Tag Archives: Professional

Ninth Circuit: Professional Services Exclusion Precludes D&O Insurance Coverage

A recurring issue under private company D&O insurance policies is the scope of the preclusive effect of the professional services exclusion. This question is particularly important for companies in professional services industries, as just about everything these kinds of companies … Continue reading

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Code of Professional Responsibility and Lawyers Duty of Confidentiality

Charles M. Bennett (Attorney at Law, Blackburn & Stoll, LC) has recently published his article entitled Frontiers in Ethics: The Estate Lawyers Duty of Loyalty And Confidentiality to the Fiduciary Client: Examining the Past to Make Wise Choices Now and… … Continue reading

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Stop Treating Professional Cheerleaders (and Women in General) Like Property

Professional cheerleaders are in the news lately and this time it’s not for their horrifically low pay, which, supposedly, is being fixed across the NFL and NBA.  This time, it’s about the ridiculous rules that cheerleaders have to follow, mostly … Continue reading

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Law schools and law students continue to struggle in use of net for professional development

Knowing first hand, and via the success of law grads and young lawyers, how powerful the Internet is for networking — for learning, for building relationships, for getting a dream job and growing a book a business, it’s demoralizing to … Continue reading

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Professional Sports Fields and Their Risks To Fans

Chicago can be a haven for the sports lover. The city has a number of major professional sports teams including some amateur and minor league. However, as fun as it is to watch sports events, you can’t really ignore the … Continue reading

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