Special Reports

White-Collar Crime

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by Withum: "Jury Charge Issues Loom in Silver, Skelos Appeals," "Defending Parallel Securities and Commodities Actions," "CFTC Enters the Insider Trading Enforcement Arena," "Analyzing the Impact of SEC's Proposed Uniform Fiduciary Standard" and "NYSE Returns to the Regulatory Beat."

E-Discovery Special Report

From the FRCP changes and burgeoning software options, here's a look at what's in store for e-discovery in 2016.

E-Discovery Special Report

From the FRCP changes and burgeoning software options, here's a look at what's in store for e-discovery in 2016.

NYSBA Annual Meeting

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, New York judges, the NYSBA president, president-elect and section chairs address issues ranging from ADR to zombie houses.

Trust & Estates

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "2015's Top Lessons, Developments, snd Reminders," "Start Spreading the News: Tax Issues for Expatriating New Yorkers," "Trusts and Estates Lawyers Face Increasing Risks of Malpractice Claims," "Roadblock in New 'Highway Bill' Complicates Estate Administration" and "Protecting Pets With Estate Planning."

Top Settlements New York 2015

In addition to highlighting the Top 25 settlements, mediations and arbitrations reported to Verdict Search in 2015, this special section breaks down these listings by categories including Construction, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Motor Vehicle and Workplace Safety.

Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Decisions Give Glimmer of Hope to Internet Defamation Plaintiffs," "Strategic Use of 'Early' in Limine Motions," "Surveying the Application of 'Daimler' in the Circuits" and Uncertain Future" and "Liability Insurance Rights Can Follow the Liability."

Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "'LightSquared': Defining the Permissible Boundaries of Plan Injunctions," "Will Section 363 Become a New Chapter of the Bankruptcy Code?," "For-Profit Education Institutions Face a Volatile and Uncertain Future" and "Determining Party Consent to a Bankruptcy Judge’s Authority to Decide 'Stern' Claims."

Insurance Law

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Impact of the ACA on Personal Injury Cases in New York," "Are All Bets Off for Daily Fantasy Sports Liability Coverage?," "Tapping Insurance Proceeds in Class Actions," "Individual Accountability Highlights Insurance Issues for Directors, Officers" and "Digitization and the Risk, Liability and Property-Casualty Arena."

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by EisnerAmper: "Pre-Mediation Discussions Maximize Chances of Successful Settlement," "At Your (Not So) Final Destination: Appellate Procedures in Arbitration," "Resolving Emotional, Highly Charged Employment Issues With Mediation," "Have Class Arbitrations Found New Life?" and "Chart a Course for Mediation in New York."

Internal Investigations

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by WithumSmith+Brown, PC: "Key Considerations for Obtaining Insurance Coverage for Internal Investigations," "Before the Knock on the Door," "DOJ Issues Policy on Holding Individuals Accountable for Corporate Malfeasance" and "Cultural and Business Practices Complicate Investigations in Developing Countries."

Verdicts & Settlements Hall of Fame: Motor Vehicles

VerdictSearch and the New York Law Journal are proud to honor some of the highest dollar—and highest profile—Motor Vehicle cases from New York over the last five years.

Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Next Big Thing: 'Internet of Things' Litigation and Regulatory Risk," "'Lexmark' Redefines the False Advertising Landscape," "U.S. Supreme Court to Address Class Action Standing in Upcoming Term" and "Determining the 'Fair Value' of Shares of Closely Held Corporations."

Mergers & Acquistions

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "'Going Dark' Presents Traps for Unwary Companies Following an Acquisition," "Use of R&W Insurance Grows in Middle-Market Transactions," "Navigating the Purchase and Sale of Sports Teams" and "Working Capital Adjustments: At the Crossroads of Law and Accounting."

Labor & Employment

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Violence in the Workplace: What Is An Employer's Liability?," "Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Summer of #LoveWins," "Take a Fresh Look at the FLSA," "Pre-Employment Testing and Screening" and "Law Firms Must Address Changing Employment Realities."

Lawyers Who Lead by Example 2015 Awards

Beyond the drive to be the best in their areas of expertise, our honorees share another trait: They have built their careers on the belief that being a lawyer is a privilege and giving back is the right thing to do.

First Year Associates

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Mentor Relationships Provide Valuable Perspective," "Beware These Five Less Obvious Faux Pas," "Use Legal Writing as a Springboard to Success," "Social Media: Pitfalls to Avoid and Paths to Success" and "Young Lawyers Can Impact Their Firms Culture"

E-Discovery

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: " Evidence Preservation Failures of Nonparties: Is There Any Recourse?," "New Strategies to Protect Privileged Documents From Inadvertent Disclosure," "Proportionality: The (Not So) New Kid on the Block" and "Practical Considerations in Using Predictive Coding."

White Collar Crime

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by WithumSmith+Brown, PC: "The FCA and Overpayments: 'Kane' Creates New Risks for Health Care Providers," "Federal Sentencing: The Impact of ABA Report and Amendments to Guideline for Economic Crimes," "The Challenge of Misplaced Whistleblower Incentives" and "Abacus Federal Savings Bank and the Dangers of Cooperation Without Representation."

Verdicts & Settlements Hall of Fame

VerdictSearch, an affiliate of the New York Law Journal, is pleased to announce the honorees in their second New York's Verdicts & Settlements Hall of Fame. The practice area focus for this year's Hall of Fame honors is Motor Vehicle.

In-House Counsel

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by RVM: "Those Were the Days," "Use Big Data to Spot Issues Before They Become FCPA Problems," "Navigating State-Based Ethics Rules and Sarbanes-Oxley Requirements," "Bank Examination Privilege Presents a Moving Target for Counsel" and "Big Enough for Your Breaches?"

Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Foreign Shipping Companies Will Test the Limits of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction," "The Evolution of Fiduciary Duties Under Delaware Law," "Analyzing the Contracts Clause's Impact on State Law Restructurings" and "The Equitable Mootness Doctrine: Will It Continue to Exist?"

Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "What's the Point? The Future of Litigation," "Reverse Payments, 'Actavis' and Settlement of Hatch-Waxman Disputes," "Solving the Insurance Allocation Dilemma" and "Class Action Trends in the Wake of 'Wal-Mart' and 'Comcast.'"

Trusts & Estates

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by The New York Community Trust: "New York's Legislative Activity: What Passed, What Didn't, What's Next," "When Lawyers Play Doctor: Documents Governing End of Life Care," "Snowbirds Beware: The Ins and Outs of Nonresident Income and Estate Tax," "When Moving From New York to Florida, Consider Estate Planning Differences" and "Birth After Death."

Court of Appeals and Appellate Practice

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by Counsel Press: "Decisions Address Separate Entity Rule and Time Limitation Issues," "Breaking New Ground on Miranda Preambles and Witness Intimidation," "Dissenting Opinions Highlight Split Among Exiting Judges," "Three Malpractice Cases Create Clearer Interpretations of Laws," "How to Write and File an Effective Amicus Brief," "Appellate Courts Find Non-Appealing Parties to Be Unappealing" and "International Bankruptcy: Do Principles of Comity Exist in Parallel to Chapter 15?"

Law Schools

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Educating 'Tomorrow's Lawyer' for Digital Success," "Harness the Experience of Attorneys Returning to the Legal Profession," "Rebalancing the Curriculum to Give Students a Competitive Advantage," "New York City Law Schools Give Students an Edge While Serving Many Needs" and "From Apprenticeship to Practical Training, Hands-on Work Has Always Been Vital."