Author: Ron Wood

Corporate entities that find themselves in litigation after a negative announcement or embarrassing event often conduct internal investigations to get to the root of the problem.  Outside law firms, usually not the company’s regular counsel, typically conduct these investigations to ensure objectivity and avoid a...

Numerous recent stories have reported criticism of former FBI Director James Comey’s “leak” of a memorandum summarizing his non-classified conversations with President Donald J. Trump. Critics, mostly in the political world and blogosphere, have decried Comey’s so-called leak as illegal or unethical.  Removed from the...

A recent series of articles and an editorial in the New York Times have re-ignited the debate about the fairness of private arbitration. While the current clamor is largely about class action arbitrations, and two recent Supreme Court decisions striking them down in arbitration (AT&T v. Concepcion and American Express v. Italian Colors),...