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Newsletter Articles From 2019

Always refresh and renew your guaranty By David Seidman April 2019 Attorneys must routinely advise their clients when they erroneously state that a guarantor’s responsibilities are not limited to the particular obligations set forth in the guaranty itself.
Commissions or bonuses? It makes a difference By Michael R. Lied March 2019 A summary of Daryl Sutula-Johnson v. Office Depot, Inc.
Estate and income planning tips and checklists By Dennis J. Jacknewitz March 2019 Practical information and tips to assist attorneys at the beginning of the estate planning process.
New owner of contaminated property is liable for cleanup costs incurred before the purchase By Raymond T. Reott April 2019 The phrase “buyer beware” has been part of the legal lexicon for many years. The third circuit recently reemphasized its appropriateness in the context of environmental risks in property transfers.
Take control: What every attorney should do to keep hackers at bay By Ruth E. Schneider April 2019 Although not every firm will be the subject of a multi-million dollar hacking heist, the risks and consequences of failing to secure client data are every bit as consequential to the reputation and future of the firm.