Columns

Corporate lawyer was known as Detroit's 'man for all seasons'

July 28, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief A Republican insider, attorney Richard Van Dusen possessed a deft political touch that was admired on both sides of the aisle, earning praise as the “Motor City’s man for all seasons.” It was a label ...

How to become a valuable resource for journalists (and get quoted)

July 28, 2016

Claire Papanastasiou, The Daily Record Newswire Given the number of attorneys in the United States (some 1.2 million practicing ones), it seems unlikely that the majority of these lawyers can become trusted resources for journalists. Before such a union can ...

Want change? Define it and then drive it

July 28, 2016

Karen Natzel, The Daily Record Newswire Whether you are driving change or scrambling to react to it, see it as a beacon of hope or specter of doom, for most of us, our world is in a constant state of flux. It doesn’t have to be daunting. Instead, consider ...

The 'smart' of compromise in mediation

July 28, 2016

Earlene Baggett-Hayes The use of compromise in settling disputes has been debated for decades. In one regard, there are those who feel that compromise is the savior for conflict resolution. On the other hand, there are those who challenge the effectiveness ...

I get by with a little help from my friends

July 28, 2016

Eric Magnuson and Luke Hasskamp, The Daily Record Newswire By its very nature, litigation can be a lonely and adversarial undertaking. You’re either fighting with the other side, or fighting with the court. And that’s true not only in the trial ...

Playing with FireEye

July 28, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of FireEye at $63 in April 2014. We sold it for a 20-point loss the following month. In August 2015, on his recommendation, I bought 300 shares of it at $44. We sold those shares in October at $33. FireEye ...