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Onsite SEO Tip #14 - Hosting for Law Firm Websites
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Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
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Onsite SEO Tip #11 - Local SEO Optimization for Lawyers
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Barbara Knoflach, CEO of SEB Asset Management, on the rise of cross-border real estate investment
Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
Onsite SEO Tip #10 - Google Authorship for Lawyers
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Publishing Alone Isn’t Enough, Law Firms Should Have an Integrated Strategy for Their Blogs
Onsite SEO Tip #9 - Law Firm Bounce Rates & Avg. Time On Site Numbers
Law Firms’ Social Media Strategies Must Line Up with the Rest of Their Client Development Efforts
Blogging Can Lead to Clients Knowing Who You Are Before They Even Meet You
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
May 23 (Bloomberg Law) -- While failed law firms make for notoriously difficult bankrupty cases, Dewey & LeBoeuf's time in bankruptcy court was quicker and easier than other notable law firms. Joe Samet, head of restructuring...more
Execution of a judgment is a process where the sheriff or constable seizes property of a judgment-debtor and then sells that property at a public sale. The money realized from the sale is then used to reduce the balance of...more
In most cases, the longer an account sits past due, the more difficult it is to collect. Thus, it is important for businesses to closely monitor their aging accounts.
May 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor and senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that Big Law is currently experiencing "a very difficult crash landing that is...more
Shanghai Human Resources and Social Security Bureau issued the New Standard of Social Security Payment in Shanghai (the “New Standard”) on April 3rd, 2013. The New Standard has come into effect on April 1st, 2013 and will...more
Both plaintiff and defendant in litigation need to evaluate how much the case is worth. When they are able to agree at a certain point, the case will settle. If they intend to go to trial, they must know if it is worth it....more
Many insurance defense law firms are not able to defend their corporate clients in employment litigation when the claim is subject to an employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) policy.
Frequently, the insured...more
The People’s Supreme Court (“Supreme Court”) released the Interpretation IV on Certain Issues regarding Applicable Laws in Labor Dispute Cases (hereinafter the “Interpretation”) on December 31, 2012, which came into effect on...more
Social Media Policies: You're Probably Doing It Wrong. Test these 9 steps.
Special thanks to Palm Beach Bar Bulletin for publishing in their Feb 2013 issue....more
On December 28th,2012, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) approved a Decision on the Revision to the Labor Contract Law of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the “Decision”)...more
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Lat, founding editor of Above the Law, speaks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the prospects for big law firms in 2013. While David sees many challenges out in the US economy, he is...more
Dec. 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant at the Zeughauser Group, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the market forces behind a recent wave of law firm mergers. Zimmermann says mega-deals such as Norton...more
Society of Solicitor Advocates announce launch of Instruct+ App...more
Like many people with a standard Midwest religious upbringing I struggle to do the right thing and, sometimes, to know just what that is under the circumstances. But, as St. Paul discussed in Romans 7 “being good is not...more
I received a phone solicitation last week from an individual at an organization wishing to provide sales training for the lawyers who work at, and own, Womble Carlyle. First, he left a voice mail indicating that he was...more
Most plan sponsors thought they couldn't afford an ERISA/ retirement plan attorney until now. Introducing Retirement Plan LegalEase, the $1,000 Retirement Plan Legal Solution to help you minimize your fiduciary liability as a...more
In This Issue:
- MPF Fall Leadership Conference October 12, 2012 Chicago, Illinois
- MPF White Paper Social Media Policy
- Book of the Month The Social Media Handbook by Nancy Flynn
May 31 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant at the Zeughauser Group, and Bill Rochelle from Bloomberg News talk with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf's bankruptcy filing in the Southern...more
David H. Nachman is one of the Managing Attorneys in the Immigration and Nationality Law Office of Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. The NPZ Law Group has offices that are located in Ridgewood, New Jersey and in...more
When people ask my wife what I do for a living, she says she doesn’t know. Half the time I think she’s joking and half the time I think she is serious that she doesn’t know what an ERISA attorney does. The same thing goes...more
Knowing what you or your client wants in terms of Executive Compensation is one thing. Asking for it is another. Is negotiationg your (or your client's) Executive Compensation keeping you up at night? If you are concerned...more
In the second half of the last century, BigLaw developed and then fine tuned its pyramided business model. The name of the game was leverage: put an increasingly large cadre of associates at the base of the pyramid, have...more
New York workers’ compensation lawyer David Perecman comments on a construction accident that left a worker critically injured. A piece of concrete fell on the head of the 26-year-old construction worker as he was clearing...more
Lateral hiring of partners by law firms can bring on great risks and result in huge financial disappointments. Lateral hiring can also create enormous rewards.
We have seen a spate of law firms literally fail because of...more
Since 1988, when Finley Kumble filed for bankruptcy protection, some 32 major law firms have failed. In each of those cases, liabilities far exceeded assets and in most of these cases, partners of the defunct firm and the new...more
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