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A Trial Attorney’s “Google” Responsibilities
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media services store the personal and professional information of millions of users. To the enterprising


The New York Court of Appeals Rejects Attempted Expansion of the Common Interest Exception to the Attorney Client Privilege
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

Last month, the New York Court of Appeals issued a decision rejecting the attempted expansion of the common interest exception to the attorney-client


In Recent Decisions, New York And California District Courts Agree That Prevailing Defendants In Copyright Infringement Lawsuits Are Entitled To Their Attorneys’ Fees
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

On March 9, 2016, both the Southern District of New York and the Central District of California awarded attorneys’ fees to defendants in two separate


Jay Z awarded attorneys’ fees after routing plaintiff in copyright lawsuit: now plaintiff has $253,409.99 problems for bringing an ‘objectively unreasonable’ copyright claim
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

On July 17, 2015, Judge Schofield sitting in the Southern District of New York awarded defendants Shawn Carter (aka Jay Z), Roc-A-Fella Records and


A trap for the unwary: employee benefit plans and the fiduciary exemption to the attorney-client privilege
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

An employer that administers an employee benefit plan often takes on the role of fiduciary. Under the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client


Commercial Division approves a new model preliminary conference form
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

Earlier this month, New York's Chief Administrative Judge signed an Administrative Order approving a new model preliminary conference form for use in


Negligent plaintiffs still out of luck in Maryland
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

Maryland's highest state court issued an opinion this week upholding Maryland's long-standing principle of contributory negligence, which precludes a


Next steps for employers compliance with DOMA after United States v. Windsor
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which defined marriage as the union between


Federal district court in Virginia analyzes the factors that go into an award for attorney's fees
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

A recent decision out of the Eastern District of Virginia, Lorillard Tobacco Co. et al., v. California Imports, LLC, et al., analyzed the factors that a court in the Fourth Circuit must consider while determining the reasonableness of an attorney’s fee award


A messy break-up but a clean divorce: Dewey Leboeuf avoids litigation morass of most law firm bankruptcy cases
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

Large law firm failures typically produce lengthy and litigious bankruptcy cases