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Leclair Korona Cole is Pleased to Welcome Justice Tom Stander (Ret Supreme Court Justice) to the Firm
Litigation Issues in Transactional Documents: Arbitration Clauses, Merger Clauses, and Attorney’s Fee Provisions
Kamran F. Hashmi discusses the litigation aspects of common contract provisions in his Advocate’s View article published in the Daily Record on July 18, 2018. Read Kamran’s article to learn more.
Mary Jo S. Korona suggests strategies for responding to pre-action discovery motions in her Advocate’s View article published in the Daily Record on June 20, 2018. Please click here for more information.
Including a non-compete clause in a manual of non-binding workplace policies can pose problems for an employer. Read Jeremy M. Sher’s article to see why.
Discovery of “Private” Social Media Content
The courts’ treatment of publicly shared posts, tweets and photographs is relatively straightforward, but discovery disputes are on the rise regarding the disclosure of privately shared content. On February 16, 2018, a ruling by the New York Court of Appeals liberalized the standard for the disclosure of private social media content in civil litigation. Read Associate Kamran F. Hashmi’s article on an advocate’s view of the ruling to learn more.
Paul Leclair joined Judge Debra Martin on an Opinion Evidence panel in Part 3 of the popular Evidence Institute CLE series. This marks the third time he has served on an Evidence Institute panel.
Mary Jo S. Korona served on an New York State Bar Association CLE panel in the presentation of Ethics 2018: Legal Ethics for the Real World. This CLE program focused on hypotheticals derived from recent ethics inquires in the review of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct in relationship to changes in forms of practice, business development, fees and other kinds of compensation, and lawyer advertising, as well as questions about competence, confidentiality and conflicts of interest, and ethics issues that arise in litigation. Mary Jo was pleased to be asked to serve as a panel member. This marks the fourth time she has served on the panel.
LKC associate and Litigation Section Co-Chair Jeremy Sher will speak on a panel featuring Judge Renee Forgensi Minarik. The presentation is Part 2 of the acclaimed Evidence Institute series of CLE programs. This is Jeremy’s second time presenting on an Evidence Institute panel.