Archives / May, 2011

Phil Weiser Selected Next Dean of the University of Colorado Law School

Today, the University of Colorado Law School announced that Phil Weiser will be its next Dean. This is a tremendously good day for the law school and community. Phil was previously a professor at the law school, the founder of the Silicon Flatirons and worked as a senior adviser for technology and innovation to the…

Law Firms Invent New Recipe For Disaster

Recently, the New York Times published an article called At Well-Paying Law Firms, a Low-Paid Corner. In short, the paper is reporting that some very well known firms are hiring lawyers at cut rate prices (less than half) of what associates on partner track are making at the firm. And these cheaper resources are performing…

Yet Another Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be a Shareholder Representative

Dan Primack has a great article today called “The Private Equity Firm that Trusted Too Much.” It’s the sad story of private equity firm General Atlantic taking the role of shareholder rep and in doing so, acquiesced to an $8 million dollar claim without doing any research to see if it was valid. What next?…