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No Fib: Automatic External Defibrillators Often Save Lives, Even While Giving Health & Fitness Industry Lawyers a Real Workout

By Sigalle Barness on Oct 29, 2015 11:52:08 AM in Law Practice Tips

By Michael Singer

Sides A, B, C, as easy as 1, 2, 3: D&O Insurance Made Clear

By Sigalle Barness on Oct 13, 2015 12:45:34 PM in Law Practice Tips

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

Big Data = Vulnerable Data: Your Clients Need a Comprehensive Privacy Program Now

By Sigalle Barness on Sep 24, 2015 4:25:16 PM in Law Practice Tips

By: Michael Singer

Edited By: Sigalle Barness

First there was the dream of “big data” (look at all this data we can collect and store and play with!). Then there was the big data breach, with its attendant privacy and identity theft nightmares....

The Only Thing Higher Than the Rents Are the Tenants’ Customers: Marijuana and Commercial Real Estate

By Sigalle Barness on Aug 28, 2015 1:25:07 PM in Law Practice Tips

By: Michael Singer

Edited By: Sigalle Barness

Impact on real estate probably doesn’t spring to mind when you think about the trend toward decriminalization and legalization of marijuana. That would change if you gave Seena Samimi (Best Best &...

No “GARA”ntee When It Comes to General Aviation Litigation

By Sigalle Barness on Aug 25, 2015 4:47:54 PM

By: Michael Singer

Edited by: Sigalle Barness

When you sit plaintiff and defense lawyers opposite each other at a table, you don’t often expect agreement, let alone camaraderie. Then again, not every legal roundtable is Lawline’s Industry...

U.S. Courts Start to Inject Some Legal DNA into GMO

By Sigalle Barness on Aug 5, 2015 2:35:48 PM

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

Is genetically engineered (GE) food here to stay, or will state laws, court decisions and public pressure consign it to the recycling bin of history?

Not a Matter of If, But When… Protecting Data in a Breach-A-Day World

By Sigalle Barness on Aug 3, 2015 4:38:02 PM

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

If Big Brother can’t stop a hack attack, what hope is there for the rest of us? The truth: even if your clients implement all best practices and precautions, maybe not much. As BakerHostetler’s ...

Stephen A. Hochman: Agent of Reality Makes the Case for Mediation

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 8, 2015 1:09:49 PM

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

For lawyers with the proper temperament and outlook on dispute resolution, mediation practice can be a tremendously fulfilling career enhancer, no matter what practice area you hail from.  Stephen A....

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane! No, It’s my Lunch-Delivery Drone: Lawyers at Forefront of UAS in USA and Beyond

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 8, 2015 12:56:53 PM

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

With the FAA’s recent streamlining of its commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) exemption process, along with the February 2015 issuance of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Small UAS, it...

You’ve Been WARNed: Communicating Outsourcing Transactions to Employees

By Sigalle Barness on Jun 5, 2015 4:29:34 PM

By: Michael Singer Edited by: Sigalle Barness

Every outsourcing transaction eventually comes down to people and how they impact, and are impacted by, the deal.