About the Author

Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive 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

  • AIG to pay $960 million to settle shareholder suit

    On Aug 4 insurance giant AIG announced that it would settle a shareholder suit filed in 2008 for $960 million. The figure is one the largest amounts ever agreed to in addressing investor litigation.

  • Top 10 most expensive wage and hour settlements of 2013

    Ask people why they work, and they’re less likely to cite vocational conviction than they are the old practical standby of money. Americans work longer hours than any other industrialized nation, so it’s perhaps not surprising that the money they make can be a touchy subject, and the grounds for...

  • FedEx weighs in on indictment

    FedEx has previously said that it denies any allegations that it colluded with pharmacies or facilitated the shipment of drugs in any capacity and reached out to clarify several points reaffirming that position.

  • NLRB designates McDonald’s as ‘joint-employer’ in labor lawsuits

    In the 43 cases that have been cleared, employees argued that because of the requirements, rules and operating procedures that McDonald’s, USA, LLC imposes on each of franchises, the parent company is intrinsically tied to each of the locations and bears some of the responsibility for the treatment of its...

  • FedEx faces arraignment for drug trafficking charges

    On July 17, shipping giant FedEx Corp. was indicted in a San Francisco federal court for conspiracy to traffic controlled substances for online pharmacies. FedEx is scheduled for arraignment today, and will plead not guilty to the charges.

  • Lloyds Banking Group fined $370 million for Libor manipulation

    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have each accused the bank of multiple forms of manipulation

  • The 4 biggest labor and employment stories of July

    Due in large part to how intimately connected we are to our jobs, developments in labor and employment law often affect us in ways that may not be immediately obvious.

  • Littler survey indicates despondent employees increasingly willing to sue

    Among the information gleaned from the survey, the team at Littler learned how current economic conditions impacted the workforce. While the recession undoubtedly affected workers, as the United States increasingly distances itself from the events of the financial meltdown, worker disenchantment appears to be paradoxically increasing.

  • Labor & Employment Digest: August 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.

  • Reasonable expectations

    Perhaps the most befuddling challenges that face these organizations are the complications that arise when they must conduct legal processes in multiple areas with disparate privacy laws.

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