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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

How to Follow the New California Law that Penalizes Businesses for Misclassifying Employees

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One of the most interesting and controversial laws taking effect in 2012 involves greatly increased penalties for the willful misclassification of employees as independent contractors. I litigated quite a few class actions...more

10 Key Questions That Law Firms Should Ask Clients

by Pamela Woldow on

All law firms need to ask clients about their needs and priorities. This is a simple but extremely powerful list of 10 questions that will help law firms better align themselves with clients....more

Building A Successful Business Partnership

by Judy Weintraub on

If you or someone you know is considering entering into a partnership, this article provides some valuable tips for ensuring that your partnership is built on a strong foundation. Nearly 2/3 of all partnerships fail. This...more

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arizona Businesses

Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arizona Businesses Increasingly, businesses are including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses in standard business-to-business and consumer contracts, and even businesses without...more

How Top Clients Select Litigation Lawyers

by Pamela Woldow on

It was the opening subject of the IBA's Managing Complex Litigation conference, held recently in Washington DC, where counsel from companies including GE, 3M and Ernst & Young exchanged notes on how they choose external...more

Alternative Fee Arrangements

by Jerome Kowalski on

The most significant current public discourse regarding law firm revenues is the increasing popularity of Alternative Fee (or Billing) Arrangements. The tide has even provided a generally accepted acronym of AFA. These...more

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