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Offers of Judgment – Can They Shift Fees?

A recent Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”) lawsuit may offer some additional guidance on when offers of judgment may cut off a party’s right to recover attorneys’ fees and costs under environmental laws....more

Greening Your Law Firm

Going green is critical to address climate change, improve efficiency, cut expenses, and be positioned for the changes and stresses sure to come. Given our state’s precarious position with regard to sea level rise and risk of...more

LEED: Overview and Issues for Legal Professionals

An article in @law magazine written by Christopher G. Hill, LEED AP and Virginia construction attorney. Mr. Hill discusses the implications of LEED for legal professionals (legal secretaries, paralegals and attorneys)....more

Local 2 Investigates Interviews Plant Explosion Attorney Rob Ammons About Deadly Explosions

Local 2 Investigates Interviews Plant Explosion Attorney Rob Ammons About Deadly Explosions By Robert Arnold Wednesday, November 10, 2010 HOUSTON -- When Local 2 Investigates began checking into a series of explosions in...more

Social Media Tips for BP Oil Spill Defense Lawyers

Social media legal marketing campaigns can help to increase search engine visibility and attract qualified prospects for defense firms that write and speak about BP oil spill litigation. LinkedIn, blogs, JD Supra, and...more

Leaking Gulf Oil Feeds a Litigation Flood

With more than 5,000 barrels of oil a day pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, this might be the first time in history that an oil spill causes a flood. In this case, however, the flood will not be of crude, but of lawsuits....more

Macho and Mulch: How I Bought My Prius: Law Technology News

Reprinted with permission from the February 1 issue of Law Technology News. (c) 2010 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved. Let's get one thing straight. I'm...more

Energy & Environmental Law Marketing Strategies for 2010

Energy law represents a definite bright spot in an otherwise uncertain outlook for legal services in 2010 and beyond. The International Energy Agency projects that world energy demand will increase by 40% between 2007 and...more

Top 2010 Legal Growth Areas Create Marketing Opportunities for Thought Leaders

"Follow the money" is a suitable adage for legal marketing when it comes to business development in the new decade. Industries like energy and health care are obvious recipients of funding inflows based on governmental...more

From Chicago Lawyer: How Software as a Service and the Cloud can Help Lawyers Go Green

Chicago law firms, like the rest of the country’s businesses, are hopping on the green bandwagon. The benefits of an environmentally friendly business can be both altruistic and economical, allowing firms to practice...more

How to Use Graphics in Your Openings and Closings

Graphics can help deliver more effective opening statements and closing arguments by easing the introduction of complex information and allowing attorneys to take a more teacherly role with jurors. Graphics can also help...more

Victory on Capitol Hill for Clean Tech Startup Ternion Bio

Pillsbury successfully lobbied Congress and the Department of Energy (DOE) in support of funding for Ternion’s innovative and cost-efficient carbon sequestration and capture (CCS) technology in the American Recovery and...more

Victory on Capitol Hill for Clean Tech Startup Ternion Bio

Pillsbury successfully lobbied Congress and the Department of Energy (DOE) in support of funding for Ternion’s innovative and cost-efficient carbon sequestration and capture technology (CCS) in the American Recovery and...more

1985 Asbestos Waste Management Guidance

Guidelines from the EPA about the management of asbestos waste products including how to transport and dispose of them in order to limit the hazards of asbestos exposure, including mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer....more

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