Email Signatures Can Be Binding: Forcelli v. Gelco

August 07, 2013

​A New York appellate court has confirmed what many people may already presume: that an email can sometimes carry the same clout as a formal, signed document.

"Best Lawyers 2014" selects 9 Shapiro Sher attorneys

August 15, 2013

Nine Shapiro Sher attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 rankings.

Sandler Helps Secure $72 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

August 22, 2013

Shapiro Sher partner Paul Mark Sandler has helped negotiate a $72 million settlement with chemical giant E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

SmithKline Beecham v. Abbott Labs: Should Batson Apply to Gay Jurors?

August 22, 2013

​All eyes are on California’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which is tasked with deciding whether sexual orientation can be used peremptorily to exclude potential jurors in federal court.

"The Anti-Monetizer: An Interview with Legendary Sports Agent Ron Shapiro"

September 01, 2013 features an in-depth interview with Shapiro Sher's Ron Shapiro about the legendary sports figures of today.

Renée Lane-Kunz writes on Bring Your Own Device policies

September 10, 2013

Renée Lane-Kunz writes on Bring-Your-Own Device policies for the Chesapeake Human Resources Association's September newsletter.

"Hacking's New Frontier"

September 12, 2013

William A. McComas writes for the Maryland Daily Record on establishing protocol around the threats posed by hackers.

"Cristal, Kronos To Exit Paint Pigment Cartel Suit for $85M"

September 13, 2013

Media are reporting on the $85 million settlement reached by the two remaining defendants in a multi-million dollar class-action antitrust lawsuit filed in 2010 against DuPont Co. and three other large chemical companies.

McComas speaks to veterans about entity formation

September 19, 2013

William A. McComas is a speaker at the 2013 Veterans Entrepreneur Program.

Shifting Gears: Rules on Relating Back

October 02, 2013

Even the most careful pleader will sometimes learn new facts or change views of a case after filing an initial pleading. This new information or perspective may very well develop after the running of the statute of limitations. Fortunately federal and state law provides some recourse to attorneys in this potentially troubling situation.