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Blank Rome Welcomes New Tax Counsel in New York

NEW YORK, NY—Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that experienced tax litigator Joshua M. Sivin has joined the firm’s Tax, Benefits, and Private Client practice group as of counsel in the New York City office. Josh joins Blank Rome from the New York City Law...

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Quieting a Title  A ‘Radical’ Argument

Quieting a Title A ‘Radical’ Argument

The justices wrap up the first week of their December argument session with a case about the Quiet Title Act. We checked in on an amicus brief by Pillsbury Winthrop partner about what the case means for local governments. With this subscription you will receive...

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Repurposing Associates During Downturns

Repurposing Associates During Downturns

Associates, if your work has dried up in your day job, don’t sit around.  The post Repurposing Associates During Downturns appeared first on Above the Law.I keep reading about the concept that law firms should “repurpose” associates during downturns. There are a...

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Morning Docket: 11.29.22

Morning Docket: 11.29.22

* Where are they now?: Howard Law hosts a panel on missing Black women. [Afro] * To stream or not to stream, that is the question. [Wa Po] * SCOTUS will be hearing arguments on how to enforce immigration laws today. [NPR] * Fans of nuanced argument will appreciate...

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How Long Is a Paragraph?

Get to the Point Short paragraphs produce more readable documents. The post How Long Is a Paragraph? appeared first on Attorney at Work.Get more writing tips!How long is a paragraph? The answer, like so many things in life, is: It depends. Formal documents tend to...

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Are Non-Competes in The Medical Field a Smart Choice?

We previously looked at the factors analyzed in determining whether non-competes are enforceable.  The healthcare industry has become extremely competitive in the delivery of high-quality and cost-efficient care to patients, in the recruitment of physicians by clinics...

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What A Springfield Car Accident Lawyer Can Do for You

Car Accident Laws in the State of Massachusetts The law in Massachusetts says you must have minimum car insurance coverage before driving your vehicle on Massachusetts roadways. While every state may have varying degrees of car accident laws, almost every state has...

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Emails To Opposing Counsel

Emails To Opposing Counsel

Notes to my (legal) self. The post Emails To Opposing Counsel appeared first on Above the Law.Olga V. Mack is the VP at LexisNexis and CEO of Parley Pro, a next-generation contract management company that has pioneered online negotiation technology. Olga embraces...

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Giving Up On US News? Not So Fast!

Giving Up On US News? Not So Fast!

It is very on brand for a law school to make a statement by not changing a tradition they've had for decades. The post Giving Up On US News? Not So Fast! appeared first on Above the Law.If top-tier schools were a battle, it would look something like that scene from...

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A Mechanical Keyboard Designed for Lawyers

A Mechanical Keyboard Designed for Lawyers

For many writers, programmers, and gamers, there is no substitute for a mechanical keyboard. With mechanical switches under each key, mechanical keyboards are more tactile and durable than other laptop and desktop keyboards, which can translate to a more enjoyable...

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Brouse McDowell Welcomes Ryan Robinson

AKRON, OH—Brouse McDowell is proud to welcome Ryan Robinson to the firm’s Business Transactions & Corporate Counseling Practice Group. Ryan joins Brouse as an associate with both corporate and firm experience. His practice focuses on counseling and advising...

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The Great Resignation and Its Impact on KM

The Great Resignation and Its Impact on KM

Like other organizations, including law firms, in-house legal departments have not been spared from the "great resignation." Lawyers and professionals across all industries are actively seeking new opportunities for a host of reasons including better pay, better...

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A Mechanical Keyboard Designed for Lawyers

A Mechanical Keyboard Designed for Lawyers

For many writers, programmers, and gamers, there is no substitute for a mechanical keyboard. With mechanical switches under each key, mechanical keyboards are more tactile and durable than other laptop and desktop keyboards, which can translate to a more enjoyable...

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Michigan Law School Wins Rivalry Week

Michigan Law School Wins Rivalry Week

Having some fun at the expense of Ohio State fans on the faculty. The post Michigan Law School Wins Rivalry Week appeared first on Above the Law.University of Michigan Law School (via Getty)Number 3 college football team Michigan demolished Number 2 Ohio State on...

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Top 2022 ASU Law Graduate Joins Burch & Cracchiolo

PHOENIX, AZ—Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Madison Leake has joined the firm as an associate. Leake is a recent Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law graduate who will focus her practice on land use/zoning and real estate....

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Morning Docket: 11.28.22

Morning Docket: 11.28.22

* What is free speech again? The definition may be changing. [NY Mag] * Winter is coming: Here's some relationship advice from a divorce lawyer just in time for the holidays. [Forbes] * You've gotta fight for your right to NOT party! [Business Insider] * Turns out,...

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