Recent Practice Points

Ethical Obligations in Electronic Discovery

By Tyler D. Trew – June 5, 2018 | The age-old adage of leaving it to the IT department when it comes to issues related to electronic discovery is a thing of the past.

1933 Act Class Actions Can Stay in State Court, Unanimous Supreme Court Says

By Dylan C. Black and Tiffany A. Rowe – April 19, 2018 | The Court’s unanimous decision in Cyan clarified the appropriate jurisdictions in which certain securities class actions can proceed.

Articles

What Law Firms Can Do to Promote Mental Health for Their Lawyers

By Anne Marie Seibel – June 13, 2018 | Tending to the mental-health needs of lawyers is an important professional responsibility.

What to Expect from the New PCAOB Directors

By Jonathan Walsh and Benjamin Woodruff – April 9, 2018 | The background of the new directors, the new rules they will implement, and the challenges they will have to overcome.

Sound Advice Podcasts

What to Include in Your Engagement Letter

This program addresses some common terms and issues to consider including in an engagement letter to reduce the risk of receiving a legal malpractice claim and to increase the likelihood of successfully defending such a claim. (12:17 min.)

Pro Bono Protections: Seven Tips for Your Pro Bono Practice

Melissa Fox and Amanda Giffin (both with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP) discuss practical tips for how to protect yourself in your pro bono practice. (6:31 min.)

Professional Liability Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Professional Liability Litigation Committee and maximize your Section membership!