Construction Trial Practice

Megan Carrasco | Snell & Wilmer For lawyers, serving as a juror is somewhat of a leprechaun moment. But as of January 1, 2023, in Arizona, the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure no longer permit trial counsel to exercise peremptory challenges — meaning lawyers cannot freely strike whichever jurors they believe are adverse to their… Continue reading Construction Trial Practice

Navigating the New Frontier: Insurance for Artificial Intelligence Risks

Andrew Connelly and Jeffrey Meagher | K&L Gates On 27 December 2023, The New York Times filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft alleging copyright infringement in connection with OpenAI’s popular ChatGPT technology. This lawsuit is part of the first wave of artificial-intelligence-related lawsuits that have targeted some of the biggest technology companies in the world and… Continue reading Navigating the New Frontier: Insurance for Artificial Intelligence Risks

Minnesota Court Denies Substitution Motion: Implications for Litigation Funders

Anaid Reyes-Kipp, Jeremy Heep, Matthew H. Adler, Victoria Alvarez and Savannah Billingham-Hemminger | Troutman Pepper A new decision may cut back on attempts by third-party litigation lenders to control settlements. Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota refused to permit the substitution of a legal investment firm’s affiliate, Carina Ventures… Continue reading Minnesota Court Denies Substitution Motion: Implications for Litigation Funders

Understanding Construction Law

Donald M. Pepe | Scarinci Hollenbeck As property owners, developers, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, design professionals, engineers, and lenders can attest, the legal issues that can arise in the construction industry are unique and complex. The stakes are also extremely high, which makes it imperative to have a solid understanding of construction law and how it impacts… Continue reading Understanding Construction Law

Tackling Bullying In The Legal Profession

D. Todd Smith | Butler Snow In this episode, seasoned appellate practitioner Scott Stolley sits down with Todd Smith and Jody Sanders to confront the issue of bullying in the legal profession. Scott explores the multifaceted nature of bullying, from interactions with opposing counsel and judges to the challenges of managing clients and relationships with lawyers in… Continue reading Tackling Bullying In The Legal Profession

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