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Sep 12, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

Has your legal department discussed alternative fee arrangements?

Aug 8, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

Do you use predictive coding at your in-house jobs? If so, how much does it save your company? ...

Aug 6, 2012

Ups and downs of settlement

I'm sure not every lawyer feels this way, but for me, most settlements prompt a wave of conflicting feelings. ...

Jul 30, 2012

Some Olympians want marketing rules changed

LONDON — Money is probably not a worry for Sanya Richards-Ross. She has endorsement deals with BMW and Nike and is married to Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Ross, who will earn $15 million over the next three seasons. But there are restrictions on what Richards-Ross and other Olympians can promote at the London Games. That […]

Jul 25, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

What are the top reasons an in-house attorney would move out-of-house when many do the opposite— move in-house after many years at a law firm?

Jul 24, 2012

Judge dismisses employment numbers lawsuit

It’s not looking good for law school students suing their alma maters for misrepresenting post-graduation employment numbers. ...

Jul 18, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

The most talked about general counsel in the news in the last week was, of course, former Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin.

Jul 17, 2012

Cheaper gas keeps consumer prices flat

WASHINGTON — Consumer prices were unchanged in June, held down by cheaper gas. Outside the volatile food and energy categories, inflation was mild. Weak economic growth is limiting the ability of companies to raise prices. The tame inflation was underscored by a 0.2 percent drop in consumer prices for the April-June period as a whole. […]

Jul 13, 2012

No money, mo problems

Looks like more bad news this week for law school graduates. Starting salaries for the class of 2011 are down across the board. Mean starting salaries for first-year associates fell 6.5 percent, according to numbers from the National Association for Law Placement. The class of 2010 was paid a mean salary of $84,111, while the […]

Jul 3, 2012

Luck of the law

After graduating law school, some people spend their summer studying for the bar exam and some people win hundreds of thousands of dollars playing poker. Vanessa Selbst graduated from Yale Law School in January. Now, she is $244,259 richer having won an event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Selbst has won a […]

Jun 8, 2012

Owe no: Schilling may not be so much on the hook

Is Curt Schilling going to be forced to auction off the bloody sock? The retired big-league pitcher has said he could lose $50 million personally in the mess that is his 38 Studios video game company, which has filed for bankruptcy and previously laid off all of its employees, including those at Timonium’s Big Huge […]

Apr 29, 2012

Baltimore Co. library steps up its fundraising

The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library Inc. is stepping up its fundraising efforts with “Taste of the Town,” the largest fundraising event in its 22-year history. The event, which will be held Saturday at the Perry Hall branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, is scheduled to have live music, a silent auction and […]

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