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How to Write a China ContractDefault Judgment Affirmed Against Imposter Re: Trademark LitigationLitigation drives Canadian law firm growthRobert Half: Litigation, commercial law poised for growthCDA Wealth Consulting v. Global One Re: Insurance LitigationProposed Settlement Announced in NFL Concussion LitigationLitigation Will Remain Firms' Top Revenue Generator: SurveySurvey says: litigation to drive law firm growthSurvey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...Strict UK Litigation Privilege Test for Joint Liquidator ReportsMediation concludes in MSU mass litigation, no settlement reachedRyan M. Barnett Business Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.comState objects to involvement of couples in litigation against Montco register ...

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Chicago Litigation Departments of the Year
The National Law JournalAugust 3, 2013

This week, The National Law Journal trains its sights on litigation shops in Chicago—the city that brought us the skyscraper, Muddy Waters, Playboy and Ebony, and McDonald's. Oh, and a heck of a lot of legal talent. We asked litigation practices there ...more »

Evolving litigation landscape led to settlements, witness testifies at Garlock ...
Legal News LineAugust 8, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A California lawyer specializing in asbestos claims took the witness stand Wednesday and offered a differing narrative behind Garlock Sealing Technologies litigation strategy than that of witnesses who testified for ...more »

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How to Write a China Contract
China Law Blog (blog)August 31, 2013

If you are not a member of our China Law Blog Group on Linkedin, you should be. Put simply, we have great discussions on China law and China business among our 7600+ members and there is never any spam. I guarantee it. One of our latest and greatest ...more »

Default Judgment Affirmed Against Imposter Re: Trademark Litigation
The National Law ReviewAugust 31, 2013

Addressing an appeal from a default judgment against an adjudged trademark infringer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the district court's ruling, finding that the district court exercised proper discretion in granting default ...more »

Litigation drives Canadian law firm growth
Financial PostAugust 30, 2013

A recent survey by Robert Half Legal suggests litigation will generate the most revenue for law firms in the next two years. Some 59% of respondents tagged commercial litigation and compliance-related activity as the primary revenue driver, followed by ...more »

Robert Half: Litigation, commercial law poised for growth
Staffing Industry Analysts (registration)August 30, 2013

Fifty-nine percent of lawyers expect the litigation practice area to generate the most revenue for their law firm in the next two years, according to a recent poll by Robert Half Legal. General business and commercial law ranked second, with 31 percent ...more »

CDA Wealth Consulting v. Global One Re: Insurance Litigation
The National Law ReviewAugust 30, 2013

What: This is the latest in our continuing series of life insurance alerts. This case concerns a term life insurance policy, however, the complaint alleges that Plaintiffs believed they were obtaining a premium financed equity indexed universal life ...more »

Proposed Settlement Announced in NFL Concussion Litigation
Legal ExaminerAugust 29, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – Anapol Schwartz proudly announces a proposed settlement of the Concussion Class Action Lawsuit with the National Football League (NFL) on behalf of retired players and their families. Under the agreement, the League will contribute ...more »

Litigation Will Remain Firms' Top Revenue Generator: Survey
Law360 (subscription)August 29, 2013

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 2:19 PM ET) -- As law firms search for new revenue sources in a tepid market, nearly 60 percent of firm leaders believe the majority of their bread and butter will continue to come from a very traditional source ...more »

Survey says: litigation to drive law firm growth
Canadian Lawyer MagazineAugust 29, 2013

“Managing partners at many law firms are focusing on improving profitability by shedding lower-margin work and expanding teams in high-growth specialties, such as litigation and commercial law,” said Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half ...more »

Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...
Sacramento BeeAugust 29, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- In a competitive business environment, law firm leaders will be looking to litigation and commercial law to drive future growth. Nearly six in 10 (59 percent) lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal...more »

Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...
PR Newswire (press release)August 29, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a competitive business environment, law firm leaders will be looking to litigation and commercial law to drive future growth. Nearly six in 10 (59 percent) lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal...more »

Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)August 29, 2013

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - In a competitive business environment, law firm leaders will be looking to litigation and commercial law to drive future growth. Nearly six in 10 (59 per cent) lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal expect the ...more »

Strict UK Litigation Privilege Test for Joint Liquidator Reports
The National Law ReviewAugust 29, 2013

High Court holds that reports used by the Serious Fraud Office to obtain search and arrest warrants are not subject to litigation privilege in subsequent civil proceedings. On 26 July, the UK High Court gave its judgment in Tchenguiz v Serious Fraud ...more »

Mediation concludes in MSU mass litigation, no settlement reached
State JournalAugust 29, 2013

Retiring Marion County Circuit Clerk Barbara Core will go to work Sept. 1 as the liaison between the state judicial system and a private companies that will help West Virginia install electronic filing in circuit courts. Retiring Marion County Circuit ...more »

Ryan M. Barnett Business Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)August 28, 2013

Issues often arise over whether the employer has a legitimate business interest to protect, thereby entitling it to protection under the law, and these issues can sometimes be more complicated. Additionally, some savvy employees will allege that their ...more »

State objects to involvement of couples in litigation against Montco register ...
phillyBurbs.comAugust 28, 2013

... are whether Hanes can use the alleged unconstitutionality of the state law as a defense for ignoring that law, whether the Commonwealth Court has jurisdiction in the matter, whether the state Department of Health has legal standing to file the ...more »

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