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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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November 01, 2023 | The Recorder

Covington's Aaron Lewis on ESG's Evolving Frontier

Covington & Burling is the winner of the Environmental, Social, and Governance Initiative as part of the California Legal Awards.

By ALM Staff

3 minute read

November 01, 2023 | The Recorder

How Winston & Strawn Aim to Diversify the Pipeline of Legal Students

Winston & Strawn is a finalist for the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Award as part of the California Legal Awards.

By ALM Staff

4 minute read

November 01, 2023 | The Recorder

How One Duane Morris Partner Is Diversifying the Next Generation of Legal Talent

Duane Morris' Terrance Evans is a finalist for the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Award as part of the California Legal Awards.

By ALM Staff

2 minute read

November 01, 2023 | The Recorder

How Latham Empowers LGBTQ Lawyers to Advocate for Their Community

Latham & Watkins is a finalist for the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Award as part of the California Legal Awards.

By ALM Staff

3 minute read

October 31, 2023 | The Recorder

AI Will Promote You Now: Exploring the Implications of Artificial Intelligence in the Employment Context

In the employment discrimination context, the use of AI offers the possibility of eliminating bias from employment decisions, but the current reality may be just the opposite, according to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett's Chet Kronenberg, Laura Lin and Rachel June-Graber.

By Chet Kronenberg, Laura Lin and Rachel June-Graber

8 minute read

October 30, 2023 | The Recorder

Gavin Newsom, California's Ambassador

"Where is it written that a governor is barred from representing their state's interests abroad?" ask David Carrillo and Stephen Duvernay of the California Constitution Center at Berkeley Law.

By David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay

6 minute read

October 30, 2023 | The Recorder

How Susman's Davida Brook Unearthed Key Documents in Dominion's Fight Against Fox

"It was truly for all of us, I think, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have that kind of broad impact and everyone worked accordingly—writing summary judgment briefs from their honeymoon and just working around the clock," said Susman's Davida Brook, a finalist for the California Legal Awards' Attorney of the Year award.

By Alaina Lancaster

6 minute read

October 30, 2023 | The Recorder

US Supreme Court May Soon Overturn a Gun Safety Law That Protects Women

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn those laws in a move that is all-but certain to lead to a spike in the deaths of women, says Alphonse Provinziano of Provinziano & Associates.

By Alphonse Provinziano

5 minute read

October 27, 2023 | The Recorder

How Cruise Moved the Needle to Diversify Its Legal Department

Cruise is a finalist for the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Award as part of the California Legal Awards.

By ALM Staff

5 minute read

October 27, 2023 | The Recorder

Tech Industry Litigation Team of the Year Finalist: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is a finalist for the California Legal Awards' Tech Industry Litigation Department of the Year.

By ALM Staff

5 minute read