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Every law firm’s fear: translator decides to keep documents she translated and become whistle blower

    25 September 2014 – A translator who provided internal Toyota documents to news reporters has objected to the carmaker’s requests for sanctions against her for alleged failure to

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Note to NYC contract attorneys: the New York City Earned Sick Time Act has taken effect

    1 August 2014 – On June 30, 2014 employees in New York City became entitled to begin using accrued sick leave pursuant to the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the “Act”).

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Survey: Law Firms Are at an E-Discovery “Watershed”

    http://www.arikaplanadvisors.com   26 July 2014 – Earlier this week (click here) we noted a piece in The Washington Post about Winston & Strawn: “Winston wants to compete

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Will the contract lawyer wage-and-hour suits open up law firms to overtime claims from a wider pool?

  (from law360.com)   23 July 2014 – Contract lawyers pursuing wage-and-hour suits claiming the temporary document review work they did for white-shoe firms was to “routine”

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Winston & Strawn goes head-to-head with e-discovery vendors

      20 July 2014 – An interesting piece in The Washington Post about Winston & Strawn: “Winston wants to compete head to head with e-discovery vendors such as FTI and

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Heads up to contract attorneys: the San Francisco Health insurance program

    16 July 2014 – We have been bombarded with emails about the San Francisco Health insurance program ever since word got out that several document review staffing firms in San Francisco

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The continuing saga of the Quinn Emanuel contract attorney case

  25 June 2014 – We have discussed the Quinn Emanuel contract attorney case … and the rash of attorney FLSA lawsuits where the claim is “I was only doing clerical work” theory …

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Machine vs Human translation – an update

    Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. Founder/Chairman     The Posse List   30 May 2014– Ah, technology. So hard to keep up. Just on the medical front alone the cost of manipulating life’s

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The contract attorney overtime case against Skadden, Arps / Tower Legal has a new twist

    12 February 2014 – A big hat tip to Posse List member Matthew Green who has been following the Skadden/Tower Legal overtime suit. Matthew popped us a note and said: A very interesting

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In NYC starting tomorrow, LegalTech. If you are a contract attorney in the area, here is why you need to go. Plus tech guides for EVERYBODY.

For contract attorneys, the legal industry is as equal a threat as Voldemort was to Harry Potter 3 February 2014 – LegalTech NYC starts tomorrow and runs for 3-days. It’s at the New York Hilton.

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