Category Archives: Business Newsletters

To the victor go the … attorney’s fees? Part 1 – Stacking the Deck

Some of my optimistic clients ask me from time to time: “When I win, does the other side have to pay my attorney’s fees?” Some of my pessimistic (or realistic) clients ask the converse: “If I lose, do I also have to pay the other side’s attorney’s fees in addition to my own?” Given the substantial expense […]

New case alert – Employee’s lack of right of privacy in personal email sent from the workplace

2011 started off with an appellate opinion on a hot legal issue: Whether an employee, in subsequent litigation with their employer, has a right of privacy in personal emails the employee sends (or receives) using their employer’s computer and network. The answer is no – the employee has no right of privacy – if the employer provides […]