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Expect Less Gender Bias from Professional Fact Finders
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

It is one of those research findings you would expect to be true, like: "Studying improves performance" or "Happier people are more productive." But


Client choice, communication are “paramount” when firm dissolves, says D.C. ethics opinion
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Dissolving a law firm is a process, not an event, the D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee said in a new opinion released earlier this month, and some


Fla. App. Court (3rd DCA) Holds Statutory Attorney Fee Reciprocity Does Not Apply in ‘Lack of Standing’ Foreclosure Cases
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

The District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida, Third District, recently reversed an award of attorney’s fees to a borrower pursuant to section


A Ninth Circuit Blueprint for a RICO Class Action
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Civil RICO claims usually present complex issues. As civil causes of action predicated on violations of Criminal Law, a RICO plaintiff must prove


Sanctions Imposed for Loss of ESI Transferred in Sale of Business
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In this case, ESI was lost when Defendant’s parent company sold another of its companieson whose servers Defendant’s ESI was inexplicably


Court Uses an "In Camera" Review for Purposes Other than Privilege or Work Product Assessment
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

Adversaries challenging litigants' privilege or work product assertions necessarily "shadow box" with the litigants -- because the adversaries cannot


Attorneys: A Common Interest Agreement May Not Be Worth the Paper It’s Written On
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

It is a very common practice for counsel to co-defendants or co-plaintiffs to enter into agreements that shield their communications. The agreements


Chancery Court Reaffirms Liberal Interpretation of Mandatory Indemnification Statute, Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Former CFO
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

In Horne v. OptimisCorp, C.A. No. 12268-VCS (Del. Ch. March 3, 2017), the Chancery Court granted plaintiff William Horne’s (“Horne”) motion for


Win new business by revamping your pitch delivery
  • HighQ
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

The fight to win legal clients has never been more fierce than it is today, with the drastic increase in the number of law firms, disruptive new


Springtime Reform: U.S. House of Representatives Passes the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

On March 9, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 (“H.R. 985” or the “Act”), which would