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Innovation In Private Practice Report Available To Martindale-Hubbell Connected Members

The American Bar Foundation's Law Firms Working Group has issued a report on innovation in today's law firms. Topics include: • The market for lateral partners. • Profitability of large firms. • Globalization strategies. • Changing economic geography of corporate legal...

Marvin L. Karp To Receive ABA’s 2010 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced that Marvin L. Karp will receive the distinguished Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award for 2010 given by the American Bar Association (ABA). This award is presented annually to a person whose career commitments in areas such as legal ethics...

LexisNexis Joins National Leaders of the Legal Profession at American Bar Association Annual Meeting

More than 7,600 lawyers and guests will soon gather in San Francisco for the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association. From August 5 through August 10, the ABA and its partners will feature nearly 1,500 programs on topics ranging from advances in technology and social media to access to...

Andrea Hartley Elected Chair Of ABA Law Practice Management Section

MIAMI - During its annual meeting in San Francisco last week, the American Bar Association (ABA) elected Akerman Senterfitt shareholder Andrea Hartley to serve as chair of the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM). Hartley has previously served the ABA as a fellow in the Business Law Section,...

Robert M. Goldich Co-Chairs ABA Labor & Employment Law Committee

PHILADELPHIA - Robert M. Goldich, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office, has been appointed to a two-year term as employer co-chair of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee (ERR) of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor & Employment Law. The...

Lori A. Sochin Named Co-Chair Of ADR Committee Of ABA Section Of Litigation

MIAMI - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A. has announced that shareholder Lori A. Sochin has been reappointed co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association (ABA) for 2010-2011. As a longstanding member of...

Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 34

The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report. The PAL Update 34 is available for download below...

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Litigation Alert: Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 37

The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report. Please click here to view or download the entire...

ABA Public Utility, Communications And Transport Labor Committee Spring 2011 Report

By the American Bar Association Section of Public Utility Excerpt: I. EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS A. Title VII 1. Third Circuit Holds that Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Does Not Apply to Title VII Failure-to-Promote Claims In Noel v. The Boeing Company [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...

Lindquist & Vennum Leads 'Green Law Office' Charge In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - Lindquist & Vennum PLLP has announced that through its participation in the American Bar Association-U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Law Office Climate Challenge, it has achieved highest standings awarded to law offices participating in the Climate Challenge. The firm has adopted...

ABA Offers Guidance On Ethical, Legal Duties When Lawyer Receives Copies Of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel

By David Sorensen Another in Our Series of Hinshaw Lawyers for the Profession® Alerts American Bar Association Formal Opinion 11-460 : Duty When Lawyer Receives Copies of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel (August 4, 2011) Hinshaw's legal ethics and risk management...

Duane Morris LLP: Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Issues General Court Regulation On Mass Tort And Asbestos Programs

On February 15, 2012, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas issued General Court Regulation No. 2012-01 , significantly altering the protocol governing mass tort cases. The order reflects the court's challenge of keeping its case disposition rate in line with American Bar Association (ABA) standards...

ABA Provides Ethical Guidance on ESI; Pennsylvania, Florida Update Procedural Rules

In case you were thinking of playing fast and loose with digital client information, new rules require you to think again. The American Bar Association (ABA) recently amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to guide lawyers on use of technology and confidentiality. Much of it comes down to one...