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Illinois Court Holds Services Performed By Sub for Parent Comes Within E&O Policy

In its recent decision in Hilco Trading LLC v. Liberty Surplus Ins. Co., 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS (Ill. 1s Mar. 17, 2014), the Appellate Court of Illinois for had occasion to consider whether appraisals and evaluations prepared...more

Appellate Notes: Week of July 15th

Welcome to our Supreme and Appellate Court summaries webpage. On this page, I provide abbreviated summaries of decisions from the Connecticut appellate courts which highlight important issues and developments in Connecticut...more

First-in-the-Nation Decision Upholds the Attorney-Client Privilege for Law Firms, Emphasizing the Important Role of Their In-House...

What you need to know: The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld the attorney-client privilege for in-house counsel in law firms. This is the first such decision in the nation....more

Chad Elie v. Ifrah Law PLLC

CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Defendants Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC

[Docket Text] CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC that identifies all parties that have an interest in the outcome of this case. . (Lund, Kenneth) (Entered: 05/21/2013)...more

Opinion Letters – Do's and Don'ts (Ethics, Professionalism and Malpractice Avoidance)

Originally published in Volume 34; Number 1 - Real Property e-newsletter, The Official Publication of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association - September 2012. This article contains practical...more

When A Corporation Dissolves, Does The Attorney-Client Privilege Live On?

Generally, a corporation’s suit for legal malpractice results in a waiver of the attorney-client privilege. When the corporation’s suit is brought derivatively, however, the privilege is not waived. McDermott, Will & Emery...more

Who Wants To Be A Director?

An article for all company directors in England and Wales, setting out the potential liabilities of the office, with a view to ensuring that the law works for you and your company....more

Blue Water Sunset, LLC v. Markowitz: In a Derivative Action, Attorney Was Disqualified From Representing Parties Who Were...

On February 3, 2011, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a published decision in Blue Water Sunset, LLC v. Markowitz holding as follows: If an attorney simultaneously represents a...more

California Court of Appeal Issues Ruling on Derivative Legal Malpractice Actions in Favila v. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

In McDermott, Will & Emery v. Superior Court, 83 Cal. App. 4th 378 (2000), the California Court of Appeal held that a shareholder derivative action against a corporation’s outside counsel, in the absence of the corporation’s...more

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