“Justice delayed is justice denied,” is a mantra of our law firm, as evidenced by a landmark case Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield has been involved in for nearly 20 years.
An excellent example of how a lawyer can change society and the world is found right here in San Diego. Attorneys, working along with scientists and entrepreneurs, played a key role in starting the biotech revolution.
In the venture capital arena, there are many different negotiating styles and techniques.
Twenty-five years ago, Rick McCarthy was in his third year of law school and had reduced his job offers down to a final two. He could take a job with a large law firm in Los Angeles, where he would be one of 35 new lawyers, or he could accept a job with Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith LLP, a San Diego law firm where he would become the seventh attorney in the office.
The threat of ending a business relationship might be the best leverage for a U.S. corporation in its dealings with a foreign company -- not litigation.
The Tijuana border at San Ysidro is the most traversed international border crossing in the world. More than 26,000 million tourists make their way to Tijuana each year via auto, bus or by simply walking across. But those few steps introduce U.S. citizens to a world of unfamiliar legal rights and issues as well as a culture and political arena that can prove confusing and even dangerous.
With an international client base, Fish & Richardson has represented companies from all over the globe who have sought out the law firm for intellectual property representation in the United States. U.S. companies also turn to the law firm for assistance with patent and other IP issues internationally.
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued a decision in In re Seagate Technology LLC that will profoundly impact the ability of a patent owner to establish that an infringer willfully infringed its patent.
This summer, Best Best & Krieger turned the passion of several of its attorneys for horses and the equine community into a specialty legal practice.
A law degree isn't necessarily a license to print money these days.
When the Wall Street Journal reported last August that some New York attorneys were billing clients as much as $1,000 an hour, the news splashed in headlines all over the country and sparked a lot of conversation in online legal blogs about the industry’s direction.
"Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over."
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) dropped a nearly decade-long legal battle with European regulators Monday, agreeing to key parts of an antitrust ruling that has already led to hundreds of millions in fines.
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq (AP) -- A former U.S. commander at the Iraqi jail that held Saddam Hussein was acquitted Friday of aiding the enemy but received two years imprisonment for convictions on other charges after pleading for leniency from the judge.
Clarence Thomas, in his new autobiography, gives a gut-wrenching account of the harm done him 16 years ago during hearings into his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A sense of redemption, even outright glee, surely abounds among lawyers who defend against shareholder suits and their corporate clients. Ticker tape parades dance in their heads; champagne corks pop in rhythmic chaos. Justice reigns.
The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel selected by an independent judging panel.
This special publication highlights San Diego lawyers and legal teams who are raising the bar and making headlines.