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

  • CFTC laments lack of funding for cybersecurity efforts

    As it stands, the network for policing cyber-security events is localized to the regulatory body overseeing a particular vertical, rather than an overarching force that sets standards and imposes fines across the board. That may means that regulators like the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange...

  • Alaska and Oregon pass marijuana legalization measures

    Republican candidates were the clear winners in the Nov. 4 midterm election, surging ahead in the Senate, and now hold a controlling share of both chambers of Congress. But there was another clear victor in this year’s midterm: The marijuana industry.

  • Hyundai and Kia face largest Clean Air Act fine of all time

    The companies are on the hook for a combined $300 million for incorrectly stating the fuel economy of over 1.2 million cars. Both automakers will also lose 4.75 million Green House Gas emissions credits, 4.75 million tons worth of GHG emissions that could have been used to come in under...

  • JPMorgan breach identified by correlation of corporate road-race

    Back in August, JPMorgan revealed that it was the subject of an ongoing cybersecurity incident that stole information from some 76 million of its customers as well as millions of small businesses. At the time, details were scarce about the vector of the attack. Other giants in the financial industry...

  • Labor & Employment Digest: November 2014

    Both inside and outside attorneys need to remain abreast of developments in workplace law if they’re to succesfully handle issues.

  • Cloudy outlook

    As corporations and law firms increasingly adopt technology that utilizes the cloud for storage or processing, this stormy space has the potential to pose serious risk.

  • Cleveland court rejects massive class action targeting front-loading washing machines

    On Oct. 30, a Cleveland federal jury rejected the first of the class actions claims, saying that the complaints were too dissimilar to warrant a collective suit. The suits targeted a defect in Whirlpool washing machines that allowed for the growth of “biofilm” on the inside of washers that were...

  • NLRB Revives D.R. Horton Ruling against Murphy’s Oil gas stations

    According to the case, up until March of 2012, Murphy’s Oil required prospective employees to sacrifice their right to class action as a condition to their employment. The NLRB determined that this clause of work was in fact a violation of the NLRA and ordered the company to cease the...

  • FTC sues AT&T for misleading customers of ‘unlimited’ plans

    The FTC alleges that AT&T changed the contract terms of its unlimited data plans without notifying its customers, which gave the company the ability to reduce the speed of those connections at will

  • Eli Lilly and Takeda shed billions in punitive damage payments

    In her decision, Doherty stated that the $9 billion –one of the largest punitive damage claims of all time—was “excessive” and had denied the companies due process. Doherty granted a motion from the drug makers to reduce the damage payments earlier this year, but rejected their request for a new...

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