About the Author

Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Managing Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content for print, online and video campaigns. At InsideCounsel, Chris covers the litigation, labor and employment and technology sectors. Most recently, Chris served as a communications specialist at one of the largest financial firms in the U.S. He earned a B.S. in English from SUNY Albany and an M.S. in Interactive Journalism from Quinnipiac University.

Article List

  • Labor & Employment Digest: July 2014

    In a practice area with as much individuality as labor and employment law, the voices of law firms inject the kind of color, insight and expertise that provide inside counsel and other legal professionals with a cornerstone of true understanding.

  • Supreme Court decision invalidates NLRB recess appointments

    The NLRB members were appointed between “pro forma” sessions that took place on Tuesdays and Fridays during the holiday recess of 2012. Despite the fact that the appointments took place during that recess, the fact that sessions were being conducted brought into questions whether or not it was truly a...

  • Supreme Court will require warrants for searching smartphones

    In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court said that the amount of information potentially stored on a smartphone coupled with the access it could give into other aspects of a person’s life made modern smartphones constitutionally protected.

  • BYOD: protect the information, not the device

    Even proponents of BYOD agree that there are situations where a company may need to stick with the corporately assigned BlackBerry, but the technology is getting better, and precedents set by others with successful platforms give new adopters something to shoot for.

  • Supreme Court files decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund

    The case asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling on Basic v. Levinson, a 1988 case that said that investors did not have to show they relied on a misleading statement by the company when filing suit seeking to recover investment losses.

  • BNP and DOJ close in on settlement for sanctions violations

    The bank is accused of hiding transactions in excess of $30 billion that violated international sanctions, including those imposed on Sudan and Iran. U.S. prosecutors allege that the transactions took place over a five-year period.

  • SCOTUS sides with whistleblower in retaliation case

    The case in question relates to the lay-off of community college employee Edward Lane in Alabama. Following his testimony in 2006 that a high ranking state official was on the books as an employee for the school but did not actually work there, Lane was fired.

  • Florida legalizes use of CBD marijuana strains for medicinal purposes

    On June 16, Florida passed a bill that allows for the usage of a low potency strain of medicinal marijuana that has been praised for its success treatment of epilepsy, Lou Gehrig’s disease and certain cancers.

  • BYOD policies could facilitate corporate espionage

    “This is one of the largest areas of theft. There’s a lot of talk about foreign attempts from other countries; I think that’s a problem, but the largest problem is from insiders,” says David Long-Daniels.

  • Supreme Court says Argentina must pay debtors

    Argentina has been dealt a major blow in its ongoing fight against creditors, as the United States Supreme Court has rejected the country’s appeal against a lower court ruling that prevents them from making bond payments in the U.S. before paying out a group of hedge funds that refused to...

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