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Civil Litigation: LLCs: Breaking up is hard to do

A lawsuit among owners of a closely-held business like a limited liability company — sometimes referred to as a “business divorce” action — often involves issues for both transactional lawyers and litigators. Your authors, a transactional lawyer and a litigator, ...

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Legal Loop: Should you copy clients on emails to opposing counsel?

As a result of the pandemic, lawyers are working remotely now more than ever before. This means that out of necessity, in-person meetings are far less common during the pandemic, and lawyers are increasingly relying on email to communicate with ...

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IP Frontiers: A closer look at patents for startups

There are many reasons you may choose to start your own business, with one of those reasons being that you believe the businesses will be financially successful. Patents may be key to helping you achieve your financial goals, but understanding ...

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Does Facebook have an obligation to prevent murder?

These days, we spend a lot of time online — probably more than we should. And for most of us, especially during the pandemic, a good percentage of our after work downtime occurs on social networks. We share (and sometimes ...

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New York on withdrawing as counsel due to COVID-related fears

In New York, court appearances have been sharply curtailed at times due to the pandemic. Online court appearances have become commonplace out of necessity and have been surprisingly well-received, especially by some members of the judiciary. That being said, in-person ...

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Real Estate Law: Pay close attention to Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements

When commercial landlords borrow against their real estate, their mortgage lender will typically require signed Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements (“SNDAs”) from current and future tenants. Commercial tenants should resist the temptation to treat SNDAs as “mere forms” and instead ...

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The Inclusive Office: Feminism isn’t feminism unless it’s intersectional

Feminists have been celebrating frequent cracks in the glass ceiling lately: Hon. Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court to fill the seat held by the late luminary and legend Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Sen. Kamala ...

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California Bar on ethical obligations in the event of a cyberattack

Now that more lawyers are working remotely than ever before, cybersecurity has become a top-of-mind issue. This is because most businesses, including law firms, were not prepared for the unexpected shift to remote working, and as a result, bad actors ...

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Matrimonial Matters: How divorce affects Social Security benefits

In facing a divorce, parties are often focused early on the retirement accounts — their own and, sometimes even more, those of the other party. However, questions about Social Security benefits tend to come later. There is a great deal ...

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