Who pays the cost associated with Electronic Discovery

Cynthia J. Tippins, who has been designated in Best Lawyers in America, has engaged exclusively in family law practice since 1989. She maintains a private practice devoted exclusively to appeals in matrimonial and family law matters. Ms. Tippins is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has served on its Amicus Curiae Committee. She served on the Executive …

The Loaded Gun

Submitted by John Johnson on Sun, 08/07/2011 – 16:06 Having been a forensic accountant/appraiser in hundreds of matrimonial cases, there’s rarely a case involving a closely held business where the non-titled spouse doesn’t make an accusation of unreported income by the titled spouse or, at a minimum, significant personal expenses being run through the business and reported under the guise …

For Asset Managers, the Risk is in the Return

Submitted by Michael Raymond on Mon, 07/11/2011 – 11:11 Mon, 07/11/2011 Scenario 1: The manager achieves a 10% return in a year. The 10% return might increase AUM to $1.1 billion, which would yield $11 million in management fees in the ensuing year (assuming a 1% management fee and a 10% increase in AUM). The return might also generate a …

The Initial Consultation

Submitted by Timothy M. Tippins on Sun, 08/07/2011 – 16:43 Mon, 08/08/2011 Given these objectives, successful initial consultations are those that result in a greater number of retainers and fewer attorney-client controversies after the relationship springs into being. In marketing terms, the initial consultation represents an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your competitors by demonstrating that you will deliver quality …