Month: September 2021
The arbitrator in the case, T. Andrew Brown, who is also the New York State Bar Association president, found that the NDA was too vague to enforce and that it would have imposed an “unreasonable” obligation on Newman “to never say anything remotely critical of Mr. Trump, his family, or his or family members’ businesses, for the rest of her life.”
A major obstacle looms on the horizon as the pandemic recedes: recruiting and retaining the next generation of superstar lawyers. The key to appeal to that generation is technology just as it is in securing and engaging clients.
I believe that NYSBA can become stronger and far more vibrant if we focus on helping our membership deal with the nuts and bolts of everyday practice.
We have a multitude of riches in our members, and we need to show what that means to those who are currently not involved with NYSBA.
New York’s class action procedures are antiquated. It’s time—past time, really—to update them.
From writing competitions and scholarship funding to fellowships and internships with Fortune 500 companies, esteemed organizations and government institutions, NYSBA offers a wide variety of opportunities to help law students build their resume while also developing critical legal skills.
Topic: Lawyer’s Rights and Duties after Death of a Client Digest: A lawyer may not settle a claim for a client after the client has died absent authorization from a duly qualified representative of the decedent. Rules: 1.2(a), 1.16(d) FACTS: 1. The inquirer is a New York lawyer who practices personal injury law in New … Continued