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Federal Circuit reprimands lawyer who trumpeted judge’s compliment

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has publicly reprimanded a Weil Gotshal partner for disseminating to clients and potential clients

The new Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 28 2012

On March 31, 2012, Massachusetts entered a new era with respect to the administration of wills and decedent’s estates

No insurance coverage for attorneys’ fees that were ordered as a “sanction”

  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

If you or your firm were ordered to pay a party's legal fees as a "sanction" for professional misconduct, would your professional liability insurance

New York Appellate Division, First Department, upholds assertion of “common interest” privilege in the absence of pending or anticipated litigation

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

On December 4, 2014, in a break with past rulings, the Appellate Division in the First Department held the "common interest" privilege is not limited

Non-lawyers beware: new law will make unauthorized practice a felony

  • Moses & Singer LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 1 2013

The New York State Legislature has tightened its reins on unlicensed legal advisors. The New York Judiciary Law has been amended to make the unauthorized

New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a

New York Appellate Division eliminates pending or reasonably anticipated litigation requirement for common-interest privilege

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

On December 4, 2014, the New York Appellate Division, First Department, removed previous restrictions on New York's common-interest doctrine when

Recent changes to MA laws affecting guardianships, conservatorships, and durable powers of attorney

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2009

After a long and tortuous road, the Massachusetts legislature recently passed an extensive overhaul of the laws regarding, probate, guardianships and related matters, known as the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code ("MUPC"

Are quick Mexico divorces valid?

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • -
  • Mexico, USA
  • -
  • September 17 2012

Various online companies claim that valid Mexico divorces can be obtained by Americans in one business day even if one party is unable or unwilling to sign or otherwise participate in the process, and even if the petitioner does not know where the spouse is living

The Barko v. KBR privilege battle continues

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

A high-profile qui tam suit against Kellogg, Brown & Root and Halliburton continues to generate important case law relating to the scope of