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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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January 12, 2024 | Daily Report Online

Meet the Daily Report's New Regional Managing Editor

ALM Regional Managing Editor Michael Marciano is on board with the Daily Report.

By Alaina Lancaster

2 minute read

January 11, 2024 | Law.com

2024 Could Make or Break 'Creative' Mass Tort Bankruptcies

Although advocates for these bankruptcy strategies say they can be more efficient routes to payouts for claimants, some attorneys say judges are likely to shut down these more novel uses of the bankruptcy code.

By Alaina Lancaster

7 minute read

December 27, 2023 | The Recorder

A Very Young Child's Voice in Sexual Abuse Legal Proceedings

"In cases involving minor children, we sometimes vary from standard operating procedure regarding how testimony can be presented, as well as stretching boundaries as to whether the witness is developmentally capable of presenting testimony. Should such distinctions continue?"

By Elisa Reiter, Daniel Pollack and Jeffrey Siegel

12 minute read

December 26, 2023 | The Recorder

All 'Penned' In: Latest Privacy Litigation Trend Alleges Internet Technologies Are Illegal Pen Registers

Just in time for the holidays, the plaintiffs' bar has gifted the business community with yet another newly minted privacy litigation theory, according to Sheppard Mullin's Wynter Deagle, Anne-Marie Dao and Dane Brody Chanove.

By Wynter L. Deagle, Anne-Marie D. Dao and Dane C. Brody Chanove

5 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Amazon Prop 65 Suit Targets Vinyl Upholstery for Wheelchairs

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Goodwin Reps Microsoft in Patent Suit Over Computerized Search

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Morrison & Foerster Reps Gingko Bioworks in Securities Litigation Over SPAC Merger

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Procter & Gamble Faces False Advertising Suit Over '100% Organic' Feminine Hygiene Products

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Crypto Staking Company Hit With Proposed Securities Class Action Over Sale of LDO Tokens

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

December 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Peet's Coffee Hit With Proposed Class Action Over Speech Restrictions in Online Terms of Use

This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.

By ALM Staff

1 minute read