The Harvard Business Journal reports that companies like Uber and Air BnB – new entrants to regulated incumbent markets –  are gaining success in breaking down barriers by mobilizing customers to become political advocates. For example, Uber has used online petitioners to demonstrate consumer and voter support for its services in cities where it has…

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Why rent office space, when you can buy your own office – online, no less. Believe it or not, you can order a pre-fab tiny house made out of a shipping container  for just $36,000 plus delivery fees from Amazon, according to Curbed.com. The house contains a bedroom, shower, toilette kitchenette appliances and living area which…

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A recent article confirms that customer loyalty programs that reward customers for frequent purchases are more popular than ever. The article reports that today, consumers 3.8 billion memberships in customer loyalty programs, up from 3.3 billion just three years ago. Don’t miss: Why more companies are rolling back loyalty programs The most popular sector for…

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Earlier this week, while I was running word searches though the legislative history of a statutory provision (using Hein Online, one of the many resources available through the amazing Jenkins Law Library ), I stumbled across some language that seemed awfully familiar. When I clicked on the term, I was taken to the written testimony…

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Here in Washington D.C., restaurants aren’t just a way for lawyers to spend money on expense account lunches.  For a few enterprising lawyers, the booming restaurant business is also a way to make money by pursuing wage law violations — often on behalf of immigrant and lower-income workers — against the restaurants that hire them,…

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There is now a way to access client, matter, and accounting information from any device, at any time. The new innovation is called LEAP 365 and this ground-breaking technology provides a plethora of extra benefits that have never been available before: Work is no longer a place, it is an activity. You can now capitalize…

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Just month from today, on October 28th, 2016, Above the Law will host its second annual Academy for Private Practice (“APP”), a full-day conference offering practical solutions and expert insight on meeting the challenges of starting and optimizing a small law firm practice. The conference programming combines panel discussions and breakout sessions on subjects ranging…

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