When laughing during a congressional hearing is a crime – but a police shooting is not

4 May 2017 – Last month U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered Justice Department officials to review reform agreements with troubled police forces nationwide, saying it was necessary to

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Contract attorney work goes back to the farm

  19 April 2017 – Waaaaaaay back in 2009 we wrote that even with contract attorneys providing law firms the opportunity to cut their bills/its costs with respect to e-discovery, the expenditures

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The AT&T/Time Warner merger announcement: a primer for contract attorneys

  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. Eric De Grasse Catarina Conti   NOTE TO CONTRACT ATTORNEYS: on the “big side”, Sullivan & Cromwell is advising AT&T and Cravath Swaine &

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The Project Counsel Group listservs: some metrics and demographics

  By: Catarina Conti Media Operations   26 October 2016 – We  hit of a bit of a milestone this past week: 100,000+ subscribers. And that’s across all of our listservs world-wide.

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The “Basics of E-Discovery” guide from Exterro

12 September 2016 – Last year Exterro launched a new e-discovery resource called the Basics of E-Discovery guide. It is a brilliant guide.  We have worked with it and it is a an easy to read, approachable,

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Contract lawyers: just a screwed generation?

4 March 2016 – This week we had two publications focus on the contract attorney market, both quoting The Posse List and also quoting a number of Posse List members. Michael Goldhaber, a writer for

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“What a jerk!! He MUST be studying law!”

14 January 2015 – Yep, it seems it is the first question college students as each other:“What’s your major?”  Perhaps the most superfluous. Spend a little time getting to know

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Law schools race to meet students’ demands: the business that is called “the law”

30 November 2015 – For some years now pundits have been writing about the “deprofessionalization of the legal profession”, a malaise which, it is claimed, has infected the profession

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U.S. labor laws and overtime: your comments

2 September 2015 – Over the weekend we published a notice about the Department of Labor’s proposed a new rule regarding overtime and the opportunity to make comments.  We noted that United Contract

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The Department of Labor has proposed a new rule regarding overtime and seeks comment

29 August 2015 – The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a new rule regarding the overtime exemptions in the Fair Labor Standards Act (click here to view the proposed rule). United Contract Attorneys is

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