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Strategies for EEO Compliance: Focus on Leadership, Not Compliance

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

We observed last year that the legal industry is no more immune to the holdovers of sexism than any other profession. As we noted, in a step toward stemming this problem, the American Bar Association has passed a new model...more

$6 Million Verdict for SOX Whistleblower Leads to Malpractice Suit Against Defense Counsel

Playboy Enterprises is suing its former defense counsel Sheppard Mullin after being hit with a $6 million jury verdict in a SOX whistleblower case, the highest jury award in a SOX case to date. In Zulfer v. Playboy...more

Appellate Court Notes

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

SC19119 - Iacurci v. Sax - SC19119 Dissent - Iacurci v. Sax - Plaintiff sued his accountant for negligence and was trying to get around the 3-year statute of limitations of 52-577. In opposition to the...more

Perils of Ambiguity in Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

by Pavlack Law, LLC on

Through the recent employment law 7th Cir. decision in Sanches v. Prudential Pizza, Inc. we examine the danger of failing to be sufficiently specific and clear in a Rule 68 offer of judgment which there resulted in the...more

Cyberspace in the Workplace

by Keyana Laws on

This article examines two cases which require companies to have clear Internet and E-mail use and monitoring policies to avoid violating the Stored Communications Act and/or an employee’s right to privacy. ...more

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