Law firms considering the hire of experienced attorneys should extend their evaluation of the candidate beyond the resume and interview. Learn why it’s important for law firms to perform due diligence on lateral hires. Check out this article called “Homework on Hires,” which appeared in the FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE OF THE AMERICAN LAWYER.
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David Kramer, Principal of Gemini Risk Partners, was recently highlighted in the “Getting to Know” feature in the Oakland County Legal News. Learn more about his interesting professional and community experience…and what he enjoys most about his career. Plus, find out which Detroit professional sports team has earned his life-long devotion…and caused him the most frustration! READ MORE.
This is an interesting issue as some policies actually contain a business advice exclusion but some courts seem to suggest that lawyers must render some form of business advice as part of their representation. READ MORE.
This latest edition of The Lawyers’ Lawyer Newsletter discusses a situation where a company was defrauded out of nearly $5 Million after an employee in their finance department initiated a wire transfer that was purportedly authorized by the company president but was in fact requested by a fraudulent actor posing as the president. In recent months, numerous law firms have received similar fraudulent wire requests. READ MORE.
Theo Nittis, Gemini Risk Partners Principal, was quoted in the March 2019 issue of the Michigan Bar Journal, in an article on bad faith insurance practices. The article was written by Adam Kutinsky of the Bloomfield Hills law firm Dawda Mann. READ MORE.
Here’s an important update about phishing attacks that have been affecting law firms recently. READ MORE.