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Engineering News-Record (ENR) | June 28, 2018
San Francisco complex commercial disputes associate Aldo Ibarra wrote this contributed article on the legal implications of the increasing use of 3D printers in large-scale construction projects.
Reuters | June 06, 2018
Litigation Department Chair Scott O’Connell is quoted in this article on a “significant breakthrough” the Nixon Peabody team achieved in its representation of a group of 26 New Hampshire hospitals seeking reimbursement from the state for indigent care costs.
New Hampshire Business Review | May 11, 2018
Manchester complex commercial dispute associates Kierstan Schultz and Nate Warecki authored this column discussing how New Hampshire distinguishes the difference between taxes and fees, the government’s two main sources of revenue, under law.
Law360 | April 20, 2016
Rochester partner David Tennant and Boston associate Matthew Frankel are noted as counsel representing Massachusetts residents in a case involving land the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has put into a trust for a $500 million casino project.
Law360 | April 18, 2016
Rochester associate Kate Martinez is featured in this Q&A about international arbitration.
Law360 | April 06, 2016
New York City partner Craig Tractenberg is featured in a special Q&A discussing his experiences with international arbitration.
Law360 | April 01, 2016
San Francisco commercial litigation partner Matt Richards and San Francisco commercial litigation associate Stacy Boven authored this column discussing California’s “prompt payment” statutes which provide for contractors and subcontractors to be paid for their work on a timely basis.
Product Liability Law & Strategy | April 01, 2016
The first installment of a two-part column authored by New York City partners Chris Mason and Kristin Jamberdino deals with the timely issue of resolving claims centered upon fitness trackers and other personal monitoring devices.
Law360 | March 11, 2016
Partner and co-leader of the commercial litigation practice Jon Sablone is quoted in this feature article discussing three high-profile spoliation disputes featuring lost, destroyed or hidden electronic data and what these cases mean moving forward.
Law360 | March 07, 2016
Boston Commercial Litigation partner Matt McLaughlin provides commentary in this piece discussing a Second Circuit decision on securities lawsuits over rosy corporate projections that fail to pan out in light of the Supreme Court’s landmark Omnicare ruling.
Union Leader | March 02, 2016
Partner and leader of the firm’s litigation department Scott O’Connell is quoted in this article about the Federal Energy Regulation Commission and New Hampshire’s Site Evaluation Committee’s conflicting requirements for Kinder Morgan’s proposed interstate transmission pipeline.
Il Bollettino dell'Associazione Internazionale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana | March 01, 2016
Partners Charles Bernardini and Kevin Shea co-authored this article discussing the refusal to testify by an Italian witness in U.S.-Italian cross-border commercial litigation. Click here to read the full article.
Rochester Business Journal | January 22, 2016
Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez is quoted in this story about cybersecurity. Her commentary focuses on the evolving laws around data privacy and their increasing complexity.
Law360 | January 20, 2016
Litigation department co-chair and leader of the Class Actions & Aggregate Litigation practice Scott O’Connell reacts to the Supreme Court’s decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez that a settlement with individual plaintiffs does not foreclose on class claims against a defendant.
Bloomberg BNA Social Media Law & Policy Report | January 20, 2016
Providence Commercial Litigation counsel Steven Richard is quoted in this article about how the right of publicity affects social media use.
Legal Bisnow (DC) | January 08, 2016
This piece, which describes the need for financial institutions to prepare for heightened regulatory scrutiny of their cyber preparedness, features commentary from Susan.
Law360 | December 18, 2015
Boston partner and deputy chairman of the Private Investment Fund Disputes team Stephen LaRose and Boston associate Kathleen Ceglarski Burns co-authored this article. The piece discusses how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s focus on private fund advisers has shifted from learning and information gathering to examination and enforcement activity.
Product Liability Law & Strategy | December 01, 2015
Buffalo Commercial Litigation partner Vivian Quinn and Buffalo Commercial Litigation associate Tracey Scarpello authored this column “ascertainability” developments to watch as the issue in all likelihood winds its way to the United States Supreme Court.
Associated Press | November 30, 2015
This article notes efforts by Connecticut hospitals to fight a tax that the medical centers claim is unconstitutional and is harming hospitals financially. Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Gordon MacDonald, who is advising the Connecticut Hospital Association, is quoted in the piece.
Providence Business News | November 02, 2015
Providence Commercial Litigation counsel Steven Richard, a member of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team, authored this column discussing how data security poses a paramount strategic concern and why proactive leadership at the highest organizational levels is required.
Law360 | October 06, 2015
Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing how the insertion of boilerplate language can now obviate an important and powerful tool of the Cayman Islands Companies Law and invest even more power in offshore funds.
California Law Developments Alert | 08.28.18
Food, Beverage & Agriculture Alert | 07.25.18
Commercial Litigation Alert | 04.24.18
Commercial Litigation Alert | 04.18.18
Commercial Litigation Alert | 08.28.17
Practice Group Co-Leader, Commercial Litigation;
Chair, eDiscovery & Digital Evidence;
Chair, Private Fund Disputes
Practice Group Co-Leader, Commercial Litigation