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Management Liability Insurance for Law Firms and the Dewey & LeBoeuf Bankruptcy
Posted on 6 May 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The collapse of the venerable Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm is a cautionary tale from which observers have drawn many lessons, including cautions about the perils associated with large law firm mergers and the challenges associated with various forms of... Read More

Management Liability Insurance for Law Firms and the Dewey & LeBoeuf Bankruptcy
Posted on 6 May 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The collapse of the venerable Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm is a cautionary tale from which observers have drawn many lessons, including cautions about the perils associated with large law firm mergers and the challenges associated with various forms of... Read More

Thinking About the Dewey & LeBeouf Criminal Indictment and Law Firm Management Liability Insurance
Posted on 10 Mar 2014 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The indictment last week of the top officials from the collapsed Dewey & LeBouef law firm is merely the latest development in the long-running sequence of events following the law firm’s demise. The indictment (and the accompanying SEC enforcement... Read More

LexisNexis Corporate and Commercial Insights: Goggin, In Re Cencom, and Chancellor Leo Strine, Jr.
Posted on 30 Jun 2011 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

On this episode of the LexisNexis Corporate & Commercial Insights, Steve Berstler speaks to Francis G.X. Pileggi, Member-in-Charge, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Wilmington, DE, about the impact of the Goggin decision on annual shareholder... Read More

Entrepreneur's Tip of the Week: Solo or Partners?
Posted on 3 Aug 2012 by David N. Feldman

Many entrepreneurs start businesses on their own, and many do so with one or more partners. In some cases multiple folks develop a business idea together and so it is difficult to suggest that some should not be partners. But other times a new person... Read More

Help! Will My Ex Get Part Of My Business In Our Divorce?
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by Teresa M. Harkins La Vita

In April 2011, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts issued its Adams v. Adams decision, which provides additional guidance in the arena of business valuation in divorce. Can a partnership interest be included in the divisible marital estate? Which... Read More

When Law Firms Dissolve: Dividing Up The Proceeds From Contingent Fee Cases
Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Mack Sperling

The Court of Appeals in February 2011 ordered Judge Jolly to dissolve Mitchell, Brewer, Richardson, Adams, Burge & Boughman, a law firm organized as a member-managed professional limited liability company. The dissolution was ordered per N.C.... Read More