The Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars are one of the most popular shoes in history. And no only that, but they’re widely emulated as well. But while they say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, it isn’t always so in the world of business as Converse’s efforts to protect their look certainly show.
Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been applied to almost an infinite number of subjects. But in my time, I’ve never heard it specifically applied to defending an employment discrimination claim—well, until Howard Miller did it in a recent blog post.
HOA elections are a crucial part to keeping any community association going. But there’s more to it than simply setting up a space and counting votes when it’s over—especially when the results end up being challenged.
Lawyers are frequently guarded when it comes to speaking out on social media—for a number of reasons. But the biggest among them, not just for the individual lawyers, but for the law firms especially, is the potential to say something that upsets a client or potential client.
Social media platforms are constantly changing—it seems there’s always one coming in and another going out. But, with that, many of the ethical concerns stay the same—so the ones of the future are also here in the present as well.
Firing an employee is never the ideal outcome, for anyone. No matter what, there’s going to be some anguish and awkwardness associated with it—but there are steps to take to make sure a rough process is as smooth as it can be.
Facebook and Twitter got an enormous amount of attention in recent years for their long-awaited IPOs, as was warranted. But when it came to bringing in the money, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba blew the all away and raised $25 billion in the largest IPO in history.
From pregnancy discrimination to the ADA to background checks, it’s been an interesting year for the EEOC. Also, as a couple key cases head to the Supreme Court, the EEOC’s next fiscal year should be interesting as well.
As we’ve seen more than ever in recent years, data can be so crucial to improving so many different things. But how do you decide who has access to what data? As Steven Petrie of Faegre Baker Daniels explains to LXBN in advance of the 2014 Legal Marketing Technology Conference West, it really depends on the culture of the firm.
Thirty million dollars—imagine the government just giving that to you. It’s the type of money that means you’ll never have to work another day in the rest of your life. It sounds like a fantasy, but for one whistleblower abroad, that’s the reality as the SEC tries to send a strong message on corporate malfeasance.