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Do Lawyers Have A Duty To Disclose, To The Client, Significant Errors Committed By Co-Counsel?
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

This was the question posed to the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association. Its answer was a qualified yes -- counsel


Settlement Stands Even Though Lawyer Allegedly Settled For Less Than Authorized
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

Embarrassing as this is to admit, there was a time when I did not entirely understand the difference between "net" and "gross." I would like to say


Court Nixes Fee Sharing For Lawyer Who Referred Case To Lawyer Who Referred Case To Lawyer Who Handled Case
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

Under New Jersey law, lawyers can, in some instances, share fees with lawyers at a different firm to whom they refer a case. But what happens when


As If You Needed Reminding: Don't Violate Protective Orders!
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

The Appellate Division recently reminded all lawyers of the importance of complying with protective orders. In Rotondi v. Dibre Auto Group, LLC, the


Are Exceptions Starting To Swallow The "American Rule" In New Jersey?
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The answer to that question would appear to be: it depends who you ask. In a pair of decisions released on April 26, 2016, Innes v. Marzano-Lesnevich


Appellate Division Vindicates Counsel Who Was Punished By Trial Court For Being Ready For Trial
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Yes, you read that headline right. In Acevedo v. Masih, defense counsel was ready for trial on the trial date but the trial court nonetheless entered


Jury Instructions Deemed Ambiguous "AndOr" Erroneous "AndOr" A "Mongrel Expression"
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

When I used to teach Legal Research and Writing, one of the phrases I encouraged my students to avoid was "andor." Like a lot of legalese, I think


Is a locked, fenced-in parking lot a "structure"? It is in New Jersey.
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

I was in law school during the Bill ClintonMonica Lewinsky drama. When the pundits seized on Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony about what the


"Judges think I am awesome!" Third Circuit approves use of judicial endorsement on lawyer's website
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

A New Jersey trial court issued an interesting opinion last week, allowing a lender to foreclose but imposing significant limitations on the lender


Who holds the attorney-client privilege after a merger?
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • January 28 2014

A recent decision from the Delaware Chancery Court is a must read for in-house and outside counsel representing companies involved in mergers and