• Development

    June 01, 2023 |

    When Zoning Amendment Adds Permitted Uses In Zoning District, Landowners Subject to the Ordinance Have Standing to Challenge the Amendment

  • Landlord & Tenant Law

    June 01, 2023 |

    Local Law Prohibiting No-Cause Evictions Pre-Empted By State Law Contractual Indemnification Unenforceable Indemnification Clause Enforced Good Faith Efforts to Cure Extend Cure Period for Yellowstone Injunction

  • Real Property Law

    June 01, 2023 |

    Recorded Mortgage Does Not Remove Title Insurance Claim From Policy Exclusion When Underlying Deed Was Not Recorded No Easement By Necessity for Parking Lawn Mowing and Driveway Plowing Suffice to Establish Adverse Possession

  • The Wild West of LawCity, Web3 and the Metaverse

    June 01, 2023 |

    But what is the metaverse? Is it a game? Is it virtual reality? Is it AI? Let's put aside any scoffing that the metaverse is simply a gaming environment for teenagers to play in. We need to accept the real-world legalities and practicalities that law firms today have to understand about how they, and the next generations of their lawyers, will be conducting business.

  • Mindset for Happiness: Retrain Your Brain

    June 01, 2023 |

    Happiness is not a permanent feature or personality trait, but a more fleeting, changeable state. Progress on our professional and personal goals can make us feel happier and more satisfied with life. The pursuit of happiness can be a goal, but it is important to remember that happiness is not permanent, and it is normal to experience negative thoughts emotions.

  • How to Handle Layoffs from a PR and Crisis Management Perspective

    June 01, 2023 |

    No industry is immune from layoffs in a global (and shrinking) economy, and law firms must prepare for this highly delicate situation to hit home. Handling layoffs from a PR and crisis management perspective requires sensitive, transparent and clear communication.

  • AI Regulation: What's Coming and What You Need to Do

    June 01, 2023 |

    Part One of a Two-Part Article Despite the steady growth of global AI adoption, there is no comprehensive federal legislation on AI in the United States. Instead, the U.S. has a patchwork of various current and proposed AI regulatory frameworks. It is critical for organizations looking to harness this novel technology to understand these frameworks and to prepare to operate in compliance with them.

  • The Other Recent Infringement Lawsuit Judgment Over Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud'

    June 01, 2023 |

    The lion's share of attention to copyright-infringement claims against Ed Sheeran over his 2016 Grammy-winning Song of the Year "Thinking Out Loud" recently focused on the trial in New York federal court. But in September 2022, a related infringement suit over the same songs' matching chord progression and harmonic rhythm was allowed to proceed.