USLAW News

Big turnout for USLAW inaugural virtual job fair

Big turnout for USLAW inaugural virtual job fair

Posted August 3, 2022

Today is the day! We have 28 USLAW NETWORK member law firms speaking with over 300 diverse 2L/3L law students representing 58 law schools and 23 states. Thanks to all that made this happen! [gallery size="large" columns="1" link="none" ids="1219368"] Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK Foundation announces inaugural diversity scholarship recipients

USLAW NETWORK Foundation announces inaugural diversity scholarship recipients

Posted June 20, 2022

The USLAW NETWORK Foundation announces the inaugural recipients of the USLAW NETWORK Foundation Law School Diversity Scholarship program. Scholarships will be awarded to 10 outstanding law school students from ABA-accredited law schools across the country. Each scholarship recipient will receive $5,000 towards the costs of their law school education as… Continue Reading

Available now: Inspiring Connection in a Hybrid World

Available now: Inspiring Connection in a Hybrid World

Posted April 28, 2022

To promote wellness within our community, S-E-A and USLAW jointly created the "Live Better" initiative, which includes Peloton rides, conference walks, wellness presentations and much more throughout the year. This installment features Mark Ostach who helps people find the courage to connect. Many of us are learning, living, and leading… Continue Reading

USLAW Magazine Spring 2022 edition now available

USLAW Magazine Spring 2022 edition now available

Posted March 17, 2022

What’s inside this issue? In the complimentary spring 2022 issue, you will find articles that address the latest insights on property and casualty coverage, cybersecurity and remote work implications, deposition considerations, NFTs, GIG economy, drones, collateral source, antitrust and more. To access individual articles, see the following links. Lessons from… Continue Reading

USLAW releases the 2022 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory

USLAW releases the 2022 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory

Posted February 7, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 7, 2022 - USLAW NETWORK, Inc today releases the complimentary 2022 USLAW Membership Directory that includes targeted information about USLAW member firms, including primary and alternate contacts, a full listing of each firm’s practice areas plus specific contacts for primary USLAW practice groups. Each entry provides an overview of each… Continue Reading

Client Demands Regarding Cyber Insurance for Outside Counsel: Why, How Much and What Sensitive Information Must be Covered

Client Demands Regarding Cyber Insurance for Outside Counsel: Why, How Much and What Sensitive Information Must be Covered

Posted November 22, 2021

Featuring Stephen J. Trayner, Strong & Hanni, PC (Salt Lake City, UT) About this program Law firms are increasingly the target for hackers seeking confidential information and ransomware.  Clients are becoming more concerned about what their law firms are doing to combat this attack and requiring firms to adopt best… Continue Reading

Occupational Wellness: Learn How Your Attitude to Your Work, Work Environment and Co-Workers Can Drive You to Stay Motivated, Create Connections with Colleagues, and Find Work-life Balance

Occupational Wellness: Learn How Your Attitude to Your Work, Work Environment and Co-Workers Can Drive You to Stay Motivated, Create Connections with Colleagues, and Find Work-life Balance

Posted November 17, 2021

Featuring Peter T. DeMasters, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC (Morgantown, WV); Jessica Farley, Snyder Burnett Egerer, LLP (Santa Barbara, CA); Michael R. Sistrunk, McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo, Hardy, McDaniel & Welch, LLC (Covington, LA) About this program As Bob Dylan put it, “The times they are a-changin’”— and employers should care. Receiving… Continue Reading

Ransomware: You Don’t Always Have to Pay

Ransomware: You Don’t Always Have to Pay

Posted November 12, 2021

  Featuring Karen P. Randall, Connell Foley LLP (Roseland, NJ) About this program Ransomware attacks are one of the most intractable — and common — threats facing organizations across all industries, professions and geographies. The sophistication of ransomware attacks continues to evolve rapidly. Unfortunately, the outlook for 2022 is not… Continue Reading

The Surge of Mergers and Acquisitions: How Has the Complexity of Deal-Making Changed and Where Should Future Strategies be Re-Evaluated Due to Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

The Surge of Mergers and Acquisitions: How Has the Complexity of Deal-Making Changed and Where Should Future Strategies be Re-Evaluated Due to Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Posted November 9, 2021

Featuring Douglas W. Clarke, Therrien Couture Joli-Coeur L.L.P (Montreal, Quebec, Canada); Stella Lellos, Rivkin Radler LLP (Uniondale, NY); Jonathan S. Storper, Hanson Bridgett LLP (San Francisco, CA) About this program COVID 19 has changed the landscape of M&A. Businesses are concerned about the impact of another pandemic or other ‘force… Continue Reading

Defining Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role That Chief Legal Officers and In-House Counsel Play In Protecting Your Company’s Reputation and Its Future

Defining Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role That Chief Legal Officers and In-House Counsel Play In Protecting Your Company’s Reputation and Its Future

Posted November 4, 2021

Featuring Matthew W. Bauer, Connell Foley LLP (Newark, NJ); Amanda P. Ketchum, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle& Brumitt, P.C. (Kansas City, MO); Thomas L. Oliver, II, Carr Allison (Birmingham, AL) About this program Society is demanding more and more from corporate America, especially after the events of 2020. Often the strategies… Continue Reading

Conflict Resolution Tactics During This New and Ever-Changing Environment

Conflict Resolution Tactics During This New and Ever-Changing Environment

Posted November 1, 2021

Featuring Kevin R. Gardner, Connell Foley LLPN (Roseland, NJ); Rodney L. Umberger, Williams Kastner (Seattle, WA) About this program The impact of the pandemic on the mechanisms by which we resolve legal disputes has been significant and will likely be far-lasting. Lockdowns and court closures have given rise to virtual… Continue Reading

Social Wellness: How Building Positive Social Habits and Routines Will Help You Stay Healthier Mentally and Physically

Social Wellness: How Building Positive Social Habits and Routines Will Help You Stay Healthier Mentally and Physically

Posted October 27, 2021

Featuring Bryan P. Couch, Connell Foley LLP (Newark, NJ); Ryan C. Holt, Sweeny Wingate & Barrow, P.A. (Columbia, SC); Lisa Langevin, Kelly Santini LLP (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) About this program The high-stakes, high-paced worlds of legal services and risk management can lend themselves to burnout, anxiety and poor social habits.… Continue Reading

Passing the Reigns: Law Firm Succession Planning and the Strategic Transfer of Client Relationships and the Role Clients Play in This Transfer

Passing the Reigns: Law Firm Succession Planning and the Strategic Transfer of Client Relationships and the Role Clients Play in This Transfer

Posted October 22, 2021

Featuring Michael Bonasso, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC (Charleston, WV); Larry A. Schechtman, SmithAmundsen LLC (Chicago, IL); Bradley A. Wright, Roetzel & Andress (Cleveland, OH) About this program As the baby boomer generation moves into their mid and late 60s and beyond and begin to contemplate retirement, many strategic decisions need… Continue Reading

What Could an Infrastructure Bill Mean to Your Company and Your Industry

What Could an Infrastructure Bill Mean to Your Company and Your Industry

Posted October 19, 2021

Featuring Thomas A. Ped, Williams Kastner (Portland, OR); John F. Wilcox, Jr., Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C. (Kansas City, MO) About this program The 2021 infrastructure bill promises to make massive federal investments in public transit, passenger rail, roads and bridges, clean drinking water, internet broadband and clean… Continue Reading

CMS Compliance & the Recently Filed Qui Tam/False Claims Act Lawsuit: Has the Heat Been Turned Up?

CMS Compliance & the Recently Filed Qui Tam/False Claims Act Lawsuit: Has the Heat Been Turned Up?

Posted October 5, 2021

About this webinar This program will focus and provide a summary of the current and anticipated statutory and regulatory requirements relating to compliance under the Medicare Act, as well as the impact of the recently filed case in Federal Court pursuant to the Qui Tam provisions of the False Claims… Continue Reading

Solheim, Myles win 2021 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Awards

Solheim, Myles win 2021 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Awards

Posted September 25, 2021

Mark A. Solheim (pictured on left) of Larson King LLP in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Donald L. Myles, Jr., (pictured on right) of Jones Skelton & Hochuli PLC in Phoenix, Arizona, have been named recipients of the 2021 USLAW NETWORK O'Hagan Award. The award is named after Jim O'Hagan, a… Continue Reading

USLAW, S-E-A launch Live Better health and wellness initiative

USLAW, S-E-A launch Live Better health and wellness initiative

Posted September 22, 2021

USLAW NETWORK, a global law firm network, and S-E-A, USLAW's longtime premier corporate partner and a multi-disciplined forensic engineering, fire investigation and visualization services company, jointly announce the launch of an ongoing health and wellness initiative focusing on mental health and physical well-being. The joint Live Better initiative focuses on… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK updates four compendia

USLAW NETWORK updates four compendia

Posted June 15, 2021

Joint and Several Liability, Nullum Tempus, Offer of Judgment, Spoliation of Evidence USLAW NETWORK today releases updates to four multistate resources that focus on joint and several liability, nullum tempus, offer of judgment, and spoliation of evidence. These are easily sourced on a state-by-state basis and are developed by the… Continue Reading

Analyzing and Comparing Case-Specific Activities of Daily Living to the Occupant Exposure in Minor and Moderate Accidents

Analyzing and Comparing Case-Specific Activities of Daily Living to the Occupant Exposure in Minor and Moderate Accidents

Posted May 11, 2021

In the past, biomechanical experts were limited to utilizing whatever ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) had been previously published when making the comparison between the exposure while undergoing a certain activity to the occupant exposure in a minor or moderate motor vehicle accident. But now with newer technologies (mainly motion… Continue Reading

2021 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory released

2021 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory released

Posted March 3, 2021

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., an international organization composed of nearly 100 independent, full practice firms, today releases the 20th-anniversary edition of the USLAW Membership Directory. The complimentary Directory includes targeted information about USLAW member firms, including primary and alternate contacts, a full listing of each firm’s practice areas plus specific contacts… Continue Reading

USLAW celebrates 20th anniversary

USLAW celebrates 20th anniversary

Posted January 1, 2021

USLAW is excited to usher in 2021 so we can celebrate USLAW’s 20th anniversary. A small but might group of six firms launched USLAW in 2001 with the vision of creating a network of smaller, regionally based, independent firms with the capability to respond quickly, efficiently, and economically to clients’… Continue Reading

Fall 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Fall 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Posted November 17, 2020

USLAW NETWORK’s Fall 2020 USLAW Magazine is now available for download. The latest issue includes articles on the legal and business implications to consider due to the impact of COVID-19 plus insights on how to move business forward across a variety of industries during the pandemic. With a focus on… Continue Reading

Current USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors will remain in place through 2021

Current USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors will remain in place through 2021

Posted October 19, 2020

At the recent USLAW NETWORK annual membership meeting – held virtually due to the pandemic – the USLAW membership unanimously voted to maintain the current USLAW Board of Directors for an additional year. This vote supported a limited waiver/modification of the election procedures for 2020 allowing the entire current Board… Continue Reading

Summer 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Summer 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Posted July 30, 2020

The latest issue of USLAW Magazine is now available for download. The summer issue includes articles that blend timely COVID-19 topics plus articles that look ahead to the rest of 2020 and beyond across a variety of industries and practice areas. Content focuses on the federal hours of service regulation… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK creates nonprofit foundation to fund scholarships for diverse law school students

USLAW NETWORK creates nonprofit foundation to fund scholarships for diverse law school students

Posted June 24, 2020

USLAW NETWORK announces the creation of the USLAW NETWORK Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization. The USLAW NETWORK Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including the funding of scholarships to provide financial assistance to diverse law students in their pursuit of a legal education at an American Bar… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK releases COVID-19 Force Majeure Compendium of Law

USLAW NETWORK releases COVID-19 Force Majeure Compendium of Law

Posted June 5, 2020

USLAW NETWORK today releases its newest compendium of law, a multi-state resource that addresses relevant considerations with respect to invoking “force majeure” clauses in contracts in light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Written by USLAW NETWORK member attorneys, the compendium takes advantage of local knowledge and experience in each of the… Continue Reading

Pandemic Cybersecurity Related Issues and the New Normal

Pandemic Cybersecurity Related Issues and the New Normal

Posted June 2, 2020

As Covid-19 quickly turned us into a remote workforce, cyber risk and the number of attacks increased exponentially. Hackers have remained on the prowl for the path of least resistance to a company’s systems and to expose vulnerabilities for executing attacks. What are your legal responsibilities in today’s digital world? … Continue Reading

Moving Litigation Forward: Remote Inspections During COVID-19

Moving Litigation Forward: Remote Inspections During COVID-19

The presence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced attorneys and experts to adapt and overcome mobility and social distancing restrictions put in place by local and federal governments. Born out of these constraints are the limitations placed on conducting site visits and laboratory inspections. In order to temporarily circumnavigate… Continue Reading

May-June webinar series announced

May-June webinar series announced

Posted May 11, 2020

USLAW has several FREE webinars scheduled in the weeks ahead. Please see below, save the date and your seat. Register today.                                          Thursday, May 14 at 3 PM ET REGISTER Investigating… Continue Reading

Spring 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Spring 2020 issue of USLAW Magazine available for download

Posted March 26, 2020

USLAW NETWORK’s quarterly issue of USLAW Magazine is now available for download. The spring issue includes articles that focus on the legalization of cannabis and its impact on the workplace, vicarious liability against non-motor carriers under the FMCSR, and measures business owners and employers can take to mitigate risk and… Continue Reading

Middleton Reutlinger named USLAW NETWORK’s Kentucky member firm

Middleton Reutlinger named USLAW NETWORK’s Kentucky member firm

Posted February 10, 2020

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., a network of independent law firms with roots in civil litigation, has named Middleton Reutlinger, a Louisville, Kentucky-based firm as its newest member firm representing Kentucky. Middleton Reutlinger is located in Louisville and is available to clients throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  First established in 1854 and… Continue Reading

Ametros named official future medical fund management partner of USLAW NETWORK

Ametros named official future medical fund management partner of USLAW NETWORK

Posted January 15, 2020

Ametros, the largest professional administration expert in the industry, has been named USLAW NETWORK’s official future medical fund management partner. Ametros is based in Wilmington, Massachusetts, and has representatives across the country. “We are excited to welcome Ametros to USLAW as an official corporate partner,” said Dan L. Longo, chair… Continue Reading

New name, same team | USLAW’s official settlement partner — Arcadia Settlements Group

New name, same team | USLAW’s official settlement partner — Arcadia Settlements Group

With the New Year upon us, we wanted to share some exciting news about Structured Financial Associates, Inc. (SFA) — USLAW’s official structured settlement partner since 2018. SFA recently combined resources with its sister company, Arcadia Settlements Group (Arcadia) to accelerate the evolution of the structured settlements industry in support… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK hosts recruiting event at Howard University

USLAW NETWORK hosts recruiting event at Howard University

USLAW NETWORK, a network of independent, full-service law firms with roots in civil litigation, partnered with Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.to host a recent recruiting forum. The event, which preceded USLAW’s fall client conference, featured 16 USLAW member firms and nearly 60 students from Howard who participated… Continue Reading

Dan Longo named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Dan Longo named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Dan L. Longo of Murchison & Cumming LLP in Irvine, California,  has been named Chair of USLAW NETWORK for 2019-20. He succeeds Kevin L. Fritz of Lashly & Baer, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri. The change of leadership was made at the NETWORK’s annual Fall Member Business Meeting in Washington,… Continue Reading

Laffey, Leitner & Goode LLC from Wisconsin is newest USLAW member firm

Laffey, Leitner & Goode LLC from Wisconsin is newest USLAW member firm

Posted July 17, 2019

USLAW NETWORK announces the addition of Laffey, Leitner & Goode LLC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the newest member to the NETWORK. “We are pleased to welcome Jack Laffey, Mark Leitner, Joe Goode and their colleagues from Laffey, Leitner & Goode to USLAW NETWORK,” said Kevin L. Fritz, Chair of USLAW… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About the 116,000 Immigration Petitions Rejected by the Immigration Service

What You Need to Know About the 116,000 Immigration Petitions Rejected by the Immigration Service

Posted April 16, 2019

By Iosif Sorokin, Larson • King, LLP On April 11, the Immigration Service announced that it received 201,011 H-1B petitions during the filing period from April 1-5, 2019. This number far exceeded the congressionally mandated cap of 85,000 new H-1B petitions available for the federal fiscal year 2020. As a result,… Continue Reading

Mexican Legal Reforms for 2019

Mexican Legal Reforms for 2019

Posted January 21, 2019

By Fernando Holguín and René Mauricio Alva, EC Legal Rubio Villegas On December 1, 2018, the elected president Mr. Andrés Manuel López-Obrador took office as President of México. As with every change in the presidency, the new President brings reforms and changes to certain regulations as part of his government’s policies and Mr. López-Obrador… Continue Reading

Noble Allen, Wendell Large named 2018 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Award recipients

Noble Allen, Wendell Large named 2018 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Award recipients

Posted September 12, 2018

Noble F. Allen of Hinckley Allen in Hartford, Connecticut, and the late Wendell G. Large of Richardson, Whitman, Large & Badger in Portland, Maine, have been named recipients of the 2018 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Award. The award is named after Jim O’Hagan, a founding member of USLAW, and is given… Continue Reading

Kevin Fritz named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Kevin Fritz named Chair of USLAW NETWORK

Posted September 7, 2018

Kevin L. Fritz of Lashly & Baer, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri, has been named Chair of USLAW NETWORK for 2018-19. He succeeds John D. Cromie of Connell Foley LLP in New Jersey. The change of leadership was made at the NETWORK’s annual Fall Membership Meeting in Montreal, Canada. “I… Continue Reading

DHS National Cybersecurity Summit

DHS National Cybersecurity Summit

Posted August 20, 2018

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey On July 31, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hosted a summit in New York City where members of both the public and private sectors came together to discuss the protection of critical… Continue Reading

2018 USLAW Practice Group Attorney Directories released

2018 USLAW Practice Group Attorney Directories released

Posted April 27, 2018

USLAW NETWORK, INC. (USLAW) has released the USLAW 2018 attorney directories for four USLAW practice groups: Complex Tort and Product Liability, Construction Law, Employment and Labor Law, and Transportation and Logistics. USLAW practice group attorney directories are detailed directories of the active attorneys within these groups. These directories showcase… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK publishes 2018-19 Membership Directory and Source Book

USLAW NETWORK publishes 2018-19 Membership Directory and Source Book

Posted March 16, 2018

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice firms with roots in civil litigation, today releases the 2018-19 edition of the USLAW Membership Directory and Source Book. These important resources provide immediate access to USLAW members firms, key attorney contacts in each firm as… Continue Reading

Structured Financial Associates named official structured settlement services partner of USLAW NETWORK

Structured Financial Associates named official structured settlement services partner of USLAW NETWORK

Posted January 12, 2018

Structured Financial Associates, Inc. (“SFA”), a founding leader in the structured settlement business, has been named USLAW NETWORK’s exclusive partner for structured settlement services. USLAW NETWORK is an international organization composed of more than 60 independent, full practice firms with roots in civil litigation. “Structured Financial Associates is a… Continue Reading

New USLAW NETWORK state-by-state compendiums focus on liability damages caps and workers’ comp medical benefits caps

New USLAW NETWORK state-by-state compendiums focus on liability damages caps and workers’ comp medical benefits caps

Posted September 19, 2017

USLAW NETWORK (USLAW) has released two new compendiums: the 50-State Analysis of Liability Damages Caps and the 50-State Analysis of Workers’ Compensation Medical Benefits Caps. Scott H. Moulton and Fred L. Hubbs of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. in Georgia served as editors, respectively, of the new compendiums. “With companies… Continue Reading

Latest edition of USLAW Magazine is available for download

Latest edition of USLAW Magazine is available for download

Posted September 7, 2017

The 2017 Fall/Winter issue of USLAW Magazine has been published and is now available for download. Articles focus on the ever-increasing impact of the opioid epidemic, medical marijuana and the legalization movement, technology in transportation litigation, insights into cybersecurity, data breaches and risk assessments and much more. USLAW Magazine is… Continue Reading

2017 USLAW Practice Group Attorney Directories available

2017 USLAW Practice Group Attorney Directories available

Posted July 13, 2017

USLAW NETWORK, INC. (USLAW) has released the USLAW 2017 attorney directories for four USLAW practice groups: Complex Tort and Product Liability, Construction Law, Employment and Labor Law, and Transportation and Logistics. USLAW practice group attorney directories are detailed directories of the active attorneys within these groups. These directories showcase… Continue Reading

2017-18 USLAW Membership Directory now available for download

2017-18 USLAW Membership Directory now available for download

Posted April 17, 2017

USLAW NETWORK has just released the 2017-18 USLAW NETWORK Membership Directory and it is available for download now. The Directory includes all member firms listed geographically. Each member entry spotlights the practice areas and some of the representative clients for each firm as well as an overview of each firm’s… Continue Reading

Latest issue of USLAW Magazine is available for download

Latest issue of USLAW Magazine is available for download

Posted March 29, 2017

The latest issue of USLAW Magazine has been published and is available for download by clicking MAGAZINE. Published twice a year – once in the spring and once in the fall – USLAW Magazine features articles from USLAW member firms and corporate partners who provide insight into issues facing today’s… Continue Reading

Brad Wright receives USLAW NETWORK’s O’Hagan Award

Brad Wright receives USLAW NETWORK’s O’Hagan Award

Posted September 30, 2016

Bradley A. Wright, a past chair of USLAW NETWORK and partner-in-charge, Akron (Ohio) office & practice group manager, transportation and retail for USLAW member firm Roetzel & Andress in Ohio, has been named USLAW NETWORK’s 2016 O’Hagan Award recipient. The award is presented by the USLAW Chair to a USLAW… Continue Reading

2016 Fall issue of USLAW Magazine is available for download

2016 Fall issue of USLAW Magazine is available for download

Posted September 22, 2016

The 2016 Fall/Winter issue of USLAW Magazine has been published and is now available for download. 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 2016 Fall/Winter issue covers topics ranging from… Continue Reading

New Jersey Interpretation of Uniform Statute May Be Coming to a State Near You

New Jersey Interpretation of Uniform Statute May Be Coming to a State Near You

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Noel D Humphreys, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Limited liability companies across the country may be surprised to learn that a recent ruling in New Jersey could impact their business. In early August 2016, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled on application of… Continue Reading

Some effective strategies to mitigate impact of ransomware infection

Some effective strategies to mitigate impact of ransomware infection

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Since May 2016, the operators of the TeslaCrypt ransomware have shut down their command and control servers and released a master decryption key that will decrypt files infected with the TeslaCrypt ransomware versions 3.0… Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Denies Improper Disclosure of Protected Health Information as Claim under False Claims Act

Sixth Circuit Denies Improper Disclosure of Protected Health Information as Claim under False Claims Act

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit involving a plaintiff filing suit under the False Claims Act for the improper access of her protected health information ("PHI").… Continue Reading

USLAW to host Business to Business Litigation Exchange in San Francisco, registration now open

USLAW to host Business to Business Litigation Exchange in San Francisco, registration now open

Registration is now open for the upcoming USLAW Business to Business Litigation Exchange, scheduled for June 13 - 14 at the Ritz Carlton San Francisco in San Francisco, California. The event kicks-off with an evening networking reception at SPIN Ping Pong Social Club followed by the highly interactive educational programming… Continue Reading

FBI Calls for Help with Ransomware Attacks on the Rise

FBI Calls for Help with Ransomware Attacks on the Rise

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey The Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) recently sent a confidential advisory asking that businesses and software security experts assist in its fight against one of the most malicious new types of cyber-attacks facing the… Continue Reading

Increase in Ransomware Leading to Start-Up Company Specializing in the Technology Behind Bitcoin

Increase in Ransomware Leading to Start-Up Company Specializing in the Technology Behind Bitcoin

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Digital Asset Holdings LLC, a start-up company specializing in the blockchain technology for the financial services industry recently announced that it has entered into business relationships with Accenture, Broadridge and PricewaterhouseCoopers to ensure faster… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK announces 2016 roster of corporate partners

USLAW NETWORK announces 2016 roster of corporate partners

Forensic engineering. Legal visualization. Court reporting. Structured settlements. Complex and catastrophic medical management services. Jury consulting. Investigative work. E-discovery. Data forensics. Cyber security. These are just a few of the important expert services USLAW corporate partners provide to members and their clients throughout the year. USLAW NETWORK member firms and… Continue Reading

Paradigm Outcomes named official complex and catastrophic medical management services partner of USLAW NETWORK

Paradigm Outcomes named official complex and catastrophic medical management services partner of USLAW NETWORK

  Paradigm Outcomes, the nation’s leading provider of complex and catastrophic medical management, has been named the official complex and catastrophic medical management services partner of USLAW NETWORK. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Paradigm has managed more than 12,000 medically complex cases, with a success rate… Continue Reading

Hanson Bridgett LLP named USLAW NETWORK’s San Francisco member firm

Hanson Bridgett LLP named USLAW NETWORK’s San Francisco member firm

Posted November 24, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. has named Hanson Bridgett LLP, as its San Francisco market member firm. “We are delighted to welcome Hanson Bridgett in San Francisco as our newest USLAW member firm,” said Thomas L. Oliver, II, Chair of USLAW NETWORK and a founding shareholder in USLAW member firm, Carr Allison… Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Approved by Senate

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Approved by Senate

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey After early unsuccessful attempts, on October 27, 2015, the Senate finally passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA”), a bill intended to curtail cyberattacks by encouraging its victims to share information about the attack,… Continue Reading

USLAW releases updated National Compendium of Law

USLAW releases updated National Compendium of Law

Posted September 29, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, Inc. (USLAW) today releases its updated 2015 National Compendium of Law, which is a multi-state resource that gives users easy access to state common and statutory law regarding a variety of litigation-oriented issues. The Compendium focuses on the procedural aspects of the law so that clients of USLAW… Continue Reading

Oliver named Chair of USLAW Board of Directors

Oliver named Chair of USLAW Board of Directors

Thomas L. Oliver, II, a founding shareholder at Carr Allison in Alabama, has been named Chair of the 2015-16 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the NETWORK’s annual membership meeting held in Boston. He succeeds C. Erik Gustafson from LeClairRyan in Virginia. “I am so proud… Continue Reading

USLAW releases newest 50-state compendium of law: Employee Rights on Initial Medical Treatment

USLAW releases newest 50-state compendium of law: Employee Rights on Initial Medical Treatment

USLAW NETWORK today releases a new state-by state compendium of law focused on Employee Rights regarding Initial Medical Treatment. Fred L. Hubbs of Hall Booth Smith P.C. in Georgia served as the editor. When an employee is injured at work, what are their rights with respect to receiving paid… Continue Reading

Dismissal of Neiman Marcus Customer Card Data Breach Suit Reversed by Seventh Circuit

Dismissal of Neiman Marcus Customer Card Data Breach Suit Reversed by Seventh Circuit

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Neiman Marcus credit card holders whose accounts were hacked will be able to proceed with a federal class-action lawsuit against the retailer. On July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal… Continue Reading

Target Settlement Over Data Breach Vetoed by MasterCard

Target Settlement Over Data Breach Vetoed by MasterCard

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey Citigroup Inc., Capital One Financial Corp., and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. rejected a $19 million pact backed by MasterCard Inc. last month over the high-profile Target Corp. data breach, which resulted in the… Continue Reading

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP named USLAW NETWORK Michigan member firm

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP named USLAW NETWORK Michigan member firm

Posted June 1, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, Inc., an international network of law firms, has named Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as its Michigan member firm. Warner Norcross is a corporate law firm with eight offices throughout Michigan. “We are pleased to welcome the attorneys from Warner Norcross & Judd to USLAW,” said C.… Continue Reading

WikiLeaks Publishes Sony Emails and Documents Stolen in Recent Data Breach

WikiLeaks Publishes Sony Emails and Documents Stolen in Recent Data Breach

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey According to a statement this past Thursday, WikiLeaks published more than 200,000 internal Sony Pictures Entertainment documents and e-mails in connection with the data breach incident involving Sony Corp.’s Hollywood studio late last year.… Continue Reading

New issue of USLAW Magazine is ready for download

New issue of USLAW Magazine is ready for download

Posted April 8, 2015

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 8, 2015 – The 2015 Spring/Summer issue of USLAW Magazine, a professional biannual publication produced by USLAW NETWORK, Inc. (USLAW) to address legal and business issues facing commercial, corporate and insurer clients, is now available for download by clicking USLAW Magazine.  All content in the magazine… Continue Reading

Prodding Corporate America and Congress to Address Data Security and Privacy Issues in 2015

Prodding Corporate America and Congress to Address Data Security and Privacy Issues in 2015

A special to USLAW NETWORK and USLAW DigiKnow By Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, New Jersey During President Obama’s recent State of the Union Address he stated, “No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK hosts interactive exchange for legal leaders, in-house counsel

USLAW NETWORK hosts interactive exchange for legal leaders, in-house counsel

Posted January 15, 2015

USLAW NETWORK, an international network of full-practice law firms with roots in civil litigation, will host a free one-day event in Chicago fully focused on legal decision makers and in-house counsel. The event – 2015 USLAW NETWORK Legal Leaders & Corporate Counsel Exchange – will be held on March 3,… Continue Reading

Jump start 2015 with FREE USLAW webinars  Jan. 13, 14 & 20

Jump start 2015 with FREE USLAW webinars Jan. 13, 14 & 20

Posted December 29, 2014

USLAW NETWORK hosts several webinars each month to inform, educate and share knowledge about the latest laws and legal trends. Our January 2015 kick-off webinars put a focus on social media monitoring, language differences in legal arena and data breaches.  Save the dates and join USLAW for the following USLAW… Continue Reading

Gustafson named Chair of USLAW Board of Directors

Gustafson named Chair of USLAW Board of Directors

Posted September 19, 2014

Longo, Mahaney, Umberger, Wingate named directors USLAW NETWORK, an organization composed of more than 100 independent, defense-based law firms with more than 7,000 attorneys, has announced that C. Erik Gustafson of LeClairRyan has been named the 2014-15 USLAW NETWORK Chair. Gustafson succeeds Bradley A. Wright of Roetzel & Andress LPA,… Continue Reading

Parlee McLaws LLP joins USLAW NETWORK as member firm from Alberta, Canada

Parlee McLaws LLP joins USLAW NETWORK as member firm from Alberta, Canada

Posted May 7, 2014

Parlee McLaws LLP, one of Canada’s leading regional law firms, has joined USLAW NETWORK as its newest member firm representing Alberta, Canada. Parlee McLaws has two offices in Alberta, one in Calgary and one in Edmonton. “The team at Parlee McLaws brings a depth of experience and knowledge that clients… Continue Reading

Therrien Couture Lawyers, L.L.P. joins USLAW as Québec, Canada, member firm

Therrien Couture Lawyers, L.L.P. joins USLAW as Québec, Canada, member firm

Posted January 14, 2014

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 -- Therrien Couture Lawyers L.L.P., headquartered in Brossard, Quebec, Canada, is the newest member of USLAW NETWORK (USLAW) and represents the Québec province of Canada. USLAW is an international network of defense-based law firms. “We welcome Jean-Luc (Couture) and his team to USLAW NETWORK,”… Continue Reading

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes

Posted October 18, 0202

Click here it view on-demand programming | USLAW Short Takes USLAW’s Short Takes virtual video series includes 26 discussions on today’s hottest legal topics, forward-thinking initiatives and several areas that address the impact of COVID-19 and how we manage it for a daily work-life balance. In each of these brief… Continue Reading

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