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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 27, 2023 | The Recorder

Electric Car Company Fisker Hit With Proposed Securities Class Action

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

By ALM Staff

1 minute read

November 27, 2023 | The Recorder

Dealing With Consent, Capacity and Representation Issues During Mediation

When a party is subject to a consent or capacity issue that may impair their ability to understand and execute the settlement agreement, it is incumbent on the mediator and attorneys to take all appropriate steps to protect the party's interests, according to Alternative Resolution Centers' David Wright.

By David Wright

8 minute read

November 27, 2023 | The Recorder

Last Chance: Managing Partner Survey Closes Soon

The survey closes after Nov. 30. It takes nine minutes on average. Responses are CONFIDENTIAL.

By Alaina Lancaster

1 minute read

November 22, 2023 | The Recorder

Bedsworth: Antarctic Assault and Evolution

"Judging humankind's evolution by men is like judging humankind's music by listening to Nickelback," says Justice William Bedsworth.

By William Bedsworth

7 minute read

November 21, 2023 | The Recorder

Your Appellate Get Out of Jail Free Card

Attorneys might not realize the second paragraph section 170.6(a)(2) provides that either party can exercise an additional peremptory challenge against the trial judge, according to Robert Roth of the Complex Appellate Litigation Group.

By Robert Roth

6 minute read

November 17, 2023 | Law.com

Why the DiCello Levitt Trial Center Teaches Lawyers to Stop Spinning the Truth

In this week's Legal Speak episode, DiCello Levitt partners Bobby DiCello and Ken Abbarno share how they train attorneys at the firm's trial center, including helping lawyers learn how to look within.

By Alaina Lancaster | Zack Needles

1 minute read

November 17, 2023 | The Recorder

What Bird & Bird's Sandra Seah Learned From the APEC Summit

"In Singapore, it's not good enough to say 'I'm good at lawyering,'" Seah said. "You need to be very, very aware of the commercial context in which our clients operate—the business climate and the geopolitical climate."

By Alaina Lancaster

3 minute read

November 17, 2023 | The Recorder

How White House AI Executive Order Furthers the Conversation Around Responsible AI Governance for Private Sector

A recent executive order represents a significant step by the U.S. federal government in an effort to leverage the promise and mitigate the peril of artificial intelligence, according to Dentons' Peter Stockburger.

By Peter Stockburger

6 minute read

November 16, 2023 | The Recorder

What's the 'Big Kahuna' for Generative AI Copyright Claims?

A lawyer representing companies in the artificial intelligence space and a plaintiffs counsel suing them argued the merits of the mounting copyright claims over generative AI.

By Alaina Lancaster

4 minute read

November 16, 2023 | The Recorder

6 Ways To Navigate Pharmaceutical Partnerships and Disputes

Alston & Bird's Teresa Bonder and Jamie George share what can companies do to protect themselves when collaboration ends in conflict and termination is inevitable.

By Teresa Bonder and Jamie George

6 minute read