Washington sues Facebook and Google over failure to disclose political ad spending

Facebook and Google were paid millions for political advertising purposes in Washington but failed for years to publish related information — such as the advertiser’s address — as required by state law, alleges a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general. Washington law requires that “political campaign and lobbying contributions and expenditures be fully disclosed to...

Don’t Judge Your Adversary By His Cover

I recently found myself pre-judging an adversary based on some very surface snap judgments, which is something I purposefully try to avoid And don’t get angry when your adversary makes judgments about you based on yours. Let your abilities, experience, and hard work leave their mark, and set everything else aside. As litigators, we are...

Never Fear, Small-Firm Lawyers: There’s Hope For You Yet

Many small-firm lawyers are achieving success outside the rat race of Biglaw. You may have noticed that small-firm lawyers sometimes get a bad rap. Whether it’s reports of less-than-appealing income levels or suggestions that in the rapidly changing landscape, small-firm lawyers will go the way of the dinosaur, small-firm practices aren’t always described in favorable terms....

The Screaming In Law Firms Needs To End

You may have noticed that small-firm lawyers sometimes get a bad rap. Whether it’s reports of less-than-appealing income levels or suggestions that in the rapidly changing landscape, small-firm lawyers will go the way of the dinosaur, small-firm practices aren’t always described in favorable terms. But the truth is, the future of small law firms isn’t necessarily...

British bookmakers bolster U.S. operations as UK cracks down

The U.S. Supreme court in May paved the way to legalize sports betting by overturning a 1992 federal law that had effectively prohibited sports gambling except in Nevada and, to a limited extent, Delaware, Montana and Oregon. The verdict is likely to fuel cross-Atlantic growth plans of London-listed gambling companies as they increasingly look to...