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New York Court Says Sometimes Facebook Info Might Actually Be PrivatePractising Law Institute's 43rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, New ...Winston & Strawn Adds Two Dickstein Shapiro Intellectual-Property LawyersPractising Law Institute's 43rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, New ...The science of asbestos: The arguments for juriesFear of Litigation Prompted City Decision to Shrink Union Square SchoolWinston & Strawn Expands Global IP Litigation Practice With Addition of Alfred ...Quinn Emanuel boosts Europe with outgoing Novartis GC hireFeed for First Advantage Litigation ConsultingRottenstein Law Group Learns of Next MDL Status Conference Scheduled by ...Actos Multidistrict Litigation Pending As EMA And FDA Still Pushing Drug As ...Murphy & McGonigle Partner Jerry Isenberg recognized as DC Area's 'Lawyer of ...Federal Court Handling Consolidated Pretrial Matters in DePuy Orthopaedics ASR ...Albany Attorney Michael Kessler Spoke at International Birth Injury Litigation...Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP Welcomes Benton Toups to Wilmington Office

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Worcester TelegramOctober 2, 2011

His areas of practice include complex civil litigation, toxic tort litigation (including lead paint, carbon monoxide and asbestos) and insurance coverage litigation. He is a former assistant district attorney, Middle District, Worcester, ...more »

The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Announce Investigation of ...
JDJournal.comOctober 4, 2011

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters. Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that ...more »

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New York Court Says Sometimes Facebook Info Might Actually Be Private
Above the LawOctober 31, 2011

On Thursday, a New York appeals court ruled that a company could not see the plaintiff's protected data, but not simply because it was private. Let's see what happened… Russell Patterson brought a personal injury lawsuit against Turner Construction...more »

Practising Law Institute's 43rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, New ...
Sacramento BeeOctober 31, 2011

By Practising Law Institute NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) will hold its 43rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation on November 9-11 in New York City at the Hilton New York Hotel. ...more »

Winston & Strawn Adds Two Dickstein Shapiro Intellectual-Property Lawyers
BloombergOctober 31, 2011

Winston & Strawn LLP, a Chicago- based law firm with more than 900 attorneys, added intellectual- property lawyers Alfred Fabricant and Lawrence Drucker from Dickstein Shapiro LLP. ...more »

Practising Law Institute's 43rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, New ...
PR Newswire (press release)October 31, 2011

The initiative, called "Changing Faces: Creating a Difference in Securities Law", began with Chief Justice Myron Steele of the Delaware Supreme Court, and is developed by securities litigation attorneys Curtis Alva and Linda Conahan from Gunster. ...more »

The science of asbestos: The arguments for juries
Legal News LineOctober 31, 2011

Peacock wrote, "The use of mass screenings is symptomatic of both silica and asbestos litigation... However, these are not medical screenings meant to identify patients with diseases needing treatment, but rather legal screenings seeking to identify ...more »

Fear of Litigation Prompted City Decision to Shrink Union Square School
DNAinfoOctober 31, 2011

Michael Mirisola from the School Construction Authority showed drawings of the new school. (DNAinfo/Jill Colvin) MIDTOWN — The decision to downsize a new public school near Union Square was driven by fears that angry residents would sue the city to ...more »

Winston & Strawn Expands Global IP Litigation Practice With Addition of Alfred ...
Sacramento BeeOctober 31, 2011

Drucker received his JD from Columbia Law School in 1988 and his BA in Economics and Political Science, summa cum laude, from Queens College of the City University of New York. Winston & Strawn LLP is an international commercial law firm with 15 ...more »

Quinn Emanuel boosts Europe with outgoing Novartis GC hire
Legal WeekOctober 31, 2011

His practice focuses on intellectual property and structured finance litigation. It was announced earlier this year that he was leaving the firm with Felix Ehrat, former senior partner of Swiss law firm Baer & Karrer, set to replace him. ...more »

Feed for First Advantage Litigation Consulting
RealWire (press release)October 31, 2011

Dr. Georg Kirsch, Senior Litigation Counsel, Bayer AG Dr. Ulrich Zwach, Leiter Regulatory & Public Law, Deutsche Telekom AG Dr. Clemens-August Heusch, LL.M. Legal Counsel, Litigation, Legal & IP, Nokia GmbH Michael Becker , Regional Director of ...more »

Rottenstein Law Group Learns of Next MDL Status Conference Scheduled by ...
WebWire (press release)October 31, 2011

The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law firm that represents clients in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, a lawyer with over two decades of experience in compassionate representation of clients in consumer ...more »

Actos Multidistrict Litigation Pending As EMA And FDA Still Pushing Drug As ...
Newsome Law (blog)October 31, 2011

If you or a loved one has suffered from severe side effects, including symptoms of bladder cancer, as a prescribed user of Actos, contact Newsome Law Firm and fill out a case evaluation form today. Our team of attorneys has experience specific to ...more »

Murphy & McGonigle Partner Jerry Isenberg recognized as DC Area's 'Lawyer of ...
Sacramento BeeOctober 31, 2011

Jerry A. Isenberg (Washington, DC) -- Best Lawyers 2012 Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year. Also named for Litigation - Securities and Securities Regulation, Corporate Compliance Law and Corporate Governance Law. Thomas J. McGonigle (Washington, ...more »

Federal Court Handling Consolidated Pretrial Matters in DePuy Orthopaedics ASR ...
Insurance News Net (press release)October 31, 2011

The site has features that allow for easy sharing, including links for automatic posting on Facebook and Twitter, specifically to enable visitors to spread the word about the DePuy ASR recall and litigation. The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York ...more »

Albany Attorney Michael Kessler Spoke at International Birth Injury Litigation...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)October 31, 2011

The Albany personal injury law firm of Rosenblum, Ronan, Kessler and Sarachan is dedicated to helping victims and their loved ones who have suffered serious or catastrophic injuries due to the negligence of others. The firm works to hold responsible ...more »

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP Welcomes Benton Toups to Wilmington Office
U.S. Politics TodayOctober 31, 2011

Over the course of his career, Toups has represented employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, and several state and federal courts. He has extensive experience ...more »

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