breaks with Fifth Circuit and concludes reporting to SEC not necessary.
Court follows trend to apply "holistic" approach to award $4.1 million in attorney fees.
Discovery abuse is widespread and requires corrective action by the judiciary.
A few things about evidentiary objections that lawyers ought to know.
Sharing lessons from across the country with our members, reporting real mistakes made by real appellate lawyers, frequently with disastrous results for their clients.
Some new provisions will aid tort plaintiffs, and other changes that may appear to be impediments to full discovery are likely not to be applied in the manner hoped for by early drafters.
After Schoenefeld, New York will presumably, albeit grudgingly, move toward acceptance of VLOs, consistent with the realities of practicing law in a digital age.
The first and only court decision on the "60-Day Rule" highlights the importance of quickly identifying and repaying Medicare/Medicaid overpayments.