Confidentiality presents numerous challenges for both the legal profession and society as a whole. How much of a right does the public have when it comes to knowing details of a medical-malpractice, sexual abuse or harassment case? And how much does keeping details secret handcuff attorneys who may be handling similar cases down the road?
If multiple insurance underwriters or claims adjusters from the same company view the same claim, they should reach the same conclusion about the claim, right? Well, not exactly.
In attorney Ruth Greenwood’s native Australia, political elections are treated quite differently than in the States: Polls open on weekends when fewer people are working, and the process is more of a celebratory process that involves cookouts and family events.
Giuliana M. Martinez has a passion for law, but also a passion for volunteering her time to help others. The Fragomen associate focuses her work on immigration and the LGBTQ community in Chicago.
Logistics have been a historical driver behind change and renovation in Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago office. Everything has been done with one directive in mind: To make the UBS Tower at 1 N. Wacker Drive the firm’s forever headquarters.
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