Top Five Social Media Tips for Businesses

The ubiquity of social media means that companies looking to build brand awareness can, with minimal financial investment, place their services and products in front of millions of potential customers without buying a single traditional advertisement. Few areas of law present as many pitfalls to companies as social media today. From a strictly legal perspective, […]

Taking the Hot Seat: Ethical Implications for Corporate Counsel Called to Testify

Published by DBA Headnotes. Co-authored by Tasha Grinnell of Dean Foods legal. In Shelton v. American Motors Corp., the Eighth Circuit noted, “the practices of taking the deposition of opposing counsel has become an increasingly popular vehicle of discovery.” Practitioners and courts agree, the practice has only gained momentum in the fifteen years since. Several […]

Considerations and Challenges for Firms and Attorneys

Published in For The Defense, May 2010 Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) lawyers face unique challenges, which have historically been unaddressed by diversity initiatives within the legal profession. While some studies and statistics demonstrate that legal employers are beginning to attend to GLBT concerns, fear of discrimination and harassment continues to cause many GLBT […]