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Using New York’s Residency Law As A Sword To Dispose of Opponents, Not A Shield To Protect Clients

February 20, 2018

If you want to see an example of how laws purported to protect clients do anything but, look no further than Platinum Rapid Funding Group v. HD Raleigh Inc, d/b/a/ Pure Med Spa,  a recent decision out of a New York court in Nassau County.  There, the court granted the plaintiff’s motion to disqualify New…

Saying Thank You Because You Mean It

November 22, 2004

With the holidays approaching, we can expect an onslaught of marketing articles reminding us to send our clients and colleagues holiday cards and gifts to keep the flow of work coming.  But sometimes it’s nice…

YES, YOU TOO CAN SLAY GOLIATH

November 6, 2004

Biglaw firms want clients to believe that they have the resources and brainpower to outgun smaller opponents – but that’s not always the case as reported in Want to Beat a Big Firm in Litigation?…

DO YOU RECOGNIZE AT LEAST ONE OF THESE CLIENT-TYPES

November 6, 2004

What kind of client is your personal pleasure? Hands on or hands off? A lawyer client? A client in denial about prospects of success? Or of course, the crazy (truly crazy!) client? Those are the…

IF YOU’RE GOING TO FORCE PRO BONO, DON’T MAKE IT EQUITABLE

November 6, 2004

For various reasons, I do not endorse mandatory pro bono requirements, even as I, personally, have made a point of taking on several pro bono matters each year during my sixteen years of practice. I…

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