Email Can Be Binding, Enforceable Stipulation of Settlement

, New York Law Journal

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In her Internet Issues/Social Media column, Shari Claire Lewis, a partner at Rivkin Radler, writes that a recent decision by the Appellate Division, Second Department, enforcing a settlement set forth in an email, should serve as a reminder to lawyers and parties alike about the need to be just as careful when using email to communicate with adversaries as they would be in traditional communications.

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