Wednesday brought a new Supreme Court decision that sided with a pregnant employee, and allows her to have her day in court. In some ways though, it’s surprising that she’d even still need the lawsuit.
It’s been a long week and you and your friends decide to go out on the town Friday night. Instead of driving, you make the decision to use Uber (the driving service) to get from point A to point B and to ultimately get home safely. Good decision, but did you know those drivers are independent contractors?
As we lead up to the Legal Marketing Association‘s Annual Conference, the importance of communicating the value of attending any conference to those back in the office has been in the forefront of my mind.
As the Madness of March season (“March Madness” is a trademarked name) continues, how many times will we hear a commentator repeat the old refrain that “the best defense is a good offense”?
When you represent a business entity, do you also necessarily represent the shareholders? How about the owners? What if there are just two of them?
Lawyers are searching for that edge, that thing that will differentiate them and attract more clients. In a world with lots of lawyers, having that edge can make the difference between being the rainmaker and just getting wet.
In the current environment, most organizations are aware of the potential threats to their firms from a breach of their data systems and networks. Among the ways companies can protect themselves from these types of threats is through improved employee awareness and training.
Oregon made big news when it announced it would be automatically registering voters using information collected at the Department of Motor Vehicles. In an age when voter ID laws are highly controversial and the right to vote is widely discussed, many people wondered why that wasn’t the norm? So simple, so seamless—why not everywhere?
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has announced a $7,658,300 settlement with PayPal, Inc. (PayPal) to resolve potential civil liability for 486 alleged violations of the Iranian, Sudanese, Cuban, Global Terrorism, and Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators (WMDP) sanctions programs.
We are entering a brave new world of food design and regulation brought to us through the mechanical development and visual artistry of 3D printing. As with any new medium, understanding what we confront and its regulation lag behind the medium’s implementation.
The Future of Our Transportation Infrastructure and the Impact On Real Estate and Economic Development
The arrival of Spring brings to an end one of the most difficult winters in history here in Boston, where we managed to surpass the highest recorded snowfall in history for the 2014-2015 season.