Expert Disclosure Trends: Comply Early and Often or Have Your Expert Precluded!  

Litigators know that even the most mundane cases often require an expert’s testimony. The question is usually not whether an expert is needed, but rather how early and how many experts are needed in a given case. An expert’s testimony serves to introduce evidence that Federal Rule of Evidence 702... Read more →


Cybersecurity and the Evolution of a Lawyer’s Ethical Duty

The landscape of data privacy and cybersecurity is constantly changing and evolving. So too is the role of technology in the practice of law and hence, the risk to lawyers and their clients, associated with such technology. It should be no surprise that cyberattacks targeting law firms continue to increase.... Read more →


Internet Scams Targeting Attorneys

Attorneys are highly educated, trained to be thoughtful, analytical, and most importantly skeptical. It will come as a surprise then that attorneys are also particularly vulnerable as a group to certain internet scams, in part because of the way that most attorneys obtain clients and in part because of ethical... Read more →


Massive ‘WannaCry’ Cyberattack Highlights Growing Ransomware Threat

Less than a week after the massive "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack first hijacked computer systems in at least 140 countries, insurers, brokers and cyber risk management specialists are working with businesses to report claims, improve and expand existing cyber insurance coverages and implement cybersecurity best practices. According to Paul King, USI’s... Read more →