Articles

Could Your Law Firm Forfeit Its Fees Due to an Undisclosed Conflict?

By Michael S. LeBoff – October 17, 2018 | The California Supreme Court finds that an undisclosed conflict renders a retainer fee agreement unenforceable, but leaves open quantum meruit recovery.

Eight Ways In-House Lawyers Can Make You a Better Trial Lawyer

By Michael S. LeBoff – September 7, 2018 | Taking the initiative to tap in-house counsel’s unique experience and knowledge base can be the difference between winning and losing at trial.

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Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Securities Laws: Recent Case Law

By Stuart Riback – September 30, 2018 | Second Circuit finds meetings and phone calls in New York sufficient as “domestic transaction” in securities of Bahamian company.

The Third Circuit Gives the Green Light on Snap Removals

By Michael T. Hensley and Ann Marie Effingham – September 17, 2018 | Forum citizen defendant can remove diverse action prior to service.

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Pro Bono Opportunities

By James D. Abrams – October 16, 2018 | A brief overview of the need for pro bono services and opportunities to provide such services

Nationwide Class Action Settlement Scrutiny

By Simon Svirnovskiy – March 7, 2018 | Understanding the Ninth Circuit’s decision in the Hyundai and Kia litigation, and what it may mean for other class action settlements. (12:30)

Commercial & Business

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