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A 'Bellwether' Year for Life Sciences: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2023-01-30 05:00

The news and analysis you need to start your day.


The Lawyers Are Not All Right

Mon, 2023-01-30 04:00

As law firms are pushing lawyers and staff to return to offices, constant stress, triggered by the pandemic and other events, has changed people and the legal workplace.


Why Australia's Decarbonization Push Is Good for the Environment and Good for Lawyers

Sun, 2023-01-29 17:01

Law firms in the country are seeing strong demand for lawyers with energy experience and expect the decarbonization of Australia will provide opportunities for a large number of lawyers in years to come.


'Culture' Is Not Just a Buzzword—It's Your Key to Attracting and Keeping Talent

Fri, 2023-01-27 17:15

In this episode, Tamara Buie, chief people officer at Level Legal, a Dallas-based consulting, eDiscovery, and managed services company, explains how to cultivate and foster a professional environment that attracts and retains top-notch talent.


'Dark Pattern' Litigation Risk Puts Spotlight on Legal's Relationship With Product Designers

Fri, 2023-01-27 16:17

Product and design teams still think of lawyers as "innovation blockers." But a working relationship with legal departments is increasingly necessary to prevent "dark pattern" lawsuits.


Columbia Law Professor's 'F--k You' to Student Question Caught on Video

Fri, 2023-01-27 14:34

"I am ashamed of my conduct," Professor Daniel Capra said in an email to on Friday. "I apologized to the student and to my class."


A 'Bellwether' Year for Life Sciences: Lawyers Forecast M&A Uptick as Regs Remain Busy

Fri, 2023-01-27 13:54

The IPO window doesn't appear to be opening anytime soon, but life sciences lawyers expect mergers—and regulatory challenges—to pick up this year.


Lawyers Oppose Proposed Rule Change Requiring Notice of Visual Aid Use in Trials

Fri, 2023-01-27 13:52

Mark Lanier, founder of the Texas-based Lanier Law Firm, said the change could weaken a lawyer's strategy in some situations.


Tennessee AG Leads Coalition Alleging Dept. of Ed. Instructed States to 'Ignore the Biological Reality of Sex' Under Title IX

Fri, 2023-01-27 13:48

"As in 2016, when its unlawful actions were enjoined, 'Texas v. United States,' the department has once again ordered states and other regulated parties to ignore the biological reality of sex when it comes to athletics, locker rooms, pronouns, and who knows what else, or face enforcement actions," the AGs wrote in a response brief filed in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


Skilled in the Art With Scott Graham: I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together

Fri, 2023-01-27 12:01

My nine years on the IP bus got off to a bumpy start, but encouragement from all of you has made it an exhilarating journey.


Deloitte Legal's Spain Digital Law Head Leaves for Pérez-Llorca's IP and Tech Practice

Fri, 2023-01-27 10:52

The Spanish firm has made a series of hires in recent months.


How I Made Partner: 'You Can't Just Have Any One Thing Going for You,' Says Erin Rosenberg of White & Case

Fri, 2023-01-27 09:57

(Photo: MJgraphics/Shutterstock) Erin Rosenberg, 35, White & Case; Chicago Practice area: Financial restructuring and insolvency (FRI). Law school


Colorado Appeals Court: Baker's Refusal of Transgender Woman's Cake Order Is Not Protected Speech

Fri, 2023-01-27 09:41

"We conclude that creating a pink cake with blue frosting is not inherently expressive and any message or symbolism it provides to an observer would not be attributed to the baker," stated Judge Timothy J. Schutz, in his written opinion for the court.


Generative AI Tools Will Upend Legal Services: The Morning Minute

Fri, 2023-01-27 05:00

The news and analysis you need to start your day.


Harvard Plaintiffs' Law Association Gains Traction Among Students and Firms

Fri, 2023-01-27 05:00

Since its inception in 2019, the HPLA has doubled in student size and has steadily grown support by leading plaintiffs firms as an expanding career pipeline.


Using Feedback To Improve Team Performance

Thu, 2023-01-26 23:11

The problem with giving feedback is that it often comes across as criticism. Human beings tend to react defensively, resulting in a denial of the feedback or worse, entrenchment in the behavior or attitude that may be derailing them in the first place. How can we give feedback in a way that minimizes defensiveness?


The Law Firm Disrupted: How Are The Vibes?

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:14

Maybe the outlook for the broader economy isn't as grim as people think, but the law firm world is still on edge.


Germany Proposes All-English Language Courts for International Commercial Disputes

Thu, 2023-01-26 17:23

The country is pushing to become a "jurisdiction of choice" in Europe. But English-speaking commercial courts may still have trouble competing with international arbitration.


Madison Square Garden Owner Doubles Down on Policy to Ban 'Adverse Attorneys'

Thu, 2023-01-26 16:31

Senate Judiciary Chairman Brad Hoylman-Sigal, D-Manhattan, who has introduced a bill to curb the blacklisting of lawyers from entertainment venues, called Dolan's remarks "a public meltdown."


McDonald's 'Caremark' Case Stays on Track With Opinion Holding Officer to Oversight Duty

Thu, 2023-01-26 16:21

Vice Chancellor Travis Laster's groundbreaking opinion is the latest step in the Court of Chancery case alleging McDonald's and its management ignored red flags pointing to sexual harassment by former CEO Steve Easterbrook.