One of the biggest challenges during an IP theft investigation is narrowing down the vast amount of document, email and message evidence residing on computers, phones and online cloud accounts. Focusing on relevant evidence artifacts is critical to ensure the investigation moves forward smoothly. Determining where documents were saved and identifying with whom they were shared are important tasks to build your case and prove intent.
TROs and preliminary injunctions can be sought in a wide variety of disputes. For example, they can be sought by employers to prevent a departing employee from stealing clients or sensitive competitive information in violation of a non-compete agreement. They can be sought by property owners seeking to stop imminent development that could interfere with their own land use or seeking to stop a foreclosure sale. In fact, the use of TROs and preliminary injunctions goes beyond business disputes. They can be used in disputes concerning civil rights, constitutional rights, and the power of governmental entities.
Bankruptcies in the last year have decreased by nearly 30 percent according to a U.S. courts report. It follows a trend that began after March 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns. “A steady decline in filings has [...]
There has been substantial discussion about religious accommodations over the past few months, largely stemming from vaccine mandates issued by government entities and private employers. This is largely unchartered territory for many employers that likely have not had to address a request for religious accommodation before.
For the unaided construction contractor, navigation of changing vaccine mandates can be daunting, and it is no wonder there continues to be confusion about these mandates’ effects.
While a federal mandate for large companies to require COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing plays out in court, there are things employers can do to be prepared, according to Greg Rouchell, partner and employment team leader at New Orleans-based Adams and Reese.
This seems to have become a question that employers want to pose to their workers, but confusion abounds regarding the legal contours of this deceptively dangerous question.
Not long ago, the law profession had developed a reputation for being a barren job market saturated with attorneys, especially for young associates. But backed by evidence of healthy hiring and recruiting practices, many in the industry are saying that the sun is starting to shine again.
The number one reason lawyers receive ethical complaints is for not communicating with their clients. But while regular and consistent communication may avoid ethical problems, more is needed in order to truly “wow” clients.
Having a clear operating agreement would have rendered stressful and costly legal disputes unnecessary.