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Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
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Mar. 19, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Mike McDevitt, CEO for Tandem Legal Group, is not a lawyer, but thanks to an obscure rule in Washington, D.C.'s code of ethics for lawyers he is able to have an ownership interest in the law...more
Section 954 of the California Evidence Code establishes a privilege “to refuse to disclose, and to prevent another from disclosing, a confidential communication between client and lawyer”. A “confidential communication...more
Whether in-house or outside counsel, here are five basic skills that start-ups actually need from their lawyers...more
>LABJ Forum -- Go Westwood Angelenos?
>Ian Imrich, Chief Executive, Law Offices of Ian J. Imrich, APC:
"I've been working in Westwood for a decade and visiting longer, and it's not the cat's meow it once was. ...more
We all know by now that we live in a world in which information is delivered visually, and that people learn best when they have visual aids. Attorneys who head to court with demonstratives to show as well as tell their case...more
Attorney R. Robert Popeo, Chairman of Mintz Levin, talks about the importance of serving clients proactively, not reactively....more
If you own or run a small business, are experiencing financial distress, and desire to know what the bankruptcy code has to offer, then you will want to read this post!
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr., Esq.
Conducting an asset search on a subject is the first step for businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Most thorough asset searches cost less than $300.00 and provide existing assets of a subject...more
Thanks to websites like Reddit and Buzzfeed, legal writings are increasingly going viral. So when lawyers write a demand letter or legal brief, they must consider not only how the recipient will perceive the document, but...more
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News, Facts, und Kanzleimarketing für & aus dem lebendigen Kanzleialltag in Deutschland
Sehr geehrte Leserin,
June 27 (Bloomberg Law) -- Weil, Gotshal & Manges' announcement this week it is firing 60 associates and 110 support staffers, and cutting the pay of about 30 partners, is the start of a wave of such downsizings, according to...more
Rutgers has hired a crisis management group to handle their public relations, but this is just the beginning. They will also need a law firm with a crisis management group to represent them and manage the legal fallout of...more
June 6 (Bloomberg) -- Kevin O'Keefe, founder of the social media company LexBlog, talks with Sarah Kopit about who's blogging in the AmLaw 200 law firms and how those firms are turning blogs into revenue.
The National Security Agency's top-secret cell phone surveillance program is front-page news. Yet many still don't realize that the reporter behind the story is actually a lawyer.
Glenn Greenwald worked for two New York...more
May 30 (Bloomberg Law) -- The spread between the highest- and lowest-paid equity partners at the nation's biggest firms has grown too large, according to Steven J. Harper, an adjunct professor at Northwestern University...more
How Your Business or Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search
It has become increasingly important over the past few years for businesses and companies to collect debts that are owed to them. The economy has been in poor...more
But the Process can go a whole lot smoother and faster if the opposing
counsel knows the area well enough to tell and advise the client as to the
reality of the situation and reject spurious arguments that just waste...more
When I was a young man starting in business I read the
book “Winning Through Intimidation” by Robert J. Ringer. The book,
though denounced by some at the time, was not really about
intimidating people, but of not being...more
If used properly and if conducted by a reputable asset search company, asset searches can be used as a valuable pre-investment tool for an investor, partnership, joint venture or other business entity before entering into a...more
ROBO-LITIGATION Re: Attorney Misconduct at Foreclosure Mills
The scale of attorney malfeasance in connection with the foreclosure crisis is
enormous. Whether attorneys knowingly filed false documents or simply failed to...more
Here is something they never taught you in law school: No one changes lawyers unless they first question the value they get from their current lawyer.
Shaking a client loose from the comfort of an existing relationship...more
Every attorney wants more of the right kind of business, yet I regularly encounter smart professionals who operate under revenue-limiting marketing fallacies that hamper their business development efforts. Very often, lawyers...more
April 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- William Snyder, co-head of the corporate restructuring group at Deloitte, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about a new survey his group conducted on executive management during corporate...more
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