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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 14, 2018 – Wolper Law Firm, P.A. announces that it is investigating brokerage firm Centaurus Financial, Inc. regarding its sales practices relating to structured notes, steepener notes and other long-term, illiquid securities. Structured notes and steepener notes are complex investment products that pay variable interest that often times have long-term maturity dates. If the investor chooses to sell the investment prior to maturity, they may be required to accept significant principal loss. The liquidity features of structured products are often not understood by retail investors. Many Financial Advisors market structured notes and steepener […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 9, 2018 – On September 19 the Texas Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that may provide clear rules for businesses seeking to track down the source of negative online reviews. The case, Glassdoor v. Andra Group LP, raises the question: What evidentiary showing must a business make in order to unmask the author of an allegedly defamatory comment on a social media website? Most websites that publish user-generated content will not voluntarily identify anonymous posters. Gregory D. Jordan, a business litigation attorney with the Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan in Austin, […]


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Newport Beach, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 5, 2018 – Medical coding and billing transparency is essential for $3.5 trillion in spending. On Monday, October 29th, 2018, the Morning Edition of National Public Radio (NPR)and Kaiser Health News (KHN) reported on their investigation of an unusually high-cost medical charge for an allergy test used to determine what elements cause dermatitis in its Bill of the Month segment. Michael Arrigo was quoted as an expert in medical billing in the story. Arrigo commented on the usual, customary and reasonable cost of an allergy test described as “Patch or application test(s) that […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 2, 2018 – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have collaboratively released their “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2019, recognizing Ajamie LLP as a Best Law Firm in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law. The ninth edition of Best Law Firms features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 14,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Firms […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 2, 2018 – On October 27th, Unlikely Heroes held its 6th Annual Recognizing Heroes awards dinner and gala, honoring Ajamie LLP’s Ryan van Steenis with a Legacy Award for his outstanding contributions to the organization as a member of its Board of Directors. The sold-out charity benefit was held at the Dallas Ritz-Carlton, and featured a live performance by multi-platinum, country music superstar, Sara Evans, a silent auction and an exclusive VIP celebrity meet-and-greet. In presenting its Legacy Award to Mr. van Steenis, Unlikely Heroes issued the following statement: “Without complaint, [Ryan] has tirelessly […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 21, 2018 – Investor advocates at The Wolper Law Firm identify the top 12 danger areas for broker fraud and advise on how to protect against broker malfeasance. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average comfortably above 25,000 and U.S. investors riding the longest bull market in this country’s history, the topic of broker fraud is likely far from most investors’ minds. That could be a mistake, according to Matt Wolper, an investor advocate and principal attorney at The Wolper Law Firm in Plantation, Florida. “Bull markets and swelling portfolios can paper over a […]


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 12, 2018 – Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. made a substantial donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Corpus Christi for its annual drive becoming the Silver Sponsor for their annual Casa de Amor event. The annual Casa de Amor dinner was held with special guest David Robinson “The Admiral” of the San Antonio Spurs. Since February 1990, Ronald McDonald House of Corpus Christi has been serving families who must travel far from home for their children’s healthcare needs. Alex R. Hernandez Jr. continues to give back to the communities through scholarships, school […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 31, 2018 – Wolper Law Firm, P.A., which has a national securities litigation practice, announces that it is investigating claims involving Future Income Payments, LLC. According to Future Income Payments, LLC’s website, it claims to be “the industry leader and an innovator in buying and selling secondary market pension cash flows, often referred to as structured cash flows. In reality, Future Income Payments, LLC was not a flourishing business entity but rather a $100 million scam operated out of a Nevada strip mall. At least nine states have issued cease and desist orders, […]


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Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, has opened a new location in Kansas City, Missouri to help lawyers develop effective SEO and marketing plans for their law firms. Kansas City, MO (Law Firm Newswire) July 17, 2018 – Kansas City lawyers can meet with Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) team members to discuss search engine optimization (SEO) strategies, pay-per-click marketing, website design, branding and more. The new Kansas City location is part of Custom Legal Marketing’s effort to give law firms a local exclusive marketing partner. As Missouri’s biggest city, Kansas City is an increasingly competitive legal market with a large […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) July 6, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing topped a field of over 6,000 entrants to receive a Platinum Hermes Award for design excellence for the new website of McCormack & Erlich, San Francisco employment lawyers. This is the second award Custom Legal Marketing has won for its work on the McCormack & Erlich website, Mcelawfirm.com. Earlier this year, CLM won a Muse Award for inspiring achievement in design and advertising. One highlight of the McCormack & Erlich website is a compelling, interactive presentation of workplace sexual harassment issues. The site walks the fist-time visitor […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) June 26, 2018 – On Thursday, June 21, 2018 New York’s Third Judicial Department held that couriers for the web-based delivery service are independent contractors – not employees. In doing so, the court overturned the New York Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board’s (NYUIAB) decision on this issue and handed business a major win. The case is In the Matter of the Claim of Luis A. Vega. Several factors led the court to this decision: that the workers work without much oversight from Postmates; that they do not have to apply for a job; that they […]


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Wilmington, DE (Law Firm Newswire) June 15, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, has opened a strategy center in Wilmington, Delaware, to help attorneys competitively market their firms in an effective and efficient manner. Wilmington, one of the most populous cities in the state, has enormous potential for attorney marketing. As the population continues to increase, competition for legal clients is also bound to get tougher. Custom Legal Marketing’s search engine marketing solutions can help lawyers compete in Wilmington and throughout the State of Delaware. Additionally, Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) offers attorneys a No Competition Guarantee which means […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) June 8, 2018 – Data is king in marketing, and Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, has it in spades with its new report and analytics lounge. Launched in January, the Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) Lounge integrates with multiple services and allows law firms to see their entire marketing campaign in a single dashboard. “Law firms deserve to see a clear picture of where their marketing dollars are going,” said Custom Legal Marketing Co-Founder Jason Bland. “CLM has always championed transparency in all its work for its clients.” Indeed, CLM built their original lounge […]


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Manhattan, NY (Law Firm Newswire) April 26, 2018 – While the Me Too movement forces institutions throughout America, from Hollywood to Congress, to confront the issues of workplace harassment and the abuse of women, one group of Americans continue to suffer in relative anonymity. In a Southern District of New York courtroom, Zein E. Obagi, Jr. of Obagi Law Group is fighting to give that group a voice. While the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) grants immunities to foreign sovereignties with respect to some aspects of United States law, it does not grant complete immunity. And one area where some […]


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Ridgewood, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 26, 2015 – Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak Law Group, P.C. (NPZ), received a great honor at the “Companies that Care” Awards Ceremony organized by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and held at “Nanina’s in the Park” in Belleville, New Jersey on the 20th of March 2018. Managing Attorney David H. Nachman accepted the award and was pleased to see many friends and colleagues there supporting this important social-action event. CIANJ is a statewide business advocacy organization which represents more than 900 corporate members from every industry sector. CIANJ asked the business […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 8, 2018 – International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th to recognize the many contributions women have made throughout history and to shine a light on women’s rights issues. For Custom Legal Marketing and 13 year old parent company, Adviatech, the value of women in the workplace is no secret nor is it a controversial topic for the San Francisco based company. While many tech companies struggle to answer uncomfortable questions about the gender makeup of their employees, Custom Legal Marketing boasts a 60 percent female workforce. What policies were implemented by […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 29, 2018 – A Texas judge granted a temporary restraining order preventing a food and beverage company executive from working for a rival dairy company, based on alleged violation of a noncompetition agreement. Dean Foods alleged that Brett Johnson, its former vice president of operations, was likely to contact former customers and disclose trade secrets in violation of a noncompetition, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure agreement he signed. Judge Jim Jordan blocked Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) from employing Johnson and set a hearing on the request for a temporary injunction filed by Dean Foods. “Under […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) January 23, 2018 – A lawsuit has been filed by the general contractor building what is soon to be the largest hotel in Austin, against a subcontractor, seeking at least $27 million in damages due to the project allegedly falling behind schedule. The Fairmont Austin, a 37-story hotel at 101 Red River Street, was originally scheduled to open in June 2017, but the opening has been pushed back several times, and the hotel is currently scheduled to open in early 2018. The developer said that the lawsuit had no effect on the timeline of the […]


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Garden City, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 11, 2018 – . Barket, Marion, Epstein & Kearon, LLP is pleased to announce that Aida Leisenring has been designated as partner. In her new capacity, she will be primarily responsible for the launch and management of the firm’s New York City office at the Empire State Building. A graduate of Brown University, Ms. Leisenring earned her Juris Doctor from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in 2006, graduating with honors. Since joining the firm, Ms. Leisenring has co-chaired numerous high profile felony trials resulting in acquittals in both state and federal courts. […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 5, 2018 – Awards program recognizes America’s most innovative and accomplished in-house counsel for their achievements and significant contributions to the legal community. First Chair, the first organization designed to bring together a community of accomplished attorneys in private practice with their talented in-house peers in order to recognize achievement, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2018 First Chair Awards. Since 2011, the First Chair Awards have recognized in-house counsel from some of the country’s most recognized companies that have made significant contributions to the legal community. For a list of […]


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