From the monthly archives:

November 2011

TweetIn the wake of an upcoming Presidential election, on November 14, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review three cases challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), otherwise known as “Obamacare.” For the procedural history and background of these cases, see “Supreme Court to Review Challenges to Health Care Reform […]

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TweetOn August 12, 2011, the SEC’s final regulations for the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program went into effect. While Section 924(d) of the Dodd Frank Act requires the agency to report annually to Congress on its activities, in November, the SEC filed its first whistleblower report. The agency reports having received 334 whistleblower tips, coming from 37 […]

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TweetDefendant in the recent matter of Pippins v. KPMG in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to District Court is appealing a preservation order from Magistrate Judge James Cott to Judge Colleen McMahon. The Magistrate’s order requires KPMG to preserve all potential members’ computer hard drives in the not-yet certified […]

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Color Wars

by Mike Mintz on November 29, 2011 · 0 comments

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TweetYou may like the color purple, whether it’s the movie, the Broadway play or the actual color. But, don’t try to use the color purple – that is the shade pantone 2865c – on a chocolate candy bar wrapper or chocolate drink container. It belongs to the candy company Cadbury. That’s right. Cadbury owns a […]

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TweetLexisNexis has been providing visitors to Lawyers.com and martindale.com the ability to contact our subscribing attorneys via email for years. The email service benefits both prospective clients looking for legal representation as well as attorneys seeking new clients. In early November we sent emails to nearly 250,000 non-subscribing attorneys (those without a paid Martindale-Hubbell® professional […]

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TweetDoes your law firm want more corporate counsel clients? If so, then you may need a redesign of your law firm website, because corporate counsel are looking for something very specific when they research your firm. With the wrong website design elements you may turn away potential corporate clients before they ever have a chance to […]

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by Larry Bodine on November 24, 2011 · 0 comments

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TweetThis is a guest post by Christina Canright, the President of Canright Communications in Chicago. Her firm loves to help companies create presentations, websites, marketing materials that are distinctive, compelling, and effective. One of the most important sales tools a company has these days is its website. It’s often one of the first impressions a […]

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TweetYou are invited to tune into our new, free webinar, “Keywords to Success: How to Generate More Business for Your Law Firm with Search Engine Optimization” to be broadcast on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.  We are applying for CLE credit* for the program. You can register at www.lexisnexis.com/webinar. I’ll host the webinar and will describe […]

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TweetThere are only 3 days left to take the national survey of lawyers and law firm marketing directors and CMOs  on the use of social media tools in legal marketing. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NG88ZGL and take the survey right now. Sponsored by Lawyers.com, Martindale-Hubbell and Vizibility Inc, the purpose of the survey is to reveal the extent […]

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