Throughout his professional life, Bill Young has found ways to put both his J.D. and his MBA to good use, specializing in operational management of in-house legal departments.
A recent opinion from the Southern District of New York interpreting the "means of interstate commerce" under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has opened the door for the United States federal judiciary to exercise jurisdiction over virtually any Internet communication, even when the communication both originates and terminates outside the physical jurisdiction of the United States.
For the fifth year in a row, U.S. employers have seen an increase in the number of wage-and-hour lawsuits filed against them in federal court, according to calculations by the Federal Judicial Center
Lydia Cruz-Moore didn't like the way her co-workers did their jobs, and she wasn't afraid to say so.
Terminating an employee is never an easy thing to do. But by paying careful attention to the termination letter and exit interview, HR professionals and in-house lawyers can help make sure the termination of a worker goes as smoothly as possible - and keep the potential for post-employment lawsuits to a minimum.
What could your company do to improve its data breach preparedness?
On March 25, 2013, The New York Times reported that the "world's largest law firm," DLA Piper, had been accused by a former client of a "sweeping practice of overbilling."
This is the debut installment of The Sanity Clause, column, we examine contract issues faced by in-house counsel.
Cybercrime is neither rare nor isolated these days. Every company with an online presence or even a connection to the Internet has become fair game.
Attorneys for companies across the U.S. continue to deal with litigation involving "patent trolls" on a regular basis, but recently the general counsel for one company has been taking an unusual step: Alan Schoenbaum, GC for Web-hosting company Rackspace, is going online to lay out his anti-troll strategy in public.