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GCs, Don’t Go Gentle Into That Retirement | United In-House Nations

Wed, 2018-08-29 17:00
In this week's Inside Track, reporter Dan Clark takes a look at how GCs respond to retirement, after years of endless meetings, emails and phone calls. He also examines data mapping challenges under the GDPR and what it's like working as an in-house counsel at the United Nations.

Get Your Cardio On, Counselor

Wed, 2018-08-29 13:02
Tired of the treadmill? Sick of the Elliptical? Try Rowing.

‘Extreme Part-Time’ Lawyer-Moms Flock to Freelance Firms

Wed, 2018-08-29 12:30
So-called "accordion law firms" have become particularly popular with lawyer moms who want to dramatically reduce their hours after they give birth, but who also want to stay in the legal game.

Critical Mass: A New Starr Added to Houston's Lanier Firm. Plus: First Lawsuit Filed Over Jacksonville Landing Shooting

Wed, 2018-08-29 11:51
Ken Starr, the former U.S. solicitor general, has reentered private practice, taking of counsel status at The Lanier Firm, a well-known plaintiffs' firm based in Houston and led by Starr's close friend Mark Lanier.

What's Next: The Anti-GDPR? Plus, Armed Cybernauts, and Legal Tech Gets Emotional

Wed, 2018-08-29 06:30
In this week's edition, we look at a big tech lobbying effort for a federal privacy law. Also on deck: ILTACON takeaways an net neutrality, take two.

Skilled in the Art: Google’s Non-Banc at the Federal Circuit + A Dive into the FRANDly Patent Pool

Tue, 2018-08-28 21:30
The Federal Circuit unanimously turned down Google's request for an en banc hearing in it's ongoing feud with Oracle.

Compliance Hot Spots: 'Never Trump' Fallout | VW Monitor's First Report | Plus: These Firms Got the Work

Tue, 2018-08-28 20:01
A Covington partner is yanked from the ZTE special compliance contract over his signing a "never Trump" letter in the run-up to the election. Plus: Larry Thompson, the VW monitor, issues his first annual report. Scroll down for an epic Who Got the Work. This is Compliance Hot Spots.

Why Mediations Fail & How to Achieve Better Results

Tue, 2018-08-28 10:54
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Time:  2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT Cost: Complimentary Sponsored by:         The…

Boost Your Practice by Improving Your Wellness: New ABA Book

Mon, 2018-08-27 10:36
Stewart Levine's new book is part of an ongoing trend to push wellness into the legal profession in the wake of eye-opening research showing how pervasive mental health and substance abuse issues are among lawyers.

What Microsoft, Starbucks, Rackspace Expect From Their Outside Counsel

Mon, 2018-08-27 09:00
In-house legal professionals at three large organizations agree that hiring the right outside counsel is as much a matter of culture than it is of expertise and ability.

Ahead of the Curve: Casebooks Go Digital and other Eco-Friendly News

Mon, 2018-08-27 06:00
Legal education’s embrace of digital textbooks is for reals. Plus: Which law school is ditching plastics straws and water bottles?

Kenneth Starr Returns to Private Practice at The Lanier Law Firm

Mon, 2018-08-27 05:50
"This was not a responsibility I was actively seeking, but is a natural outgrowth of our common interests and the good we believe we can do together," Starr said.

Skilled in the Art: Will Trump Join Patent Debate? Plus, More Than a Feeling, but Less Than Liability

Fri, 2018-08-24 13:20
Welcome to Skilled in the Art. I'm IP reporter Scott Graham. This week I'm going Roger Ebert on you and offering a few reflections on "Invalidated,"…

Trump Watch: The Lawyers Who Made Trump's Bad Week Even Worse + More Ahead for Manafort?

Fri, 2018-08-24 12:17
The lawyers surrounding the president did little this week to alleviate the bad news surrounding the administration after former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial ended in a conviction.

Are Wall Street Law Firms Losing the Talent War?

Fri, 2018-08-24 11:40
The small group of just 15 firms historically has attracted all the very best talent. But that’s changing.

The Law Firm Disrupted: Graduation Day for a Legal Tech Startup

Thu, 2018-08-23 20:00
What incubators and Legal Innovation Zones might mean for the traditional delivery of legal services.

Hungry Midsize Firms Gobbling Up Struggling Smaller Shops

Thu, 2018-08-23 17:40
Dozens of small firms have been acquired by midsize firms in the first eight months of 2018.

Higher Law: A Taxing Dispute in Pot Law | Shunned by Banks | RICO Case Fails | Plus: In the Weeds

Thu, 2018-08-23 15:00
Two issues continue to bedevil cannabis companies—and the vendors that serve those companies: the Internal Revenue Service and pot-wary banks. Plus: An Oregon judge dismissed a RICO case, and we've got your calendar of events. Welcome to Higher Law.

Big Fight Over Bigfoot in British Columbia

Thu, 2018-08-23 12:06
Forget Cohen. Forget Manafort. The real court action has been taking place in British Columbia, where a battle is being waged over a decision that could change the entire course of human history: The acknowledgement of the existence of Bigfoot.

Labor of Law: #MeToo Playbook | OFCCP Changes | Uber Settles for $1.9M | Who Got the Work & More

Thu, 2018-08-23 11:00
Inside the playbook for law firms and companies managing #MeToo investigations. Plus: Will the turnover at the Labor Department's contract compliance office cause any changes? Scroll down for new moves, client work and a lot more. This is Labor of Law.