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Mack Sperling Updates 6 Cases In North Carolina Business Court
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Mack Sperling

Standing to Object to Subpoenas to Non-Party Banks In Deyton v. Estate of Kenneth C. Waters, Jr. , 2011 NCBC 34, Judge Gale ruled that a party to a lawsuit lacked standing to object to a subpoena sent by the opposing party to a non-party bank. The... Read More

How Can We Cost Effectively Litigate Small Dollar Business Disputes In California?
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Dave Tate

I posted the following article almost one year ago. Why am I posting it again? Because it remains a problematic, relevant issue-how can we better, cost effectively litigate small dollar business disputes-and based on my experience I am in the process... Read More

North Carolina Judge Condemns 'Stinky Fees' Paid To Lawyers Suing Over Merger Transactions
Posted on 12 Apr 2011 by Mack Sperling

In one of his final actions as a Business Court Judge, Judge Tennille threw down the gauntlet for lawyers representing class action plaintiffs who are seeking approval of settlements. Last week in Ward v. Lance, Inc. , Judge Tennille condemned what he... Read More

Res Judicata: Double Jeopardy's Civil Lawsuit Cousin
Posted on 16 Apr 2013 by Lee Berlik

When Cecil Addison was passed over for promotion, he sued Volvo Trucks North America and Ivan Mitchell in the Western District of Virginia for breach of contract and discrimination. Volvo Trucks had a contract agreement with the United Auto Workers Union... Read More

Broadly Worded Defense In Company Sale Case Results In Waiver Of Attorney-Client, Work Product Privileges
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Mack Sperling

A broadly worded defense in a case challenging the sale of a company resulted in a waiver of the attorney-client and work product privileges last week, in Richardson v. Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. Richardson claimed that the company had improperly... Read More

Dallas Law Firm Announces New Partner Jeremy Fielding
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - Trial firm Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox LLP has announced the elevation of Jeremy Fielding to partner. Fielding joined the firm in 2005. He has been recognized three times with the honor of "Rising Star" as seen in Texas Monthly... Read More

Thompson Hine Names De Palma Vice Chair Of N.Y. Litigation Group
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Thompson Hine LLP partner Richard A. De Palma has been named vice chair of the firm's Business Litigation practice group for the New York office. He succeeds Douglas E. Grover, who held the position for the past eight years. De Palma... Read More

Andrew D. Shapiro Named Partner At Butler Rubin Law Firm
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO — Andrew D. Shapiro has been named a partner at the Chicago law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP. He joined the firm in 2006 as an associate in the business litigation department after working as a litigation associate at... Read More

Goodwin Procter Expands Litigation Practice With Addition Of Chad R. Fuller In San Diego
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - Goodwin Procter LLP , a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced that Chad R. Fuller has joined the firm's Litigation Department in its San Diego office as a member of Goodwin's Business Litigation Practice. He will focus on general... Read More

Thompson Hine Partner Kip Bollin Is FBA Chapter President
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Thompson Hine LLP partner Kip T. Bollin was installed as president of the Northern District of Ohio Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) on Oct. 13. The installation ceremony and swearing in of the 2010-2011 officers and board of directors... Read More

Williams Kastner Welcomes New Associate Kristen M. Wilson
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - The law firm of Williams Kastner has announced the addition of Kristen M. Wilson as an associate in the Seattle office. Wilson will focus her practice at Williams Kastner on product liability and business litigation . Before joining Williams... Read More

Ulmer & Berne's Joseph Castrodale Recognized As National Leader In Client Service
Posted on 31 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced that Joseph A. Castrodale, a Cleveland-based partner and chair of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, has been named among a select group of lawyers nationally as part of BTI Consulting's... Read More

AZA Welcomes Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Lawyer Tim Shelby
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - The complex commercial litigation law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos has announced the addition of accomplished courtroom attorney Tim Shelby . Shelby has been recognized repeatedly as one of the top young lawyers in Texas, including... Read More

McCarter Expands Business Litigation Group In Hartford
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - McCarter & English has announced that Thomas J. Finn and Paula Cruz Cedillo have joined the firm as partners in the Business and Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. They will work out of the firm's Hartford office.... Read More