1363 ABA Journal Contracts articles.
Evisort co-founder Jake Sussman says when the company began developing its contract management and analysis platform, its goal was to use artificial intelligence as a last resort.
Jan 19, 2022 8:37 AM CST
A lawsuit filed Monday accuses Google of breaching its contract with three employees by firing them for complying with the company’s “don’t be evil” mandate in its code of conduct.
Dec 1, 2021 10:03 AM CST
Lawyers who received litigation funding from Pravati Capital are sometimes tripped up by contract provisions that leave them owing more than double the amount that they borrowed.
Nov 18, 2021 11:00 AM CST
Contract lawyers forced to use facial recognition monitoring while they work at home are frustrated with the intrusive and error-prone surveillance that forces them to log back in when they are perceived to be unfocused.
Nov 15, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Kirkland & Ellis has apparently received a $200 million contingency fee in its representation of a company claiming that its purchase of chemical businesses was marred by the seller’s fraud and breach of contract.
Nov 9, 2021 9:21 AM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Alex Hamilton, the CEO of Radiant Law, a U.K.-based law firm focused on contracts, and the author of Sign Here: The Enterprise Guide to Closing Contracts Quickly
Oct 22, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has tossed a $10 million voucher settlement and $2.6 million in attorney fees in class action litigation over increased membership fees charged by Massage Envy franchises.
Oct 22, 2021 9:08 AM CDT
A former corporate client suing two large law firms for $310 million contends that a plural word in a purchase agreement wrongly suggested that it was responsible for an accelerated payout in the event of a second purchaser’s bankruptcy.
Oct 18, 2021 1:32 PM CDT
An arbitrator has ruled that former President Donald Trump cannot enforce a nondisclosure agreement with Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and a contestant on The Apprentice
Sep 29, 2021 1:17 PM CDT
Jenner & Block has settled a rent dispute with the landlord for its Chicago building that stemmed from unused office space during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 10, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
A California appeals court has voided a provision in a contingent-fee agreement that gave personal injury lawyers the “sole discretion” to settle a client’s case.
Sep 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
Two dozen BigLaw, regional and local law firms have joined together to form the Carolinas Social Impact Initiative, a new effort that seeks to tackle systemic racism in the region.
Sep 3, 2021 9:47 AM CDT
A federal judge has dismissed a $95 million defamation lawsuit brought against British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen by former Alabama chief justice and failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Jul 14, 2021 2:45 PM CDT
When the State Bar of California selected ExamSoft as the software provider for its October 2020
remote bar exam, the test was administered appropriately, but the bar did not follow a procurement policy for outside vendors, according to a state auditor report.
May 4, 2021 2:43 PM CDT
A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a $1.1 million verdict against the record label for rapper Fetty Wap partly because the plaintiff’s lawyer asked jurors to put themselves in his client’s shoes when awarding damages.
Apr 27, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
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