About the Author

Rich Steeves

Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Managing Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance arenas. Rich earned a B.A. in English Literature and an M.Ed. from The George Washington University. In addition to working nine years as a teacher of English Language Arts at the secondary level, Rich has worked in both print and online publishing, most recently serving as Managing Editor at TMCnet. He is also a published author, having written two novels and over a dozen short stories collected in various anthologies.

Article List

  • Broken bar

    Future lawyers in nearly 20 states are frustrated because of problems with the software that handles digital submissions of the bar exam.

  • Proactive regulation

    I recently spoke with Lisa M. Noller, partner at Foley & Lardner, about her views on current regulatory trends. Noller identified three primary trends.

  • Aggressive regulation

    According to Matthew Boxer, chair of the Corporate Investigations and Integrity Practice at Lowenstein Sandler, regulators have grown increasingly aggressive with those punishments in recent years, in two different areas.

  • The evolution of regulation

    Odell recently spoke with InsideCounsel to discuss the changes he has seen in the regulatory landscape in the past 14 years.

  • FTC roundup

    Here, are the top four consumer protection issues that are top-of-mind at the FTC and what inside counsel need to know about them.

  • Comic-Con clash

    The world’s largest comic book convention has just ended, but the controversy surrounding it certainly has not.

  • Rock legend settles trademark suit over penis size app

    The CDA claim was tossed out in 2013, but the trademark violation suit was scheduled to go in front of a judge in October. But, in a twist, Checker has decided to settle the trademark infringement lawsuit.

  • ‘Girls Gone Wild’ founder gets slapped… with fines

    Francis’ latest problems come not from those who are angry about the sexist nature of GGW or those who regret starring in the videos, but rather from a federal judge.

  • Alphabet nation

    In large corporations, like those in the Fortune 500, the legal and compliance departments have to learn to deal with these regulators in order to ensure that everything is in order and day-to-day business can continue on unimpeded.

  • Presidential executive order solidifies rights for LGBT individuals

    On July 21, President Obama signed an executive order aimed at protecting LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) individuals from discrimination in the workplace

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