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Losing Customer Data Means Losing Customers, Period

After a data breach, a new study says large numbers of customers are unlikely to come back. READ MORE »

University of Chicago Bringing in a New GC

Kimberly Taylor will be heading to the University of Chicago in the fall to head up the institution's legal department. READ MORE »

Summertime, and the Hiring Can Be Complicated

Here's a checklist of "must-have" contract clauses when hiring seasonal employees. READ MORE »

Forget About 'Jobs'—That's So 20th Century

We've seen law practice disaggregation and vacation time-shares. Will those concepts extend to the entire workforce? READ MORE »

Controlling Legal Risk of Google Glass and Wearable Tech

From an employer's perspective, Google Glass and other wearable devices bring new data privacy and security risks into... READ MORE »

Report: Wage and Hour Lawsuits Set a Record

The federal suits topped 8,000 for the first time, rising more than 5 percent from the previous recording period. READ MORE »

 

Meet the GC: Shayam K. Reddy of Euramax International

Shyam K. Reddy is the chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary of Euramax International... READ MORE »

Malpractice Suit Against GC Headed to NJ High Court

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal malpractice case against the former general counsel of a time-share... READ MORE »

Shaw Keller Counsel Takes Part In International IP Conference

Stephanie O'Byrne, counsel at the boutique intellectual-property litigation firm Shaw Keller, participated in the Federal... READ MORE »

Jack Abramoff Fights Seizure of Tax Refunds

Convicted ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is challenging the federal government's seizure of nearly $450,000 in federal tax... READ MORE »



Justices Reject Florida's IQ Test for Death Penalty

States violate the U.S. Constitution if they use only an IQ score as a bright-line... READ MORE »

Squire Patton Boggs Leaders Predict Merger With Few Conflicts

Leaders of Patton Boggs and Squire Sanders on Tuesday called their firms' merger,... READ MORE »

Dean Resigns Abruptly at Indiana Tech Law School

Administrators at the university in Fort Wayne, Ind., released a brief statement... READ MORE »

Suit Cleared Against Officers for Arresting Photographer

A federal appeals court has ruled that citizens have a First Amendment right... READ MORE »

The Case of the Traveling Trademark

The reputation of Bayer's brand didn't stop at the border, especially when a... READ MORE »

First Openly Gay NFL Pick Is Helping Expand Views on Legal Equality

Michael Sam will transform how we perceive the LGBTQ community.READ MORE »

 

Paying For Prestige

Law schools paid federal appeals judges anywhere from several thousand dollars... READ MORE »

Controlling Legal Risk of Google Glass and Wearable Tech

From an employer's perspective, Google Glass and other wearable devices bring... READ MORE »

Not So Fast

One magistrate judge is challenging "overbroad" discovery requests.READ MORE »

Not So Fast

One magistrate judge is challenging "overbroad" discovery requests.READ MORE »


How To Move Firm Tech to the Cloud

Switching to software as a service can save money and free up IT staff for value-added... READ MORE »

E-Discovery Hits the Silver Screen

Joe Looby's new movie debuts in film festivals in New York and New Jersey. READ MORE »

How To Use Your iPhone As a Voice Recorder

Have something to say? Your iPhone will listen and remember.READ MORE »

Professor Sues Student Over Social Media

University of Wisconsin student complained about professor on YouTube video. READ MORE »

ABA Offers Free Tech Buyer's Guide

The American Bar Association, Technology Resource Center, provides a free resource... READ MORE »

How Social Media Can Destroy Your Company

Ask the Marketers: Five experts identify the worst mistakes legal tech vendors... READ MORE »

 

AIG: Battling for a Comeback

A law department takes body blows, but refuses to give up.READ MORE »

Best Legal Departments 2014

In the 2014 version of our Best Legal Departments competition, the winners are... READ MORE »

Not So Fast

One magistrate judge is challenging "overbroad" discovery requests.READ MORE »

Federal Magistrate Judge Tosses Case as Sanction Against Lawyer

A federal magistrate judge has ordered a Swarthmore, Pa., lawyer to pay the... READ MORE »

Prosecutors Say Traffic Court Judges Defrauded City, State

Prosecutors told jurors in federal court Tuesday in the Philadelphia Traffic Court case that the defendants were responsible...READ MORE »

Gymnast Taxed $104K in Lost Lawsuit Against Cornell University

A gymnast who was unsuccessful in his attempt to collect upwards of $75 million in damages against Cornell University... READ MORE »

Federal Magistrate Judge Tosses Case as Sanction Against Lawyer

A federal magistrate judge has ordered a Swarthmore, Pa., lawyer to pay the costs associated with seeking sanctions... READ MORE »

Q&A With Johnson Matthey President and GC Robert Talley

The following is a transcript of a radio program hosted jointly by Executive Leaders Radio and The Legal. GCs took questions...READ MORE »

Rethinking Shopping Center Leases as Retail Formats Evolve

The retail sector was one of the hardest-hit industries during the recent recession. The downturn, along with transformative...READ MORE »

People in the News - May 28, 2014 - Jonathan R. Flora Joins Montgomery McCracken

Jonathan R. Flora joined Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads' tax practice group within the firm's business department...READ MORE »

Can Pa. Law Firms Start to Close Revolving CMO Door?

Filling and keeping filled the chief marketing officer position within Pennsylvania's law firms has often been a struggle. READ MORE »

National News from The Legal Intelligencer

To view national news articles published in the print edition of The Legal Intelligencer, ... READ MORE »

Jones' Same-Sex Marriage Decision Shows Judges Can Bridge Cultural Divides

Some judges have a good sense of history when dealing with big cases. Rather than passing the buck to a higher court,...READ MORE »

'Mini-Mass Tort' Thumb Implant Suits End in Accord

The cases surrounding the Artelon spacer, a medical device implant that allegedly caused bone tissue to deteriorate... READ MORE »

 

Best Legal Departments 2014

In the 2014 version of our Best Legal Departments competition, the winners are a diverse bunch and all are multifaceted... READ MORE »

University of Chicago Bringing in a New GC

Kimberly Taylor will be heading to the University of Chicago in the fall to head up the institution's legal department. READ MORE »

Malpractice Suit Against GC Headed to NJ High Court

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal malpractice case against the former general counsel of a time-share... READ MORE »

Jack Abramoff Fights Seizure of Tax Refunds

Convicted ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is challenging the federal government's seizure of nearly $450,000 in federal tax... READ MORE »


After a More Modest Win, Apple Seeks a More Modest Injunction

Apple lawyer William Lee says his client wants a ban on specific infringing features and is willing to give Samsung... READ MORE »

Federal Circuit Sides With Google in AdSense Patent Fight

Judge Sharon Prost rejected a patent asserted by a British Telecom affiliate, finding a post on an Internet bulletin... READ MORE »

FTC Calls for Transparency in Data Broker Business

Many of the recommendations are already in pending California legislation, though some privacy advocates say neither...READ MORE »

Appeals Court OKs CalPERS Suit Against Rating Agencies

Defense lawyers for Moody's and S&P had argued the suit should be thrown out under California's anti-SLAPP statute. READ MORE »

Lieff Cabraser's Kelly Dermody

The plaintiffs lawyer discusses taking on Apple and Google in the "no-poach" litigation and thriving in a male-dominated... READ MORE »

On the Move

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia. READ MORE »

 

AIG: Battling for a Comeback

A law department takes body blows, but refuses to give up.READ MORE »

Best Legal Departments 2014

In the 2014 version of our Best Legal Departments competition, the winners are a diverse bunch and all are multifaceted... READ MORE »

Federal Magistrate Judge Tosses Case as Sanction Against Lawyer

A federal magistrate judge has ordered a Swarthmore, Pa., lawyer to pay the costs associated with seeking sanctions... READ MORE »

From Both Sides Now

Companies worry about the safety of data in the cloud. READ MORE »