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Category Archives: Document Management

What Every Attorney Should Know About Their Client Database

Do you, as a lawyer, have a client database? Do you have a program (any program) that keeps their names, addresses, and phone numbers on file? If you do, fantastic! If not, you should. Creating (and constantly updating) a database is integral to retaining clients. For every person that you meet with, or even contacts you, you …

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Brace for Impact – Final HITECH Rules Will Require Substantially More Breach Reporting

The National Law Review recently published an article, Brace for Impact – Final HITECH Rules Will Require Substantially More Breach Reporting, written by Elizabeth H. Johnson with Poyner Spruill LLP:   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has finally issued its omnibus HITECH Rules.  Our firm will issue a comprehensive summary of the rules shortly (sign …

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Government Sanctioned for Destruction of Documents

The National Law Review recently published an article by Eric W. Sitarchuk and Meredith S. Auten of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Government Sanctioned for Destruction of Documents:   U.S. district court decision may now allow defendants in False Claims Act cases to obtain sanctions where potentially relevant documents are lost or destroyed due to the government’s failure to issue a …

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Search Warrant Basics

Recently The National Law Review published an article from Risk Management Magazine a publication of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) regarding Search Warrants in the Office: When armed government agents enter your office, seize your computers and talk to your employees, the business day has gotten off to a rough start. It only gets worse when …

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The Inside Job: Can Employees Walk Out The Door With Your Company’s IP?

Recently in The National Law Review was an article by Katie L. Clark, Rohan Massey, and Hiroshi Sheraton of McDermott Will & Emery regarding IP Security: With the economic downturn forcing redundancies, most employers are aware that the Q1 period brings an increase in employee movement. But have employers considered how much value could be walking out the door when an …

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