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  • Sander Heads Sharper Image's Law Department

    Sharper Image Corp. named James Sander senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. He previously was with Holsworth Sander and Associates and, prior to ...

  • Schwartz Named New GC of Oldcastle Precast

    Auburn, Wash.-based Oldcastle Precast Inc., a pre-cast concrete manufacturer, named David Schwartz vice president of development and corporate counsel. Schwartz was most recently senior attorney ...

  • Court Overturns $1.5 billion Ruling Against Microsoft

    A judge overturned a patent infringement verdict against Microsoft August 6, saving the software giant $1.5 billion in damages. In February, a jury awarded that huge sum to Alcatel-Lucent, which sued in 2003 over two patents related to development of the MP3 digital audio encoding format. District Court Judge Rudi...

  • Federal Court Certifies ADA Class Action Against UPS

    U.S. District Court Judge Joy Flowers Conti granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that United Parcel Service Inc. failed to help disabled employees return to work by modifying work conditions as they were required to do under the ADA. The lawsuit is the largest such claim ever filed under...

  • Illinois Expands Damages in Wrongful Death Suits

    For in-house counsel concerned about managing their liability, Illinois' recent expansion of wrongful death damages may seem like a step in exactly the wrong direction. But fear not...

  • Money Matters

    Out-of-whack pay for law firm associates and judges imperils the legal profession.

  • Superfund Cleanups Get a Boost From High Court

    For the past three years, owners of polluted property have been living in legal limbo.

  • Import Hassles

    The other day I went to the store to buy some toys for my 5-month-old daughter. As I searched through shelves overflowing with colorful plastic and furry objects, I did something I never do...

  • Holding Court

    The nation's most influential circuit court judges.

  • Home-brewed Talent

    Wisconsin native gives Brewers a legal boost as team's GC.

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