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Can You Back Up the Hype? Gerber Lawsuit Highlights Legal Risks of Advertising

Earlier this month, Gerber Products Co. was hit with a potentially costly class action lawsuit in New Jersey over health claims related to several of its baby food products. According to the New Jersey Law Journal, the...more

Dialing for Pizza: Practical Perspectives on Scoping Legal Projects

Legal Project Management (LPM) assigns extraordinary importance to providing legal services that deliver value as perceived by the client. Yet over and again we observe that while in-house counsel tend to view legal matters...more

10 Key Questions That Law Firms Should Ask Clients

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

Companies Must Retain Counsel to Answer Certain Georgia Garnishments

The Georgia Supreme Court issued a recent order regarding the unauthorized practice of law in Georgia Courts. While companies were once permitted to answer Georgia garnishments through any authorized agent, the law now...more

Call Me INDISPENSABLE

What do clients value in outside counsel? Lex, practice group leader of the Transactional Group in a global law firm, explains how Legal Project Management approaches have made him indispensable to clients....more

The Random Lunatic - Always an Unhappy Surprise (Part 4 of 5, Legal Project Management in Transactional Practices)

Lex, the practice group leader of a global law firm's transactional practice, talks about preparing for the unexpected in every deal. Lex is a fan of using Legal Project Management approaches and tools in his sophisticated,...more

Do's and Don'ts on How to Use Google for Legal Research

Conclusion. Lincoln said “He who would be his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” And, forgive me if this sounds harsh, but one can really make a fool of oneself by practicing do-it-yourself law. My clients are...more

Asset Acquisition Checklist

If your client is contemplating an asset acquisition, there are many complex factors to consider. In an asset acquisition, the buyer only acquires the assets and liabilities it identifies and agrees to acquire and assume,...more

Room at the Waterhole: Midsize Firms Making the Most of the Middle

The last few years have finally laid to rest the outdated notion that bigger is better -- when it comes to law firms. Spurred by the new financial realities, many companies are moving legal work to mid-sized law firms and...more

15 Tips To Find The Right Solicitor For You - 20 page report

We have prepared a 20 page Special Report providing impartial advice on how to find the right solicitor for your business, for example whether you go for a national firm or a local solicitor. This is an Insider’s...more

The Law Firm of the Twenty-first Century: A Survival Guide

For sixty years before the onset of The Great Recession, law firms experienced a golden age of growth in every area. The law firm of the 21st century has undergone cataclysmic changes. The 21st century law firm is, simply...more

Are you getting frustrated in marketing Alternative Fee Arrangements to potential new clients?

So, you've swallowed the Kool-Ade and worked out a schedule of Alternative Fee Arrangements. You expected block long lines to sign you up for your new AFA's and you're getting frustrated because your having trouble reeling...more

Turbervilles Business Newsletter - Summer 2010

Welcome to our Summer newsletter. In this edition, we look at the measures outlined by the new Government that could affect your business. We see how the case of a director found guilty of wrongful trading highlights the...more

Frishberg & Partners' Resume

Frishberg & Partners is an independent full-service American law firm, based in Kiev, Ukraine since October 1991, with a focus on corporate law. We specialize in due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, anti-trust, real...more

Australian Corporate Counsel Magazine - Open Letter to General Counsel

An Open Letter to General Counsel in Tough Economic Times. This article went viral as soon as it was published in the United States. It has since been republished in 8 countries and translated into 6 languages. The...more

"Squeeze Play" in GC California Magazine

Alternative fee arrangements continue to gain momentum in corporate legal department, spurred on by the 2009 economic downturn. This article provides information from recent surveys and from General Counsel....more

Law firms question cost of responding to corporate RFPs

A law firm responding to an RFP will devote considerable time and resources to the process. Many firms are seeking to revamp their internal processes because they are not seeing an adequate return on their investment....more

Will Regional, Mid-Tier Firms Emerge as Winners in the Current Crisis?

As General Counsel face reduced 2009 budgets, many companies are finding significant savings by moving legal work to regional firms. The article discusses the trend and provides examples of companies and law firms that...more

Law Firm Fees Defy Gravity

Despite the worsening economy, many law firms continue to raise billing rates. The article discusses the impact to clients and provides examples of law firm rate increases....more

General Counsel Cut Costs With In-House Hires

Corporations are looking to trim their legal expenses and one effective way to do so is to bring expertise in-house....more

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