Closing The Loop

BigLaw Partner Exodus Highlights Changing Nature of Legal Practice

More than ever before, BigLaw partners are jumping ship, leaving their massive firms to spin off boutique practices, according to a recent report in The Recorder. And as the defectors from BigLaw firms increase... Casey C. Sullivan   |     12 Jul 2018

Webinar: What Makes Law Firms Susceptible to Hackers?

Hackers have law firms in their crosshairs. It’s no wonder why. Law firms are increasingly viewed as “one-stop shops” for valuable corporate information. After all, why hack a dozen different companies when you... Casey C. Sullivan   |     10 Jul 2018

Discovery, Privacy, and the (Potentially) Next Supreme Court Justice

The next Supreme Court justice could be a conservative jurist whose noteworthy opinions include a ruling against the IRS in a contentious discovery dispute with Tea Party activists and a recently overturned dec... Casey C. Sullivan   |     05 Jul 2018

4 Webinars to Help Improve Your Discovery Process

In the high-stakes world of discovery and litigation, even the most experienced practitioners can end up making unforced errors. Failure to fully protect attorney client privilege, for example, can lead to emba... Casey C. Sullivan   |     27 Jun 2018

Does It Take 66 Years to Review 100,000 Emails? At the State Department, Yes.

If you submit a document request with the Department of State, you might not get a response before you retire. In recent FOIA litigation, the State Department said it would take between 45 and 66 years to compl... Casey C. Sullivan   |     20 Jun 2018

The Importance of Knowing Your Platform—And Your Opponent's

Far too often, discovery is an opaque process, characterized by black-box technologies, black-box processes, and inexplicable costs. In too many instances, discovery becomes the antithesis of the liberal transf... Casey C. Sullivan   |     14 Jun 2018

Webinar: Judge Peck and the Adventure of the Missing 502(d) Order

It may be the greatest unsolved mystery in the legal practice: the case of the missing 502(d) order. These orders can act as a strong shield against the waiver of privilege or protection when information is ina... Casey C. Sullivan   |     13 Jun 2018

What's in the New York Times’ Investigative Arsenal? Logikcull.

Imagine this: You’re a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, known for uncovering connections that might otherwise evade scrutiny—government corruption, international intrigue, backroom dealings and the like. Ofte... Casey C. Sullivan   |     07 Jun 2018
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