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Quick Tip - Honesty is Best Policy: The Importance of Accurately Completing an LPL Application

When a law firm is renewing or replacing their current lawyers professional liability policy, there is sometimes a tendency to rush through the application without giving it much thought. But the accurate completion of your LPL application is extremely important for one simple reason: your policy could be cancelled for... Read more →


Law Firms: Are They the Next Industry to Become a Cyber Breach Target?

In the wake of latest Petya and WaanaCry cybersecurity breaches, it has become readily apparent that law firms are not immune to cyber attacks. In fact, they are becoming a target. Law firms must now become akin to the companies they defend when it comes to countering cyber attacks. The... Read more →


Did You Get That In Writing? Document the Evolving Attorney-Client Relationship Through the Use of Non-Engagement and Disengagement Letters

Memorializing the different aspects of an attorney-client relationship can be a substantial risk management tool for lawyers. In addition to letters of engagement, which determine the scope of representation (and are otherwise required under Part 1215 to Title 22 of the Official Compilations of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the... Read more →


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 →