By Samuel C. Stretton | June 17, 2021
I was looking at the Rule of Professional Conduct Rule 1.6, the confidentiality rule, and I am curious if my fee letter with a client is confidential and within the privilege. Is it?
7 minutes read
By Tim Nightingale | June 16, 2021
Global General Counsel discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion when selecting law firms. The consensus was in their own companies they were taking positive steps, as were their law firms for the most part, but much more needed to be done.
6 minutes read
By Scott E. Mollen | June 15, 2021
Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, discusses "1877 Webster Ave. Inc. v. Tremont Center," where the lack of a force majeure provision did not bar impossibility and frustration of purpose claims, and "Matter of Academy Sq. Apts. Hous. Dev. Fund Co. v. Assessor, City of Utica," where a panel affirmed an order granting the owner tax exempt status on parcels under RPTL §420-a.
14 minutes read
By Kenneth M. Block | June 15, 2021
In his Construction Law column, Kenneth Block begins a two-part series on construction litigation for owners with a discussion of the fundamentals of claims against construction professionals and contractors, and how to achieve a favorable outcome if litigation becomes necessary. This first part deals with claims against architects and engineers.
6 minutes read
By Elisa Reiter and Daniel Pollack | June 13, 2021
In a divorce there may be a child custody dispute, but whatever objections may arise, hopefully, there should be no question concerning the evaluator's ethics or objectivity.
6 minutes read
By Samuel C. Stretton | June 10, 2021
I work as an attorney for a nonprofit corporation. The nonprofit corporation is headed by nonlawyers. I am paid a salary to represent persons facing immigration issues and persons facing Family Court issues. What are my duties and what are my issues of confidentiality?
1 minute read
By Kenneth Artz and Mark Moore | June 9, 2021
When it comes to hiring the legal talent they desire, firms need to do the best they can to get in a position to pay market compensation and build around their core, higher-rate practices.
4 minutes read
By John G. Browning and Douglas S. Lang | June 9, 2021
It would appear that, for now, in Texas we must rely upon the integrity of lawyers to conduct themselves civilly and, if they so choose, adhere to the Texas Lawyers' Creed.
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