Scott Pink and John Dermody
Governments and businesses alike are considering how to leverage new technologies to make contact tracing efforts more effective by digitally monitoring our social interactions and physical locations. But such innovative contact tracing methods raise a host of privacy concerns, forcing a reckoning with how we balance privacy and public health.
Frank Nolan and Andrew Weiner
For users of biometric information subject to BIPA’s rigorous requirements, the last two years have brought mostly bad news, most notably a smattering of unfavorable decisions on the question of whether plaintiffs must suffer an injury in order to avail themselves of BIPA. Against this backdrop, however, courts have issued decisions on other aspects of BIPA
While we may use analytics differently in our respective companies, one thing is certain: Legal analytics is the future and it’s time to jump on board.
Advances in CRM software can help connect lawyers across the firm, allowing them to compete as one firm and build on the successful results they have already delivered for clients.
Justin Eichenberger and Mary Fuller
When it comes to processing personal information, Americans do not have a general right to privacy because the United States does not have a comprehensive privacy law. That does not mean, however, that employers are not subject to other privacy requirements.
This quarter’s review will take a look at data in three formats: text messages, paper records and overseas email disputes.
In the COVID-19 economy, in-house legal departments will likely continue to insource many of their e-discovery needs since the same staff can often be used to perform other vital office functions. However, some departments may use this as an opportunity to try and negotiate lower prices with outside e-discovery providers.
Businesses reeling after multiple international stay-at-home mandates are finding themselves out of options and filing for bankruptcy. The situation has led some law firms to cash in on bankruptcy service, and made many cautiously optimistic that the bankruptcy practice will be in high-demand during the current recession.
Sharon Meit Abrahams
Techniques and important guidelines that will help an attorney conduct remote interviews that are efficient and help to lead to quality candidates for hire.
If there’s an upside to this unsettling period, it’s that the same cloud that irrevocably changed the way companies do business in recent years will now help them navigate through this pandemic. By enabling remote work in response to this crisis, companies will emerge nimbler, more technologically sound and more productive.