The Fifth Circuit saw an 11.7% decrease in appeals. Court Clerk Lyle Cayce said the deficit in appeals has slowly been shrinking over the past few months. The return of district trials around December, he said, is likely part of the reason.
"Sometimes, solutions are just superficial," Facebook Deputy GC Allen Lo said. "They feel good, but don't actually do anything. We know that in order for us to come up with the best solutions, we have to have diversity on the team."
ALSPs are positioning themselves to help corporate legal departments connect with the right legal tech products to power their innovation initiatives. But functionality isn't necessarily the best metric with which to evaluate those tools.
The Supreme Court quashed the Fourth District's decision and held that an insurer has standing to maintain a legal malpractice action against counsel hired to represent the insured where the insurer is contractually subrogated to the insured's rights under the insurance policy.
In this week's episode, Law.com business of law reporter Patrick Smith spoke with Zeughauser Group's Kent Zimmermann about how client demands to return to the office could force law firms to choose between clients and talent—and how the COVID-19 Delta variant could foil their plans.