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USLAW NETWORK announces 2022 leadership for Construction Law Practice Group

USLAW NETWORK announces 2022 leadership for Construction Law Practice Group

Posted May 1, 2022

We are pleased to announce the 2022 leadership for the USLAW NETWORK Construction Law Practice Group. This group serves contractors/ subcontractors, designers/architects, insurance companies, sureties, brokers, owners/end-users and vendors/manufacturers in the construction industry in a wide range of matters from litigation to risk management to offering outside general counsel services. Click… Continue Reading

Deadline extended for the USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship Program

Deadline extended for the USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship Program

Posted April 15, 2022

USLAW NETWORK is extending the application deadline for the USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship Program. The deadline has been moved to May 15, 2022.  Applications are now being accepted for the USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship. The program is part of the NETWORK’s commitment to helping eligible, diverse law… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship applications now open

USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship applications now open

Posted February 8, 2022

Applications are now being accepted for the USLAW NETWORK Law School Diversity Scholarship. The program is part of the NETWORK’s commitment to helping eligible, diverse law students who are in need of financial assistance to achieve their academic and professional dreams. The scholarship program will award $5,000 to eight students… Continue Reading

American Legal Records named the official record retrieval partner of USLAW NETWORK

American Legal Records named the official record retrieval partner of USLAW NETWORK

Posted January 12, 2022

American Legal Records, the fastest-growing record retrieval company in the country, has been named the official record retrieval partner of USLAW NETWORK. “American Legal Records is a leader in document retrieval, and we are eager to collaborate with them across the NETWORK and welcome them as an official partner… Continue Reading

Game Changers: How to Lead Your Team Through Rocky Times with Plenty of Forward Momentum

Game Changers: How to Lead Your Team Through Rocky Times with Plenty of Forward Momentum

Posted November 18, 2021

Featuring Mark E. Hardin, Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger & Green, L.L.P. (Tulsa, OK); Lee L. Piovarcy, Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C. (Memphis, TN) About this program From COVID-19 to PPP loans to lifesaving vaccines to the Delta Variant — there can bring turmoil in the daily lives of employees… Continue Reading

What You See: Managing Implicit Bias and Its Influence and Impact on Litigation

What You See: Managing Implicit Bias and Its Influence and Impact on Litigation

Posted November 15, 2021

  Featuring Earl W. Houston, II, Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C. (Memphis, TN); Lisa M. Rolle, Traub Lieberman (Hawthorne, NY) About this program Implicit bias has changed the dynamics of litigation, settlement negotiations and trials. This session explores the attitudes or stereotypes that affect an individual’s understanding, actions and… Continue Reading

Emotional Wellness: Learn the Signs of Emotional Wellness and How to Overcome Stresses That Can Block Your Path to Success

Emotional Wellness: Learn the Signs of Emotional Wellness and How to Overcome Stresses That Can Block Your Path to Success

Posted November 10, 2021

Featuring Nicholas C. Grant, Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers (Dickinson, ND); Michael Murphy, Barclay Damon LLP (Albany, NY) About this program Emotional wellness or well-being is often defined as the emotional quality of an individual’s everyday experience. It is influenced by a variety of factors and stressors, many of which… Continue Reading

Changing Your Paradigm: Improving Teammate Retention Rates and Reducing Turnover in Your Legal or Claims Department

Changing Your Paradigm: Improving Teammate Retention Rates and Reducing Turnover in Your Legal or Claims Department

Posted November 5, 2021

Featuring Mark A. Solheim, Larson King, LLP (St. Paul, MN); David S. Wilck, Rivkin Radler LLP (Uniondale, NY) About this program In this discussion, we will tap our collective pandemic experiences to explore and develop creative and meaningful personnel strategies, social events, incentives and professional development needed to attract and… Continue Reading

Global Supply Chains: Were Businesses Asleep at The Wheel at the Beginning of the Pandemic and How to Avoid Similar Issues Next Time

Global Supply Chains: Were Businesses Asleep at The Wheel at the Beginning of the Pandemic and How to Avoid Similar Issues Next Time

Posted November 2, 2021

Featuring Tamara B. Goorevitz, Franklin & Prokopik, P.C. (Baltimore, MD); J. Michael Kunsch, Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA); Jennifer D. Tricker, Baird Holm LLP (Omaha, NE) About this Program COVID-19 disrupted global supply chains that businesses spent decades fine tuning for efficiency. Companies couldn’t obtain raw materials and components.… Continue Reading

Don’t Just Check the Box: Avoid DE&I Fatigue by Fully Incorporating Initiatives Into Company DNA

Don’t Just Check the Box: Avoid DE&I Fatigue by Fully Incorporating Initiatives Into Company DNA

Posted October 28, 2021

Featuring Noble F. Allen, Hinckley Allen (Hartford, CT); Neil V. Mody, Connell Foley LLP (Roseland, NJ) About this program Increasingly, corporate clients and their respective law firms are recognizing the need for meaningful DE&I initiatives, yet demonstrable results can often take years to materialize. In the meantime, organizations can struggle… Continue Reading

Should Our Traditional Model of Conservative, Neutral and Liberal Jurisdictions be Reconsidered? How Has Today’s Political Landscape Impacted the Composition and Deliberation of Juries?

Should Our Traditional Model of Conservative, Neutral and Liberal Jurisdictions be Reconsidered? How Has Today’s Political Landscape Impacted the Composition and Deliberation of Juries?

Posted October 25, 2021

Featuring Lew R.C. Bricker, SmithAmundsen LLC (Chicago, IL); Christina Maranakis, IMS; Sheryl J. Willert, Williams Kastner (Seattle, WA) About this program Eight years of the Obama administration followed by four years of the Trump administration laid the foundation for a new world order in the federal and state courts. Societal,… Continue Reading

Physical Wellness: Are You Listening to Your Body? Quick and Easy Adjustments That Can Propel You Forward and Deliver Important Health Benefits

Physical Wellness: Are You Listening to Your Body? Quick and Easy Adjustments That Can Propel You Forward and Deliver Important Health Benefits

Posted October 20, 2021

  Featuring Jeffrey L. O’Hara, Connell Foley LLP (Roseland, NJ); Douglas B. Tumminello, Lewis Roca (Denver, CO) About this program Physical, mental and emotional wellness go hand-in-hand. This session will focus primarily on holistic wellness – making simple adjustments for lifelong fitness improvements. We will discuss a variety of topics,… Continue Reading

Are We on the Tip of the COVID-19 Litigation Iceberg? Lessons Learned and What to Expect in 2022 and Beyond

Are We on the Tip of the COVID-19 Litigation Iceberg? Lessons Learned and What to Expect in 2022 and Beyond

Posted October 18, 2021

Featuring Jack J. Laffey, Laffey, Leitner & Goode LLC (Milwaukee, WI); Constantine “Dean” Nickas, Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford P.A. (Miami, FL) About this program The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed how litigation is conducted at least in the near term, and possibly permanently (ZOOM much anyone?). Verdicts nationally… Continue Reading

2021-22 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

2021-22 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

Posted September 29, 2021

Rod Umberger named chair, Mandy Ketchum named vice chair, Oscar Cabanas named secretary/treasurer USLAW NETWORK members elected their 2021-22 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors during the annual Fall Member Business Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Rodney L. Umberger of Williams Kastner in Seattle, Washington, is chair of USLAW NETWORK… Continue Reading

USLAW Magazine Fall 2021 edition now available

USLAW Magazine Fall 2021 edition now available

Posted September 23, 2021

The latest digital issue of USLAW Magazine (Fall 2021) is available for download by clicking here. What’s inside this issue? In this complimentary issue, you will read about healthcare provider liability immunity during COVID-19, appealing orders compelling arbitration under the FAA, the explosion of ransomware attacks, carbon pricing, hiring immigrant doctors, a… Continue Reading

Summer 2021 issue of USLAW Magazine is available now

Summer 2021 issue of USLAW Magazine is available now

Posted June 21, 2021

The latest digital-only issue of USLAW Magazine (Summer 2021) is now available for download by clicking here. So, what's inside this issue? In this complimentary issue, you will read about the statute of limitation concerns in discriminatory failure to hire cases, the impact of COVID-19 on business interruption coverage for the… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK, Howard University School of Law to host virtual recruiting day in August

USLAW NETWORK, Howard University School of Law to host virtual recruiting day in August

Posted May 26, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla./WASHINGTON, D.C, May 26, 2021 - USLAW NETWORK, Inc., a network of independent, full-service law firms, and Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. jointly announce they will host a virtual recruitment day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, to connect second and third-year Howard University law students with… Continue Reading

USLAW Magazine Spring 2021 is available for download

USLAW Magazine Spring 2021 is available for download

Posted March 17, 2021

The latest issue of USLAW Magazine (Spring 2021) is now available for download by clicking here. What's inside? In the complimentary issue, you will find important COVID-19 updates, including the impacts of the vaccine from an employer’s perspective and assessing the standard of care for COVID-19 claims. With the expansion of full-scale… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK announces 2021 roster of official corporate partners

USLAW NETWORK announces 2021 roster of official corporate partners

Posted January 12, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 12, 2021 – USLAW NETWORK, an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice law firms, announces its official roster of corporate partners that includes S-E-A, Ametros, Arcadia, Litigation Insights, Marshall Investigative Group, and MDD Forensic Accountants. USLAW corporate partners are experts in technical forensic engineering,… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK releases COVID-19 Statutes of Limitations Quick Guide

USLAW NETWORK releases COVID-19 Statutes of Limitations Quick Guide

Posted December 14, 2020

USLAW NETWORK today releases its newest compendium of law, a multi-state resource that addresses state statutes of limitations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Written by USLAW NETWORK member attorneys, the compendium takes advantage of local knowledge and experience in each of the jurisdictions in which USLAW NETWORK firms practice. You… Continue Reading

USLAW releases new video library resource | Your USLAW Home Field Advantage: Hottest Legal Issues in Each Jurisdiction

USLAW releases new video library resource | Your USLAW Home Field Advantage: Hottest Legal Issues in Each Jurisdiction

Posted October 21, 2020

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. has released a trio of timely video resources created in conjunction with its recent USLAW NETWORK Worldwide Virtual Retreat: 2021 and Beyond. These resources – previously only available to Retreat attendees – are now available to you for immediate viewing. This new video library includes more than… Continue Reading

USLAW releases General Liability COVID-19 Quick Guide

USLAW releases General Liability COVID-19 Quick Guide

Posted August 31, 2020

USLAW NETWORK releases its newest compendium of law, a multi-state resource that addresses relevant state-specific general liability considerations in conjunction with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Written by USLAW NETWORK member attorneys, the compendium takes advantage of local knowledge and experience in each of the jurisdictions in which USLAW NETWORK firms practice.… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK members support more than 50 charities through COVID-19 relief initiatives

USLAW NETWORK members support more than 50 charities through COVID-19 relief initiatives

Posted June 26, 2020

Through several initiatives created to support USLAW member clients directly impacted by COVID-19, USLAW NETWORK member firms supported 53 different charities from coast-to-coast across the U.S. in June.  As a result of the global pandemic, everyone around the world has had to adapt. There has been significant personal and economic… Continue Reading

COVID King: Investigating and Defending the Liability Mayhem and Madness (Part 2)

COVID King: Investigating and Defending the Liability Mayhem and Madness (Part 2)

Posted June 9, 2020

As government officials throughout the country debate re-opening businesses to the public, insurance and risk management professionals must prepare to face a variety of COVID-19 related liability claims. Given the rarity of global pandemics, companies and organizations of all types likely have not previously considered how accepted standards of care… Continue Reading

2020 Celebration of the USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection announced

2020 Celebration of the USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection announced

Posted June 4, 2020

** We encourage you to share this with your female colleagues.** USLAW NETWORK announces the Celebration of the USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection, a complimentary month-long virtual program created by women for women. The Celebration is open to all female USLAW member attorneys, their female in-house legal decision makers,… Continue Reading

Navigating Medicare Compliance:  Strategies and Best Practices Relating to Management and Resolution of Non-Litigated and Litigated Liability Claims

Navigating Medicare Compliance: Strategies and Best Practices Relating to Management and Resolution of Non-Litigated and Litigated Liability Claims

Posted May 26, 2020

Obligations under the Medicare Act involving a liability claim arise when the release is signed. Compliance should not begin with the immediate involvement of a Medicare vendor. To achieve compliance, one who is negotiating a settlement must focus on the settlement terms and associated language within the release with an… Continue Reading

Investigating and Defending the COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claim

Investigating and Defending the COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted May 14, 2020

The insurance industry is already feeling the effects of COVID-19, and corporate counsel, program managers, claims representatives and brokers are all under intense pressure to develop strategies for prompt and thorough claims investigations and defense.  Tune in for a discussion of best practices for claims investigations, analyses of some of… Continue Reading

USLAW Key Contact List: SBA Loan Assistance Through the CARES Act

USLAW Key Contact List: SBA Loan Assistance Through the CARES Act

Posted April 1, 2020

USLAW Key Contact List: SBA Loan Assistance Through the CARES Act As we continue to manage the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), USLAW NETWORK has created a list of experienced USLAW attorneys from across the country who can assist you as you navigate the SBA loan process as part… Continue Reading

2020 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory released

2020 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory released

Posted January 15, 2020

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice firms with roots in civil litigation, today releases the 2020 USLAW Membership Directory. Attorneys are just one click away via the fully digital 2020 Directory release.  The complimentary Directory includes targeted information about USLAW member firms,… Continue Reading

American Bus Association, USLAW NETWORK team up for rapid response, legal programming

American Bus Association, USLAW NETWORK team up for rapid response, legal programming

Posted January 11, 2020

The American Bus Association (ABA), the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism, and USLAW NETWORK, an international network of independent, full-service firms with roots in civil litigation, today announced a joint partnership that provides ABA members with direct access to USLAW’s rapid response transportation attorneys through a… Continue Reading

Workers’ Comp updates for Florida & Mississippi

Workers’ Comp updates for Florida & Mississippi

Posted October 16, 2019

This workers' comp-specific webinar focuses on Florida (Carr Allison) and Mississippi (Copeland, Cook, Taylor and Bush, P.A.) and be led by USLAW members from these firms. The program is created for human resource professionals, risk managers, safety professionals, TPAs and anyone interested in hearing the latest updates from these regions.… Continue Reading

2019-20 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

2019-20 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

Longo named Chair, Umberger named Vice Chair, Ketchum named Secretary/Treasurer During the recent fall USLAW NETWORK Member Business Meeting, the 2019-20 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors was elected.  Dan L. Longo (left photo) of Murchison & Cumming LLP in Irvine, California, was named Chair, and Rodney L. Umberger  (center) of… Continue Reading

Fall 2019 issue of USLAW Magazine ready for download

Fall 2019 issue of USLAW Magazine ready for download

Posted September 25, 2019

USLAW NETWORK has published the fall 2019 edition of USLAW Magazine. This is a complimentary publication and can be viewed and downloaded HERE.  The quarterly magazine is written by attorneys from USLAW member firms as well as industry leading corporate partners. Topics in the current issue cover the CGL Policy… Continue Reading

MehaffyWeber named USLAW NETWORK’s Houston member firm

MehaffyWeber named USLAW NETWORK’s Houston member firm

Posted January 22, 2019

MehaffyWeber, a Houston-based litigation firm, has been named USLAW NETWORK’s Houston, Texas, member firm. MehaffyWeber was founded in 1946, its trial lawyers practice in state and federal courts throughout Texas, and the firm functions as national and regional counsel for numerous large corporate clients. “We are pleased to welcome Barbara… Continue Reading

New joint and several liability compendium of law released

New joint and several liability compendium of law released

USLAW NETWORK (USLAW), an international network of law firms, releases its newest compendium of law that focuses on joint and several liability. This state-by-state guide serves as a reference tool for joint and several laws across the United States.  Lew R.C. Bricker of SmithAmundsen LLC in Illinois created and edited… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK approves two new ex officio Board positions

USLAW NETWORK approves two new ex officio Board positions

Posted September 7, 2018

The USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors recently approved the addition of two seats on the Board for members who will serve in an ex officio capacity. The positions are earmarked for representatives of USLAW’s Future Leaders initiative and the USLAW Diversity Council.  Jessica L. Fuller (Future Leaders) from Lewis Roca… Continue Reading

Newest compendium of law focuses on workers’ comp filing deadlines

Newest compendium of law focuses on workers’ comp filing deadlines

Posted August 29, 2018

USLAW NETWORK today releases its newest compendium of law, a state-by-state workers’ compensation claim filing deadlines resource. Fred L. Hubbs of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. in Georgia served as editor. “USLAW continually adds resources that will help members’ clients with their legal needs, and compendiums of law are among… Continue Reading

Trio of updated USLAW compendiums of law released

Trio of updated USLAW compendiums of law released

Posted May 14, 2018

     USLAW NETWORK today releases updated state-by-state compendiums of law for three practice areas: Construction, Retail and Hospitality Law, and Transportation and Logistics.  USLAW regularly produces new and updates existing Compendiums providing a multi-state resource that permits users to easily access state common and statutory law. Compendiums are easily… Continue Reading

Spring/Summer 2018 issue of USLAW Magazine ready for download

Spring/Summer 2018 issue of USLAW Magazine ready for download

Posted March 22, 2018

The 2018 spring/summer issue of USLAW Magazine is now available for reading, viewing and downloading. USLAW Magazine is published each spring and fall and content is written by attorneys from USLAW member firms as well as industry leading corporate partners. The magazine includes articles on today’s important legal and business… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK announces 2018 corporate partner roster

USLAW NETWORK announces 2018 corporate partner roster

Posted January 19, 2018

USLAW NETWORK, an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice firms with roots in civil litigation, announces its roster of 2018 corporate partners. Corporate partners are leaders in their respective fields and provide important industry expertise to USLAW member firms and their clients as they navigate and… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK releases updated State Judicial Profiles by County Report

USLAW NETWORK releases updated State Judicial Profiles by County Report

Posted September 21, 2017

Report identifies counties across the U.S. as Conservative, Moderate or Liberal CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 21, 2017 – USLAW NETWORK has released an updated edition of its State Judicial Profile by County Report. “We are pleased to deliver this updated resource to USLAW members and their clients,” said Roger… Continue Reading

Connell Foley’s John D. Cromie named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Connell Foley’s John D. Cromie named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Posted September 11, 2017

John D. Cromie, partner at Connell Foley LLC in New Jersey, chair of the firm’s Corporate and Business Law practice and member of the Management Committee, has been named chair of USLAW NETWORK, Inc. for 2017-2018.  The announcement was made at the NETWORK’s annual member meeting in Carlsbad, California.  Cromie,… Continue Reading

U.S. Acquisitions in the UK – Update on managing UK pension risks

U.S. Acquisitions in the UK – Update on managing UK pension risks

An overview by Clive Weber, Pensions Partner at Wedlake Bell LLP, London Following the well publicised problems of the British Homes Stores Pension Scheme, pension aspects of corporate transactions in the UK remain in the spotlight. This article explains the background as well as the current views of the UK Government… Continue Reading

The Future of NAFTA from Mexico’s perspective

The Future of NAFTA from Mexico’s perspective

Posted May 9, 2017

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Fernando Holguín, EC Legal Introduction The main objective of this essay is to try to clarify the scenario and visualize the future of NAFTA from the standpoint of Mexico, which by the way seems even more unpredictable than the… Continue Reading

USLAW announces Practice Group Client Advisors

USLAW announces Practice Group Client Advisors

Posted March 30, 2017

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. announces the formation of USLAW Practice Group Client Advisors, a newly formed group of client advisors who participate within the practice groups where they most closely align. These advisors offer important experiences and share insights with designated USLAW practice groups. “USLAW is centered on the needs… Continue Reading

Massive Cyberattack Makes Internet Inaccessible

Massive Cyberattack Makes Internet Inaccessible

Posted November 1, 2016

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey A number of major websites were recently inaccessible to people across wide parts of the United States following a company that manages crucial parts of the internet’s infrastructure being the latest victim of a… Continue Reading

Lew Bricker of SmithAmundsen in Chicago named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Lew Bricker of SmithAmundsen in Chicago named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Posted September 23, 2016

Lew R.C. Bricker, a partner of USLAW NETWORK member firm SmithAmundsen in Chicago, Illinois, has been named Chair of USLAW NETWORK for 2016-17. The announcement was made at the NETWORK’s annual membership meeting held Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Bricker succeeds Thomas L. Oliver II from Carr Allison in Alabama.… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK adds two member firms in Massachusetts

USLAW NETWORK adds two member firms in Massachusetts

Hinckley Allen and LeClairRyan to cover the Bay State USLAW NETWORK, an international network of independent, full practice law firms with roots in civil litigation, has expanded its longstanding relationships with two existing member firms to deliver legal services coverage in Massachusetts. Effective immediately, the Massachusetts offices of Hinckley Allen… Continue Reading

Does Your Venmo Account Make You the Next Hacking Target?

Does Your Venmo Account Make You the Next Hacking Target?

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Earlier this year a web developer from New York City woke up to a notification from his bank that nearly $3,000 was about to be transferred from his account through the popular payment app,… Continue Reading

Universities Could be Key to Developing Cyber Professionals

Universities Could be Key to Developing Cyber Professionals

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Educational institutions and their curricula have been thought to be a missed opportunity to develop cybersecurity professionals capable of combatting cybercrimes.  According to a recent study by CloudPassage, most schools earn a failing grade… Continue Reading

New found CGL Coverage for Data Breaches in the Fourth Circuit

New found CGL Coverage for Data Breaches in the Fourth Circuit

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey A blow to insurers implementing the commercial general liability (CGL) policy, the federal appeals court in Virginia found coverage for a data breach under a CGL policy when private patient records were found online.… Continue Reading

USLAW creates annual client service award, names it after transportation industry leader Bill Burns

USLAW creates annual client service award, names it after transportation industry leader Bill Burns

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. (USLAW) has created the Bill Burns Award to annually recognize a client who has shown outstanding service and dedication to USLAW. The Award is named after Bill Burns, the recently retired vice president of liability claims for Landstar System, Inc., a Jacksonville, Florida-based transportation company. Burns also… Continue Reading

USLAW delivers legal programming made to order for clients

USLAW delivers legal programming made to order for clients

Posted April 6, 2016

New LawMobile menu of programming released USLAW NETWORK, Inc. and its member firms deliver comprehensive legal programming right to their clients’ doorsteps through LawMobile, USLAW’s free and customizable, one-stop legal presentation program. With LawMobile, it’s never been easier to stay abreast of today’s hottest legal issues. And, to help clients… Continue Reading

Rivkin Radler LLP named member of USLAW NETWORK, becomes USLAW’s Long Island member firm

Rivkin Radler LLP named member of USLAW NETWORK, becomes USLAW’s Long Island member firm

Posted January 27, 2016

Rivkin Radler, LLP of Uniondale, N.Y., has been named USLAW NETWORK’s Long Island member firm. Rivkin Radler was founded in 1950 and is the largest law firm on Long Island. “We are pleased to welcome Evan Krinick and his partners from Rivkin Radler to USLAW NETWORK,” said Thomas L. Oliver,… Continue Reading

2016 USLAW Membership Directory, SourceBook now available

2016 USLAW Membership Directory, SourceBook now available

Posted January 20, 2016

A PDF version of USLAW NETWORK’s 2016 Member Directory is now available for download. The Directory lists members geographically so legal decision makers can easily access or research member firms in virtually every venue throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe via TELFA, Asia and Africa via ALN.  Each… Continue Reading

IRS Claims Data Breach Suit Barred by Sovereign Immunity

IRS Claims Data Breach Suit Barred by Sovereign Immunity

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey This past week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filed a Motion in D.C. federal court for a dismissal of a proposed class action lawsuit. The class action lawsuit seeks to hold the IRS accountable… Continue Reading

2016 USLAW NETWORK Client Exchange Series announced

2016 USLAW NETWORK Client Exchange Series announced

USLAW NETWORK announces the schedule of events for the 2016 Client Exchange Series that features events from coast to coast and delivers cutting-edge legal education combined with networking events among industry leaders. “The 2016 USLAW NETWORK Client Exchanges will be in Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans and Atlanta… Continue Reading

Researchers Fear Thousands of Medical Devices Vulnerable to Cyberattack

Researchers Fear Thousands of Medical Devices Vulnerable to Cyberattack

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Recently, security researchers advised that thousands of medical devices, including MRI scanners, x-ray machines and drug infusion pumps, are vulnerable to hacking, creating significant health risks for patients. The risks arise, in part, because… Continue Reading

2015-16 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

2015-16 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

Posted September 22, 2015

Ashley Ann Dorris, Robert S. Nobel, Phillip H. Stanfield named to Board During the recent USLAW NETWORK annual membership meeting in Boston, the 2015-16 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors was determined. Two members were re-elected for a second term and three new members were elected to the Board. New… Continue Reading

Cooch and Taylor named USLAW NETWORK Delaware member

Cooch and Taylor named USLAW NETWORK Delaware member

Posted September 8, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., an international network of law firms, has named Cooch and Taylor, P.A. as its Delaware member firm. “Cooch and Taylor has a long history – 55 years and growing – of representing clients in all of Delaware’s courts across an array of practice areas and we look… Continue Reading

USLAW to host Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange

USLAW to host Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange

Posted July 27, 2015

USLAW NETWORK will host the 2015 USLAW Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange from Oct. 19-20 in Chicago. The event includes a memorable and entertaining networking dinner on Oct. 19 followed by a one-day interactive education event on Oct. 20. The Exchange will focus on important legal topics impacting the retail… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK releases 2015 State Judicial Profiles by County Report

USLAW NETWORK releases 2015 State Judicial Profiles by County Report

Report delivers judicial profile that identifies counties across the U.S. as Conservative, Moderate or Liberal USLAW NETWORK has released the 2015 edition of its State Judicial Profile by County Report. The 50-state comprehensive report offers a judicial profile of each county in the U.S. and identifies counties as Conservative,… Continue Reading

The House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Cybersecurity Information-Sharing Bill

The House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Cybersecurity Information-Sharing Bill

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey The House of Representatives recently passed a bipartisan cybersecurity bill to make it easier for companies to share cyber-threat information with the government and thwart hacks by criminals, terrorists, and rogue nations. In the… Continue Reading

New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses Data Breach Lawsuit against Horizon BCBS

New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses Data Breach Lawsuit against Horizon BCBS

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey On March 31, 2015, a class action data breach lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey was dismissed due to the Plaintiff’s failure to allege an injury sufficient to confer standing.  … Continue Reading

Updated Construction and Transportation Compendiums of Law released

Updated Construction and Transportation Compendiums of Law released

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. (USLAW), an international network independent, full-service firms with roots in civil litigation, has released updated compendiums of law for construction and transportation law, respectively. The construction compendium is a multi-state resource that addresses legal questions that often arise in construction law. The updated transportation compendium is… Continue Reading

Third Circuit Hears Oral Arguments on Challenge FTC’s Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity

Third Circuit Hears Oral Arguments on Challenge FTC’s Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity

Posted March 24, 2015

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey On March 3, 2015, a judicial panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard oral arguments regarding a challenge by Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (“Wyndham”) against the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”)… Continue Reading

USLAW launches LawMobile, a customizable, one-stop legal educational program

USLAW launches LawMobile, a customizable, one-stop legal educational program

Posted January 20, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, an international organization of full practice law firms with roots in civil litigation, announces the launch of LawMobile powered by USLAW NETWORK, a fully customizable education program that delivers training, information and instruction on some of today’s hottest legal topics, jurisdictional differences and legal decisions. “We are excited… Continue Reading

Allende Bascunan & Cia. Ltd. joins USLAW NETWORK as Chile member firm

Allende Bascunan & Cia. Ltd. joins USLAW NETWORK as Chile member firm

Posted January 9, 2015

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 9, 2015 – South American law firm, Allende Bascunan & Cia. Ltd., based in Santiago, Chile, has joined USLAW NETWORK as USLAW’s representative member firm in Chile. USLAW NETWORK is an international network of defense-based law firms. “We are pleased to welcome Felipe (Bascunan) and… Continue Reading

S-E-A, Ltd. expands partnership with USLAW NETWORK

S-E-A, Ltd. expands partnership with USLAW NETWORK

Posted December 11, 2014

USLAW NETWORK is pleased to announce that S-E-A, Ltd., USLAW's 10-year Corporate Partner for Forensic Engineering, has agreed to also be USLAW's Official Legal Visualization Services sponsor. S-E-A offers the unique combination of 44 years of forensic engineering expertise with cutting-edge technology that will lend credibility and offer clarity… Continue Reading

Cyber security, regulatory risk, compliance programs hot topics at USLAW events

Cyber security, regulatory risk, compliance programs hot topics at USLAW events

Posted June 20, 2014

In the shadows of the world’s largest financial and media market – New York – general counsel, business and legal leaders and outside counsel from across the country recently gathered for the USLAW General Counsel Global Symposium, Professional Liability Exchange and Employment & Labor Law Exchange, respectively, in Jersey City,… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK to host General Counsel Global Symposium

USLAW NETWORK to host General Counsel Global Symposium

Posted April 14, 2014

Date announced, registration now open USLAW NETWORK, Inc. will host the inaugural General Counsel Global Symposium in Jersey City, N.J., on June 16, 2014. The event is open to the first 50 general counsel who register. “USLAW is producing the General Counsel Global Symposium to provide a forum to… Continue Reading

Duan & Duan law firm joins USLAW NETWORK as Chinese Affiliate Member

Duan & Duan law firm joins USLAW NETWORK as Chinese Affiliate Member

Posted May 4, 2012

Shanghai based DUAN & DUAN Law Firm, one of China’s pre-eminent law firms serving businesses and individuals for over 20 years, has joined USLAW NETWORK as its Chinese affiliate member firm. Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes

Posted October 18, 0202

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