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LawNext Episode 11: Avvo Founder Mark Britton on Why He Started The Company, Why He Sold It, and Why He Left

Earlier this year, Mark Britton left Avvo, the often-controversial company he founded in 2006 and led as CEO, after selling it to web behemoth Internet Brands. Explaining his departure in a memo to his staff, he wrote, “It’s time for me to go.” In the … Continue reading

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GSS Data Services, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company win dismissal of law firm's suit brought against them in New York over NCSLT-related legal work

New York state court grants dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction in favor of GSS Data Services, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company in attorney fee fight related to legal squabble over National Collegiate Student Loan Trust ownership and control in … Continue reading

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DealBook: When an Owner’s New Company Puts the Old One in Trump’s Cross Hairs

The decision by the Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine raises the question of the duty that executives have to the companies that made them rich. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Engine Company 3, Ladder Company 12

When we lived in Chelsea, our local firehouse was Engine Co. 3, Ladder Co. 12. They would send firemen to visit our kids’ preschool. When we took the kids in the stroller by the firehouse, the firemen would let the … Continue reading

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Innovative Law Firm/Tech Company Atrium Raises $65 Million

When it rains it pours for investment in legal technology. Just last week, I reported on a $50 million investment in artificial intelligence company Kira Systems. Now comes news that Atrium — the combination law firm and legal technology company … Continue reading

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